Travels between the worlds
This spring, scientists first discovered the thinning of the ozone layer over the Arctic . This field spread (unlike the Antarctic ) on areas of Siberia inhabited by humans . This means that Russia may be at risk. Journal «Nature» in the October issue noted that the first three months of 2011, the Arctic lost a record amount of ozone .
Whether to be scared ?
Their knowledge and reflections in the IA “Rosbalt” Petersburg scientists are divided . Phenomenon thinning of the ozone layer over Antarctica , Earth’s protective shield , known since the 80s of the last century . Today it is a sustainable phenomenon is already affecting the climate of our planet. In the Northern Hemisphere , it is also known to occur with the same regularity , but the northern spring , but until this year, lasted only a few days.
Professor Main Geophysical Observatory . Igor A. Voykova Karol , stressing the importance of this natural phenomenon in the Arctic indicates that this time it has been observed not only over the North Pole , but advanced to the Eastern and Central Siberia. That is, there is a risk of movement on populated areas . Continue reading