PerspectiveAtmospheric Science

Solving the PSC Mystery

See allHide authors and affiliations

Science  06 Apr 2001:
Vol. 292, Issue 5514, pp. 61-63
DOI: 10.1126/science.1060083

You are currently viewing the summary.

View Full Text

Log in to view the full text

Log in through your institution

Log in through your institution


Until the discovery of the ozone hole in the mid-1980s, polar stratospheric clouds (PSCs) were considered beautiful curiosities. In their Perspective, Tolbert and Toon describe the insights gained since then into how PSCs form and how they affect the destruction of stratospheric ozone.