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A stochastic model for initial movement of sand grains by wind

Auteur(s) et Affiliation(s)

LI, Z.-S.
Dept. of Environmental Engineering, Univ., Peking, Chine
ZHAO, X.-H.
Dept. of Environmental Engineering, Univ., Peking, Chine
HUANG, W.
Inst. of Nanobiomedical Technology and Membrane Biology, Sichuan Univ., Chengdu, Chine


Description :
A stochastic model for entrainment of sand grains by wind is presented through analysis of the forces exerted on a single spherical grain, coupled with fluctuations of wind velocity and the change in grain position on the surface, in order to understand the probability of initial movement of sand grains by wind.


Type de document :
Article de périodique

Source :
Earth surface processes and landforms, issn : 0197-9337, 2008, vol. 33, n°. 11, p. 1796-1803, nombre de pages : 8, Références bibliographiques : 25 ref.

Date :
2008

Editeur :
Pays édition : Royaume-Uni, Chichester, Wiley

Langue :
Anglais
Droits :
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