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*From*: "Pete Lohstreter" <plohstreter@MAIL.HOCKADAY.ORG>*Date*: Wed, 18 Jun 2008 09:15:39 -0500

Forum for Physics Educators <phys-l@carnot.physics.buffalo.edu> writes:

This looks like a physicist's atmosphere to me.

Temperature plays a role in determining seal level pressure.

All the way up!

Actually, a pilots atmosphere. This is how airlines and private pilots

determine the quality of the atmosphere for safe flight.

Yes, temperature is a factor. The equation assumes a standard lapse rate.

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