Climate system

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climate system

The system, consisting of the atmosphere, hydrosphere, lithosphere, and biosphere, determining the earth's climate as the result of mutual interactions and responses to external influences (forcing).

Physical, chemical, and biological processes are involved in the interactions among the components of the climate system.

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