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rate that describes temperature drop in the troposphere
lapse
most abundant gas discovered by Rutherford
nitrogen
effect caused by indirect solar warming of atmosphere
greenhouse
layer in the stratosphere and protects us from UV
ozone
mixture of gases up to 80km.
homosphere
layer where weather happens
troposphere
condition of atmosphere at any time
weather
humidity that the air does hold
relative
gas consumed by burning
oxygen
ionosphere has an abundance of these
ions
uppermost layer
thermosphere
the stratosphere contains the what stream
jet
what air is more dense then cold air
cold
layer above the stratosphere
mesosphere
wind chill is the apparent decrease in what
temperature
alto is prefix for what clouds
middle
water vapor changes directly to a solid on a cooler surface
frost
particlesw in clouds condense around a what kind of nuclei
condensation
results in brief showers or thunderstorms
convection currents
mare's tail describes these clounds
sirrus
number of sides of most snowflakes
six
frozen drops of water
sleet
change of state directly from solid to gas
submilation