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The branch of science that studies the physical and chemical properties of the atmosphere. Although sometimes used for studies of the whole atmosphere (compare aerology), it is generally restricted to describing the investigation of the upper layers (above the lower stratosphere), where dissociation and ionization are dominant processes.

Subjects: Meteorology and Climatology.


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