Table 1 Sampling duration of MWAC samplers on the dust-collecting buoys at M3 and M4 (Fig. 2), together with statistics on the colocated wind measurements.
Sampling
start
Sampling
end
Days
sampled
Minimum wind
velocity (m s−1)
Maximum wind
velocity (m s−1)
Average wind
velocity (m s−1)
2014-M324 November 201301 September 20142811.913.68.7 ± 2.0
2014-M428 November 201327 January 20154254.514.29.1 ± 1.8
2015-M322 November 201529 March 20164320.912.76.7 ± 1.7