Dust concentration in the atmosphere of the equatorial north atlantic: possible relationship to the sahelian drought.

@article{Prospero1977DustCI,
  title={Dust concentration in the atmosphere of the equatorial north atlantic: possible relationship to the sahelian drought.},
  author={Joseph M. Prospero and Ruby T. Nees},
  journal={Science},
  year={1977},
  volume={196 4295},
  pages={1196-8}
}
The concentration of insoluble mineral aerosol in the lower troposphere of the western equatorial North Atlantic Ocean has increased by a factor of 3 over the last decade. This increase may be related to the drought in the Sahelian zone of North Africa.