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African dust clouds worry Caribbean scientists

Each summer, microscopic dust particles kicked up by African sandstorms blow thousands of miles (kilometers) across the Atlantic to arrive in the Caribbean, limiting airplane pilots' visibility to just a few miles and contributing ...

dateAug 27, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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Do dust particles curb climate change?

( -- A knowledge gap exists in the area of climate research: for decades, scientists have been asking themselves whether, and to what extent man-made aerosols, that is, dust particles suspended in the atmosphere, ...

dateOct 06, 2009 in Earth Sciences
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