atmospheric composition

atmospheric composition

[¦at·mə¦sfir·ik ‚käm·pə′zish·ən]
(meteorology)
The chemical abundance in the earth's atmosphere of its constituents, including nitrogen, oxygen, argon, carbon dioxide, water vapor, ozone, neon, helium, krypton, methane, hydrogen, and nitrous oxide.
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The equipment was purchased and two additional automated 24-hour observation posts for atmospheric composition were organized in Vladikavkaz.
The atmospheric composition of WASP-39b hints that the formation processes of exoplanets can be very different from those of our own Solar System giants.
Tracking the growth and migration of cells under hypoxic conditions in vitro can be challenging because measurements must be made in a manner that does not perturb the atmospheric composition of the closed system.
Freeman's paper addressed the third to the sixth phases, discussing some of the many related questions, such as the nature of the close encounter (flyby or orbit insertion) and the categories of information to be collected (images, surface spectral signatures, atmospheric composition, number of moons).
Although mainly developed by the air quality modeling community, these integrated models are also of interest for numerical weather prediction and climate modeling, as they can consider both the effects of meteorology on air quality and the potentially important effects of atmospheric composition on weather.
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It's the first successful measurement of a super-Earth's atmospheric composition.
Michael and Gail Box offer an environmental physics text on atmospheric composition, weather, and climate as they are related to radiative forcing.
Rising levels of carbon dioxide are implicated with global warming, but the change in atmospheric composition has affected the chemistry of the ocean as well.
conditions and a data on basalt deposits, atmospheric composition, continent mapping and basic surface imaging.
3-hourly chemistry boundary conditions for the main trace gases and particulate matter concentrations were available from the ECMWF IFS-MOZART model run from the MACC-II project (Monitoring Atmospheric Composition and Climate--Interim Implementation, Inness et al.
20 Science that by determining planet sizes and atmospheric composition, they can calculate planets' masses.

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