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2012-03-12 16:26:42

The man who first suspected that the Earth's protective ozone layer was being depleted has died at the age of 84-years-old.

Image 1 - Bromine Explosions Being Driven By Climate Change
2012-03-03 05:42:44

According to a new study, Arctic sea ice reductions may be intensifying the chemical release of bromine into the atmosphere, causing ground-level ozone depletion and the deposit of mercury in the Arctic.

Ozone Suite On Suomi NPP Continues More Than 30 Years Of Ozone Data
2012-02-24 04:33:51

A new satellite instrument suite is now sending back detailed information about the health of the Earth's ozone layer, the shield that protects the world’s population from harmful levels of the sun's ultraviolet radiation.

2012-02-13 22:54:36

Recent cuts to the scientific workforce of Environment Canada, a government agency responsible for meteorological services and environmental research, threaten scientific research related to the ozone layer in the upper atmosphere and pollution in the lower atmosphere, according to environmental scientists in the U.S.

Low Temperatures Enhance Ozone Degradation Above The Arctic
2012-01-20 05:29:14

Extraordinarily cold temperatures in the winter of 2010/2011 caused the most massive destruction of the ozone layer above the Arctic so far: The mechanisms leading to the first ozone hole above the North Pole were studied by scientists of the KIT Institute of Meteorology and Climate Research (IMK).

Astrium Selected To Build Sentinel-5 Precursor Satellite
2011-12-09 04:07:53

Furthering Europe’s capacity to monitor atmospheric pollution, ESA has awarded a contract worth €45.5 million to Astrium UK to act as prime contractor for the Sentinel-5 Precursor satellite system.

2011-11-18 03:47:10

Researchers the world over are seeking reliable ways to predict earthquakes, focusing on identifying seismic precursors that, if detected early enough, could serve as early warnings.


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