Trans-Atlantic Dust Transport and Deposition: An Evaluation of GEOS-5 Model with Satellite and Aircraft Observations

Hongbin Yu1, Mian Chin2, Qian Tan3, Zhibo Zhang4, Dongchul Kim1, Tianle Yuan5, Xiaohua Pan1, Arlindo M da Silva Jr.1, Claire L Ryder6, Ali H Omar7 and David M Winker7, (1)NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD, United States, (2)NASA Goddard SFC, Greenbelt, MD, United States, (3)Bay Area Environmental Research Institute Moffett Field, Moffett Field, CA, United States, (4)University of Maryland Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD, United States, (5)Joint Center for Earth Systems Technology, Baltimore, MD, United States, (6)University of Reading, Reading, RG6, United Kingdom, (7)NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, VA, United States