J. Geophys. Res. Atmos. 2020 DOI: 10.1029/2019jd031874 View full text
S. J. Kramer, B. P. Kirtman, P. Zuidema, F. Ngan

Abstract: Abstract Dust mass concentrations have been measured daily at Miami, Florida, in the summer months, and biweekly throughout the remaining months, since 1974. The 43‐year record of dust mass concentrations indicate large daily, seasonal, and interannual variations, with most of the dust arriving within 5–8 episodes each summer. On average, dust arrives to Miami, Florida, 10 days after emission from North Africa, with measured concentrations depending on characteristics of the lower free‐tropospheric winds due …

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