Scientific assessment of ozone depletion: 2006. Executive summary.

Author(s) : ONU Environnement (ex-PNUE), WMO, Eur. Comm., NOAA, NASA

Type of monograph: Report


This document contains key summaries from the eight detailed chapters of the full 2006 report of the Montreal Protocol Scientific Assessment Panel: recent major findings and current scientific understanding (ozone-depleting substances; ozone, ultraviolet radiation, and other related changes to date; the future of the ozone layer and surface UV radiation; additional scientific evidence and related information (long-lived ozone-depleting substances; halogenated very short-lived substances; global ozone; polar ozone; impact of climate change; the ozone layer in the 21st century; UV radiation and its changes; ozone depletion potentials and global warming potentials; implications for policy formulation. The document, along with the Twenty questions and answers about the ozone layer (see this Bulletin, reference 2007-2892) and the full assessment 2006 report, can be downloaded from the Web site:


  • Original title: Scientific assessment of ozone depletion: 2006. Executive summary.
  • Record ID : 2007-2893
  • Languages: English
  • Subject: Environment, General information, HFCs alternatives
  • Publication: Unep (united nations environment programme) - Kenya/Kenya
  • Publication date: 2007/03
  • ISBN: 9789280727579
  • Source: Source: OZO-0873-NA; 38 p. (21.5 x 28); fig.; tabl.