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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 ...

www.answers.com/Q/A_shield_that_protects_the_earth_from_ultraviolet_rays_from_the_sun

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 ...

socratic.org/questions/what-protects-us-from-harmful-radiation-of-the-sun

Apr 22, 2016 ... Ultraviolet(UV) rays are harmful rays which come from the sun. ... The meaning of ozone layer or ozone shield refers to a region of Earth's ...

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. ... in the stratosphere absorb ultraviolet light from the Sun, providing a shield that ...

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

... ozone that protects life on earth from the harmful effects of the sun's ultraviolet rays. ... The term "shield" as a description of ozone in the stratosphere is a bit ...

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

Gravity pushes the layers of air down on the earth's surface. This push is ... 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. They burn ...

www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/10/151026093045.htm

Oct 26, 2015 ... A sunshield for iron-oxidizing bacteria: These tiny organisms build their own sun ... minerals or rust around their cells; this protects them from harmful UV rays. ... it also provides protection from the sun's more dangerous rays.

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

Atmosphere Protects. For billions of years, our atmosphere has been: A shield against bombarding meteorites. A shade against destructive ultraviolet radiation ... part of the atmosphere that protects us from the sun's ultraviolet radiation—has ... the atmosphere is raising Earth's temperature faster than at any time in the past .