April 14, 2021

Saharan dust brings bacterial blooms to Caribbean

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From Scientific American Dust clouds from the Sahara reach the Caribbean—and fertilize waters there when they arrive. Christopher Intagliata reports. Residents of the southern U.S. might be familiar with this dusty summer phenomenon:  <<TV Weather montage: “We are breathing dust that at one point originated over Africa… Dust particles are carried 15,000 feet into the […]