Atmospheric Integrated Research at University of California, Irvine

Finlayson-Pitts writes article on F. Sherwood Rowland

Date: 
Mon, 08/20/2012

AirUCI Director Barbara Finlayson-Pitts was asked to write an article in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences "Retrospective" after the March, 2012 passing of F. Sherwood Rowland, known to us as Sherry.  His discovery with Mario Molina and Paul Crutzen of the "ozone hole" over Antarctica earned them the 1995 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.  Prof. Rowland was an inspiration to all of us in AirUCI and he is greatly missed.

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