United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service
, Kansas State University
This website provides a synopsis of wind erosion, which can threaten the sustainability of natural resources. The USDA Wind Erosion Unit provides maps of areas at risk for wind erosion and drought, as well as a drought monitor and models. There is also an archive of material related to the Dust Bowl.
Subject: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Meteorology:Air quality, Extreme weather, Geoscience:Geology, Environmental Science:Ecosystems:Habitats, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Air quality:Dust and Particulates, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Extreme Weather, Environmental Science:Air Quality:Dust and Particulates, Environmental Science:Sustainability Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Collection Special Interest: Hazards, Sustainability Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Atmospheric Science, Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:Climate Change, Teach the Earth:Teaching Topics:Weather, Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:Hazards, Sustainability, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Environmental Science Topics: Climate, Earth surface
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