In recent years, several new concepts have emerged in the field of stratospheric ozone depletion, creating a need for a concise in-depth publication covering the ozone-climate issue. This monograph fills that void in the literature and gives detailed treatment of recent advances in the field of stratospheric ozone depletion. It puts particular emphasis on the coupling between changes in the ozone layer and atmospheric change caused by a changing climate. The book, written by leading experts in the field, brings the reader the most recent research in this area and fills the gap between advanced textbooks and assessments.
Rolf M(3)ller gained a PhD in Meteorology (Atmospheric Chemistry) from the Free University of Berlin in 1994. He is author and co-author of more than 90 papers, lead-author, and co-author of several WMO/UNEP ozone assessments and of the IPCC special report on ozone and climate.
Introduction; Source gases for stratospheric chlorine and bromine; Stratospheric halogen chemistry; Polar stratospheric clouds (PSC), sulphate aerosol particles and heterogeneous reactions; Stratospheric polar ozone loss; Midlatitude ozone depletion; Impact of polar ozone loss on the troposphere; Impact of climate change of on stratospheric ozone depletion; Ozone in the 21st century; Impact of stratospheric geoengineering options on polar ozone