Layers of the Atmosphere

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Layers of the Atmosphere

Troposphere

Thermosphere

Mesosphere

Stratosphere

Tropopause

Stratopause

Mesopause

Layers of the Atmosphere

Thermopause

Composition:78% Nitrogen21% Oxygen1% Trace Gas

Lowest layer of atmosphereWeather occurs hereTemperature decreases as altitude increases

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5 - 10 kilometers

Composition:Ozone (O3)

Second layer of atmosphereNo weather here(why planes fly in this layer)Temperature increases as altitude increases

----------- Ozone Layer -----------

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10 - 50 kilometers

Composition:Nitrogen & Oxygen ions

Third layer of atmosphereMeteors burn up in this layerTemperature decreases as altitude increases

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50 - 80 kilometers

Outer layer of atmosphereRegion where the aurorae occurTemperature increases as altitude increases

Inner layer of thermosphere = IonsphereOuter layer of thermosphere = Exosphere

Outer Space


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