Bare Ground = Blowing Dust

Blowing dust in a fallowed agricultural field in central Arizona.

Detailed Description

Across the desert Southwest, ground void of plant material is prone to soil erosoin and dust storms. In this fallowed agricultural field, we see that a spring breeze can carry away fertile top soil and create air quality concerns. USGS RAMPS defines causes of environmental hazards created by degraded land, and creates collaborative solutions to reduce these types of risks.

Details

Image Dimensions: 1632 x 1224

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Location Taken: Camp Verde, AZ, US