Towards a Solution of the Ozone Layer Depletion Problem

  • Branko F. M. Bosnjakovic
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSB, volume 242)

Abstract

The sun is the most ubiquitous and most important source of UV radiation in our environment. The ozone layer is the region in the stratosphere where ozone makes up a greater proportion of the air than at any height in the earth’s atmosphere. The presence of ozone is vital because it absorbs UV and prevents too much of it from reaching the earth’s surface.

Keywords

Solar Cycle Ozone Depletion Ozone Layer Total Ozone United Nations Environment Programme 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Branko F. M. Bosnjakovic
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  1. 1.Radiation Protection DirectorateMinistry of Housing, Planning and EnvironmentLeidschendamThe Netherlands

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