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ch.1 science vocab.
|Atmosphere||the envelope of gasses surrounding earth or another planet|
|Stratosphere||the layer of earths atmosphere above the troposphere,extending to about 32 miles (50 km) above the earths surface|
|Troposphere||the lowest region of the atmosphere , extending from the earths surface|
|Thermosphere||the region of the atmosphere above the mesosphere and below the height at which the atmosphere ceases to have the properties of a continuous medium throughout the by an increase is characterized throughout by an increase in temperature withe height.|
|Radiation||the emission of energy as electromagnetic waves or as moving subatomic particles that caused ionization|