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The logarithmic profile in wind erosion: An algebraic solution

Scott, W.D. and Carter, D.J. (1986) The logarithmic profile in wind erosion: An algebraic solution. Boundary-Layer Meteorology, 34 (3). pp. 303-310.

Link to Published Version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/BF00122384
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Abstract

This paper presents a simple algebraic approach to the interpretation of wind erosion data that allows for density variation close to the surface due to the presence of large amounts of saltating material. The effect explains nonlinearities in the logarithmic velocity profile near the surface and extends the profile into the saltating layer.

Item Type: Journal Article
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Environmental and Life Sciences
Publisher: Kluwer Academic Publishers
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/20684
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