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news and notes NEWS AND Notes Antarctic Ozone Hole Shows Beginning of the Ozone Layer. The global ozone layer has also de- Recovery Process teriorated since 1980 but not to the extent that is ob- The process of recovery of the ozone layer is in its served each spring in Antarctica. The thinning of the ozone layer is a matter of concern because the ozone first stages, scientists at the Commerce Department's layer protects the earth from the harmful effects of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration sun's ultraviolet radiation, which affects life on earth (NOAA) said. Data from instrumented NOAA bal- and contributes to skin cancer and cataracts in humans. loons at the South Pole indicate that the ozone hole, while severe, is similar to that observed in 1998. Observations from instruments aboard both NOAA Although small variations in the severity of the and NASA satellites showed that the size of this year's ozone hole from year to year are expected, the fact that Antarctic ozone hole was somewhat smaller than last the 1999 hole was no larger or deeper than that in 1998 year. Such year-to-year variations in the area covered is good news, according to David Hofmann, director by http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society American Meteorological Society

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NEWS AND Notes Antarctic Ozone Hole Shows Beginning of the Ozone Layer. The global ozone layer has also de- Recovery Process teriorated since 1980 but not to the extent that is ob- The process of recovery of the ozone layer is in its served each spring in Antarctica. The thinning of the ozone layer is a matter of concern because the ozone first stages, scientists at the Commerce Department's layer protects the earth from the harmful effects of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration sun's ultraviolet radiation, which affects life on earth (NOAA) said. Data from instrumented NOAA bal- and contributes to skin cancer and cataracts in humans. loons at the South Pole indicate that the ozone hole, while severe, is similar to that observed in 1998. Observations from instruments aboard both NOAA Although small variations in the severity of the and NASA satellites showed that the size of this year's ozone hole from year to year are expected, the fact that Antarctic ozone hole was somewhat smaller than last the 1999 hole was no larger or deeper than that in 1998 year. Such year-to-year variations in the area covered is good news, according to David Hofmann, director by

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