Scientific Assessment of Ozone Depletion: 2018

2018 Assessment in preparation

The 2018 WMO/UNEP assessment will contain the most up-to-date understanding of ozone depletion, reflecting the thinking of hundreds of international scientific experts who will contribute to its preparation and review. Cochairs of the 2018 Scientific Assessment Panel (SAP) of the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer are Dr. David W. Fahey of the NOAA Earth System Research Lab (ESRL) Chemical Sciences Division, USA, Dr. Paul A. Newman of the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, USA, Dr. John A. Pyle of the University of Cambridge, UK, and Dr. Bonfils Safari of the National University of Rwanda, Butare. Sarah Doherty of the University of Washington, USA is the Assessment Coordinator. Other members of ESRL are making substantial contributions to the report, serving as coauthors, contributors, reviewers, and editorial and support staff.

The Scientific Assessment of Ozone Depletion: 2018 contains the 2018 core assessment report, Executive Summary, and Twenty Questions and Answers On Ozone Layer Depletion booklet.

More to come! Updates as the assessment timeline permits.