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Why is Ozone Desirable in the Stratosphere but not Near Earth

Why is ozone considered desirable in the stratosphere, but not desirable near earth?

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Ozone acts as an excellent scavenger of high-energy particles, such as radiation (UV, X-rays, gamma rays, etc.). This allows it to act as a ...

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This brief solution discusses why ozone is important but dangerous to life on earth, depending on where it's found. Why is this? Download to find out!