The 2007 Antarctic ozone hole

Tully, M.B.; Klekociuk, A.R.; Deschamps, L.L.; Henderson, S.I.; Krummel, P.B.; Fraser, P.J.; Shanklin, Jonathan; Downey, A.H.; Gies, H.P.; Javorniczky, J.. 2008 The 2007 Antarctic ozone hole. Australian Meteorological Magazine, 57 (3). 279-298.

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The 2007 Antarctic ozone hole is reviewed from a variety of perspectives, making use of various Australian data and analyses. The 2007 ozone hole was relatively modest, particularly in comparison to that of 2006, due in part to a disturbance to the polar vortex in early September that led to an influx of ozone-rich air. Ozone depiction was still severe however in the lower stratosphere. The long-term outlook for recovery is described, with Antarctic ozone currently forecast to return to 1980 levels around the period 2055-2080.

Item Type: Publication - Article
Programmes: BAS Programmes > Global Science in the Antarctic Context (2005-2009) > Long-Term Monitoring and Survey – Physical Sciences Division
ISSN: 0004-9743
NORA Subject Terms: Meteorology and Climatology
Earth Sciences
Atmospheric Sciences
Date made live: 17 Feb 2011 09:04 +0 (UTC)

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