The largest Arctic ozone hole ever recorded is now closed

The largest Arctic ozone hole ever recorded is now closed

Just as suddenly as it first formed, a record-breaking ozone hole has healed. The largest ozone hole to ever open up over the Arctic is now closed, after first opening up earlier this spring.

Scientists monitoring the “unprecedented” hole at the Copernicus Atmospheric Monitoring Service (CAMSannounced the closure last week. Despite coronavirus lockdowns leading to a significant reduction in air pollution, researchers said the pandemic likely was not the reason for the ozone hole closing…