Meteorological characterization of the Moroccan dust devils and implications for dust lifting processes


In this report we present the analysis of Moroccan dust devils observed in a field campaign performed in 2014. Our main objective is to use a huge set of measured physical parameters to study the environmental conditions where... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Gabriele Franzese (INAF-Osservatorio Astronomico di Capodimonte; Università Federico II, Napoli)
  2. Francesca Esposito (INAF-Osservatorio Astronomico di Capodimonte)
  3. Ralph Lorenz (Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab)
  4. Roberto Molinaro (INAF-Osservatorio Astronomico di Capodimonte)
  5. Ciprian Popa (INAF-Osservatorio Astronomico di Capodimonte)
  6. Simone Silvestro (INAF-Osservatorio Astronomico di Capodimonte)
  7. Cesare Molfese (INAF-Osservatorio Astronomico di Capodimonte)
  8. Fabio Cozzolino (INAF-Osservatorio Astronomico di Capodimonte)
  9. Laurent Marty (INAF-Osservatorio Astronomico di Capodimonte)
  10. Kamal Taj-Eddine (Ibn Battuta Centre, Université Cadi Ayyad, Marrakech, Morocco)
  11. Gaetano Di Achille (INAF-Osservatorio Astronomico di Teramo)
  12. Gian Gabriele Ori (Ibn Battuta Centre, Université Cadi Ayyad, Marrakech)

Topic Areas

Topics: Eolian depositional systems , Topics: Planetary sedimentology , Topics: Depositional systems on Mars and Titan


MS11 » Planetary Sedimentology I (09:00 - Wednesday, 25th May, FES 1)

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