The Discovery of African Dust Transport to the Western Hemisphere and the Saharan Air Layer: A History

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  • 1 Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, Univ. of Miami, Miami, FL
  • 2 Eldorado Springs, CO
  • 3 Pennsylvanica State University, University Park, PA
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Over fifty years ago, African dust was serendipitously discovered in the Caribbean in three separate efforts one of which led to a fundamental understanding of the phenomenon.

Corresponding author: Joseph M. Prospero, jprospero@miami.edu

CAPSULE

Over fifty years ago, African dust was serendipitously discovered in the Caribbean in three separate efforts one of which led to a fundamental understanding of the phenomenon.

Corresponding author: Joseph M. Prospero, jprospero@miami.edu
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