Ground Level Ozone
Ozone Info and Data:
|NOAA/Earth System Research Laboratory. Global
Monitoring Division. Ozone Page.
|EPA's Ozone - Good Up High Bad Nearby. Info on Ozone. **|
|Environmental Protection Agency. Ground-level Ozone Pollution Page-Info and links.|
|EPA's Significant New Alternatives Policy (SNAP) Program evaluates and regulates substitutes for the ozone-depleting chemicals that are being phased out under the stratospheric ozone protection provisions of the Clean Air Act.|
|NASA Earth Observatory. "The Ozone we Breath" About ground level ozone.|
|World Meteorological Organization's Atmospheric
Research and Environment Programme- Global Atmosphere Watch. Measurement of the reactive gases- surface ozone, carbon monoxide, volatile organic compounds, oxidised nitrogen compounds, and sulphur dioxide.
|EPA's National Center for Environmental Assessment. Ozone Data & Publications. Numerous reports, papers, etc...|
|Mass Institute of Technology. Human-generated ozone will damage crops, according to this MIT study and could reduce production by more than 10 percent by 2100.|
|Earth & Life Studies at the National Academies' Report "Estimating Mortality Risk Reduction and Economic Benefits from Controlling Ozone Air Pollution" The report concludes that short-term exposure to current levels of ozone in many areas contributes to premature deaths...The report also concludes that if ozone has a threshold -- a concentration of ozone below which exposure poses no risk of death--it is probably at a concentration below the current public health standard."|
|Extensive halogen-mediated ozone destruction over the tropical Atlantic Ocean" "A large proportion of tropospheric ozone loss occurs in the tropical marine boundary layer2, 3 and is thought to be driven primarily by high ozone photolysis rates in the presence of high concentrations of water vapour." Nature.
|Climate Projections Based on Emissions Scenarios for Long-Lived and Short-Lived Radiatively Active Gases and Aerosols" A Report by the U.S. Climate Change Science Program and the Subcommittee on Global Change Research. Sept 2008.|
|Stratospheric Ozone- see Air/Ozone Page...|
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