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Ozone Hole is Smallest Since 1988

The smaller ozone hole was strongly influenced by an unstable and warmer-than-usual Antarctic vortex.


NASA Earth Observatory images by Jesse Allen, using visuals provided by the NASA Ozone Watch team. Story by Katy Mersmann, NASA GSFC, and Theo Stein, NOAA Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research, with Mike Carlowicz, Earth Observatory.

Published November 2, 2017
Data acquired September 11 - October 12, 2017

Source:
Aura > OMI