Extreme dust storm disaster in northern China in AD 1523.

The dust storm disaster in northern China in AD 1523 was extremely severe. In the present study, the history of the disaster was reconstructed by using historical Chinese documents. Our results show that during the dust storms, the horizontal visibility dropped below 0.05 km, while the wind speed su...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Authors: Fei, Jie, Zhang, David D., Lee, Harry F., Hou, Yongjian
Format: Article
Language:English
Published: 2012
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Online Access:http://hdl.handle.net/10590/2956