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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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A dust storm near Lubbock, Texas, in June 2010. When strong winds carry away soil, microbes in the soil can act like hitchhikers and go along for the ride. ARS scientists are studying the soil microbes carried in the wind and shedding light on wind erosion effects on soil quality.

 

Photo by Scott Van Pelt.


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Last Modified: 1/23/2013
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