g22 - Atmosphere The surrounding air of the Earth Layers of...

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Atmosphere The surrounding air of the Earth
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Layers of the atmosphere There are 4 layers in the atmosphere They are the troposphere, mesosphere, thermosphere, and stratosphere
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Troposphere This is the layer that is closest to the surface of the earth It’s elevation ranges from 0 to 10 km
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Stratosphere This layer sits on top of the troposphere It’s elevation ranges from 10 km to around 25 km This layer contains the ozone layer, which protects us from harmful sunlight
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Mesosphere This layer is above the stratosphere
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This note was uploaded on 02/12/2011 for the course GEO 2200 taught by Professor Wolf during the Spring '08 term at University of Florida.

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