EUMETSAT SATELLITE APPLICATION FACILITY ON ATMOSPHERIC COMPOSITION MONITORING
TOP STORY: Ozone hole area over Antarctica, 2019 vs. 2018
Ozone hole area over Antarctica in 2019 (left) and compared to 2018 (right). AC SAF GOME-2A and GOME-2B data was used without model assimilation and thus, over pole, no sunlight → no data. This was an exceptional year due to atmospheric dynamics.