Accession Number : AD0783664

Title :   Dust Storms in the Altay Territory,

Corporate Author : ARMY FOREIGN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER CHARLOTTESVILLE VA

Personal Author(s) : Kukis,S. I.

Report Date : 25 APR 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 14

Abstract : A study of dust storms in the Altay territory shows that there has been an increase over recent years. Apart from becoming more frequent, these storms are now lasting longer. In order to prevent the complete erosion of fertile soil, afforestation should be carried out to minimize the effects of the wind. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Dust storms, Distribution, Wind velocity, Diurnal variations, Soil erosion, Translations, USSR

Subject Categories : Meteorology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE