Aerosols and tropical rainfall

It has just been announced that Professor Marcelo Chamecki has received funding from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to investigate the influences of aerosols on rainfall in the Amazonia region.

It has just been announced that Professor Marcelo Chamecki has received funding from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to investigate the influences of aerosols on rainfall in the Amazonia region. 
Amazonia Region, Brazil

The Amazonia region is unique in the world as it experiences the deepest atmospheric convection with important teleconnections to other regions and parts of the Earth’s climate.  Chamecki is leading a team of scientists from the United States (from Duke University, Montana State University, and State University of New at Albany) and Brazil (from several universities and research centers) to investigate the life cycle of secondary aerosols in pristine and polluted environments.

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