The What-o-Sphere Explainer

(Planetary Blogs)  – Anna Scott:

While it might seem obvious why doctors call it “influenza” and not “my-back-hurts-and-nose-sniffles-feverishly disease”, the need for an atmosphere to be sliced up into the troposphere, stratosphere, mesosphere, and thermosphere may seem less obvious.

I promise that there’s a method to the madness, namely that different zones of the atmosphere differ enormously in their chemical and physical processes. …

planetary 2016/0505 explainer

Earth's atmosphere

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