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Stratospheric ozone

United States. General Accounting Office

Stratospheric ozone

EPA"s safety assessment of substitutes for ozone-depleting chemicals : report to the chairman, Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives

by United States. General Accounting Office

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Published by The Office in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Environmental Protection Agency.,
  • Ozone layer.,
  • Ozone layer depletion.,
  • Chlorofluorocarbons.,
  • Bromotrifluoromethane.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesEPA"s safety assessment of substitutes for ozone-depleting chemicals.
    StatementUnited States General Accounting Office.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination66 p. :
    Number of Pages66
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14499592M

    stratosphere, stratospheric ozone will eventually return to its earlier, higher values. O 3 O 2 + + Cl ClO O O 2 + + ClO Cl. 4 Measuring Ozone in the Earth’s Atmosphere Scientists have been measuring ozone since the ’s using ground-based instruments that look skyward. Data from these instruments, although useful in learning about ozone File Size: 5MB. Get this from a library! Stratospheric ozone: first report. [United Kingdom Stratospheric Ozone Review Group.; Great Britain. Department of the Environment.; Great Britain. Meteorological Office.].

    Recent studies have found a shift of the Arctic stratospheric polar vortex toward Siberia during late winter since , intensifying the zonally asymmetric ozone (ZAO) depletion in the northern middle and high latitudes with a stronger total column ozone decline over Siberia compared with that above other regions at the same latitudes. Ozone has an important and irreplaceable function in nature and human society. It preserves life on the Earth by stratospheric ozone layer. On the other hand, the formation of ground-level ozone by reactions of hydrocarbons with nitrogen dioxide in the presence of sunlight has adverse effects on humans and animals as well as on various materials. This book concentrates on the protection of Author: Ján Derco, Marian Koman.

    The stratosphere (/ ˈ s t r æ t ə ˌ s f ɪər,-t oʊ-/) is the second major layer of Earth's atmosphere, just above the troposphere, and below the stratosphere is stratified (layered) in temperature, with warmer layers higher and cooler layers closer to the Earth; this increase of temperature with altitude is a result of the absorption of the Sun's ultraviolet radiation by. Ozone Depletion The Ozone Layer Figure 1. The ozone molecule is comprised of three oxygen atoms covalently bonded. “Ozone” by UCAR (Randy Russell) is licensed under CC BY-SA. Ozone (O 3) is a gaseous molecule that occurs in different parts of the atmosphere (Figure 1).It is very reactive chemically and is dangerous to plant and animal life when present in the lower portions of the Author: Matthew R. Fisher.


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"In this important new book Dr. Elges reminds corporations that they are legally responsible for actions that harm human health and natural environments. Stratospheric ozone depletion causes skin cancer, cataracts, suppression of the human immune system, and Author: Lisa Elges. Stratospheric Ozone Depletion and Climate Change 1st Edition by Rolf Muller (Editor) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important.

ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book Format: Hardcover. The first part of the book discusses the fundamentals of stratospheric-ozone research, including kinetics, the continuity equation, the concept of lifetimes, and co-ordinate systems.

The second part describes the processes that affect stratospheric ozone: chemical production and loss and transport by the circulation of the by: "The heart of the book addressesthe fundamentals of stratospheric chemistry, ozone production loss, chemical families and partitioning, and transport of ozone.

These chapters rise well above the competition, with clear explanations and crisply designed figures based on s-era satellite observations and modeling results.5/5(1). "The heart of the book addressesthe fundamentals of stratospheric chemistry, ozone production loss, chemical families and partitioning, and transport of ozone.

These chapters rise well above the competition, with clear explanations and crisply designed figures based on s-era satellite observations and modeling : $ The Ozone Layer is an accessible history of stratospheric ozone, from its discovery in the nineteenth century to current investigations of the Antarctic ozone hole.

Drawing directly on the scientific literature, Christie uses the story of ozone as a case study for examining fundamental issues relating to the practice of modern science and the Cited by: 1.

CHAPTER STRATOSPHERIC OZONE The stratospheric ozone layer, centered at about 20 km above the surface of the Earth (Figure ), protects life on Earth by absorbing UV radiation from the Sun.

