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									Dust Events in Seoul, South Korea, 1970 - 2006/07

Period                                         Dust Events
                                                     Days

1970-1979                                                23
1980-1989                                                41
1990-1999                                                70
2000-2006/07*                                            96

* Note: Date range is assumed based on the publication date of source article.

Source: Korean Meteorological Administration cited in Dennis Normile, “Getting at the Roots of Killer Dust Storms,”
Science, vol. 317, no. 5836 (20 July 2007), pp. 314–16.

This is part of a supporting dataset for Lester R. Brown, World on the Edge: How to Prevent Environmental and
Economic Collapse (New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2011). For more information and a free download of the
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              Dust Events in Seoul, South Korea, 1970 - 2006/07

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             1970-1979       1980-1989          1990-1999    2000-2007
                                  Source: Normile/KMA

								
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