Asian dust

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Asian dust (uncountable)

  1. Dust, sand, and other particulate matter from Mongolia, northern China, and Kazakhstan blown over China, Korea, and Japan in the spring.
    • 2005, Nobuo Takeuchi, Elastic Lidar Measurement of the Troposphere, in Laser Remote Sensing (Takashi Fujii, Tetsuo Fukuchi, eds.), CRC Press, page 81
      In this case, Asian dust was transported by a downward moving low pressure and the altitude of Asian dust was below 3km.

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