The hole in the sky: man's threat to the ozone layer

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Bantam Books, 1988 - Nature - 192 pages
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As the ozone layer crisis continues to worsen, the award-winning author of In Search of the Big Bang now includes in the newly revised edition of his important book the most recent information on the Arctic hole in the sky as well as a thought-provoking update on how world nations are responding to the situation.

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The layer of ozone that shields the earth from the sun's ultraviolet radiation is being depleted. The culprits are chlorofluorocarbons and other manmade materials. Though this problem has been ... Read full review

Contents

The Ozone Layer Today Oxygen and Life Cancer
16
The SprayCan War
39
Ozone Eaters and the Biosphere
63
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About the author (1988)

John Gribbin is visiting fellow in astronomy at the University of Sussex and a best-selling author.

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