COSEE Ocean Systems: News
Dust plays larger than expected role in determining Atlantic temperature
Description: Since 1980, the tropical North Atlantic has been warming by an average of a a half-degree Fahrenheit per decade. New research indicates more than two-thirds of this rise in temperature can be attributed to changes in African dust storm and tropical volcano activity. [Source: EurekaAlert]
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Source: EurekaAlert
Publish Date: 3/26/2009
Reading Level: Basic
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