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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
Report of 2002 Assessment of the Scientific Assessment Panel
Executive Summary (2002) - Scientific Assessment of Ozone Depletion