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NOWCAST NEWS AND NOTES UNUSUALLY SMALL OZON E stratosphere was un- HOL E ATTRIBUTED TO STRONG usually disturbed this STRATOSPHERIC WEATHER year," said Craig Long, SYSTEMS meteorologist at Scientists from NASA and NOAA NOAA's Climate Pre- have confirmed the ozone hole diction Center (CPC). over the Antarctic this September The unusual weather is not only much smaller than it patterns were so was in 2000 and 2001, but has split strong, the ozone hole split into two pieces into two separate "holes." Th e researchers stressed the during late Septem- ber. NOAA's CPC has smaller hole is due to this year's pe- culiar stratospheric weather pat- been monitoring and studying the ozone terns and that a single year's un- usual pattern does not make a since the early 1970s. "This is the first time long-term trend. Moreover, they O n 24 Septembe r 2002, the Antarcti c ozone hole said, the data are not conclusive we've seen the polar split into two holes for the first time since satel- vortex split in Sep- that the ozone layer is recovering. lite measurement s have been taken. Dar k blue in- Paul Newman, a lead ozone re- tember," said Long. dicate s 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 UNUSUALLY SMALL OZON E stratosphere was un- HOL E ATTRIBUTED TO STRONG usually disturbed this STRATOSPHERIC WEATHER year," said Craig Long, SYSTEMS meteorologist at Scientists from NASA and NOAA NOAA's Climate Pre- have confirmed the ozone hole diction Center (CPC). over the Antarctic this September The unusual weather is not only much smaller than it patterns were so was in 2000 and 2001, but has split strong, the ozone hole split into two pieces into two separate "holes." Th e researchers stressed the during late Septem- ber. NOAA's CPC has smaller hole is due to this year's pe- culiar stratospheric weather pat- been monitoring and studying the ozone terns and that a single year's un- usual pattern does not make a since the early 1970s. "This is the first time long-term trend. Moreover, they O n 24 Septembe r 2002, the Antarcti c ozone hole said, the data are not conclusive we've seen the polar split into two holes for the first time since satel- vortex split in Sep- that the ozone layer is recovering. lite measurement s have been taken. Dar k blue in- Paul Newman, a lead ozone re- tember," said Long. dicate s

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