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Average temperature and molar mass of the air as a function of altitude.

The stratopause is the atmospheric boundary layer between the stratosphere and the mesosphere . The position of the stratopause is characterized by the first maximum of the atmospheric temperature profile; it is about 50 km above sea level.

Individual evidence

  1. Helmut Kraus: The Earth's Atmosphere: An Introduction to Meteorology. 3rd edition Springer-Verlag, Berlin / Heidelberg / New York 2004, ISBN 3-540-20656-6 , p. 141.