Latitudinal Distribution of Ozone

Cross-section plot of the concentration of ozone from 80 degrees south to 80 degrees north and altitudes of 16 to 46 kilometers.

The distribution of ozone with latitude in Dobson units per kilometer based on data collected between 1980 and 1989 on the Nimbus-7 satellite using the Solar Backscatter Ultraviolet instrument. Image from Cordero et al. (2003).

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