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stratopause

stratopause The level that marks the maximum height of the stratosphere, at around 50 km. After high temperatures in the upper stratosphere (about 0 °C at the stratopause) temperature decreases with increasing altitude in the mesosphere above. See also ATMOSPHERIC STRUCTURE.

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stratopause

stratopause The level that marks the maximum height of the stratosphere, at around 50 km. After high temperatures in the upper stratosphere (about 0°C at the stratopause) temperature decreases with increasing altitude in the mesosphere above.

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"stratopause." A Dictionary of Ecology. . Retrieved August 19, 2017 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/science/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/stratopause-0