the most abundant gas in the earth's atmosphere (~78%)
the second-most abundant gas in the earth's atmosphere (~21%)
the envelope of gases that surrounds Earth
a form of oxygen that has three oxygen atoms in each molecule instead of the usual two
water that is in the form of a gas
the condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particular time and place
the amount of mass in a given volume of air
force pushing on an area or surface
the result of the weight of a column of air pushing down on an area
any instrument that measures air pressure
instrument that measures air pressure using liquid mercury
the distance above sea level
instrument that measures air pressure without using a liquid
the layer of the earth's atmosphere where weather occurs
the layer of the atmosphere where most meteoroids burn up
the layer of the atmosphere that contains ozone
the layer of the atmosphere where auroras appear and from which radio wave bounce off
atmosphere layer that is divided into the ionosphere and exosphere
the outer portion of the thermosphere that extends from about 400 kilometers outward for thousands of kilometers
brilliant light displays caused by particles from the that enter the ionosphere near the poles
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