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Scientific Assessment Panel (SAP)

The Scientific Assessment Panel (SAP) assesses the status of the depletion of the ozone layer and relevant atmospheric science issues. Pursuant to Article 6 of the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer, a report is prepared every three or four years by the SAP which consists of hundreds of top scientists from around the world.

SAP Reports

Scientific Assessment of Ozone Depletion: 2018
Scientific Assessment of Ozone Depletion: 2018 (Executive Summary)
SAP - Twenty Questions and Answers About the Ozone Layer: 2014 Update
Scientific Assessment of Ozone Depletion 2014
Assessment for Decision-Makers - Scientific Assessment of Ozone Depletion: 2014
Scientific Assessment of Ozone Depletion: 2010
Twenty Questions and Answers About the Ozone Layer: 2010 Update
Press Release, 16th September 2010: New Report Highlights Two-way Link between Ozone Layer and Climate Change
Executive Summary of the Scientific Assessment of Ozone Depletion: 2010(WMO/UNEP)
Press release - Geneva/Nairobi, 18 August 2006: New Report Projects Later Recovery of Ozone Layer But Early Signs of Mending Confirm Effectiveness of Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer
Report of 2006 Assessment of the Scientific Assessment Panel
Executive Summary of the Scientific Assessment of Ozone Depletion: 2006 (WMO/UNEP), 18 August 2006
Background document: Executive Summary, Scientific Assessment of Ozone Depletion: 2006
Executive Summary (2002) - Scientific Assessment of Ozone Depletion
Report of 2002 Assessment of the Scientific Assessment Panel