Widely Used Coolants Contribute to Ozone Depletion
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- Sophia Roberts
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According to a new NASA study, a class of widely used chemical coolants known as hydrofluorocarbons (HFC), found in refrigerators and in home and automobile air conditioners, contributes to ozone depletion by a small but measurable amount, countering a decades-old assumption.
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NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center
- Horace Mitchell (NASA/GSFC)
- Samson K. Reiny (Wyle Information Systems)
- Margaret M. Hurwitz (Morgan State University)
- Sophia Roberts (AIMM) [Lead]
- John Caldwell (AIMM)
- Rob Andreoli (AIMM)
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