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Ch. 33 vocab

vocabulary words for chapter 33

aquifer zone of water-bearing rock through which groundwater can flow
continental margin transition zone between dry land and the ocean bottom
glacier large mass of dense ice formed from snow
groundwater water that resides in a saturated zone
ocean basin vast depression on Earth's surface underlain by ocean crust and filled with ocean water
permeability ease with which fluid can flow through rock
porosity proportion of rock that consists of pore spaces
reservoir location where water or other material that transfers from place to place in a cyclical manner is stored
residence time average length of time that any given atom will stay in a particular reservoir, such as the ocean or atmosphere
runoff precipitation that is not absorbed by the ground or evaporated and that runs over Earth's surface
3% percentage of Earth's water that is fresh
97.9% percentage of salt water in oceans
0.49% percentage of salt water in groundwater
1.9% percentage of salt water in ice caps and glaciers
0.019% percentage of salt water in surface water
0.001% percentage of salt water in the atmosphere
0.00004% percentage of salt water in the biosphere
Sun gives water the energy it needs to evaporate
gravity supplies the force that pulls water back to Earth's surface
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