Please register and log-in to create and edit pages

User Tools

    Please register and log-in to create and edit pages

Site Tools


Main Menu

Main menu
Click categories to expand


A-Z listingplugin-autotooltip__plain plugin-autotooltip_bigA-Z listing

This is an alphabetical index of all content pages.


Other categories

Utilities

Contacts
Register

Also see

Importance Ratings
News
Legal
Donate/Sponsor


Wikenigma supports:


Feeds etc
rss / xml feed
sitemap file
A-Z listing (archived)

Wikenigma - an Encyclopedia of Unknowns Wikenigma - an Encyclopedia of the Unknown

Ozone depletion anomaly

According to a 2007 research project, the current atmospheric theories regarding depletion of the Earth's ozone 'layer' at the poles only account for around 40% of the actual depletion as measured by NASA. See: Is a major fraction of polar ozone loss due to a currently unknown mechanism ? (Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, Potsdam, Germany)

An article covering the anomaly was published in Nature: Chemists poke holes in ozone theory , Nature 449, 382-383.

The research results were not universally accepted by climate scientists.

There were also reports of large-scale emissions of undeclared (i.e. banned) ozone-destroying gases used for refrigeration, which had been overlooked.


Also see : Ozone Depletion Eventsplugin-autotooltip__plain plugin-autotooltip_bigOzone Depletion Events

The Earth's Troposphere regularly experiences (naturally occuring *) ozone depletion events. (Note that the presence of atmospheric ozone is of extreme importance to organic life, as it substantially 'filters' UV radiation from the Sun reaching t…


    Share this page :

X

Dear reader : Do you have any suggestions for the site's content?

Ideas for new topics, and suggested additions / corrections for old ones, are always welcome.

If you have skills or interests in a particular field, and have suggestions for Wikenigma, get in touch !


Or, if you'd like to become a regular contributor . . . request a login password. Registered users can edit the entire content of the site, and also create new pages.

( The 'Notes for contributors' section in the main menu has further information and guidelines etc.)

Show another (random) page

DOKUWIKI IMPLEMENTATION DESIGN BY UNIV.ORG.UK AUGUST 2021