The stratosphere is the second major layer of Earth's atmosphere, just above the
troposphere, and below the mesosphere. About 20% of the atmosphere's mass ...
Sep 19, 2012 ... Earth's atmosphere is divided into five main layers, the exosphere, the
thermosphere, the mesosphere, the stratosphere and the troposphere.
These include the troposphere (0 to 16 km), stratosphere (16 to 50 km), ... This
layer is defined by its chemical composition - where ozone is especially
This layer separates the troposphere from the stratosphere. We find the jet stream
here. These are very strong winds that blow eastward. Stratosphere - 12 to 50 km
- in the lower part of the stratosphere. ... History || Composition || Structure ...
The stratosphere starts just above the troposphere and extends to 50 ..... are
three radars that analyze the elevation and layer composition of the snow and ice
Because the air temperature in the stratosphere increases with altitude, it does ...
Above 60 miles (100 km) from Earth's surface the chemical composition of air ...
Geography4Kids.com! This tutorial introduces atmospheric composition. ... The
real importance of the stratosphere is the ozone layer. Scientists call it the ...
Traveling from the surface of the planet upward, the major layers are the
troposphere, stratosphere, mesosphere, thermosphere, and exosphere. Although
The next layer, the stratosphere, contains most of the atmosphere's ozone, which
absorbs high energy radiation from the sun and makes life on the surface ...
Of the dry composition of the atmosphere nitrogen, by far, is the most common. ...
into four layers: the troposphere, stratosphere, mesosphere, and thermosphere.