CSI: The Atmosphere

Crime committed

Holes have been punched in our Ozone layer; a layer of highly concentrated O3 in the Earth’s stratosphere.

Time of crime committed

Holes were first detected in 1974 and their size has been increasing ever since.

Names of those involved

Thomas Midgley Jr.: scientist and inventor of Chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) synthesis in the1920’s. Continue reading