Descriptor English: Stratospheric Ozone
Descriptor Spanish: Ozono Estratosférico
Descriptor Portuguese: Ozônio Estratosférico
Descriptor French: Ozone stratosphérique
Entry term(s): Couche d'ozone
Tree number(s): D01.362.670.600.500
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: Ozone in the Earth's stratosphere. It is produced continuously by the action of solar ULTRAVIOLET RAYS on oxygen in the stratosphere. The stratospheric ozone (especially at the ozone layer) blocks much of the solar UV radiation of wavelengths of 320 nanometers or less from being transmitted to lower ATMOSPHERE of the Earth.
Allowable Qualifiers: AN analyse
CH composition chimique
DeCS ID: 54901
Unique ID: D062952
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Date Established: 2013/01/01
Date of Entry: 2012/07/03
Ozone stratosphérique - Preferred
Concept UI M0570440
Preferred term Ozone stratosphérique
Couche d'ozone - Narrower
Concept UI M0570533
Preferred term Couche d'ozone

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