Large Salt Dust Storms Follow a 30-Year Rainfall Cycle in the Mar Chiquita Lake (Córdoba, Argentina)

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Starting in 2006, a new source of intense salt dust storms developed in Mar Chiquita (Córdoba, Argentina), the largest saline lake in South America. Storms originate from vast mudflats left by a 30-year expansion-retreat cycle of the lake due to changes in the regional rainfall regime. The annual frequency of salt dust storms correlated with the size of the… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0156672

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@inproceedings{Bucher2016LargeSD, title={Large Salt Dust Storms Follow a 30-Year Rainfall Cycle in the Mar Chiquita Lake (C{\'o}rdoba, Argentina)}, author={Enrique H Bucher and Ariel F. Stein}, booktitle={PloS one}, year={2016} }