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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ozone_layer

The ozone layer or ozone shield is a region of Earth's stratosphere that absorbs most of the Sun's ultraviolet (UV) radiation. ..... Protecting the Ozone Layer: The United Nations History. Taylor & Francis. ISBN 978-1-84977-226-6. United Nations ...

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ozonospherein terms of space it is called the ozone layer.

theconversation.com/how-does-the-ozone-layer-protect-earth-from-radiation-9206

Sep 11, 2012 ... The ozone layer acts as a filter for the shorter wavelength and highly hazardous ultraviolet radiation (UVR) from the sun, protecting life on Earth ...

www.windows2universe.org/earth/Atmosphere/layers_activity_print.html

Sep 1, 2010 ... Also, the ozone layer absorbs harmful rays from the Sun. ... ozone that protects life on Earth from the harmful effects of the Sun's ultraviolet rays. ... the breakdown of ozone, so that there are "holes" now in our protective shield.

teachertech.rice.edu/Participants/louviere/struct.html

Ozone acts as a shield for in the earth's surface. It absorbs ultraviolet radiation from the sun. This causes a ... This layer protects the earth from meteoroids.

www.ucar.edu/learn/1_5_1.htm

Ozone is found in the stratosphere, where it blocks the sun's ultraviolet (UV) waves ... that protects life on earth from the harmful effects of the sun's ultraviolet rays. ... sun, providing a shield that prevents this radiation from passing to the earth's ...

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Apr 22, 2016 ... Ultraviolet(UV) rays are harmful rays which come from the sun. ... But our earth's atmosphere protect us by absorbing it. . ... The meaning of ozone layer or ozone shield refers to a region of Earth's stratosphere and tropopause ...

www.universetoday.com/25370/how-does-the-earth-protect-us-from-space

Risk: Ultraviolet radiation. The Sun is bathing the Earth in ultraviolet radiation; that's why you get a sunburn. But the ozone layer is a special region of the ...

forces.si.edu/atmosphere/02_04_00.html

A shield against bombarding meteorites ... layer—the part of the atmosphere that protects us from the sun's ultraviolet radiation—has deteriorated. 2. ... gases” in the atmosphere is raising Earth's temperature faster than at any time in the past.

people.biology.ucsd.edu/msaier/earthessays/11_Ozone_Shield.html

How does the stratospheric ozone shield protect life on Earth? It absorbs over 99 % of the sun's hazardous ultraviolet (UV) radiation. In fact, because of the ozone  ...