Ozone Layer Research and Technical Resources
Many organizations perform research and publish information on the ozone layer and ozone layer depletion as well as other topics related to stratospheric ozone layer protection.
Each of the logos below link to a site outside the EPA domain.
Resources from the Federal Government
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Ozone Hole Watch. NASA provides daily images, data, and information from satellite instruments that monitor the ozone layer and the ozone hole.
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Earth System Research Laboratory (ESRL). ESRL's Global Monitoring Division conducts research on the depletion of the global stratospheric ozone layer and Antarctic ozone.
NOAA Climate Prediction Center. NOAA monitors the progression of the ozone hole from space and on the ground in Antarctica. This website shows the progression of the ozone hole for this year and prior years.
Resources from International Organizations and Governments
World Meteorological Organization (WMO) Global Atmosphere Watch. WMO’s atmospheric monitoring and research includes scientific assessments of ozone depletion.
British Antarctic Survey (BAS) Ozone Hole Research. BAS has been measuring ozone in the Antarctic since 1956. Visit their site to obtain the latest BAS report on the ozone hole, along with other links and data.
United Nations Environment Programme's Ozone Secretariat. This website provides information on the Secretariat for the Vienna Convention for the Protection of the Ozone Layer , the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer , and related publications.
World Ozone and Ultraviolet Radiation Data Centre. Find ozone information from Environment Canada and the WMO. Environment Canada also shares current and time series graphs of ozone and UV radiation over North America.