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Ozone loss in the Arctic stratosphere

The ozone layer protects life on earth from ultraviolet radiation. Forschungszemtrum Jülich presents ozone loss calculations for the actual winter.

11.03.2016 · Pollutants / Atmosphere
Forschungszentrum Jülich (FZJ)
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Shipping Emissions Stress Lung Cells

Shipping emissions are of great concern for air quality in marine and coastal regions. The exhaust particles also stress human lung cells.

16.11.2015 · Pollutants / Atmosphere
Helmholtz-Centre Geesthacht, Centre for Materials and Coastal Research (HZG)
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Atmospheric research in the Dead Sea valley

Scientists examine the weather and climate in the Dead Sea valley using latest measurement techniques.

13.02.2015 · Pollutants / Atmosphere
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
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Measuring Fine Dust Concentration via Smartphone

KIT Computer Scientists Work on a Measurement System for Mobile End Devices to Compile a Pollution Map in Collaboration with Users

26.05.2014 · Pollutants / Atmosphere
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
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Model system for predicting air quality

The Institute for Meteorology and Climate Research - IMK has developed the model system COSMO-ART for predicting air quality.

03.04.2014 · Pollutants / Atmosphere
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
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Like a giant elevator to the stratosphere

Recent research results show that an atmospheric hole over the tropical West Pacific is reinforcing ozone depletion in the polar regions and could have a...

03.04.2014 · Pollutants / Atmosphere
Alfred-Wegener-Institute, Helmholtz-Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI)
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Natural ozone depletion long before industrialisation

Ozone reduction probably already happened at pre-industrial times because of bromine and chlorine emitted during explosive volcanic eruptions.

02.04.2014 · Pollutants / Atmosphere
Helmholtz-Centre for Ocean Research Kiel
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How did the first Arctic ozone hole form in spring 2011?

An international team of scientists has unravelled how the first ozone hole over the Arctic formed last spring. A comprehensive analysis of the unusually high...

27.03.2014 · Pollutants / Atmosphere
Alfred-Wegener-Institute, Helmholtz-Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI)
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Shipping emissions over the North Sea could increase twenty-five percent by 2030

Within the framework of the EU Clean North Sea Shipping project, Dr. Volker Matthias of the Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht studied the current pollution emitted...

12.03.2014 · Pollutants / Atmosphere
Helmholtz-Centre Geesthacht, Centre for Materials and Coastal Research (HZG)
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Measuring the concentration of ozone

The ozone layer is an important component of the atmosphere. But how is the ozone concentration actually measured?

16.12.2013 · Pollutants / Atmosphere
Forschungszentrum Jülich (FZJ)
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Model simulations: prediction of changes in the ozone layer

Model simulations are used for predicting future changes in the ozone layer.

12.12.2013 · Pollutants / Atmosphere
Forschungszentrum Jülich (FZJ)
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Asiatic monsoon affects the climate worldwide

Pollutants from countries such as India and China are affecting the global climate and the ozone layer.

15.07.2013 · Pollutants / Atmosphere
Forschungszentrum Jülich (FZJ)
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Real time data and forecasting: air pollution in Europe

Industry and traffic are contaminating the air in cities. Flow animations show the latest air pollutant concentrations over Europe.

Pollutants / Atmosphere
Forschungszentrum Jülich (FZJ)