Atmosphere Review

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The layers of the atmosphere are classified according to changes in altitude
This gas makes up 21% of the atmosphereoxygen
This gas makes up 78% of the atmospherenitrogen
The surface of water being warmed by the Sun is an example ofradiation
This layer is where weather occurstroposphere
The force of a column of air pressing down is called what?air pressure
What is a barometer used to measure?air pressure
This process keeps Earth's temperature suitable for life.greenhouse effect
What's the highest layer of the atmosphere? exosphere
What's the hottest layer of the Earth's atmospherethermosphere
Why is the air pressure less on the top of a mountain than it is in a city?There is more air pressing down on you in a city
As altitude increases, what happens to the air pressure?decrease