Stratospheric ozone depletion and tropospheric ozone increases drive Southern Ocean interior warming

  title={Stratospheric ozone depletion and tropospheric ozone increases drive Southern Ocean interior warming},
  author={Wei Liu and Michaela I. Hegglin and Ramiro Checa‐Garcia and Shouwei Li and Nathan P. Gillett and Kewei Lyu and Xuebin Zhang and Neil C. Swart},
  journal={Nature Climate Change},
  pages={365 - 372}
Atmospheric ozone has undergone distinct changes in the stratosphere and troposphere during the second half of the twentieth century, with depletion in the stratosphere and an increase in the troposphere. Until now, the effect of these changes on ocean heat uptake has been unclear. Here we show that both stratospheric and tropospheric ozone changes have contributed to Southern Ocean interior warming with the latter being more important. The ozone changes between 1955 and 2000 induced about 30… 
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