dustworkshop9

The 9th International Workshop on Sand / Dust storm and Associated Dustfall.

22-24 May 2018, Tenerife, Spain.

Teatro Leal, La Laguna city, Tenerife, Spain.

PROGRAM

SCHEDULE, SESSIONS & PLENARY LECTURES

Posters Size

  • 150 scientists from  33 countries.
  • World Meteorological Organization,  Sand and Dust Storm Warning Advisory and Assessment System
  • United Nations, Convention to Combat Desertification
  • European Union

177 abstracts of Scientific Research studies on:

DUST AND CLIMATE INTERACTIONS

  • Composition, mineralogy, size, solubility
  • Dust processing, aging and change in properties
  • Ice nuclei
  • Radiation and clouds
  • Deposition on the ocean
  • Biogeochemical cycles
  • Effects and feedbacks – weather and climate

DUST SOURCES AND VARIABILITY

  • Natural dust sources
  • Anthropogenic dust sources
  • Emerging dust sources
  • Forecast and data assimilation
  • Short-range, medium range forecasting and reanalyses

DUST IMPACTS

  • Air quality
  • Health effects
  • Solar energy production
  • Effects on agriculture