What are the layers of the atmosphere in order?
In ascending order of altitude, these are the troposphere, the stratosphere, the mesosphere, the thermosphere, and the exosphere.
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The atmosphere is the gaseous envelop that surrounds the earth andis held in place by gravity. By decreasing order of abundance, thelayers of the earth's atmosphere are the tr…oposphere, stratosphere,mesosphere, thermosphere and ionosphere.
The lowest is the troposphere , which is the layer thatprovides most of our weather. It contains about 80% of the Earth'sair, but extends only to a height of about 11 miles (…17 kilometers)at the Equator and less at the Poles. Above the troposphere is the stratosphere . It extends to aheight of about 30 miles (50 kilometers) and includes the ozonelayer. Above the stratosphere is the mesosphere . Meteors generallyburn up in this layer, which extends to a height of about 52 miles(85 kilometers). Above the mesosphere is the thermosphere . It extends toabout 430 miles (690 kilometers). The International Space Stationand other low orbit satellites orbit within this layer. Space iswidely accepted now as starting at 100km above sea level. The highest layer is the exosphere . This part of the Earth'satmosphere extends outward until it interacts with the solar wind.It ranges from 620 miles (1,000 kilometers) to 6,214 miles (10,000kilometers) above the surface, where it merges with interplanetaryspace. 1. Troposphere (8-18km above Earth's surface)2.Stratosphere (50km above Earth's Surface)3. Mesosphere (50-85km)4.Thermosphere (85-450km)5.Exosphere (450-10,000km) Troposphere, Stratosphere, Mesosphere, Thermosphere, Ionosphere, Exosphere. One mnemonic is : "Tropical Sugary Mangoes Taste Excellent". (see related questions)
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The ozone layer is not a basic layer of the atmosphere. Starting at the Earth's surface: . troposphere . stratosphere (the bottom of which contains most of the "ozone laye…r") . mesosphere . thermosphere . exosphere (which extends into outer space)
the layers of the atmosphere in order are troposphere, stratosphere, mesosphere, thermosphere, and exosphere
troposphere, stratosphere, thermosphere, exosphere.
Exosphere: from 500 - 1000 km (300 - 600 mi) up to 10,000 km (6,000 mi), free-moving particles that may migrate into and out of the magnetosphere or the solar wind. * Iono…sphere: is the part of the atmosphere that is ionized by solar radiation. It plays an important part in atmospheric electricity and forms the inner edge of the magnetosphere. It has practical importance because, among other functions, it influences radio propagation to distant places on the Earth. It is located in the thermosphere and is responsible for auroras. * Thermosphere: from 80 - 85 km (265,000 - 285,000 ft) to 640+ km (400+ mi), temperature increasing with height. * Mesosphere: From the Greek word "Î¼ÎÏÎ¿Ï" meaning middle. The mesosphere extends from about 50 km (160,000 ft) to the range of 80 to 85 km (265,000 - 285,000 ft), temperature decreasing with height. This is also where most meteors burn up when entering the atmosphere. * Stratosphere: From the Latin word "stratus" meaning a spreading out. The stratosphere extends from the troposphere's 7 to 17 km (23,000 - 60,000 ft) range to about 50 km (160,000 ft). Temperature increases with height. The stratosphere contains the ozone layer, the part of the Earth's atmosphere which contains relatively high concentrations of ozone. "Relatively high" means a few parts per million-much higher than the concentrations in the lower atmosphere but still small compared to the main components of the atmosphere. It is mainly located in the lower portion of the stratosphere from approximately 15 to 35 km (50,000 - 115,000 ft) above Earth's surface, though the thickness varies seasonally and geographically. tropopause boundary * Troposphere: From the Greek word "ÏÏÎÏÏ" meaning to turn or change. The troposphere is the lowest layer of the atmosphere; it begins at the surface and extends to between 7 km (23,000 ft) at the poles and 17 km (60,000 ft) at the equator, with some variation due to weather factors. The troposphere has a great deal of vertical mixing due to solar heating at the surface. This heating warms air masses, which makes them less dense so they rise. When an air mass rises the pressure upon it decreases so it expands, doing work against the opposing pressure of the surrounding air. To do work is to expend energy, so the temperature of the air mass decreases. As the temperature decreases, water vapor in the air mass may condense or solidify, releasing latent heat that further uplifts the air mass. This process determines the maximum rate of decline of temperature with height, called the adiabatic lapse rate. It contains roughly 80% of the total mass of the atmosphere. 50% of the total mass of the atmosphere is located in the lower 5 km of the troposphere.
The layers of the Earth are the inner core, the outer core, the mantle, the crust, and the atmosphere. The layers of the atmosphere are the troposphere, stratosphere, mesosphe…re, ionosphere, and exosphere..
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1.the core 2.the mantle 3.the inside some 4.the outside some 5.the crust
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The Earth's atmosphere is composed of four main areas: . The Troposphere - this is the lowest layer,right above the Earth's surface, and it is where all our weatheroccurs.… The thickness of this layer varies between about 9 km (or30,000 ft) at the poles and 17 km (or 56,000 ft) at the equator.The temperature of the troposphere decreases as you go higherup. . The Stratosphere -this is the second layer,which extends from about 12 km (or 7.5 miles) to about 51 km (32miles) above the surface of the Earth. Unlike the troposphere,temperature actually increases with height due to the absorption ofultraviolet radiation by the ozone layer. . The Mesosphere - this isthe third layer, which extends from about 50 km (or 31 miles) toaround 85 km (or 53 miles) above the surface of the Earth. Themesosphere is where meteors will burn up as they enter theatmosphere. The temperature of this layer decreases withheight. . The Thermosphere -this is the highest layer, and the temperature here actually increases with height, due to thelow air density. The thermosphere begins at about 85 km (or 53miles) above the Earth, and extends outwards to a distance between500 and 1,000 km (or 311 to 621 miles). The International SpaceStation (ISS) maintains it's orbit within this layer (rangingbetween about 320 and 380 km), as do many artificial satellites.The thermosphere is also where aurora borealis and aurora australismainly occur here as well. A. Troposphere, stratosphere, mesosphere, thermosphere.
Thermosphere, mesophere, stratosphere, troposphere These are from top to bottom.