ozone layer


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Synonyms for ozone layer

a layer in the stratosphere (at approximately 20 miles) that contains a concentration of ozone sufficient to block most ultraviolet radiation from the sun

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Policy makers on down say: `We solved the ozone layer problem.
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The celebration provides the opportunity to recall local, regional and international procedures to get rid from depleting substances of the ozone layer gradually and reduce the greenhouse effect.
html) The study was published online Tuesday in the journal Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, under the titled "Evidence for a continuous decline in lower stratospheric ozone offsetting ozone layer recovery.
NOAA scientists monitor the thickness of the ozone layer and its vertical distribution above the South Pole station by regularly releasing weather balloons carrying ozone-measuring "sondes" up to 21 miles in altitude, and with a ground-based instrument called a Dobson spectrophotometer.
Marking this day, which falls on 16 th September every year, aims to educate the society on the importance of the ozone layer and how to preserve it, in addition to enhancing partnership and cooperation between the ministry, government sector and scientific and research institutions to protect the ozone layer and limit impacts of global warming.
The meeting allowed to review the programmes and projects of scientific and technological research that is underway internationally and encourage a transition to friendly materials of the ozone layer and less harmful to the climate.
Now after taking account of volcanic influence, scientists have concluded that the ozone layer really is on the mend.
The ozone layer is a protective shield that protects the earth from harmful Ultra Violet (UV) rays.
ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan is part of the global efforts to save ozone layer for sustainability of the earth, said National Programme Manager of the Ozone Protection Initiative of the Ministry of Climate Change, Mazhar Hayat on Saturday.
Let us ensure that we protect our climate the way we have preserved the ozone layer," Ban said in his message for the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer.
WELLINGTON (CyHAN)- New Zealand government scientists said Thursday that an international treaty to stop the use of ozone-depleting gases was still working despite a study showing new damage to the ozone layer in the Northern Hemisphere.
The session particularly discussed the amendments to the law on protection of the ozone layer.
New York (PNA/Kyodo)-- There are signs that the Earth's protective ozone layer is recovering due to the regulation of ozone-damaging gases, according to a new report jointly released by the UN Environment Program and World Meteorological Organization on Wednesday.
Do not destroy the precious filter that sifts the harmful from the helpful and sooths us with the latter", warns Mother Earth on the eve of the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer annually observed on 16 September.