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G. M. B. Dobson

Gordon Miller Bourne Dobson FRS (25 February 1889 - 11 March 1975) was a British physicist and meteorologist who did important work on ozone. [1]

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Bakerian Lecture

The Bakerian Lecture is a prize lecture of the Royal Society, a lecture on physical sciences.

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Brewer-Dobson circulation

Brewer-Dobson circulation is a model of atmospheric circulation, proposed by Alan Brewer in 1949 and Gordon Dobson in 1956, which attempts to explain why tropical air has less ozone than polar air, even though the tropical stratosphere is where most atmospheric ozone is produced.

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Dobson ozone spectrophotometer

The Dobson spectrophotometer, also known as Dobsonmeter, Dobson spectrometer, or just Dobson is the earliest instrument used to measure atmospheric ozone.

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Dobson unit

The Dobson unit (DU) is a unit of measurement of the columnar density of a trace gas in the Earth's atmosphere.

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Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge

Gonville and Caius College (often referred to simply as "Caius") is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge in Cambridge, England.

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Meteorology

Meteorology is the interdisciplinary scientific study of the atmosphere.

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Order of the British Empire

The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is the "order of chivalry of British democracy", rewarding contributions to the arts and sciences, work with charitable and welfare organisations and public service outside the Civil Service.

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Ozone

Ozone (systematically named 1λ1,3λ1-trioxidane and catena-trioxygen), or trioxygen, is an inorganic molecule with the chemical formula.

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Ozone layer

The ozone layer or ozone shield refers to a region of Earth's stratosphere that absorbs most of the Sun's ultraviolet (UV) radiation.

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Physicist

A physicist is a scientist who specializes in physics research.

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Royal Meteorological Society

The Royal Meteorological Society traces its origins back to 3 April 1850 when the British Meteorological Society was formed as a society the objects of which should be the advancement and extension of meteorological science by determining the laws of climate and of meteorological phenomena in general.

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Royal Society

The President, Council, and Fellows of the Royal Society of London for Improving Natural Knowledge, commonly known as the Royal Society, is a learned society for science and is possibly the oldest such society still in existence.

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Rumford Medal

The Rumford Medal is awarded by the Royal Society every alternating year for "an outstandingly important recent discovery in the field of thermal or optical properties of matter made by a scientist working in Europe".

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Sedbergh School

Sedbergh School is a co-educational boarding school in Sedbergh, Cumbria.

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Stratosphere

The stratosphere is the second major layer of Earth's atmosphere, just above the troposphere, and below the mesosphere.

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Tropopause

The tropopause is the boundary in the Earth's atmosphere between the troposphere and the stratosphere.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain, is a sovereign state in Europe.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/G._M._B._Dobson

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