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Ozone Hole is Big, But Tempered by CFC Reductions

The hole in the ozone layer over Antarctica was slightly above average size in 2018, but smaller than expected for the weather conditions.


NASA Earth Observatory images by Joshua Stevens, using data courtesy of NASA Ozone Watch. Edited by Mike Carlowicz using a story by Ellen Gray, NASA's Earth Science News Team, and Theo Stein, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

Published November 13, 2018
Data acquired September 17, 1979 - October 12, 2018

Sources:
Aura > OMI
TOMS