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what is the hydrostatoic balance?
the balance between the upwards pressure gradient force and the downwards gravitational force
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the hydrostatic equation?
dp = -pa.rho.dz
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what are it's units?
kgm^-3ms^-2 = Pa/m = kgm^-2s^-2.
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how does pressure vary with height in an isothermal atmosphere?
p = p0*exp(-z/H)
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what are these termms?
p = pressure , p0 = pressure at the surface, z = surface height, H = scale heigtht
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the hydrostatic equation?

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what are it's units?

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how does pressure vary with height in an isothermal atmosphere?

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