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Ozone Hole Continues Shrinking in 2022

The depleted area of the ozone layer over the South Pole was slightly smaller than last year and generally continued the overall shrinking trend of recent years.

NASA Earth Observatory image by Joshua Stevens, using data courtesy of NASA Ozone Watch and GEOS-5 data from the Global Modeling and Assimilation Office at NASA GSFC. Video by NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center. Story by Kathryn Cawdrey, NASA Earth Science News Team.

Published October 27, 2022
Data acquired October 5, 2022

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