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Dust in the wind & the snowy Alps: a cautionary tale

Atmospheric rivers (ARs) are elongated and narrow bands of clouds and high-water vapor content which advect warm and moist air masses from the tropics toward the poles. ARs are believed to account for most of the annual moisture transport from the tropics into mid and... click to read more

  • Diana Francis | Senior Scientist at Khalifa University of Science and Technology, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Views 1008
Reading time 3 min
published on Sep 15, 2023
How nanosized shrapnel from exploding fungal cells may impact us: from allergies to cloud formation

Invisible to the naked eye, we are almost always surrounded by small particles suspended in the air. They are known as atmospheric aerosols and can be made of directly emitted particles like dust, sea salt, and viruses; or formed in the atmosphere out of molecules... click to read more

  • Michael J. Lawler | Assistant Project Scientist at University of California, Irvine, CA 92697, United States
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Reading time 3.5 min
published on Nov 5, 2020