The Finnish Meteorological Institute has taken part in a study into airborne particles in the Arabian Peninsula, which are factors affecting air quality in the region. Research has been conducted in both Saudi Arabia and Jordan.
The Arabian Peninsula is one of the world's greatest sources of airborne particles. The sources are both natural and man-made. Of the natural sources of particles, sand dust rising from the desert is clearly the greatest.
Research professor Heikki Lihavainen, firstname.lastname@example.org
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