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Dr. Dave Breshears and Dr. Jason Field cited in AZ Daily Star on "Arizona's deadliest corridor for dust storms"

Thursday, November 14, 2013

SNRE Professor Dave Breshears and Jason Field, who received his PhD from SNRE, were recently cited in the Arizona Daily Star. The article discusses a 10 mile stretch between Tucson and Phoenix which is the deadliest corridor of I-10 in Arizona, thanks to its dust storms. 

Dr. Breshears and Dr. Field lent their insight to the impact of vegetation in reducing blowing dust, and the difficulty of revegetating irrigated desert land. 

Read the full article.