Workshop Background

The 9th International Workshop on Sand/Duststorms and Associated Dustfall – DUSTworkshop9 – will be held in Tenerife Island, Spain, 22 -24 May 2018.

DUSTworkshop9 will serve as forum for the exchange of the state of the art ideas on scientific research on dust, its connections to air quality, environmental impacts and climate.

History of the Sand & Dust-storms and Associated Dustfall Workshops:

1st Workshop,           Seoul, Korea,                        March 2002

2nd Workshop,          Nagoya, Japan,                      November 2003

3rd Workshop,           Huhhot, China,                      August 2005

4th Workshop,           Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia        April 2007

5th Workshop,           Urumqi, China,                      May 2008

6th Workshop,           Glyfada, Greece,                    October 2011

7th Workshop,           Frascati, Italy,                        December 2013

8th Workshop,           Lisbon, Portugal,                  May 2016

9th Workshop,          Tenerife, Spain,                   May 2018