1st International Workshop on the Long-Range Transport and Impacts of African Dust on the Americas

Date: October 6-7, 2011

Registration is now open and abstracts are being solicited for a two-day workshop on Long-Range Transport and Impacts of African Dust on the Americas, sponsored by IGAC, COHEMIS, and the University of Puerto Rico-Río Piedras. The workshop will take place in San Juan, Puerto Rico on October 6-7, 2011. Details are available at:


Invited speakers:

Joseph M. Prospero University of Miami, Florida, USA

Konrad Kandler  Johannes Guttenberg University, Mainz, Germany

Amato Evan, University of Virginia, Virginia, USA

Geoff Plumlee - US Geological Survey, Denver, Colorado, USA

Meredith C. McCormack - Johns Hopkins University, Maryland, USA

Ina Tegen - Leibniz Institute for Tropospheric Research, Leipzig, Germany

Alex Baker - University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK

Workshop Chairs:

Olga L Mayol-Bracero, University of Puerto Rico-Rí­o Piedras

Joseph Prospero, University of Miami, RSMAS


Feel free to send information requests to benjamin.bolanos@upr.edu or dustontheamericas@gmail.com