Structure of Our Atmosphere

Atmospheric Structure
Not only does the atmosphere have a relatively stable composition, but it also has a structure to it. Below are two figures from Lutgens and Tarbuck (The Atmosphere, 8th edition) showing vertical profiles of the atmosphere. Note that the first major break, or boundary in the atmosphere as we ascend is the tropopause.

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