*  DLR - Earth Observation Center - Sahara Dust over Southern Germany
EOC scientists are monitoring the transport of Sahara dust with the help of satellite data and identifying the source. ... Passat winds then carry the dust in the West out over the Atlantic, and the dust in the South into the Sahel at the edge of the ... This dust was transported to southern Germany at the front of a band of clouds extending from northwest Spain over France and ... The path of the Sahara dust over the Iberian Peninsula and France can also be traced on an image based on data from the US ...
http://www.dlr.de/eoc/en/desktopdefault.aspx/tabid-11128/19488_read-45631/
*  Moles, crabs and Moon dust: DLR at the ILA Space Pavilion
... a pinch of Moon dust and a hands-on medical experiment. ... Moles, crabs and Moon dust: DLR at the ILA Space Pavilion. 24 ... One day it might deliver new Moon dust to Earth. In the Space Pavilion, DLR is exhibiting a small sample of Moon dust from the ... Analyses of lunar rock and dust samples have yielded fundamental insights into the evolution of all bodies in the Solar System. ... a pinch of Moon dust and a hands-on medical experiment where test subjects can use their own bodies to understand the ...
http://www.dlr.de/dlr/en/desktopdefault.aspx/tabid-10665/1157_read-4886/year-all/1157_page-2/
*  DLR Portal - A ten-year success story: The Cassini-Huygens mission to Saturn
The main German contribution to the experiments on the Cassini orbiter is to provide the Cosmic Dust Analyzer (CDA). The CDA's ... DLR has also made a decisive contribution to developing and building a measuring device for cosmic dust. Moreover, DLR is ... ice and dust, located at a distance of almost one and a half billion kilometres from the Sun. The scientists now have a ... consisting of dust-covered ice. Dr Giese has been working for years already to precisely chart this phenomenon. "Right now, we ...
http://www.dlr.de/en/desktopdefault.aspx/tabid-4530/3681_read-10618/
*  Always looking to the sky - DLR and CIEMAT commission a meteorological station for solar power plants
Is the Sun often obscured by dust or other atmospheric particles? Power station operators need a great deal of meteorological ... How much solar energy reaches a power plant? Is the Sun often obscured by dust or other atmospheric particles? Power station ...
http://www.dlr.de/dlr/en/desktopdefault.aspx/tabid-10080/150_read-7240/year-all/sendafriend-1/
*  DLR - Blogs - All blog posts
Every step in the black lava soil kicks up clouds of dust. Even the white body of the LRU-2 Rover is coated in black deposits. ... Dust is inescapable after four weeks of field research on Mount Etna: a tenaciously fine layer covers everything: equipment, ... Gusts of wind up to 100 kilometres an hour pummel the mountain on Thursday, carrying with it not only dust but heavy rocks, ...
http://www.dlr.de/blogs/en/all-blog-posts.aspx/searchtagid-13663/
*  Mysterious sulphate mountains in Juventae Chasma
To the south (left), a relatively smooth, even surface, bearing sand and dust deposits is visible. Traces of large-scale ... Alternatively, tiny ice crystals may have bonded with dust to form this kind of precipitation. A similar phenomenon is observed ... produced by the wind blasting sand and dust against the flanks. It would seem, therefore, that the rock is soft and not ... extremely fine granules of dust and ash must have descended from the atmosphere and landed on the surface of Mars, coming into ...
http://www.dlr.de/dlr/en/desktopdefault.aspx/tabid-10333/623_read-8983/
*  Image gallery: Mars Express - DLR Portal
Bright dust tails can be seen on some small impact craters - here, dust and sand have been deposited on the lee side of the ... These are yardangs, which were carved out of the rock by dust and sand particles travelling in the direction of the prevailing ... Over time, winds have brought large amounts of dust into the basin from the Martian Highlands, deposited it there and covered ... started to flow and were covered by dust from the atmosphere as well as boulders and detritus. This sluggish mass of ice ...
http://www.dlr.de/dlr/en/desktopdefault.aspx/tabid-10423/
*  Energy from the Sun and the wind
They analyse the amount of radiation actually reaching the power plant, and how much remains in the atmosphere due to dust ...
http://www.dlr.de/dlr/en/desktopdefault.aspx/tabid-10283/415_read-9018/year-all/
*  Back from space: bacteria's survival skills tested on the International Space Station
If it turns out that the meteorite dust was able to shield the spores from the hostile space environment, microorganisms may be ... they were mixed with artificial meteorite dust and exposed to the harsh conditions of outer space. Scientists at the German ... If it turns out that the meteorite dust was able to shield the spores from the hostile space environment, microorganisms may be ... If it turns out that the meteorite dust was able to shield the spores from the hostile space environment, microorganisms may be ...
http://www.dlr.de/dlr/en/desktopdefault.aspx/tabid-10306/469_read-710/year-all/sendafriend-1/
*  DLR - Blogs - Jan W├Ârner - A volcanic eruption affects the whole of Europe - is the air clear?
DLR has carried out two more flights after requests from the authorities, and the dust has settled, or - to be more precise - ... DLR has carried out two more flights after requests from the authorities, and the dust has settled, or - to be more precise - ...
http://www.dlr.de/blogs/en/archive/jan-woerner/a-volcanic-eruption-affects-the-whole-of-europe-is-the-air-clear.aspx/searchtagid-1780/
*  DLR Portal - DLR's research aircraft 'Falcon 20E' completes measurement flight successfully
With a second instrument, the size and number as well as optical characteristics of aerosols, and hence the dust particles in ...
http://www.dlr.de/en/desktopdefault.aspx/tabid-6221/10233_read-23782/10233_page-5/
*  On board Mars Express, in orbit around the Red Planet
When the DLR is shown are the images of Mars real, or are they fill-in-the-blank images due to dust devil interference as ... Atmospheric features such as clouds, haze or the dreaded dust devils - Martian whirlwinds - make the occasional image unusable ...
http://www.dlr.de/dlr/en/desktopdefault.aspx/tabid-10333/623_read-7208/
*  Snow, ice and water carved the landscape of Hellespontus Montes
It is possible that the remnants of the ice are still trapped beneath a surface layer of dust and boulders that measure just a ... started to flow and were covered by dust from the atmosphere as well as boulders and detritus. This sluggish mass of ice ...
http://www.dlr.de/dlr/en/desktopdefault.aspx/tabid-10453/651_read-10945/
*  How DLR laser systems will detect hazardous substances to protect the population
... dust, changes in the radiation background, or traces of matter resembling hazardous substances, additional factors which the ...
http://www.dlr.de/dlr/en/desktopdefault.aspx/tabid-10213/335_read-1311/year-all/
*  A 'radiant' beauty - sulphurous sediments in Becquerel Crater
... and dust transported by the wind, possibly in conjunction with ash deposits. The sequence of layers can thus be traced back to ... and dust transported by the wind, possibly in conjunction with ash deposits.. Copyright note: As a joint undertaking by DLR, ... it is clear how dark sand and dust transported by the wind have been deposited in natural obstacles such as on the crater rim ...
http://www.dlr.de/dlr/en/desktopdefault.aspx/tabid-10252/356_read-7967/