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PODCAST – Iceworld, Episode 4 – Atmosphere

25 March, 2020

Episode 4: Atmosphere

In the latest episode of Iceworld, Josh Eveson joins Rob Taylor to talk about the atmosphere and weather research taking place at Halley Research Station.

More than 30 years after the hole in the ozone layer was first discovered, we find out why the instrument used to discover it is still useful today and what a normal week of research looks like for Josh at one of the most remote research stations in the world.

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Mother of pearl cloud over Rothera Reseach Station. These clouds form at between 14 and 20km altitude in the ozone layer and are instrumental in the process of ozone depletion. Because of their altitude they are the first clouds to become illuminated before sunrise.

Podcast host Rob Taylor works at Rothera Research Station, on Adelaide Island on the Antarctic Peninsula.

Listen to the previous episodes HERE