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The measurement of change in the ozone layer is today operationally possible at a high temporal and spatial resolution in near real-time allowing ongoing updates of the effects of pollution.

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Polar scientists herald importance of satellite observations

22 June 2010

The ozone layer has been routinely monitored from space over the last three decades, witnessing a record loss over the South Pole in 2006. In 2009, ERS-2, Envisat and MetOp contributed to satellite data showing there is a slow trend towards recovery in total ozone.

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European satellites provide new insight into ozone-depleting chemical species

25 February 2009

Using data from the MIPAS and GOME-2 satellite instruments, scientists have for the first time detected important bromine species in the atmosphere. These new measurements will help scientists to understand better sources of ...

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EUMETSAT - Operational Meteosat Total Ozone Product

11 October 2006

The 9.7 micron InfraRed (IR) channel of SEVIRI is called the ozone channel, and provides an opportunity to continuously observe ozone at a high temporal and spatial resolution, in near-real-time ...

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SCIAMACHY Limb Data Archive for Ozone

11 October 2006

SCIAMACHY is an imaging spectrometer whose primary mission objective are global measurements of trace gases in the troposphere and in the stratosphere. This service shows an animation of data ...

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Assimilated Ozone Field (North Pole)

11 October 2006

The TM3-DAM model is used to produce global assimilated ozone fields. The model produces global distributions of the total ozone column in Dobson Units(DU). Global distributions are stored ...