Brian G. Gardiner (meteorologist)

Bibcode (identifier) Doi (identifier) Joe Farman

Brian Gerard Gardiner is a retired British meteorologist, formerly working for the British Antarctic Survey. Together with Joe Farman and Jonathan Shanklin he discovered the "Ozone Hole". Their results were first published on 16 May 1985.[1][2] They won the Chree medal and prize in 2001.


  1. ^ Farman, J. C.; Gardiner, B. G.; Shanklin, J. D. (1985). "Large losses of total ozone in Antarctica reveal seasonal ClOx/NOx interaction". Nature. 315 (6016): 207. Bibcode:1985Natur.315..207F. doi:10.1038/315207a0.
  2. ^ Gardiner, B. G. (1988). "Comparative morphology of the vertical ozone profile in the Antarctic spring". Geophysical Research Letters. 15 (8): 901–904. Bibcode:1988GeoRL..15..901G. doi:10.1029/GL015i008p00901.