These electrons would then ionize air molecules and in turn produce odd nitrogen compounds, which catalytically remove ozone from the stratosphere.
What does NOy stand for?
NOy stands for Odd Nitrogen
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Using satellite and ground-based data, they have found that from 1979 to 1984, stratospheric odd nitrogen levels increased by as much as 60 percent in the Southern Hemisphere and 30 percent globally.