Category: Stratosphere

How to Estimate the Altitude of the Tropopause in Other Planets’ Stratospheres

The tropopause is the boundary layer between the troposphere and stratosphere of a planet’s atmosphere. The height of the tropopause is an important parameter for understanding the structure and dynamics of a planet’s atmosphere. In the Earth’s atmosphere, the tropopause is defined as the altitude at which the temperature stops decreasing with altitude. However, this