Weather Tidbits: Composition of the Atmosphere Part 1
The composition of the atmosphere, specifically the permanent gases are checked out in this Weather Tidbits. Nitrogen & oxygen make up 99% of the atmosphere, but other important gases that make up that last percent. Permanent gases are gases where their values are explicitly defined. The 7 permanent gases are nitrogen, oxygen, argon, xenon, radon, hydrogen & helium; with 4 of them being noble gases.