Amato Evans, Ph.D.

University of California, San Diego

Amato Evans is a professor of climate and atmospheric science at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego. Evan is an expert in the physics and chemistry of aeolian dust. He uses observations and models to study the dynamics of dust storms and how suspended dust alters Earth’s weather and climate. Much of his past work focused on dust storms from North Africa and their influence on tropical climate. His current areas of research include investigating small-scale processes controlling dust emission and transport, quantifying the effects of drying lakes on the global dust cycle and exploring the impact of dust on cloud properties.

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