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dc.contributor.authorShao, Yapingen_US
dc.contributor.authorWyrwoll, Karl-Heinzen_US
dc.contributor.authorChappell, Adrianen_US
dc.contributor.authorHuang, Jianpingen_US
dc.contributor.authorLin, Zhaohuien_US
dc.contributor.authorMcTainsh, Granten_US
dc.contributor.authorMikami, Masaoen_US
dc.contributor.authorY. Tanaka, Taichuen_US
dc.contributor.authorWang, Xulongen_US
dc.contributor.authorYoon, Soonchangen_US
dc.date.accessioned2017-04-24T12:22:01Z
dc.date.available2017-04-24T12:22:01Z
dc.date.issued2011en_US
dc.date.modified2012-05-22T22:39:34Z
dc.identifier.issn18759637en_US
dc.identifier.doi10.1016/j.aeolia.2011.02.001en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10072/44812
dc.description.abstractThe dust cycle is an integral part of the Earthsystem. Each year, an estimated 2000 Mt dust is emitted into the atmosphere, 75% of which is deposited to the land and 25% to the ocean. The emitted and deposited dust participates in a range physical, chemical and bio-geological processes that interact with the cycles of energy, carbon and water. Dust profoundly affects the energy balance of the Earthsystem, carries organic material, contributes directly to the carbon cycle and carries iron which is vital to ocean productivity and the ocean-atmosphere CO2 exchange. A deciphering of dust sources, transport and deposition, requires an understanding of the geological controls and climate states - past, present and future. While our knowledge of the dust cycle, its impacts and interactions with the other global-scale bio-geochemical cycles has greatly advanced in the last 30 years, large uncertainties and knowledge gaps still exist. In this review paper, we attempt to provide a benchmark of our present understanding, identify the needs and emphasise the importance of placing the dust issue in the Earthsystem framework. Our review focuses on (i) the concept of the dust cycle in the context of global biogeochemical cycles; (ii) dust as a climate indicator; (iii) dust modelling; (iv) dust monitoring; and (v) dust parameters. The adoption of a quantitative and global perspective of the dust cycle, underpinned by a deeper understanding of its physical controls, will lead to the reduction of the large uncertainties which presently exist in Earthsystem models.en_US
dc.description.peerreviewedYesen_US
dc.description.publicationstatusYesen_US
dc.languageEnglishen_US
dc.language.isoen_US
dc.publisherElsevier Ltden_US
dc.publisher.placeUnited Kingdomen_US
dc.relation.ispartofstudentpublicationNen_US
dc.relation.ispartofpagefrom181en_US
dc.relation.ispartofpageto204en_US
dc.relation.ispartofissue4en_US
dc.relation.ispartofjournalAeolian Researchen_US
dc.relation.ispartofvolume2en_US
dc.rights.retentionYen_US
dc.subject.fieldofresearchEnvironmental Sciences not elsewhere classifieden_US
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode059999en_US
dc.titleDust cycle: An emerging core theme in Earth system scienceen_US
dc.typeJournal articleen_US
dc.type.descriptionC1 - Peer Reviewed (HERDC)en_US
dc.type.codeC - Journal Articlesen_US
gro.date.issued2011
gro.hasfulltextNo Full Text


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