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Wispy clouds are born of dust in the wind

Cirrus cloud formations above a green landscape on 27th September 2020 near Wyre Forest in Callow Hill, United Kingdom.

Many of the high-altitude clouds called cirrus clouds are spawned by dust from Earth’s surface. Credit: Mike Kemp/In Pictures via Getty

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Nature 603, 204 (2022)

doi: https://doi.org/10.1038/d41586-022-00587-5

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  1. Froyd, K. D. et al. Nature Geosci. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41561-022-00901-w (2022).

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