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The different layers of the atmosphere are separated by their different temperature gradients; warm air rises and cool air sinks.

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    Temperature of the Atmosphere

    Temperature of the Atmosphere

    by Kristin Kiebler //basic
    How different temperature gradients separate the atmosphere into distinct layers.
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    Temperature of the Atmosphere

    Temperature of the Atmosphere

    by Rebecca Parker //basic
    How different temperature gradients separate the atmosphere into distinct layers.
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    Discovering Atmospheric Layers

    Discovering Atmospheric Layers

    by David Carmichael //basic
    Leon Teisserenc de Bort used unmanned balloons carrying instruments to discover the troposphere and the stratosphere. He was the first to recognize the different temperature structure of the two layers.
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