Ozone Depletion Nicole silvera


What is Ozone Depletion?

Ozone Depletion is the thinning of the ozone layer in the stratosphere

Ozone: gas found in stratosphere that protectes organisms from UV.

Keeps 95% of suns UV from reaching surface

When found in troposphere it becomes dangerous.

Scientists have found ozone holes above Antarctica and the Arctic

What are the gasses involved?

-Two main gases: Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) and Nitrous Oxide (NO2)

Other gases include:


-Hydrogen Chloride


Created with images by NASA Goddard Photo and Video - "Cloud Hole Near Tasmania" • NASA Goddard Photo and Video - "First Space-Based View of the Ozone Hole" • Atmospheric Infrared Sounder - "Ozone Burden During Antarctic Winter, August through September 2005" • Unsplash - "cloud sky heaven"

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