Antarctic Ozone Hole, October 1999
Images by Robert Simmon, Research and Professional Services
Historically, the Antarctic ozone hole is largest during the month of October. This image shows the latest data from the Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer (TOMS) Earth Probe, for the month of October 1999. Values below 150 Dobson Units (bright blue) are considered extremely low.
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This image originally appeared on the Earth Observatory. Click here to view the full, original record.