Meaning Heterosphere
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Heterosphere


Zone of the atmosphere typically situated above 80 kilometers, where each of the constituants has its own scale height since each of them has its own pressure decrease rate.
Source: spaceweather.eu

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Heterosphere


The upper part of the atmosphere, above about sixty miles, in which there is great variation in its composition.
Source: en.wiktionary.org

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Heterosphere


The upper layer in a two part classification of the atmosphere based on the general homogeneity of chemical composition. In this layer, oxygen atoms and nitrogen molecules dominate and remain constant [..]
Source: physicalgeography.net

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The atmosphere above 80 km (50 mi) where gases are stratified, with concentrations of the heavier gases decreasing more rapidly with altitude than concentrations of the lighter gases.
Source: wrcc.dri.edu

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The upper portion of a two-part division of the atmosphere according to the general homogeneity of atmospheric composition; the layer above the homosphere. The heterosphere is characterized by variati [..]
Source: glossary.ametsoc.org

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The atmosphere above 80 km (50 mi) where gases are stratified, with concentrations of the heavier gases decreasing more rapidly with altitude than concentrations of the lighter gases.
Source: wrds.uwyo.edu

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