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Descriptor in English: Dust Whirl
Descriptor in Spanish: Torbellino de Polvo
Descriptor in Portuguese: Torvelinho de Pó
Descriptor in French: Tourbillon de Poussière
Entry term(s): Dust Devil
Sand Whirl
Tree number(s): SP8.473.654.587.637
Scope note: Aggregate of particles of dust or sand, sometimes accompanied by small litter raised from the ground, in the form of a whirling column of varying height with a small diameter and almost vertical axis (Material V - Gunn, S.W.A. Multilingual Dictionary of Disaster Medicine and International Relief, 1990)
DeCS UI: 35035
Descriptor UI: DDCS035035
Dust Whirl - Preferred
Concept UI FD00060897
Scope note Aggregate of particles of dust or sand, sometimes accompanied by small litter raised from the ground, in the form of a whirling column of varying height with a small diameter and almost vertical axis (Material V - Gunn, S.W.A. Multilingual Dictionary of Disaster Medicine and International Relief, 1990)
Preferred term Dust Whirl
Entry term(s) Dust Devil
Sand Whirl



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