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peer-reviewed research article

Wind barriers offer short-term solution to fugitive dust

authors

David A. Grantz
David L. Vaughn, Department of Botany and Plant Sciences and Statewide Air Pollution Research Center
Robert J. Farber, Southern California Edison Company
Bong Kim, Diamond Bar
Tony VanCuren, California Air Resources Board
Rich Campbell, Natural Resources Conservation Service

publication information

California Agriculture 52(4):14-18. DOI: 10.3733/ca.v052n04p14. July-August 1998.

Summary

Wind fences, furrows and objects such as plastic cones suppressed blowing dust in areas of the Mojave Desert that resisted revegetation.

author affiliations

D.A. Grantz is Plant Physiologist and Extension Air Quality Specialist; D.L. Vaughn is Staff Research Associate, Department of Botany and Plant Sciences and Statewide Air Pollution Research Center, UC Riverside; R.J. Farber is Senior Research Scientist, Southern California Edison Company, Rosemead; B. Kim is Air Quality Specialist, South Coast Air Quality Management District, Diamond Bar; T. VanCuren is Air Pollution Research Specialist, California Air Resources Board, Sacramento; R. Campbell is District Conservationist, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Lancaster.