Articles | Volume 20, issue 11
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 7035–7047, 2020
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 7035–7047, 2020
Research article
15 Jun 2020
Research article | 15 Jun 2020

Seasonal stratospheric ozone trends over 2000–2018 derived from several merged data sets

Monika E. Szeląg et al.

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We analyze seasonal dependence of stratospheric ozone trends over 2000–2018. We demonstrate that the mid-latitude upper stratospheric ozone recovery maximizes during local winters and equinoxes. In the tropics, a very strong seasonal dependence of ozone trends is observed at all altitudes. We found hemispheric asymmetry of summertime ozone trend patterns below 35 km. The seasonal dependence of ozone trends and stratospheric temperature trends shows a clear inter-relation of the trend patterns.
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