• Released Tuesday, May 6, 2014
  • Updated Thursday, December 3, 2015 at 12:35PM
  • ID: 11532

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Ozone descends to Earth’s surface, with consequences for air quality.

This simulation shows the movement of ozone from the upper atmosphere (blue) to ground level (red) in early April 2012.

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An ozone intrusion touched down in Nevada and southern California on April 1.

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On April 3, the intrusion continued across the southwestern U.S. and northern Mexico.

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On April 6, another intrusion touched down over Colorado, California and Arizona.

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By April 8, the atmosphere returned to normal, and ozone intrusions ceased.


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NASA's Scientific Visualization Studio

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