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Status: STD 2005/06/07
Code: 1176

Concept definition: The <ATMOSPHERE_REGION> of the <EARTH> extending from the <TROPOPAUSE> to the <STRATOPAUSE> in which the <<AIR_TEMPERATURE>> generally increases with <<HEIGHT_AGL>>; stratosphere.
Reference type: PR
Reference: [WMO182, S3030, "stratosphere"]
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Figure 1

Narrative The plot shows the vertical structure of the Earth's atmosphere and the names of the various layers. The profile is based on the ICAO Standard Atmosphere. The heights and temperatures vary with latitude and season.

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