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Santiago Gasso poses in front of a blurred landscape

Gassó Gives Keynote Talk at Dust Symposium

ESSIC Associate Research Scientist Santiago Gassó was a keynote speaker at the international Blowing South: Southern Hemisphere Dust Symposium held November 8-10, 2021 and organized virtually from Chile. The talk was given during the Present-day: Dynamics session and it was entitled “Southern South America dust activity in relation to long range transport to Antarctica and the Southern Ocean”. No recording was taken of the talk, but slides are available upon request.

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A cloud of dust obscures a beautiful orange sunset

Zamora Develops Technique to Identify Effects of Dust on Clouds

Lauren Zamora, ESSIC Assistant Research Scientist and a contractor in the Climate and Radiation Laboratory at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, has a new article out in Journal of Climate titled, “Saharan dust aerosols change deep convective cloud prevalence, possibly by inhibiting marine new particle formation”.

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