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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The science that deals with atmospheric physics and chemistry

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  • AGU scientists are the leaders in research on climate change, climate history, oceanography, atmospheric science, geology, geophysics, and ecological sciences, as well as space...
  • Dr. Daniel Albritton, who is Director of NOAA's aeronomy laboratory, will discuss the increased concentration of greenhouse gases.
  • The study of the upper regions (mesosphere, thermosphere, exosphere) and their ionized components (the ionosphere) form the discipline of aeronomy.
  • As an aside not relevant to the discussion, my recollection of the atmospheric scale height from aeronomy courses is that it of the order of 6 km, not 4 as you recall. for more
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