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earths atmosphere

atmosphere made up of thin layers of thin gases, solids and, liquids
troposphere the atmosphere that is closest to the earth and contains 99 percent of water.
stratosphere a layer that comes after the troposphere and carries ozone.
mesosphere a layer that has lots of meteors
ionosphere a layer that has free electrons and used for radio signals
thermosphere this layer has intense heat
exosphere this layer is outside all layers
ultra violet radiation the heat that is send from the sun
ozone layer a layer that is in the stratosphere containing ozone
CFC's an organic compound that contains only carbon, chlorine, and fluorine
air mass a large body of air that has properties similar to the part of earths surface
front a boundary between two air masses of different density
tornado violently rotating column of air in contact with the ground
hurricane a powerful, swirling low pressure system that forms over the warm atlantic
blizzard a very strong snow storm in the upper US
meteorologist a person that studies weather
station model when meteorologists gather data from earths surface and record it on a map using symbols
isotherm a line that connects points of equal temperatures
isobar a line that connects points of equal atmospheric pressure
cold front the boundary of an advancing mass of cold air
warm front the boundary of an advancing mass of warm air
occluded front a composite front produced by occlusion.
stationary front a boundary between two different air masses
Created by: cvargas12