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Global transport of thermophilic bacteria in atmospheric dust
Description: This study presents evidence that African dust storms create an atmospheric bridge between distant geographical regions and that they are also probably the source of thermophilic geobacilli later deposited over northern Europe by rainfall or dust plumes themselves. [Source: Environmental Microbiology Reports]
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Source: Environmental Microbiology Reports
Publish Date: 2/23/2010
Reading Level: Expert
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