Global Dust Cycle

  1. Corinne Le Quéré and
  2. Eric S. Saltzman
  1. Andy Ridgwell

Published Online: 20 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/2009GM000885

Surface Ocean-Lower Atmosphere Processes

Surface Ocean-Lower Atmosphere Processes

How to Cite

Ridgwell, A. (2009) Global Dust Cycle, in Surface Ocean-Lower Atmosphere Processes (eds C. L. Quéré and E. S. Saltzman), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/2009GM000885

Author Information

  1. Bridge, School of Geographical Sciences, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904771

Online ISBN: 9781118670330



  • Ocean-atmosphere interaction;
  • Atmospheric chemistry;
  • Climatic changes


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction: Dust in the Earth System

  • Present-Day Sources and Controls on Dust

  • Past Controls on Dust: A Test of Our Understa nding(?)

  • Future Changes in Dust and the Role of Humans

  • Summary