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Ozone Layer Depletion

Ozone Layer Depletion

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Published by: Abubaker Sargaty on Aug 05, 2012
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Ozone is a colorless gas,consist of 3 oxygenOzone is a colorless gas,consist of 3 oxygenmolecules,found in the upper atmosphere of molecules,found in the upper atmosphere of the Earth and formed by the action of the Earth and formed by the action of ultraviolet radiation on oxygen. Ozone formsultraviolet radiation on oxygen. Ozone formsa layer in the stratosphere, which protectsa layer in the stratosphere, which protectslife on Earth from the harmful effects of life on Earth from the harmful effects of ultraviolet radiation.ultraviolet radiation.
The ozone layer is a region in theThe ozone layer is a region in thestratosphere, betweenstratosphere, between1717andand2525km abovekm abovethe earth’s surface.the earth’s surface.
Without the ozone layerWithout the ozone layerWE WOULD ALLWE WOULD ALLDIEDIE(because UV light kills all living tissue).(because UV light kills all living tissue).
This laer absorbs aboutThis laer absorbs about97-99%97-99%of theof the

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