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Ozone layer depletion

Antarctica (1)
Environmental aspects (3)
Health aspects (1)
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View Resource Global Warming: Undoubtedly Real

A major new report issued by the National Research Council of the National Academies on January 12 concludes that global warming is "'undoubtedly real,' and that surface temperatures in the past two decades have risen at a rate substantially greater than average for the past 100 years." In particular, the report examines the apparent conflict between surface temperature and upper-air temperature....
View Resource NASA -- CODI: Center for Ozone Data and Information

The Center for Ozone Data and Information was developed by NASA to provide support services for the ozone research community. Users can find materials, data, and links on many satellite, shuttle, ground-based, and other atmospheric-related missions. Researchers can learn about many data analysis tools and other software. The website provides downloads of important publications as well as...
View Resource Negotiating Protection of the Earth's Ozone Layer

Next week, the twelfth Meeting Of The Parties To "The Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer" will take place in Burkina Faso to negotiate multi-governmental cooperation in the protection of the earth's ozone layer. Given the recent collapse of the United Nations climate talks in the Hague, at which the US refused to agree to reduce global warming through stricter pollution...
View Resource The UV Index and Sun Protection

This site from the Government of Canada provides educational materials on the UV index (created from data from thirteen monitoring sites across Canada), UV radiation, ozone, and issues in weather and ozone depletion. It is intended to create awareness of health risks of UV radiation by offering activities for children and reading materials for adults on the matter. A summary of UV radiation and...
View Resource WMO Antarctic Ozone Bulletin #2/2000: Issued on 25 August 2000

This bulletin on the state of the ozone over the Antarctic region was released August 25, 2000, by the Switzerland-based World Meteorological Organization (WMO). WMO Bulletins, released twice monthly between August and December, are based upon provisional data from the WMO Global Atmosphere Watch (GAW) stations. The purpose of these reports is to view changes in ozone over time. Averaged...