Structure of the atmosphere

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Where is the weather zone located?
Troposphere
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The tropopause acts as a cieling to what?
Convection in the troposphere and an upper limit to weather systems
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Where is Ozone at its highest concentration?
Stratosphere
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What does ozone do?
Absorbs and filters out ultraviolet radiation
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What is the atmosphere mainly made up of?
Nitrogen and oxygen
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What % of the atmosphere is within 40km of the earth's surface?
99%
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What is the atmophere held to the earth by?
Gravitational Force
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where is warming greater over the polar regions than in the tropical latitudes?
Stratosphere
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What disturbs the atmosphere?
Vertical covenction currents
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The tropopause acts as a cieling to what?

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What does ozone do?

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