(b) what is the mass of the atmosphere above 500hPa? you can again assume a sphere of radius 6400km for this calculation. what fraction of the mass of the earth's atmosphere lies above 500 hPa?
(c) repeat (b) for the 250hPa surface.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 16, 2018, 4:39 pm ad1c9bdddf
a) assuming an average sea-level pressure of 1000hPa, what is the mass of the atmosphere? assume that the earth is as sphere with radius 6400km.
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