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FROM VOLUME 6, NUMBER 1, JANUARY 1993
NEWS NOTES: TROPOSPHERIC OZONE MYSTERY
ozone mystery: With coordination by NASA, scientists from the
U.S., Brazil and other countries are participating in an
investigation of newly discovered high concentrations of ozone in
the lower atmosphere over large regions of Brazil and southern
Africa. The ozone, damaging to plants, animals and humans and
also a greenhouse gas, is apparently associated with biomass
burning in forests and grasslands. (See New Scientist, p.
6, Oct. 10 1992; Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., p. 1870, Nov.
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