ozonosphere


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o·zo·no·sphere

 (ō-zō′nə-sfîr′)
o·zo′no·spher′ic (-sfîr′ĭk, -sfĕr′-), o·zo′no·spher′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
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ozonosphere

(əʊˈzəʊnəˌsfɪə; -ˈzɒnə-)
n
(Physical Geography) another name for ozone layer
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o′zone lay`er


n.
the layer of the upper atmosphere where most atmospheric ozone is concentrated, from about 8 to 30 mi. (12 to 48 km) above the earth.
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Noun1.ozonosphere - a layer in the stratosphere (at approximately 20 miles) that contains a concentration of ozone sufficient to block most ultraviolet radiation from the sunozonosphere - a layer in the stratosphere (at approximately 20 miles) that contains a concentration of ozone sufficient to block most ultraviolet radiation from the sun
layer - a relatively thin sheetlike expanse or region lying over or under another
ozone hole - an area of the ozone layer (near the poles) that is seasonally depleted of ozone
stratosphere - the atmospheric layer between the troposphere and the mesosphere
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The ozone layer (ozonosphere) of the stratosphere absorbs most of the Sun's ultraviolet radiation and is mainly found at altitudes between 12 and 30 km, with the highest intensity of formation at 20 km height [26].
The biggest and the warmest part of the World ocean--the Atlantic ocean, what allows to suppose possibility of regions existing in it, superficial temperatures changes of which influence condition of ozonosphere over Poland.