Is summer African dust arriving earlier to Barbados?

Paquita Zuidema, Claudia Alvarez, Samantha J. Kramer, Lillian Custals, Miguel Izaguirre, Peter Sealy, Joseph M. Prospero, Edmund Blades

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Approximately 45 years of daily surface dust mass concentrations indicate a recent shift to earlier dates for the extremely dusty summer events at Barbados, while summer-mean values have mostly decreased at Miami.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1981-1986
Number of pages6
JournalBulletin of the American Meteorological Society
Issue number10
StatePublished - Jan 1 2019
Externally publishedYes

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  • Atmospheric Science

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    Zuidema, P., Alvarez, C., Kramer, S. J., Custals, L., Izaguirre, M., Sealy, P., Prospero, J. M., & Blades, E. (2019). Is summer African dust arriving earlier to Barbados? Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 100(10), 1981-1986.