sphero-, spher-, -sphere-

(Greek: ball, round, around; globe, global; body of globular form; by extension, circular zone, circular area)

earth spinning.
unatmospheric (adjective), more unatmospheric, most unatmospheric
Referring to something that doesn't convey a suggestion of tone or mood: When Jane entered the new house, it had an unatmospheric feeling about it and failed to evoke any association with her past or present way of life.
A twelve-story high, spherical stainless steel representing the earth.

It is located in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in the Borough of Queens, New York City.

The Unisphere is one of the Borough's most endurilng symbols.

The Unisphere was constructed to celebrate the beginning of the space age and was conceived and constructed as the Theme Symbol of the 1964-1965 New York World's Fair.

The 140-foot-high stainless steel Unisphere towers over a circular reflecting pool containing fountains that spray water twenty feet in the air.

The sphere is covered with representations of the continents, showing the major mountain ranges in relief, and is encircled by three giant rings presenting the first manmade satellites, which had been launched in the late 1950's.

The whole area of the earth's surface, atmosphere, and sea that is inhabited by living things.

Also known as the "biosphere".

zoosphere (s) (noun) (no pl)
The world community of animals: Joan was lucky to find a book regarding zoosphere, or, in other words, a book about animals living on the same planet as people.

Related ball, sphere-word units: glob-, glom-; hemoglobin-.