Tag Archives: Sahara

Saharan dust: the Amazon’s fertiliser

Most PhD students try to perfect a way of describing their research in a few sentences. These ‘elevator pitches’ (cringe) come in useful when meeting new people at seminars, conferences or the pub. My own little snippet is this: dust … Continue reading

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Rainforests in the Sahara

The Hadley Circulation, responsible for the tropical humid band across the equator and the subtropical dry zones just poleward of it (e.g. Sahara Desert north of the Congo Rainforest), could be expanding [1]. The potential impact on society and the … Continue reading

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