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Ozone Layer Holes, Regional Climate Change and Possible Ways for Their Forecasting

  • Aliaksandr Krasouski
  • Siarhei ZenchankaEmail author
  • Veronika Zhuchkevich
  • Tsimafei Schlender
  • Henry Sidsaph
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Abstract

A regional climate change, as a long-term repeated weather regime typical for a specific area, has become one of the main themes in Climate Change (CC) research. Forecasting the possible climate changes requires knowledge of the variations of natural and anthropogenic climate-forming factors, understanding of the mechanisms that determine the response of the Earth’s climate system to these impacts. One of the factors influencing the regional climate is the total ozone content in the atmosphere. The aim of this article is to establish a correlation links between the total ozone content and the short-term regional climatic events. Presented analysis is based on data from orbital observations of the movement of ozone anomalies, data from different databases and researches of the National Ozone Monitoring Research and Education Center.

Keywords

Climate change Total ozone Feedback Correlation Regional climate 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Aliaksandr Krasouski
    • 1
  • Siarhei Zenchanka
    • 2
    Email author
  • Veronika Zhuchkevich
    • 3
  • Tsimafei Schlender
    • 1
  • Henry Sidsaph
    • 4
  1. 1.Geography FacultyBelarusian State UniversityMinskBelarus
  2. 2.Minsk Branch of PRUEMinskBelarus
  3. 3.National Ozone Monitoring Research and Education CenterBelarusian State UniversityMinskBelarus
  4. 4.Business Research InstituteUniversity of ChesterChesterUK

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