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In the Arctic, temperatures in the stratosphere are not as low as over the Antarctic, but in recent years ozone depletion has been large when temperatures fall well below normal in the winter stratosphere. In February 1996, for example, column totals averaging 330 DU for the Arctic vortex were recorded compared with 360 DU, or higher, in other years. A series of mini-holes was observed over Greenland, the northern North Atlantic and northern Europe with an absolute low over Greenland below 180 DU.
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Atmosphere, Weather and Climate by Roger G. Barry and Richard J. Chorley