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Research project

Drivers of Crust Patterns at Owens Lake, California

Project overview

Collaborative work aims to understand drivers of salt crust patterns using examples from Owens Lake and Death Valley, California.


Lead researcher

Dr Jo Nield

Associate Professor

Research interests

  • Dune Processes
  • Salt pan dynamics
  • Dust emissive surfaces

Collaborating research institutes, centres and groups

Research outputs

Jana Lasser,
Joanna M. Nield,
Marcel Ernst,
Volker Karius,
Giles F.S. Wiggs,
Matthew R. Threadgold,
Cédric Beaume,
& Lucas Goehring
, 2023 , Physical Review X , 13 (1)
Type: article
Joanna Nield,
, 2020 , Earth System Science Data Discussions
Type: article
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