atmosphere

of the earth
https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.A00491
The entire mass of air surrounding the earth which is composed largely of nitrogen, oxygen, water vapour, clouds (liquid or solid water), carbon dioxide, together with trace gases and aerosols.
See:
composition of pure air (in atmospheric chemistry)
Source:
PAC, 1990, 62, 2167. (Glossary of atmospheric chemistry terms (Recommendations 1990)) on page 2175 [Terms] [Paper]