What atmospheric layers protect life on earth?
The Troposphere, Stratosphere, Mesosphere, Thermosphere, Exosphere, and the Ionosphere.
- Lowest layer
- Most clouds are found here
Also known as the ozone layer, which absorbs 95% of the harmful Ultraviolet radiation from the Sun. UV rays can gravely damage our cells.
- The very thin layer right above the stratosphere
- Keeps temperatures of up to thousands of degrees contained.
Overlaps the other atmospheric layers
Air is ionized by the Sun's UV rays. The layers affect the transmission and reflection of radio waves.