Tagged: Atmosphere

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Ozone Chemistry in the Stratosphere

In 1985, British scientists Joe Farman, Jon Shanklin and Brian Gardiner reported that a growing ozone hole was present in the stratosphere above the South pole. This discovery directly led to the Montreal protocol, resulting in worldwide bans of ozone-depleting...

Methane – From Cows to Greenhouse Gas

A cow farts, and the earth warms. Atmospheric and environmental chemistry is becoming ever more relevant in this day and age; since the Montreal Protocol in 1989 began to phase out the use of CFCs, people have realized that climate change is something that...