Antarctic ozone hole reaches record size
The ozone hole above Antarctica has grown larger than the North American continent.
Satellite images of the ozone hole, taken by the Earth Probe satellite, are available at http://toms.gsfc.nasa.gov.
Balloon measurements of the ozone hole are available at http://www.cmdl.noaa.gov/spozone.html.
Monastersky, R. 1998. Greenhouse warming hurts arctic ozone. Science News 153(April 11):228.
David J. Hofmann
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Boulder, CO 80303
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
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Greenbelt, MD 20771
William J. Randel
National Center for Atmospheric Research
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From Science News, Vol. 154, No. 16, October 17, 1998,
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