The Bibliography of Aeolian Research (The BAR) contains 42,450 references to papers and reports that focus on aeolian research — the study of the detachment, transport, and deposition of sediments by wind. Aeolian research spans a broad array of disciplines and may include:
Citations that have a Digital Object Identifier (DOI) may be accessed using a "DOI Resolver".
- the study of the physics of blowing sand, dust, and other granular material (i.e., saltation, suspension, creep and abrasion);
- the study of geomorphic processes in arid environments and associated aeolian landforms, deposits, and sedimentary features;
- the study of wind erosion and its control by tillage, cover crops, shelterbelts, and other management practices; and
- the study of mineral dust, dust emissions, atmospheric transport and the effects of fine particulate matter on climate, weather, and air quality.
The BAR was updated by J.E. Stout on 24 September 2013
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