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    Sahara Dust: A Catalyst for Microbial Diversity in the Atlantic Ocean

    The role of the Sahara Desert in determining microbial diversity in the Atlantic Ocean is so intriguing due to the transport of Sahara dust across the ocean. This is a well-documented phenomenon and several ways in which Sahara dust acts as a facilitator to microbial diversity have been identified: Nutrient Enrichment: Sahara dust contains nutrients