Mineral Dust Aerosols: From Small-Scale Insights to Large-Scale Understanding I

Friday, 18 December 2015: 08:00-10:00
3012 (Moscone West)
Primary Conveners:  Chun Zhao, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA, United States
Conveners:  Martina Klose, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany, Hongbin Yu, University of Maryland and NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Maryland, MD, United States and Joanna M Nield, University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom
Chairs:  Martina Klose, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany and Joanna M Nield, University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom
OSPA Liaisons:  Martina Klose, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany
Dust Devils : How many, how big, and how deadly ? (Invited) (62274)
Ralph D Lorenz, Applied Physics Laboratory Johns Hopkins, Laurel, MD, United States
The Challenge of Modeling the Meteorology of Dust Emission: Lessons Learned from the Desert Storms Project (75211)
Peter Knippertz1, John H Marsham2, Sophie M. Cowie2, Stephanie Fiedler3, Bernd Heinold4, Bradley Colin Jemmett-Smith5, Florian Pantillon1, Kerstin Schepanski4, Alex J. Roberts5, Richard Pope5, Carl A. Gilkeson5 and Eva Hubel1, (1)Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute of Meteorology and Climate Research, Karlsruhe, Germany, (2)University of Leeds, National Centre for Atmospheric Science, Leeds, United Kingdom, (3)Max Planck Institute for Meteorology, Atmosphere in the Earth system, Hamburg, Germany, (4)Leibniz Institute for Tropospheric Research, Leipzig, Germany, (5)University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom
Diagnosing the roles of vegetation, surface albedo, and presence of lakes and wetlands on dust emission and feedbacks during the mid-Holocene (82974)
Lisa Murphy, University of Miami, Miami, FL, United States and Amy C Clement, RSMAS, Miami, FL, United States
Characterisation of mineral dust emission in the Middle EAST using the Spinning Enhanced Visible and Infrared Imager (SEVIRI) (72184)
Mark Hennen, University of Reading, Geography and Environmental Science, Reading, RG6, United Kingdom
Naturally Occurring Asbestos in the Southern Nevada Region: Potential for Human Exposure (Invited) (65586)
Brenda J Buck1, Rodney V Metcalf1, David Berry2, Brett McLaurin3, Douglas Kent4, Jed Januch5 and Dirk Goossens6, (1)University of Nevada Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV, United States, (2)Environmental Protection Agency, Region 8, 1595 Wynkoop Street, Denver, CO, United States, (3)Bloomsburg University, Department of Environmental, Geographical and Geological Sciences, Bloomsburg, PA, United States, (4)TechLaw, ESAT Region 8, Golden, CO, United States, (5)EPA Region 10, Laboratory 7411 Beach Drive East, Port Orchard, WA, United States, (6)Division of Geography, KU Leuven, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Geo-Institute,, Leuven, Belgium
Relating Optical Properties of Dusts to their Mineralogical and Physical Interrelationships (62883)
Johann P Engelbrecht1, Hans Moosmuller1, R.K.M. Jayanty2, Gary Casuccio3 and Samuel L Pincock1, (1)Desert Research Institute, Reno, NV, United States, (2)RTI International, Raleigh, NC, United States, (3)RJ Lee Group, Inc, Monroeville, PA, United States
High concentrations of regional dust from deserts to plains across the central Rocky Mountains, USA (63793)
Richard L Reynolds, USGS, Denver, CO, United States, Seth M Munson, USGS, Flagstaff, AZ, United States, Daniel P Fernandez, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, United States and Jason Caufield Neff, University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO, United States
DUSTTRAFFIC: Transatlantic Transport and Deposition of Saharan Dust and its Effects on the Marine Environment (64450)
Jan-Berend Willem Stuut1,2, Catarina VIcente Guerreiro3, Chris I. Munday1, Geert-Jan A. Brummer1, Laura Korte1 and Michelle Van der Does1, (1)Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, Den Burg, Netherlands, (2)MARUM - University of Bremen, Bremen, Germany, (3)University of Bremen, Dep. Geosciences, Bremen, Germany
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