عنوان مقاله [English]
Dust has always been one of the most important environmental hazards and it leaves adverse environmental consequences. The present article seeks to identify and analyze dusty days’ trend in Bushehr station during the last 55 years.
In this regard, monthly and annual statistical data of dusty days in Bushehr station between 1951 and 2005 was applied. First, normality test was performed using Ncss and homogeneity test was performed using Runs Test. After proving data abnormality, nonparametric test of Mann-Kendall was chosen.
Findings indicate that except for June, other months show an increasing trend of dusty days even in annual scale. Noteworthy, the increasing trend in cold months is more obvious than warm months of the year so that March and November with respectively 3.71 and 4.4 show an increasing trend in 99.9 percent significant level.