Environmental effects of ozone depletion and its interactions with climate change: progress report, 2009
Andrady, Anthony; Aucamp, Pieter J.; Bais, Alkiviadis F.; Ballare, Carlos L.; Bjorn, Lars Olof; Bornman, Janet F.; Caldwell, Martyn M.; Cullen, Anthony P.; Erickson, David J.; de Gruijl, Frank R.; Hader, Donat- P.; Ilyas, Mohammad; Kulandaivelu, G.; Kumar, H. D.; Longstreth, Janice; McKenzie, Richard L.; Norval, Mary; Paul, Nigel; Redhwi, Halim Hamid; Smith, Raymond C.; Solomon, Keith R.; Sulzberger, Barbara; Takizawa, Yukio; Tang, Xiaoyan; Teramura, Alan H.; Torikai, Ayako; van der Leun, Jan C.; Wilson, Stephen R.; Worrest, Robert C.; Zepp, Richard G.
Andrady, A., Aucamp, P. J., Bais, A. F., Ballare, C. L., Bjorn, L. O., … , Zepp, R. G. (2010). Environmental effects of ozone depletion and its interactions with climate change: progress report, 2009. Photochemical & Photobiological Sciences, 9, 275-294.
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The parties to the Montreal Protocol are informed by three panels of experts. One of these is the Environmental Effects Assessment Panel (EEAP), which deals with UV radiation and its effects on human health, animals, plants, biogeochemistry, air quality and materials. Since 2000, the analyses and interpretation of these effects have included interactions between UV radiation and global climate change. When considering the effects of climate change, it has become clear that processes resulting in changes in stratospheric ozone are more complex than believed previously. As a result of this, human health and environmental problems will likely be longer-lasting and more regionally variable. Like the other panels, the EEAP produces a detailed report every four years; the most recent was that for 2006 (Photochem. Photobiol. Sci., 2007, 6, 201–332). In the years in between, the EEAP produces a less detailed and shorter progress report, as is the case for this present one for 2009. A full quadrennial report will follow for 2010.