Nasa scientists are tracking tonnes of Saharan dust | WIRED UK

This is a visualisation of dust travelling across the world through the upper atmosphere. Each year, 180 million tonnes of Saharan dust are shifted by strong winds and, according to a study published in Geophysical Research Letters, 28 million tonnes of it are swept across the Atlantic to the Amazon. And it’s filled with natural fertiliser: phosphorus.

Source: Nasa scientists are tracking tonnes of Saharan dust | WIRED UK

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