The International Ozone Commission was established in 1948 as one of the special commissions of the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics, who represent the entire community of geophysical scientists around the world. The purpose of the IO3C is to help organize the study of ozone around the world, including ground-based and satellite measurement programs and analyses of the atmospheric chemistry and dynamical processes affecting ozone.
Journals: Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics (ACP) and Atmospheric Measurement Techniques (AMT)
1 December 2021 – 31 December 2022
Atmospheric ozone and related species in the early 2020s: latest results and trends
It was the first online meeting of QOS history. Up to 230 participants connected to the various sessions of the Symposium. There were still about 140 connections during the last session on Saturday 9 October.
During the opening session on Sunday, October 3rd, 2021, the Dobson and Farman awards were given to Dr. William Ball and the SBUV-MOD team of NASA, as previously announced.
September 16th is the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer, celebrating the 1987 anniversary of the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer. The Montreal Protocol is the globally ratified treaty that controls the production and consumption of ozone depleting substances (ODSs) and many replacements for these substances.
The 2021 Dobson award winner is William Ball
The 2021 Farman award winner is The SBUV-MOD team