ozone hole

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n ozone hole an area of the ozone layer (near the poles) that is seasonally depleted of ozone
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Usage


In news:

Ozone hole at 2nd smallest size in 20 years.
Oct 12, 2012 (Talk of the Nation) — Every August, the ozone hole begins to grow over Antarctica, reaching its maximum size by late September.
Every August, the ozone hole begins to grow over Antarctica, reaching its maximum size by late September.
Explosive new theory on Ozone hole .
The Ozone Hole Is Mending.
That the hole in Earth's ozone layer is slowly mending is considered a big victory for environmental policy makers.
Ozone hole no bigger but more persistent.
The hole in the ozone layer above the Antarctic is no longer growing, but it may be staying around for longer.
NASA images show shrinking ozone hole .
Animation of the ozone hole over Antarctica from 1989 to 1999.
The ozone hole over Antarctica is likely to get worse before it gets better: it seems to lead a self-reinforcing life of its own.
Spring is returning to the Antarctic, and with it the hole in the stratospheric ozone layer.
Once again a seasonal hole the size of North America has appeared in the protective ozone layer above Antarctica, allowing a flood of dangerous ultraviolet radiation to reach the ground.
Pilotless Flights to Explore the Ozone Hole.
SCIENTISTS at Harvard University are building a pilotless airplane for research flights through the ozone hole in the upper atmosphere over Antarctica.
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In science:

Kodera and Yamazaki, 1989] Kodera, K. and Yamazaki, K. (1989). A possible influence of sea surface temperature variation on the recent development of ozone hole.
A selection of papers with some relevance to the investigation of the Sun-Climate link: Papers on Data, Methods and Commentary
The U band, however, may potentially be interesting for observation of auroral activity and effects associated with the ozone hole (Mosconi et al. 1990).
The History of Astrophysics in Antarctica
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