Schematic Diagram of the Atmosphere (image) Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel (GEOMAR) Share Print E-Mail Caption Schematic diagram of the atmospheric layers from the surface to the stratosphere. Credit Graphics: C. Kersten, GEOMAR. Usage Restrictions Usage in the context of this news release only. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.