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Chapter 11, Problem 54E
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Some scientists have suggested that the ozone layer be restored by chemically forming ozone pumping it into the stratosphere. Is this a good solution? Why or why not?

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Interpretation:

The statement “Scientists suggest that the ozone layer is restored by chemically forming ozone and pumping it into the stratosphere” is to be explained.

Concept Introduction:

Ozone is an atmospheric gas that absorbs UV light from the Sun reaching the surface of the earth and thus protects the life on earth from excessive UV exposure. It is found in the stratosphere of earth and is composed of a high concentration of ozone gas. This layer is very beneficial for the atmosphere of earth.

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It is not a good solution to pump up chemically formed ozone into the stratosphere, as it will be lost in one month or so. Therefore, it needs to be pumped regularly...

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