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The Cape Verde Atmospheric Observatory

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.

Usage Restrictions: We give permission for the attached image only to be used in the associated press release: Destruction of greenhouse gases over tropical Atlantic

Related news release: Destruction of greenhouse gases over tropical Atlantic


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