[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] The seasonal hole in the ozone layer above Antarctica has reached its smallest maximum extent and second lowest average area in 20 years thanks to warm air temperatures.
What does OL stand for?
OL stands for Ozone Layer
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We have 35 other meanings of OL in our Acronym Attic
- Oulu railway station, Finland (standard station code)
- Outer Loop (Beltway)
- Outland (gaming, World of Warcraft)
- Outline and Load (drawings)
- Outside Linebacker (football)
- Over Limit (electronics)
- Overhead Line
- Overtime Loss (hockey; soccer)
- Online Marketing
- Owners Landlords and Tenants
- Open-Loop Power Control Error
- Open-Loop Time Division Multiple Access
- outside gestation lots/indoor farrowing pens
- Olefins II - Kuwait (Dow Chemical and Petrochemical Industries Company of Kuwait joint venture)
- Outlook 2000 (Microsoft)
- Object Layout Adaption
- Observatory on Latin America (New York)
Samples in periodicals archive:
ISLAMABAD -- The United Nations' (UN) International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer will be celebrated tomorrow on September 16 to focus attention and action at the global, regional and national levels on the protection of the ozone layer.
The chemicals, collectively known as Hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), are becoming popular as replacements for those phased-out or being phased-out to protect the ozone layer the Earth's high flying shield that filters out dangerous levels of the sun's ultra violet rays.
Under the theme "Montreal Protocol--Global Partnership for Global Benefits," the OzonAction Branch of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP); the United Nations Educational, scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO); the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF); and the World Health Organization (WHO) announced the launch of the new OzoAction Education Pack for Secondary Schools entitled "High Sky" during the celebration of the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer in September.
Prservation of ozone layer is among top priority tasks for all countries of the world," said Shamil Iliasov, member of the interdepartmental commission.
THE Earth's ozone layer appears to be slowly recovering thanks to the introduction of a global ban on chlorine pollutants, scientists said today.
But now scientists have discovered that the ill-fated ozone layer is actually slowly recovering.
Q WHAT exactly is the ozone layer and what would happen to the planet if we didn't have it?