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Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 1379-1394, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-1379-2018
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Research article
06 Feb 2018
Evidence for a continuous decline in lower stratospheric ozone offsetting ozone layer recovery
William T. Ball et al.

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BASIC-SG (Merged-SWOOSH-GOZCARDS) for "Evidence for a continuous decline in lower stratospheric ozone offsetting ozone layer recovery" J. Alsing and W. T. Ball https://doi.org/10.17632/2mgx2xzzpk.1 Reconciling differences in stratospheric ozone composites W. T. Ball, J. Alsing, D. J. Mortlock, E. V. Rozanov, F. Tummon, and J. D. Haigh https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-12269-2017
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Using a robust analysis, with artefact-corrected ozone data, we confirm upper stratospheric ozone is recovering following the Montreal Protocol, but that lower stratospheric ozone (50° S–50° N) has continued to decrease since 1998, and the ozone layer as a whole (60° S–60° N) may be lower today than in 1998. No change in total column ozone may be due to increasing tropospheric ozone. State-of-the-art models do not reproduce lower stratospheric ozone decreases.
Using a robust analysis, with artefact-corrected ozone data, we confirm upper stratospheric...
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