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Study: Dust helps regulate Sierra Nevada ecosystems


March 28, 2017

A new study released March 28 in the journal Nature Communications indicates it's important to understand how dust helps vegetation thrive, especially in light of the changing climate and land-use intensification. Full Story

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University of California, Merced

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