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Characterisation of the major dust storm that traversed over eastern Australia in September 2009; a multidisciplinary approach

De Deckker, Patrick; Munday, Christopher; Brocks, Jochen; O'Loingsigh, Tadhg; Allison, Gwen; Hope, Janet; Norman, Marc; Stuut, Jan-Berend; Tapper, Nigel; van der Kaars, Willem Alexander (Sander)


In September 2009, a major dust storm passed over the southeast coast of Australia and covered the large city of Sydney that is located on the eastern coast of Australia. It was referred to as the 'Red Dawn' event. Along its course across the state of New South Wales, the dust plume passed over Canberra, the capital of Australia located some 300. km from Sydney. In this study we identified the sources of the dust and tracked the progression of the dust storm using satellite imagery. We also...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Aeolian Research
DOI: 10.1016/j.aeolia.2014.07.003


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