Watts Up With That?: Study: dust guided by meandering jet stream has big impact on Arctic melt

Polar jet circulation changes bring Sahara dust to Arctic, increasing temperatures, melting ice Summary points A new atmospheric mechanism by which dust travels from the Sahara Desert across the eastern side of the North Atlantic Ocean towards the Arctic has been discovered The dust emission was generated by a Saharan cyclone that was triggered by…

2018-10-10 20:47


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