TITLE

Dangers of ozone depletion

AUTHOR(S)
Godlee, Fiona
PUB. DATE
November 1991
SOURCE
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);11/23/91, Vol. 303 Issue 6813, p1326
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the implications of chlorofluorocarbons (CFC) for the depletion of the atmospheric ozone layer. Steady-state concentrations of ozone in the stratosphere; Catalytic phytochemical breakdown effect of CFC in the ozone layer; Health concerns over the depletion of the ozone layer.
ACCESSION #
4935378

 

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