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Flashcards in SCIENCEY QUIZ 18 chapter 7, pp. 196-205 Deck (10):
1

can ''bounce'' certain types of radio waves

ionosphere

2

the ''weather layer'' of the atmosphere

troposphere

3

the outermost layer of the atmosphere

exosphere

4

the part of the atmosphere with an unchanging mixture of gases

homosphere

5

the region of the earth's magnetic field that is influenced by the solar wind

magnetosphere

6

the least-understood layer of the atmosphere

mesosphere

7

The most dangerous form of ultraviolet radiation is ___

UVC

8

The most abundant gas in the lower atmosphere is ____

nitrogen

9

The part of the stratosphere that protects the earth from the sun's harmful ultraviolet radiation is the _____

ozone layer

10

The coldest point in the atmosphere is the _____

mesopause

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