NOAA Magazine || NOAA Home Page || Back to Story

NOAA, NSF OBSERVE 20TH ANNIVERSARY OF OZONE HOLE 'SUCCESS STORY'

August 22, 2006

NOAA Ozone Hole Discovery
News Conference Photos
National Press Club
Washington, D.C.
Aug. 22, 2006
(Photos are in the public domain. Please credit “NOAA.”)

At a Washington, D.C., news conference, the scientists spoke about the ozone hole then and now. (L-to-R) Jana Goldman, NOAA public affairs, Susan Solomon, NOAA senior scientist, David Hofmann, director, NOAA Global Monitoring Division, Eric Chiang, NSF, and Capt. Craig McLean, NOAA Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research
At a Washington, D.C., news conference, the scientists spoke about the ozone hole then and now. (L-to-R) Jana Goldman, NOAA public affairs, Susan Solomon, NOAA senior scientist, David Hofmann, director, NOAA Global Monitoring Division, Eric Chiang, NSF, and Capt. Craig McLean, NOAA Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research.
Larger
|| High Res

"The discovery of ozone depletion and the response of the scientific community constitute nothing less than a scientific success story," said Susan Solomon, winner of the 2004 Blue Planet Award and the 1999 National Medal of Science for her work.
"The discovery of ozone depletion and the response of the scientific community constitute nothing less than a scientific success story," said Susan Solomon, winner of the 2004 Blue Planet Award and the 1999 National Medal of Science for her work.
Larger
|| High Res
David Hofmann, director, NOAA Global Monitoring Division in Boulder, Colo., details the changes in the ozone hole over 20 years.
David Hofmann, director, NOAA Global Monitoring Division in Boulder, Colo., details the changes in the ozone hole over 20 years.
Larger || High Res
Susan Solomon, NOAA senior scientist, and David Hofmann, director, NOAA Global Monitoring Division, take questions from reporters about the ozone hole.
Susan Solomon, NOAA senior scientist, and David Hofmann, director, NOAA Global Monitoring Division, take questions from reporters about the ozone hole.
Larger || High Res
David Hofmann, director, NOAA Global Monitoring Division in Boulder, Colo., told reporters about the outlook for the ozone hole.
David Hofmann, director, NOAA Global Monitoring Division in Boulder, Colo., told reporters about the outlook for the ozone hole.
Larger || High Res
Reporters at a NOAA news conference at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., on the ozone hole then and now.
Reporters at a NOAA news conference at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., on the ozone hole then and now.
Larger || High Res

Relevant Web Sites
NOAA South Pole Ozone Program

NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory

NOAA Satellite Image of Ozone Hole

NOAA Ozone Page

Media Contact:
Jana Goldman, NOAA Research, (301) 713-2483 ext. 181