The ozone hole over Antarctica has grown much deeper and wider in 2020

The hole in the ozone layer over Antarctica has expanded to one of its greatest recorded sizes in recent years. In 2019, scientists revealed that the Antarctic ozone hole had hit its smallest annual peak since tracking began in 1982, but the 2020 update on this atmospheric anomaly – like other things this year – brings a […]

Antarctic ozone hole is one of the largest and deepest in recent years

The 2020 ozone hole is also one of the deepest. Measurements from the Copernicus Sentinel-5P satellite show that this year’s ozone hole has reached its maximum depth with a peak of around 100 DU on 2 October. Credit: contains modified Copernicus Sentinel data (2020), processed by DLR/BIRA/ESA Measurements from the Copernicus Sentinel-5P satellite show that […]