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Nasa Sees First Direct Proof of Ozone Hole Recovery


Ozone hole

Using measurements from NASA's Aura satellite, scientists studied chlorine within the Antarctic ozone hole over the last several years, watching as the amount slowly decreased.

Credit: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center/Katy Mersmann

For the first time, scientists have shown through direct observations of the ozone hole by a satellite instrument, built by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, that levels of ozone-destroying chlorine are declining, resulting in less ozone depletion.

From Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA
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