for material which is removed from the atmosphere. Because of long range transport
of many pollutants such as
sulfuric acid and its salts, the sink region can be many hundreds of kilometres from
the source region of the pollutants.
PAC, 1990, 62, 2167
(Glossary of atmospheric chemistry terms (Recommendations 1990))
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