Earth's atmosphere Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Earth's atmosphere.

  • 7 Encyclopedia Articles

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The Earth's atmosphere Study Pack contains:

Encyclopedia Articles (7)

1,145 words, approx. 4 pages
Atmosphere and Plants Plant distribution and health is controlled by properties of the atmosphere such as climate, hurricanes, lightning, and pollution. Plants also play a large role in controlling th... Read more
5,351 words, approx. 18 pages
EARTH SCIENCE Was the Timing of the Rise in Earth's Atmospheric Oxygen Triggered by Geological as Opposed to Biological Processes? Viewpoint: Yes, the timing of the rise in Earth's atmos... Read more
854 words, approx. 3 pages
Atmospheric Composition and Structure During most of history, Earth's atmosphere was regarded as little more than a mass of air and clouds. Simple observations from the ground yielded little mo... Read more
411 words, approx. 2 pages
Stratosphere and Stratopause The atmosphere of Earth can be divided into semi-horizontal layers or spheres, based on properties such as temperature variation, gas components, or electrical properties.... Read more
768 words, approx. 3 pages
Air Composition Throughout recorded history, people have realized that air is critical to life. Hundreds of years before the birth of Christ, Greek philosophers suggested that air was one of four basi... Read more
1,083 words, approx. 4 pages
Atmospheric Composition and Structure During most of history, the Earth's atmosphere was regarded as little more than a mass of air and clouds. Simple observations from the ground yielded little more ... Read more
606 words, approx. 3 pages
Atmospheric Deposition Many kinds of particulates and gases are deposited from the atmosphere to the surfaces of terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems. Wet deposition refers to deposition occurring whi... Read more
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