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news and notes Scripps Institution of Oceanography/University analysis of air samples collected during several Pa- of California at San Diego Open s New NSF-f unded cific research cruises and at seven climate monitoring Stephen Birch Aquarium-Museum stations. The Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Univer- This was the first published report of the actual sity of California at San Diego, opened the new measurements indicating a reduction in the growth Stephen Birch Aquarium-Museum on 16 September rate of halocarbons H1301 and H121, both of which 1992. The National Science Foundation (NSF) pro- contain bromine and are used to extinguish fires. The vided a $500,000 museum grant that made the mu- article was published in a recent issue of Nature seum the first major exhibition in the United States to magazine. focus on oceanography. The highlight of the new The article states that brominated compounds are facility is a 3700-sq-ft exhibition on ocean sciences. 10 to 50 times more effective in destroying ozone than The exhibit is titled "Exploring the Blue Planet" and is are chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs). Recent reports indi- designed to help visitors explore the history of modern cate that reactions involving bromine and chlorine oceanography, current Scripps oceanographic re- may be responsible for 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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10.1175/1520-0477-73.11.1868
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Scripps Institution of Oceanography/University analysis of air samples collected during several Pa- of California at San Diego Open s New NSF-f unded cific research cruises and at seven climate monitoring Stephen Birch Aquarium-Museum stations. The Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Univer- This was the first published report of the actual sity of California at San Diego, opened the new measurements indicating a reduction in the growth Stephen Birch Aquarium-Museum on 16 September rate of halocarbons H1301 and H121, both of which 1992. The National Science Foundation (NSF) pro- contain bromine and are used to extinguish fires. The vided a $500,000 museum grant that made the mu- article was published in a recent issue of Nature seum the first major exhibition in the United States to magazine. focus on oceanography. The highlight of the new The article states that brominated compounds are facility is a 3700-sq-ft exhibition on ocean sciences. 10 to 50 times more effective in destroying ozone than The exhibit is titled "Exploring the Blue Planet" and is are chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs). Recent reports indi- designed to help visitors explore the history of modern cate that reactions involving bromine and chlorine oceanography, current Scripps oceanographic re- may be responsible for

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Bulletin of the American Meteorological SocietyAmerican Meteorological Society

Published: Nov 1, 1992

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