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2009-03-04 06:30:00

Sweden's ozone layer was thicker in February that it has been in decades, according to a report released Tuesday from the Swedish Meteorological Institute (SMHI). The measurements show a dramatic reversal from last year, when the ozone layer was the second-thinnest on record. The institute obtained measurements in February at its station in Norrkoeping, near Stockholm, which showed the ozone layer was 426 Dobson units (DU), the thickest since recordings began there in 1988.  And a record...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.