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Dunes: they’re electric (pdf 232kb)
Cassandra Willyard, Geotimes - March 2008
http://www.geotimes.org/mar08/article.html?id=nn_dunes.html

New Sensor Shows Electric Nature of Dust Devils (pdf 152kb)
By Willie D. Jones, IEEE Spectrum: 3/14/08
http://spectrum.ieee.org/mar08/6030

Desert mystery has electrifying answer; Dusty discovery should lead to better climate models, Mars explanations (pdf 276kb)
By Clara Moskowitz
http://www.livescience.com/environment/080109-electricity-wind.html
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/22593550/

Electric Sand Factored Into Climate Models (pdf 232kb)
http://www.upi.com/NewsTrack/Science/2008/01/08/electric_sand_factored_into_climate_models/9121/

Electric Sand Findings Could Lead To Better Climate Models (pdf 192kb)
By University of Michigan
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2008/01/080107125618.htm

Electricity Plays Role in Geological Erosion, Airborne Dust Motion (pdf 96kb)
By Nicole Casal Moore
http://www.ur.umich.edu/0708/Jan14_08/11.shtml

The Sparks of Erosion (pdf 124kb)
http://www.intute.ac.uk/sciences/spotlight/issue56/sparks_erosion.html

Sandstorms Go Electric - Sandstorms Produce Oxygen on Mars (pdf 240kb)
By Gabriel Gache, Science News Editor
http://news.softpedia.com/news/Sandstorms-go-Electric-75896.shtml

Static in Motion (pdf 316kb)
By Troy Shinbrot and Hans J. Herrmann
Nature Vol 451|14 February 2008

Are Dust Storms Toxic to Life on Surface of Mars? (pdf 200kb)
By A.J.S. Rayl, September 13, 2006
Planetary News: Mars (2006)

Mars: The Case for Methane Expands, but Theories About Abundance, Sources, and 'sinks' Diverge.(pdf 100kb)
By A.J.S. Rayl With Emily Lakdawalla reporting from DPS
19 November 2004 Planetary News: Mars (2004)

The Case of the Electric Martian Dust Devils(pdf 116kb)
http://www.nasa.gov/centers/goddard/news/topstory/2004/0420marsdust.html

College Researchers are Key Players in Current Mars Exploration (pdf 120kb)
January 30th, 2004 by College of Engineering University of Michigan
http://www.engin.umich.edu/news/news/mars/