Contact: Dr. Louisa Watts
The National Centre for Atmospheric Science
Caption: This image is of the Cape Verde Atmospheric Observatory, where instruments for monitoring the atmosphere are stationed. It has been operating for a year and the first year's data have shown vast ozone destruction across the tropical Atlantic. The instruments have also detected the reason for this loss.
Credit: Dr Katie Read, University of York, UK.
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