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- n. An instrument, carried aloft in a balloon, that measures the atmospheric concentration of ozone (and often other gases) and transmits the data by radio
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For example, in an analysis of approximately 2000 ozonesonde measurements, Rex et al.  found that each 1 ºC cooling of the arctic stratosphere resulted in an additional 15 DU of chemical ozone loss.
Figure 5.3 shows the current network of regularly reporting total ozone and ozonesonde stations in or near the Arctic.
In 1988, Europe, Canada, and Russia coordinated an ozonesonde network to measure ozone amounts within the polar vortex.
Regularly reporting total column ozone and ozonesonde stations in and near the Arctic.