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the atmospheric layer between the stratosphere and the thermosphere

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These waves take over an hour to reach the mesopause emission level and must traverse the stratosphere and mesosphere, which process the wave energy (absorption, breaking, and other effects) via wind shear and critical layers (e.
The architecture combines Hitachi infrastructure with Mesosphere DC/OS to provide PaaS element integration and user interface, container engine, scheduling, orchestration and workflow, with more than 50 preconfigured container applications, and options for persistent storage and private repository.
But higher up, above all the usual clouds, at a height of about 50 miles is a layer known as the mesosphere - and it's here that we can observe a phenomenon called noctilucent clouds.
The EUV solar flux measured by the Thermosphere, Ionosphere, Mesosphere Energetics and Dynamics (TIMED)-Solar EUV Experiment (SEE) satellite (Woods and Eparvier, 2006) at the wavelength of 30.
Huawei and Mesosphere have integrated a new Cloud Foundry framework developed by Huawei that fully supports running cloud-native applications on Mesosphere's Datacenter Operating System (DCOS), the companies said.
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-December 18, 2015-Huawei, Mesosphere integrate Foundry framework Datacenter Operating System
The program intends to send trained astronauts to the Mesosphere altitude (at 83 Km) to study noctilucent clouds.
He details how an "occulting layer" of mesosphere, about 87 kilometers thick, can account for the apparent added "oblateness" of the shadow when averaged over thousands of measurements and many eclipses.
WORLDWIDE COMPUTER PRODUCTS NEWS-August 24, 2015-Verizon to deploy Mesosphere DCOS as platform for data centre service orchestration
Ionosphere is the layer of the earth's atmosphere lying above the mesosphere and extends from about 80km to 1,000km above the earth's surface.
In the middle atmosphere (10-100km altitude), consisting of the stratosphere (10-50 km), the mesosphere (50-90 km) and a part of the lower thermosphere (90-150 km), the zonal wind velocity can reach magnitudes as large as 80m/sin mid-latitudes at an altitude of about 50 km.
Whether auroral energy increases the temperature of the mesosphere and prevents ice nucleation remains to be proven, but this may also depend on the level of energy producing the aurora.
There are five layers of the atmosphere: Troposphere, stratosphere, mesosphere, thermosphere and exosphere -- all having their distinct function, ranging from forming rain, preventing harmful rays, from reflecting radio waves and averting the harmful effects of meteors.
Beyond the troposphere is the stratosphere and the mesosphere followed by the thermosphere, also called the ionosphere because many of the atoms here have ionized (gained or lost electrons and so carry an electrical charge).
They are the highest clouds in the Earth's atmosphere, located in the mesosphere at altitudes of around 76 to 85 kilometres (47 to 53 mi).