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Hydrology

Water unit

TermDefinition
Hydrosphere all of the water on Earth
Water Cycle cycle that tracks the flow of water through the hydrosphere( evaporation, condensation, precipitation).
Accumulation the process in which water pools in large bodies (like oceans, seas, and lakes).
Condensation the process in which water vapor (a gas) in the air turns into liquid water. Condensing water forms clouds in the sky.
Evaporation the process in which liquid water becomes water vapor(a gas). Water vaporizes from the surfaces of oceans and lakes, from the surface of land, and from melts in snow fields.
Precipitation the process in which water (in the form of rain, sleet, snow, or hail) falls from the clouds in the sky.
Subsurface runoff rain , snow, melt, or other water that flows in underground streams, drains, or sewers.
Surface runoff rain, snow melt, or other water that flows in surface streams, rivers, or canals.
Infiltration water on the ground enters the soil
Transpiration The process in which some water within/on plants evaporates into the atmosphere.
Aquifer Underground layer of rock or soil that holds water.
Desalination process of obtaining freshwater from saltwater by removing the salt.
Salinity The amount of dissolved salts and solids in a given amount of water
Created by: dasmjohnson