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The effects of varying surface roughness on aerodynamic and aeolian processsesThe investigation of aeolian processes on Earth and Mars using wind tunnel simulations is described. The effect of variations in surface roughness on aerodynamic and aeolian processes was examined. Friction velocity ratios, wind friction threshold speeds, particle flux, and total flux were determined for various sand depths, degrees of surface roughness, and heights above a pebble bed.
Document ID
19830003757
Document Type
Reprint (Version printed in journal)
Authors
Reding, L. M.
(James Madison Univ. Harrisonburg, VA, United States)
Date Acquired
August 11, 2013
Publication Date
September 1, 1982
Publication Information
Publication: NASA, Washington Advan. in Planetary Geol.
Subject Category
Lunar And Planetary Exploration
Accession Number
83N12027
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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