(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2008)

Document title

A stochastic model for initial movement of sand grains by wind

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

LI Z.-S. (1) ; ZHAO X.-H. (1) ; HUANG W. (2) ;
(1) Dept. of Environmental Engineering, Univ., Peking, CHINE
(2) Inst. of Nanobiomedical Technology and Membrane Biology, Sichuan Univ., Chengdu, CHINE


A stochastic model for entrainment of sand grains by wind is presented through analysis of the forces exerted on a single spherical grain, coupled with fluctuations of wind velocity and the change in grain position on the surface, in order to understand the probability of initial movement of sand grains by wind


Article of periodic

published at : Earth surface processes and landforms / ISSN 0197-9337 / CODEN ESPLDB

Editor : Wiley, Chichester - ROYAUME-UNI (1981)

Millesime : 2008, vol. 33, no11 [pp. 1796-1803]

Bibliographic references : 25 ref.

Collation : 5 fig., 1 tabl.



INIST-CNRS, Cote INIST : 17355

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