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Ozone Depletion: The Antarctic Ozone Hole FAQ



Frequently Asked Questions about stratospheric ozone depletion. It describes the massive losses measured in the Antarctic spring, and the smaller losses seen in the Arctic.

This FAQ about stratospheric ozone depletion describing the massive losses measured in the Antarctic spring, and the smaller losses seen in the Arctic was compiled and written by Robert Parson rparson@spot.colorado.edu with numerous contributions by others.

-01 How to get this FAQ (sci.environment)
These files are posted to the newsgroups sci.environment, sci.answers,...
-02 Copyright Notice (sci.environment)
-03 General Information about this part (sci.environment)
This part deals specifically with springtime antarctic ...
-04 Caveats, Disclaimers, and Contact Information (sci.environment)
| Caveat: I am not a specialist. In fact, I am not an ...
-05 What is the Antarctic ozone hole?
For the past decade or so, ozone levels over Antarctica have ...
-06 Where can I find pictures of the ozone hole on the net?
The best-known images are those from the TOMS instrument on the Nimbus-...
-07 How big is the hole, and is it getting bigger? (Ozone Depletion: The Antarctic Ozone Hole)
During the years 1978-1987 the hole grew, both in depth (total ...
-08 When did the hole first appear? (Ozone Depletion: The Antarctic Ozone Hole)
It was first observed by ground-based measurements from Halley ...
-09 How far back do antarctic ozone measurements go?
Ground-based measurements began in 1956, at Halley Bay. A few ...
-10 But I heard that Dobson saw an ozone hole in 1956-58...
This is a myth, arising from a misinterpretation of an out-of-...
-11 Why is the hole in the Antarctic?
This was a mystery when the hole was first observed, but ...
-12 What is the evidence for the present theory?
The evidence is overwhelming - the results from a single 1987 ...
-13 Will the ozone hole keep growing?
To answer this, we need to consider separately the ...
-14 Why be concerned about an ozone hole over antarctica? Nobody lives down there.
First of all, even though the ozone hole is confined to ...
-15 Is there an ozone hole in the arctic?
There is no _massive_ ozone loss in the arctic, although there ...
-16 Can the hole be "plugged"? (Ozone Depletion: The Antarctic Ozone Hole)
The present ozone hole, while serious, is not in itself ...
-17 References for part III (Ozone Depletion: The Antarctic Ozone Hole)
A remark on references: they are neither representative ...
-18 Introductory Reading (Ozone Depletion: The Antarctic Ozone Hole)
[Graedel and Crutzen] T. Graedel and P. Crutzen, ...
-19 Books and Review Articles (Ozone Depletion: The Antarctic Ozone Hole)
[Anderson, Toohey and Brune] J.G. Anderson, D. W. Toohey, and W. H....
-20 More Specialized References p1 (Ozone Depletion: The Antarctic Ozone Hole)
[AASE] Papers resulting from the Second Airborne Arctic Stratosphere ...
-21 More Specialized References p2 (Ozone Depletion: The Antarctic Ozone Hole)
[Jones and Shanklin] A. E. Jones and J. D. Shanklin, Continued ...
-22 More Specialized References p3 (Ozone Depletion: The Antarctic Ozone Hole)
[Stolarski et al. 1992] R. Stolarski, R. Bojkov, L. Bishop, C....









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