in the ozone

in the ozone

mod. alcohol or drug intoxicated. We were in the ozone, but we still made a lot of sense.
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For two decades, an ominous hole in the ozone layer has ballooned over Antarctica, alarming scientists.
This also means that the seasonal holes in the ozone layer over the Arctic and Antarctic would represent nothing more than normal fluctuations in the ozone layer.
The ring design of the annulus test piece (inside diameter exactly 1/2 the outside diameter) allows a continuous range of strain observations (0 to 100%) when the test piece is mounted in the ozone test chamber apparatus.
Ozone holes - regional thinnings in the ozone layer - have developed over the Antarctic continent each September since the late 1970s.
That weakening in the ozone layer would let some 6 to 12 percent more ultraviolet light reach Earth's surface, raising the risk of skin cancer, cataracts and damage to animals and plants.
Most chlorine in the ozone layer comes from chlorofluorocarbons and other forms of pollution.
The hole is a reduction in the ozone layer that normally shields Earth's surface from much of the sun's ultraviolet rays.
Schoeberl, an atmospheric scientist with NASA, also notes that chlorine monoxide (ClO)--a principal chemical active in the ozone destruction--was not always present at altitudes that would account for the low ozone levels.