Limited access

Upgrade to access all content for this subject

Fill in the blanks.

According to the chart, the temperature of the stratosphere __________ as you move higher in altitude. This phenomenon can be attributed to ______________.

"Standardized Temperature Profile." NWS JetStream. N.p., n.d. Web. 26 Feb. 2016. <http://www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/atmos/atmprofile.htm&gt;.

A

decreases

increased distance from infrared radiation being emitted from the Earth’s surface

B

decreases

the cooling effect of the ozone layer on its surroundings

C

increases

decreased distance from the Sun

D

increases

the UV radiation absorbed by the ozone layer

E

increases

increased density of the atmospheric layer

Select an assignment template