Earth Update modules: Atmosphere

What is an atmosphere?
Why do we care about the atmosphere?
How do we study the atmosphere?
Who are the people interested in the atmosphere?


Figure 1:
Sample screen from ATMOSPHERE

ATMOSPHERE teaches us about the air we breathe, the clouds that float over our heads, the wind and the rain and the humidity that make weather so exciting and climate so variable. Have you ever wondered about any of these question topics listed below? ATMOSPHERE answers all these and more - through movies, maps, images, and scientific facts, presented in an easy-to-understand, engaging manner.

How thick is the atmosphere?

 How do aerosols affect the climate?

 What is the "ozone hole"?

 Why is lightning studied?

 What is a tornado?

more Earth Update modules: Atmosphere | Biosphere | Cryosphere | Geosphere | Hydrosphere

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