Saharan Dust is transported North to Italy by the Scirocco wind over the Atlantic. Deposits can be found in the Venice region and the Alps beyond. How are winds that blow over the Mediterranean an analog for the refugee crisis in Europe?
Contributed by Haseeb Ahmed.
Source: Gobbi, G.p., et al. “An Inclusive View of Saharan Dust Advections to Italy and the Central Mediterranean.” Atmospheric Environment, vol. 201, 2019, pp. 242–256., doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2019.01.002.