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Ozone Layer Shielding Our Planet

An animation showing the ozone layer shielding our planet from the sun's intense ultraviolet radiation. Ozone absorbs nearly all of the biologically damaging UV radiation from the sun.
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The ozone layer shielding our planet from ultraviolet radiation.    The ozone layer shielding our planet from ultraviolet radiation.
Duration: 28.5 seconds
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An animation showing the ozone layer shielding our planet from the sun's intense ultraviolet radiation. Ozone absorbs nearly all of the biologically damaging UV radiation from the sun."

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Short URL to This Page:http://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/goto?834
Animation Number:834
Completed:1999-04-09
Animator:Barbara Summey (Raytheon) (Lead)
Scientist:Mark Schoeberl (NASA/GSFC)
Series:UARS
Video:SVS1999-1001 *
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Keywords:
DLESE >> Atmospheric science
SVS >> Ozone
 
 


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Olsen, L.M., G. Major, K. Shein, J. Scialdone, S. Ritz, T. Stevens, M. Morahan, A. Aleman, R. Vogel, S. Leicester, H. Weir, M. Meaux, S. Grebas, C.Solomon, M. Holland, T. Northcutt, R. A. Restrepo, R. Bilodeau, 2013. NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Earth Science Keywords. Version 8.0.0.0.0

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