These two graphs show temperature versus altitude data from Madrid, Spain on August 20, 2001. The first represents a balloon launch at 00Z (midnight their local time) and the second shows data from a launch at 12Z (noon their local time). Consider how sunlight warming the atmosphere might affect the height of the tropopause.
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8. In general, how does the height of the tropopause change from day to night?