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News and Notes African Meteorological Society Launches New volume, are comparable to levels observed within the Journal Antarctic ozone hole. Stratospheric CIO molecules, Since its formation in May 1987, the African Meteo- which result primarily from industrial chemicals such rological Society has created, and will release by April as chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) released in the lower of this year, its journal, the Journal of the African atmosphere, are the dominant form of chlorine that Meteorological Society. The journal will present pa- destroys ozone in a process that starts when sunlight pers relating to all aspects of African Meteorology and breaks up the CFCs. will be distributed to scientists and institutions through- Sustained levels of CIO could lead to significant out the world. Professor L. Ogallo, chairman of the ozone destruction over the Northern Hemisphere and Department of Meteorology atthe University of Nairobi, perhaps even lead to an ozone hole over the Arctic, in Nairobi, Kenya, is the journal's editor-in-chief. P. Waters said. Whether an ozone hole actually devel- Assamoi of Cote d'lvoire, D. Cadet of France, J. ops will depend on how long the elevated CIO levels Omotosho of Nigeria, and T.N. Krishnamurthi of the persist. United States comprise the editorial board. To http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society American Meteorological Society

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American Meteorological Society
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1520-0477
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10.1175/1520-0477-73.3.358
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African Meteorological Society Launches New volume, are comparable to levels observed within the Journal Antarctic ozone hole. Stratospheric CIO molecules, Since its formation in May 1987, the African Meteo- which result primarily from industrial chemicals such rological Society has created, and will release by April as chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) released in the lower of this year, its journal, the Journal of the African atmosphere, are the dominant form of chlorine that Meteorological Society. The journal will present pa- destroys ozone in a process that starts when sunlight pers relating to all aspects of African Meteorology and breaks up the CFCs. will be distributed to scientists and institutions through- Sustained levels of CIO could lead to significant out the world. Professor L. Ogallo, chairman of the ozone destruction over the Northern Hemisphere and Department of Meteorology atthe University of Nairobi, perhaps even lead to an ozone hole over the Arctic, in Nairobi, Kenya, is the journal's editor-in-chief. P. Waters said. Whether an ozone hole actually devel- Assamoi of Cote d'lvoire, D. Cadet of France, J. ops will depend on how long the elevated CIO levels Omotosho of Nigeria, and T.N. Krishnamurthi of the persist. United States comprise the editorial board. To

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Published: Mar 1, 1992

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