Atmospheric Concentration of Chlorofluorocarbons: Addressing the Global Concern with the Longitudinal Bent-Cable Model

Khan, Shahedul Ahsan; Chiu, Grace; Dubin, Joel A.
June 2009
Chance;Summer2009, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p8
The article presents a study which aims to understand the global and station-specific behavior of the primary greenhouse gas chlorofluorocarbons-11 (CFC-11) in the atmosphere. It uses methods which includes the longitudinal bent-cable model and the application of Montréal Protocol with a study period from January 1988 to August 2000. Results showed a global decrease in CFC-11 from the effects of Montréal Protocol. It further provides additional information on the study.


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