Air Flows in Earth's Atmosphere (image) Royal Astronomical Society Share Print E-Mail Caption Earth's atmosphere has a 'transportation belt' of air flows which move ozone from the main production areas near the equator towards the poles. This mechanism is important for creating Earth's global ozone layer. Credit Credit: L. Carone / MPIA Graphics Department Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.