Wind Erosion Research Unit

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
Topics: Earth surface, Climate
Theme: Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:Climate Change, Teach the Earth:Teaching Topics:Weather, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Atmospheric Science, Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:Sustainability, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Environmental Science, Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:Hazards