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Gone With the Wind

Increased dust storm activity may result from enhanced aridity in the Southwest, according to a USGS study.

How Long-Distance Dust Has Local Effects

Did you know that contaminant-ridden dust from Africa may be harming coral reefs in the Caribbean? Scientists at the USGS are examining the air in Africa and in the Caribbean to determine what kinds of nutrients, microbes, and contaminants are traveling across the ocean.

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