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1

What is an input?

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An input into a system from outside the boundary of the system.

i.e. precipitation

2

What is an output?

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An output from the system through the boundary outside of that system.

i.e. evaporation of sea water

3

What is a store?

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They hold matter/energy for a certain amount of time (residence time).

i.e. a lake

4

What is a flow?

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Links/relationships between components of the system (energy and matter)