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Ozone: Good Up High, Bad Nearby
How Does "Bad" Ozone Affect Human Health and the Environment? Repeated exposure to ozone pollution may cause permanent damage to the lungs. Even when ozone ...
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ozone
Environment Australia - Ozone protection WMO ozone bulletins and data The science of ozone depletion Comprehensive resource material from the US EPA Earth's sunscreen - the ozone layer The ozone ...
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Stratospheric Ozone Depletion tutorial
Goddard Institute for Space Studies - Atmospheric Chemistry Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer - ozone measurements Stratospheric ozone depletion is a concern because the ozone layer in the stratosphere keeps 95-99% ... increased levels of UV(ultraviolet radiation) striking the earth, including: genetic damage, eye damage and damage to marine life. Increased UV radiation in the lower atmosphere, called ...
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humans
However, the ability of uv radiation to damage DNA is thought to increase 2.5% for each 1% reduction in ozone. Damage ... and are generally easily treatable. Information from the Total Ozone Mapping Satellite (TOMS) indicates spring and summer uv radiation has ... countries. Consequently, UNEP estimates that a 1% decrease in ozone concentrations will cause 100,000 additional people to go blind ...
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The ozone layer, depletion and uv radiation
For each 10 percent depletion of the ozone layer, we can expect 20 percent more radiation in these damaging wavelengths. Ozone-depleting gases Raw material import of CFCs (tons of Ozone ... ozone. It is UV-B that causes most of the damage to plants and animals. UV-B damage depends on the amount of atmospheric ozone ...
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Ozone
Ozone Depletion CFCs Doing Our Bit Evidence for Ozone Depletion Eye Disorders Global Climate Human Health Immune System Impacts of Ozone Depletion Land Plants Legislation Materials Damage Measuring Monitoring Montreal Protocol Ozone Depleting Chemicals Ozone Ozone Hole Ozone ...
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Auto Air Conditioners and the Ozone Layer: Background | Ozone Depletion - Regulatory Programs | U.S. EPA
A single chlorine atom can destroy more than 100 thousand ozone molecules. The ozone layer is being depleted over Antarctica (the so-called Antarctic ozone hole ), but ... damage important food crops and marine ecosystems. Protecting the Ozone Layer The United States and over 150 other countries are working together to protect the ozone layer by phasing out the production of ozone ...
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Basic Information | Ozone Depletion | US EPA
Earth’s climate system. While the ozone layer remains ... to find safe and viable ozone-safe alternatives to traditional ozone-depleting substances Reduce emissions of ozone-depleting substances Reduce emissions of ozone-depleting substances during maintenance and ...
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MedlinePlus: Ozone
Breathing bad ozone can be harmful, causing coughing, throat irritation, worsening of asthma, bronchitis and emphysema, and even permanent lung damage, if you are regularly exposed to it. Environmental Protection Agency Start Here Air Quality Guide for Ozone(Environmental Protection Agency) - Links to PDF Also available in Spanish Ozone and ...
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The Nonsense That is Ozone-Depletion
UV acting ... the UV radiation and disperses it. As the air contains ozone, so the ozone also combines with the UV. In the same way, if ... CFCs, releasing chlorine which then does the damage. If that actually could happen though, then the “ozone layer” would just get replaced by the ...
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