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 global...