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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atmospheric_pressure

Atmospheric pressure, sometimes also called barometric pressure, is the pressure within the ... Atmospheric pressure is caused by the gravitational attraction of the planet on the atmospheric gases above the surface, and is a function of the ...

nova.stanford.edu/projects/mod-x/id-pres.html

Key idea: Atmospheric pressure is caused by the weight of the atmosphere pushing down on itself and on the surface below it. Pressure is defined as the force ...

www.quora.com/What-causes-atmospheric-pressure

Doesnt that answer itself: The atmosphere. The atmosphere is made of gases. Gases are matter. Matter has mass. Mass under the influence of gravitational pull  ...

www.reference.com/science/causes-atmospheric-pressure-1862aca752c6e453

The weight that the atmosphere exerts as it pushes downward causes atmospheric pressure. This pressure in the Earth's atmosphere affects the...

van.physics.illinois.edu/qa/listing.php?id=21239

Many questions about causation raise philosophical issues, since the meaning of causation isn't very clear.Here I think we all have no problem with ...

www.nationalgeographic.org/encyclopedia/atmospheric-pressure

May 14, 2011 ... That pressure is called atmospheric pressure, or air pressure. ... from higher pressure to lower pressure can cause decompression sickness.

www.weatherquestions.com/What_causes_high_pressure.htm

Nov 27, 2010 ... Brief, simplified description of atmospheric high pressure areas.

www.physicsforums.com/threads/cause-of-atmospheric-pressure.564407

Imagine an open empty vessel (with air) at atmospheric pressure as per ... a problem in understanding the real cause of atmospheric pressure.

sciencing.com/causes-barometric-pressure-5101048.html

But what exactly is barometric pressure and what causes it to change? The causes of barometric pressure—density, temperature and altitude—are closely ...

www.dictionary.com/browse/atmospheric-pressure

The pressure at any location on the Earth, caused by the weight of the column of air above it. At sea level, atmospheric pressure has an average value of one ...