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Descriptor English: Ozone Depletion
Descriptor Spanish: Pérdida de Ozono
Descriptor Portuguese: Perda de Ozônio
Descriptor French: Appauvrissement en ozone
Entry term(s): Depletion, Ozone
Depletion, Ozone Layer
Hole, Ozone
Holes, Ozone
Layer Depletion, Ozone
Ozone Hole
Ozone Holes
Ozone Layer Depletion
Tree number(s): G16.500.785
N06.230.300.100.700.500
SP8.473.654.587.447.365.353.648
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D062966
Scope note: A shift in the balance between production and destruction of STRATOSPHERIC OZONE that results in a decline of the amount of OZONE in the lower stratosphere.
Allowable Qualifiers: EC economics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
PC prevention & control
SN statistics & numerical data
TD trends
Previous Indexing: Ozone (1978-2012)
Public MeSH Note: 2013
History Note: 2013
DeCS ID: 35085
Unique ID: D062966
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Date Established: 2013/01/01
Date of Entry: 2012/07/03
Revision Date: 2016/06/23
Ozone Depletion - Preferred
Concept UI M0570506
Scope note A shift in the balance between production and destruction of STRATOSPHERIC OZONE that results in a decline of the amount of OZONE in the lower stratosphere.
Preferred term Ozone Depletion
Entry term(s) Depletion, Ozone
Ozone Hole - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0570507
Scope note A large area over a region of the Earth in the OZONE LAYER where OZONE destruction has overtaken ozone production.
Preferred term Ozone Hole
Entry term(s) Hole, Ozone
Holes, Ozone
Ozone Holes
Ozone Layer Depletion - Narrower
Concept UI M0572318
Preferred term Ozone Layer Depletion
Entry term(s) Depletion, Ozone Layer
Layer Depletion, Ozone



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