In this chapter we examine the mechanisms controlling the abundance of ozone in the stratosphere and the effect of human Size: KB. The ban on ozone-depleting chemicals is largely working, and the ozone layer is expected to recover, albeit slowly. Before starting Chapter 8, see Table An ozone-depletion snapshot.

Section I looks at the atmosphere, and reactions in the stratosphere including CFC destruction, and ozone. From the discovery of ozone in the eighteenth century, through the late twentieth-century international agreements to protect humanity from the destruction of ozone in the stratosphere, Guy P.

Brasseur traces the evolution of our scientific knowledge on air quality issues and stratospheric. CHAPTER STRATOSPHERIC OZONE. The stratospheric ozone layer, centered at about 20 km above the surface of the Earth (Figure ), protects life on Earth by absorbing UV radiation from the this chapter we examine the mechanisms controlling the abundance of ozone in the stratosphere and the effect of human influence.

The stratospheric ozone layer is Earth’s “sunscreen” – protecting living things from too much ultraviolet radiation from the sun. The emission of ozone depleting substances has been damaging the ozone layer. But through domestic and international action, the ozone layer is. Accordingly, the book is divided into five sections entitled: Stratospheric ozone Atmospheric processes influencing stratospheric ozone Does man influence stratospheric ozone Effects and research Public policyCited by: Unfortunately, this book can't be printed from the OpenBook.

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The Stratosphere and the Ozone Layer -- II. Ozone Chemistry -- III. The Ozone Hole -- Explaining the Ozone Hole -- The Role of Polar Stratospheric Clouds -- Summary of Conditions for the Ozone Hole -- IV. Arctic and Global Ozone Destruction -- V. Ozone Depletion and Policy -- VI. Chemistry and Physics of Stratospheric Ozone will provide an in-depth account of chemical and physical properties of stratospheric ozone, which will be valuable to a wide audience.

The research of the last decade has produced as many arguments as answers, and the author provides a good account of both the accepted and provocative s on the important aspects of stratospheric. between climate change and stratospheric ozone depletion as well as model predictions about the future development of the stratospheric ozone layer.

The book concludes with a consideration of the possible effects on the ozone layer of the now widely discussed concept of ‘‘geoengineering’’, (i.e. a File Size: 6MB. While government enforcement of laws and regulations to control the production of chloroflurocarbons in has been hailed as exemplifying the precautionary principle, for almost two decades US companies failed to take precautionary measures to prevent chemical emissions, despite the probable risk of stratospheric ozone : Lisa Elges.

PREFACE The Clean Air Act, as amended in August (Part B. Title I), is intended, in part, to foster understanding of how human activities may affect the stratosphere, in particular the ozone layer, and how changes in the stratosphere, especially changes in ozone.

From the discovery of ozone in the eighteenth century, through the late twentieth-century international agreements to protect humanity from the destruction of ozone in the stratosphere, Guy P. Brasseur traces the evolution of our scientific knowledge on air quality issues and stratospheric chemistry and dynamics.

The history of ozone research is marked by typical examples of the scientific. Suggested Citation:"CAUSES AND EFFECTS OF STRATOSPHERIC OZONE DEPLETION."National Research Council. Protection Against Depletion of Stratospheric Ozone by gton, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: /.

Chapter Pollution of the Stratosphere. Chapter The Antarctic Ozone Hole. Chapter Modeling, Assessments, and Trend Prediction. ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS. The Stratospheric Ozone Electronic Textbook was funded, developed, written, and edited by members of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center Atmospheric Chemistry and Dynamics Branch (Code ).STRATOSPHERIC OZONE DEPLETION: A REVIEW OF CONCEPTS AND HISTORY Susan Solomon Aeronomy Laboratory National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Boulder, Colorado Abstract.

Stratospheric ozone depletion through cat-alytic chemistry involving man-made chlorofluorocar-bons is an area of focus in the study of geophysics and.Stratospheric ozone depletion. New York: Novinka Books, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Larry Parker; Wayne A Morrissey.