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Mauritania 2009

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To get to know where all this dust that we find offshore NW Africa comes from, we went on a field trip into Mauritania in November 2009. It was a great adventure and we hope to come back for more!

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Happy Scientists setting up the dust collectors
Dust_sampling
Our team at Sabkha Te-N-Dramcha
Dust_sampling "the hard way"
CapBlanc, whaddoyamean: Blanc?
Our team at the CB sign
Dust_Sampling
Our team at Cap Blanc
Looking West over a Sabkha
Bogged...
HappyScientist Dunes
Our team at IMROP
Where to? Our camp at Arkeiss (PNBA)
PNBA Beach Happy Bubus at Iwik (PNBA)
Sabkha ChemChan This lake was flooded 2 months ago! Sand Storm
Tea break