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This publication includes the lectures offered on the summer time complicated learn Institute, 'Physics and Chemistry of Atmospheres' which was once held on the college of Liege, Belgium, throughout the interval July 29-August nine, 1974. One-hundred nineteen people from 11 assorted international locations attended the Institute. The authors and writer have made a distinct attempt for speedy book of an up­ to-date prestige of the physics and chemistry ofthe atmospheres of Earth and the plan­ ets, that is an ever-changing quarter. exact thank you are end result of the academics for his or her diligent coaching and ideal shows. the person lectures and the broadcast papers have been intentionally constrained; the authors' cooperation in conforming to those requisites is enormously liked. The contents of the ebook are geared up via topic sector instead of within the order during which papers have been offered in the course of the Institute. Many thank you are because of Drs Alv Egeland, Donald M. Hunten, Gunther Lange-Hesse, Marcel Nicolet, Harold I. Schiff, Lance Thomas, Alister Vallance Jones, Richard Wayne, and Gilbert Weill who served as consultation chairmen in the course of the Institute and contributed enormously to its good fortune via skillfully directing the dialogue interval in a stimulating demeanour after every one lecture. Many people contributed to the good fortune of the Institute. Drs Alv Egeland, Donald M. Hunten, Gunther Lange-Hesse, Marcel Nicolet, Harold I. Schiff, Erwin R. Schmerling, Lance Thomas, Alister Vallance Jones, Richard Wayne, and Gilbert Weill have been particularly valuable in getting ready the technical program.

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3. Temperature Profile We see that the temperature controls the rate of decrease of pressure and density with altitude. Integration ofthe barometric equation requires knowledge of the scale height profile and therefore of the temperature profile. A representative temperature profile shows minima of about 200 K at heights of about 15 km and 85 km. At the ground the temperature is about 300 K, and a similar value is reached at a local maximum near 50 km. Above 85 km the temperature rises rapidly at first and then more gradually until the atmosphere becomes isothermal at a temperature of about 1000 K at heights above 250 km.

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