distance to 1/2 pressure:

calculation: atmosphere height:

- so
- so

pressure calculation:

better atmosphere calculation: if isothermal so . if not isothermal:

- dry atmosphere: where s is entropy. if a blob of hot air will rise forever. Due to efficiency of convective transport . . ... .
- wet atmosphere: something in between isothermal and dry atmosphere.

source psfile jl@crush.caltech.edu index

weather_timescale

weather

sun