Articles | Volume 19, issue 22
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 14031–14056, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-14031-2019
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 14031–14056, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-14031-2019

Research article 21 Nov 2019

Research article | 21 Nov 2019

Is the recovery of stratospheric O3 speeding up in the Southern Hemisphere? An evaluation from the first IASI decadal record (2008–2017)

Catherine Wespes et al.

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This paper highlights the global fingerprint of recent changes in O3 in both the middle–upper and lower stratosphere from the first 10 years of the IASI/Metop-A satellite measurements. The results present the first detection of a significant O3 recovery at middle–high latitudes in winter–spring in the stratosphere as well as in the total column from one single dataset. They also show a speeding up in the recovery at high southern latitudes contrasting with a decline at northern mid-latitudes.
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