Large losses of total ozone in Antarctica reveal seasonal ClOx/NOx interaction

@article{Farman1985LargeLO,
  title={Large losses of total ozone in Antarctica reveal seasonal ClOx/NOx interaction},
  author={J. C. Farman and Brian George Gardiner and Jonathan D. Shanklin},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1985},
  volume={315},
  pages={207-210}
}
Recent attempts1,2 to consolidate assessments of the effect of human activities on stratospheric ozone (O3) using one-dimensional models for 30° N have suggested that perturbations of total O3 will remain small for at least the next decade. Results from such models are often accepted by default as global estimates3. The inadequacy of this approach is here made evident by observations that the spring values of total O3 in Antarctica have now fallen considerably. The circulation in the lower… 
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