Trans-Pacific transport of aerosols — North America gets an equal load of overseas aerosols as domestically emitted

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Do you fly across continents? Are you fond of imported goods? Apparently, passengers and commercial goods are not the only ones making intercontinental transits. Aerosols, or tiny particles suspended in the air, are also imported from other parts of the globe through air currents across the oceans. These aerosols include desert dust and combustion aerosols derived from biomass and fossil fuels. Continue reading –>

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