How did the ozone layer get a hole?
Importance of the Ozone Layer:
The ozone layer is a collection of ozone in the stratosphere that helps protect us from the Sun's radiation. The ozone gas molecules are able to absorb ultraviolet (UV) radiation that is harmful to living things on Earth.
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The ozone layer developed a hole due to the use of chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs). These molecules were invented in the 1920's and were believed to be...
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Understand the role of the ozone layer and its importance for life on earth. Learn about how ozone is formed and the major cause of ozone layer depletion.