Ozone, column ClO and PSC measurements made at the NDSC Eureka observatory (80N,86W) during the spring of 1997

Donovan, D. P., H. Fast, Y. Makino, J. C. Bird, A. I. Carswell, J. Davies, T. J. Duck, J. W. Kaminski, C. T. McElroy, R. L. Mittelmeier, S. R. Pal, V. Savastiouk, D. Velkov, and J. A. Whiteway., Geophysical Research Letters, 24, 2709 - 2712, 1997.

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Abstract. During winter/spring 96/97 ozone levels over the Eureka NDSC observatory (80N,86W) were measured using a lidar, sondes, and a Brewer spectrophotometer. Column ClO measurements were also made using an FTIR system. Measurements show that lower stratospheric ozone mixing ratios decreased rapidly between mid-February and late-March though the ozone mixing ratio losses appear to have been less than for the 95/96 season. Elevated column amounts of ClO were found to be present over Eureka until late March.



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