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Ozone Layer Erosion #320523

CBS Evening News for Friday, Mar 04, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Erosion of earth's ozone layer discussed; scientists quoted with regard to correlation to skin cancer. NASA's study with regard to another cause of ozone layer erosion besides CFCs discussed in "Science" journal. Report introduced.

(Irvine, California: Terry Drinkwater) Study results illustration Amt. of methane gas in atmosphere increasing yearly. [Atmospheric chemist F. Sherwood ROWLAND - comments on increase methane in atmosphere.] Methane product and ozone deterioration outlined. [Atmospheric chemist Don. BLAKE - comments on "greenhse. effect."] "Greenhse. effect" noted changing world's climate. [ROWLAND - describes changes that could occur.] Warmer temps. mentioned melting South Antarctic ice and also ice at top of world above AK; thus causing ocean levels to rise.

Drinkwater, Terry;
Rather, Dan

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