See O. Allen, Atmosphere, (1983); M. I. Budyko and A. B. Ronov, History of the Earth's Atmosphere, (1987).
Sections in this article:
- Components and Characteristics of the Earth's Atmosphere
- Layers of the Earth's Atmosphere
- Role of the Earth's Atmosphere
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