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The troposphere is the layer of the atmosphere closest to the surface, with a temperature gradient that cools with altitude.

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    Troposphere

    Troposphere

    by Rebecca Parker //basic
    Characteristics of the troposphere.
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    Troposphere

    Troposphere

    by Don Rahn //basic
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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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