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Sone is a device sent into the atmosphere for instance by balloon to obtain information such as temperature and atmospheric pressure, and which sends back information by radio.


The sink is a term used on any process, activity or mechanism which removes a greenhouse gas, and aerosols or a precursor of greenhouse gas or aerosols from the atmosphere

Surface water

Surface water is the generic name used to describe all water that is naturally open to the atmosphere (rivers, lakes, reservoirs, ponds, streams, impoundments, seas, estuaries, etc.)