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Atmosphere Of The Earth

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Updated 2009-02-22 08:12

The Earth's Atmosphere

LayerDistance from the Earth's Surface
Troposphere0 km to 6-20 km
Tropopause6-20 km
Stratosphere6-20 km to 50 km
Ozone Layer10-50 km
Stratopause50-55 km
Mesosphere50-85 km
Mesopause85 km
Thermosphere85-690 km
Karman Line100 km
Thermopause500-1000 km
Ionosphere50-1000 km
Ionospheric D Layer50-90 km
Ionospheric E Layer90-120 km
Ionospheric Es Layer?
Ionospheric F Layer120-400 km
Exobase690 km
Exosphere690-10,000 km
Geocorona25,000 km
Plasmasphere25,000 km
Magnetosphere ?
Magnetopause64,000 km or more
Homosphere 0-100 km
Turbopause 100 km
Heterosphere> 100 km
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References:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Earth%27s_atmosphere,
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ionosphere,
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magnetosphere

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