Arctic annual maximum ice extent reached

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Ozone layer on road to recovery?

Nearly 30 years after the protections of the Montreal Protocol were put into place, there's more evidence that the international agreement to protect Earth's ozone layer is working, according to a new scientific report released today at the United Nations headquarters in New York. Read More ...

Nimbus data rescue

In 1964, the Beatles took the world by storm, Lyndon Johnson won his second term as President—and NASA launched the first of seven Nimbus spacecraft to study Earth from space. Read More ...

Air from stratosphere makes it tough for Las Vegas to meet surface ozone pollution standards

In Las Vegas, air from the naturally ozone-rich stratosphere is sometimes an unwelcome intruder, making it difficult for the region to meet the national ground-level ozone standards in the springtime, according to a new NOAA-led study published online this month in the journal Atmospheric Environment. Read More ...