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Saharan Dust Records and Its Impact in the European Alps

"Mineral dust is one of the main natural sources of atmospheric particulate matter, with the Sahara being one of the most important source regions for the occurrence and deposition of mineral dust in Europe. The occurrence of dust events in the European Alps is documented via measurements of airborne dust and its deposits onto the glaciers. ..." – By Marion Greilinger and Anne Kasper-Giebl

Perceptions of and Resilience to Coastal Climate Risks

"This dynamism of material changes and meaning poses particular challenges to the coastal population where the ever-changing environment and people’s search for constancy are often at odds. This is especially evident when coastal communities attempt to adapt to the future changes caused by climate change (Ratter & Walsh, 2019). ..." – By Beate Ratter and Catherine Leyshon

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