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stratosphere

the region of the Earth's atmosphere between 10 and 50km in altitude.
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Describing sudden stratospheric warming, he said it was caused by a huge rise in air temperature in an area around 18 miles (30 km) above the North Pole.
A few days ago, sudden stratospheric warming took place 10-50Km up in the stratosphere.
There is a lag time between a sudden stratospheric warming and any impact it might deliver to UK weather conditions, so it is too soon to determine exactly what impacts it could have.
Previous research showed that a weak stratospheric polar vortex (hereafter also referred to as "polar vortex" or "vortex") can affect surface weather via a downward influence of planetary waves (Baldwin and Dunkerton 2001; Hitchcock and Simpson 2014), which leads to cold-air outbreaks in the midlatitudes and a negative surface Arctic Oscillation signal (Cohen et al.
In 2016, warmer stratospheric temperatures also constrained the growth of the ozone hole.
This year's stratospheric balloon campaign, KASA 2016, is taking place in Kiruna, Sweden.
The journey marks a transition from a six-month flight test program in Minden, Nevada, to mission flights in Argentina's Patagonia region, where wind conditions will allow the team to look for stratospheric mountain waves in Patagonia, to collect new data about the upper atmosphere.
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Neely said previous observations suggest that increases in stratospheric aerosols since 2000 have counterbalanced as much as 25 percent of the warming scientists blame on human greenhouse gas emissions.
A NASA-led team predicted in 2009 what the stratospheric ozone layer would have looked like over North America had the Montreal Protocol not phased out ozone-depleting compounds.
During the Arctic winter, cool temperatures in the stratosphere form polar stratospheric clouds.
Summary: WASHINGTON, Jumada Al-Awwal 17, 1432 H/April 21, 2011, SPA -- Climate policymakers and scientists need to look beyond global warming emissions of carbon dioxide and take the loss of stratospheric ozone into account, Reuters quoted researchers as saying on Thursday.

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