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Protecting the Ozone LayerScience and Strategy$
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Edward A. Parson

Print publication date: 2003

Print ISBN-13: 9780195155495

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003

DOI: 10.1093/0195155491.001.0001

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Early Stratospheric Science, Chlorofluorocarbons, and the Emergence of Environmental Concern

Early Stratospheric Science, Chlorofluorocarbons, and the Emergence of Environmental Concern

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(p.14) 2 Early Stratospheric Science, Chlorofluorocarbons, and the Emergence of Environmental Concern
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Protecting the Ozone Layer
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Edward A. Parson (Contributor Webpage)

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/0195155491.003.0002

As background to the book, a brief and historically organized account is given of highlights in (1) the early science of the stratosphere, (2) the development and use of chlorofluorohydrocarbons (CFCs), and their atmospheric impacts, and (3) the initial appearance of environmental concerns about the use of CFCs disrupting the atmosphere by destroying the ozone layer.

Keywords:   CFCs, chlorofluorohydrocarbons, environment, history of science, ozone layer, stratosphere

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