Mostly Weather Episode 5 - Atmosphere

In this month's episode we join the Mostly Weather team on a journey through the structure of the atmosphere - from the ground up.

From the troposphere to the thermosphere, regular podcasters Claire, Doug and Niall run through the following:

  • Playground bundles and atmospheric pressure
  • What defines the layers of the atmosphere
  • Why does temperature change at different layers?
  • Doing work...
  • How Niall accidentlyaccidentally in atmospheric chemistry
  • What exactly goes on in the ozone layer
  • The similarities between altitude sickness and a really bad hangover
  • What space really is
  • The planetary boundary layer
  • Just how high up in the atmosphere can we see
  • And much much more...

Last updated: 15 February 2016

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