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Antarctic Ozone Hole Is Shrinking
2012-09-15 08:17:08

The United Nations reported Friday that the hole in the ozone layer is expected to be smaller this year over the Antarctic than last year. They claim this illustrates how a ban on harmful substances has slowed ozone depletion.

2012-09-09 23:02:40

To help reduce the impact of swimming pools on the environment, East Lake Pool owner Rob Fowler announces they are stepping up their services through their pool salt systems and speed pool pumps.

Extreme Weather And Global Warming
2012-08-21 09:01:30

In the keynote address at the 244th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society, Nobel Laureate Mario J. Molina stressed that the latest scientific evidence has only strengthened the link between human activity and extreme weather events and global warming.

2012-08-15 23:01:12

Summer contest aims to raise awareness about air quality in the region Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) August 14, 2012 A summer contest offers residents of Pennsylvania

Atmospheric Compound Linked To Climate Change, Human Health
2012-08-09 05:34:42

Researchers have discovered a surprising new chemical compound in Earth's atmosphere that reacts with sulfur dioxide to form sulfuric acid, which is known to have significant impacts on climate and health.

2012-08-01 23:08:42

Most of the world's population will be subject to degraded air quality in 2050 if man-made emissions continue as usual.


Latest Ozone Reference Libraries

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2012-05-12 09:22:57

Atlantis launched from Kennedy Space Center on November 3, 1994 at 11:59 AM EST and landed at Edwards AFB on November 14 at 7:33 AM PST. The shuttle orbited 174 times at an altitude of 164 nautical miles at an inclination of 57 degrees and travelled 4.5 million miles. The mission lasted 10 days, 22 hours, 34 minutes, and 2 seconds. This mission further advanced efforts to collect data about sun's energy output, chemical makeup of the Earth's middle atmosphere, and how these factors affect...

Earth's Atmosphere
2004-10-19 04:45:44

Earth's Atmosphere -- Earth's atmosphere consists of nitrogen (78.1%) and oxygen (20.9%), with small amounts of argon (0.9%), carbon dioxide (variable, but around 0.035%), water vapor, and other gases. The atmosphere protects life on Earth by absorbing ultraviolet solar radiation and reducing temperature extremes between day and night. 75% of the atmosphere exists within 11km of the planetary surface. Temperature and the Atmospheric Layers The temperature of the Earth's atmosphere...

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Word of the Day
deuteragonist
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.
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