On the Latitudinal and Seasonal Dependence of Ozone Perturbations

  • Richard S. Stolarski
Part of the NATO Conference Series book series (NATOCS, volume 7)


Seasonal and latitudinal variations in model predicted chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) ozone reductions are not well understood. Two-dimensional model results indicate a maximum reduction in the high-latitude winter (i.e. a reduction in the seasonal fluctuation), but there are some indications that this result may be chemistry dependent. This opens the possibility that as our knowledge of chemistry changes the seasonal-latitudinal fluctuation of the predicted ozone depletion may change as well as the global average magnitude.


Ozone Depletion Ozone Layer Ozone Column Seasonal Dependence Latitudinal Dependence 


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© Plenum Press, New York 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard S. Stolarski
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  1. 1.NASA/Goddard Space Flight CenterLaboratory for Planetary AtmospheresGreenbeltUSA

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