In which of the following layers in the atmosphere does temperature increases with altitude?
CORRECT ANSWER: OPTION C. Stratosphere
The troposphere starts at the Earth’s surface and extends 8 to 14.5 kilometers high (5 to 9 miles). This part of the atmosphere is the most dense. Almost all weather is in this region. Temperature changes with altitude, a decrease in the troposphere and an increase stratosphere.
The stratosphere starts just above the troposphere and extends to 50 kilometers (31 miles) high. The ozone layer, which absorbs and scatters the solar ultraviolet radiation, is in this layer.
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