Hot Student Stories

Which process causes the temperature to decrease as one goes higher in the mesosphere? a fewer particles to convert the red-green light spectrum into heat b fewer particles to convert IR light into heat c fewer particles to convert ozone into heat d fewer particles to covert UV light into heat

Blair Lewis

in Physics

1 answer

1 answer

Dana Keller on May 22, 2018

The correct answer is the letter D. There are fewer particles present in the mesosphere, which can convert the UV light into heat. This causes the temperature to drop and the environment in general to decrease with its oxygen content that cause a person inability to breathe at high altitudes.

Add you answer