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Asked in Astronomy, Physics, Earth Sciences
What type is most of the energy that heats earth's atmosphere?
Heat radiation from the Earths core. This heat is rising towards the atmosphere, and bounced back towards the Earths surface, in whats called the Greenhouse Effect. Next to the Earths hot core, the energy that heats Earths atmosphere is heat radiation from the sun. This heat is also being bounced as a part of the Greenhouse Effect. ...
Asked in Astronomy, Planetary Science, The Moon
What effect does the Earths atmosphere have on the moon?
The Earth's atmosphere has no effect on the moon. Do you think the atmosphere reaches that far? The atmosphere only goes up about 200 miles, and the moon is a quarter of a million miles away from the Earth. ...
Asked in Global Warming, Air Pollution
What is the process in which earths atmosphere is heated?
The Earth's atmosphere is heated by a process called the Greenhouse Effect. Certain gases in the atmosphere function as an insulating barrier, trapping infrared radiation. ...
What is the highest layer of the earths atmosphere?
The highest layer of earths atmosphere is the exosphere.