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Nellis Dunes Recreation Area Dust Study
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Assessment of Dust Emissions, Chemistry, and Mineralogy for Management of Natural and Disturbed Surfaces at Nellis Dunes Recreation Area, Nevada

  • Cover, table of contents, Chapter 1 - Introduction: Rationale for study
  • Chapter 2 - Physical setting of the Nellis Dunes Recreation Area
  • Chapter 3 - Dust emission by off-road driving: Field experiments
  • Chapter 4 - Dust dynamics in off-road vehicle trails
  • Chapter 5 - Emission and deposition of dust by wind in the Nellis Dunes Recreation Area
  • Chapter 6 - Total dust production in the Nellis Dunes Recreation Area:  Contributions of the natural and anthropogenic emissions
  • Chapter 7 - Ambient PM10 concentrations in the Nellis Dunes Recreation Area: Contributions of wind erosion, off-road vehicular activity, atmospheric conditions and the proximity of the Las Vegas courbation
  • Chapter 8 - Mineralogical composition of soil samples in the Nellis Dunes Recreation Area
  • Chapter 9 - Trade element chemistry of soil and dust samples in the Nellis Dunes Recreation Area
  • Chapter 10 - Arsenic concentrations in the Nellis Dunes Recreation Area
  • Chapter 11 - Evaluation of immunotoxicity following a 3-day exposure to dust samples collected from Nellis Dunes Recreation Area
  • Chapter 12 - Land management recommendations for the Nellis Dunes Recreation Area
  • Appendix A - Radionuclide characterization of Nellis Dunes Recreation Area Soils
  • Appendix B - Gross Erosion, Net Erosion and Gross Deposition of Dust by Wind: Field Data from 17 Desert Surfaces (Appendix B is a pre-print of the following paper in press: Goossens, D., and Buck, B., in press (2011): Gross erosion, net erosion and gross deposition of dust by wind: field data from 17 desert surfaces, Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. DOI: 10.1002/esp.2080. Copyright rules do not allow BLM to post this pre-print on the web. Request for reprints should be directed to Brenda Buck (buckb@unlv.nevada.edu) or Dirk Goossens (Dirk.Goossens@unlv.edu).

 


 
Last updated: 02-01-2011