Arctic dust from melting glaciers could affect climate, health

Deutsche-Presse Agentur: Dust topped the agenda of scientists meeting in California Friday, where a symposium tackled such issues as how newly freed-up dust from Arctic glaciers would affect climate and human health. "When the glaciers in the north melt, their run-off carries the fine, ground-up rock that had been buried in the ice," atmospheric researcher Joseph Prospero of the University of Miami told the German Press Agency dpa. "This sand is then carried by storms into the air, and can be transported as ......

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