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eolian

[ē′ōl·yən]
(meteorology)
Pertaining to the action or the effect of the wind, as in eolian sounds or eolian deposits (of dust). Also spelled aeolian.
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Cumulative thickness of the sedimentary rocks is over 3,600 meters, and rocks consist of a thick basal continental sequence overlaid by transitional beds followed by a thick succession of Quaternary limnic, fluviatile and eolian sands and clays.
The Keene Sentinel reported that Eolian Renewable Energy of Portsmouth, through its subsidiary Antrim Wind Energy, has proposed installing up to 10 industrial wind turbines.
Prospects according to these calculations will place half the electricity generation into the solar and eolian sectors and here the issue of kWh costs surfaces.
Layer 2--very tine loose sands, probably of eolian origin, 1 meter thick.
Eolian turbine of Tihuta, the first of this type that provides national energy, has an installed capacity of 250 kW.
The sedimentary rocks have a cumulative thickness of over 3,600 meters and consist of thick basal continental sequence overlain by transitional beds followed by a thick succession of Quaternary limnic, fluviatile and eolian sands and clays.
Compared to the southern shore, Nipissing dunes are rare in the north and eolian landforms apparently grew horizontally rather than vertically.
Mid-Wisconsinan eolian deposits of the Kittigazuit Formation, Tuktoyaktuk coastlands, Northwest Territories, Canada.
Finally, the encasing Whitney rock is a homogenous volcaniclastic siltstone of eolian (wind-blown) origin (LaGarry, 1998) that does not show lucustrine-type deposits expected from a permanent pond.
Vicki, who grew up in Stockton, plays in the Amsterdam Concertgebouw, with the Arco Ensemble and tours with leading Dutch orchestras as well as regular quintet the Eolian and STRINGWOOD, the quartet coming to Nunthorpe to perform works by Dohnanyi, Mozart, Martinu, Britten and Bach, as well as a new work by Paul Patterson, who will be at the concert.
The high plain is constituted of eolian continental sediments (loess) shaped by fluvial action into a very gently rolling plain.