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The ozone hole over Antarctica has increased dramatically

ozone layerRecently, NASA unveiled the image of the ozone hole, made their meteorological October 2, 2015. According to experts, in the day area of ​​the ozone hole over Antarctica reached a record for the 2015 size. The hole was stretched to 28.2 million square kilometers.

It is the fourth largest value for all time satellite observations, ie since 1979. Data on the size of the ozone hole obtained by using the device for the monitoring of ozone, mounted on NASA’s aura as well as equipment weather satellite Suomi NPP, run by experts Natsupravleniya Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Experts explain that the term ozone hole is not to be taken literally. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on October 30, 2015 in Earth, Galaxy


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