Articles | Volume 12, issue 19
Research article
12 Oct 2015
Research article |  | 12 Oct 2015

Modeling the global emission, transport and deposition of trace elements associated with mineral dust

Y. Zhang, N. Mahowald, R. A. Scanza, E. Journet, K. Desboeufs, S. Albani, J. F. Kok, G. Zhuang, Y. Chen, D. D. Cohen, A. Paytan, M. D. Patey, E. P. Achterberg, J. P. Engelbrecht, and K. W. Fomba

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