ADEOS TOMS total ozone for September 12, 1996
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Most recent global image of ozone concentration
News story originally written on September 16, 1996
The image at left shows the newest picture of ozone levels on our Earth.
Ozone is a chemical that forms a protecting layer between ourselves and
dangerous solar radiation. The image was taken from one of NASA's
instruments which is aboard a Japanese satellite.
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