Mid-laittude trees and the green Sahara!

Elephant petroglyph .. one of my favourites

Photo by Carsten ten Brink

The UW College of the Environment has issued a press release:

Demystifying lush landscapes of the ancient African Sahara

Which describes a new lab publication in Journal of Climate:

Swann, A.L.S, Fung, I.Y., Liu, Y., Chiang, J.C.H., (2014) Remote vegetation feedbacks and the mid-Holocene Green Sahara., Journal of Climate. 27(13) 4857–4870, doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-13-00690.1

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