Troutdale
53°
overcast clouds
humidity: 72%
wind: 2mph WSW
H 57 • L 52
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Arctic winter 2010/2011 at the brink of an ozone hole

source: GRL

The Arctic stratospheric winter of 2010/2011 was one of the coldest on record with a large loss of stratospheric ozone. Observations of temperature, ozone, nitric acid, water vapor, nitrous oxide, chlorine nitrate and chlorine monoxide from the Michelson Interferometer for Passive Atmospheric Sounding (MIPAS) onboard ENVISAT are compared to calculations with a chemical […]