Formation of Nitrogen Oxides and Their Influence on the Decay of Ozone Layer

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P. Horbaj

Metallurgical Faculty, Technical University, Košice, Slovak Republic


The paper concerns in the first part mechanisms of the formation of individual nitrogen oxides, i.e. nitrogen monoxide N2O, nitrogen oxide NO, and nitrogen dioxide NO2. In the second part, the mechanism of formation and decomposition of stratospheric ozone is described and the importance of stratospheric ozone is discussed.


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