The Stratosphere – why do we care?

I study the stratosphere, the layer of atmosphere above the troposphere that extends from about 10-50 km above the surface. Some people might joke (I hope) that "nobody cares about the stratosphere", primarily because, unlike the troposphere, it contains no 'weather' in the traditional sense. Being very dry (...literally), it can't be seen on visible … Continue reading The Stratosphere – why do we care?