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The Atmosphere

The word Atmosphere refers to the layer of gases that surrounds the Earth. These gases are retained by the Earth's gravity.

Meteorology is the science, a branch of Geography, that studies the pehnomena occurring in the atmosphere. They are called meteorological phenomena.

Meteorological phenomena give rise to Weather and Climate.

The Atmosphere: Layers of the Atmosphere

Meteorological Phenomena: Atmospheric Pressure

Meteorological Phenomena: Air Masses

Weather vs Climate

Meteorological Phenomena: Atmospheric Temperature

Meteorological Phenomena: Precipitation

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