Knowledge - Stratosphere

This section covers information about the second atmospheric layer up from the surface:

 

  • Temperature profile and ozone

  • Exchange with troposphere

  • Importance on the surface weather (Polar Vortex and Sudden Stratospheric Warming)

 

Polar Vortex with Heights and Isentropic Levels
Sudden Stratospheric Warming (SSW) Causes and Effects

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