Articles | Volume 21, issue 12
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 9829–9838, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-9829-2021
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 9829–9838, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-9829-2021

Research article 30 Jun 2021

Research article | 30 Jun 2021

On the use of satellite observations to fill gaps in the Halley station total ozone record

Lily N. Zhang et al.

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Scripts and Datasets for Filliing in Dobson Total Ozone Records Lily Zhang https://www.ssolomongroup.mit.edu/toolsandproducts

Model code and software

Scripts and Datasets for Filliing in Dobson Total Ozone Records Lily Zhang https://www.ssolomongroup.mit.edu/toolsandproducts

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Short summary
In the 1980s, measurements at the British Antarctic Survey station in Halley, Antarctica, led to the discovery of the ozone hole. The Halley total ozone record continues to be uniquely valuable for studies of long-term changes in Antarctic ozone. Environmental conditions in 2017 forced a temporary cessation of operations, leading to a gap in the historic record. We develop and test a method for filling in the Halley record using satellite data and find evidence to further support ozone recovery.
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