Climate Change: Atmospheric Particulates

Atmospheric particulates (also called aerosols) are microscopic particles of solids or liquids that are suspended in a gas - think of dust motes floating in a sunbeam. There are many natural sources of atmospheric particulates: dust blown into the air by the wind, salts splashed into the air by sea spray, and soots from volcanoes and forest fires.

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Atmospheric particulates (also called aerosols) are microscopic particles of solids or liquids that are suspended in a gas - think of dust motes floating in a sunbeam. There are many natural sources of atmospheric particulates: dust blown into the air by the wind, salts splashed into the air by sea spray, and soots from volcanoes and forest fires.

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Keyword Aerosols, Climate change
Date Of Record Creation 2019-01-26 19:50:21
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Date Last Modified 3/5/2010 17:21
Language English
Date Record Checked: 3/5/2010 0:00 (W3C-DTF)

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