Ozone Layer

Meaning, Term, and Glossary Definition - What is Ozone Layer?

The protective layer in the atmosphere, about 15 miles above the ground, that absorbs some of the sun's ultraviolet rays, thereby reducing the amount of potentially harmful radiation that reaches the earth's surface.

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Antarctic Ozone Hole   Ozone O3   Ozone Depletion   Ozone Hole   
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