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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.


For More Information

http://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/stories/UARS/index.html


Visualization Credits

Barbara Summey (Raytheon): Lead Animator
Mark Schoeberl (NASA/GSFC): Scientist
Please give credit for this item to:
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio

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This item is part of this series:
UARS

Keywords:
DLESE >> Atmospheric science
SVS >> Ozone
NASA Science >> Earth