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AQUIFER AN UNDERGROUND SPACE THAT STORES WATER
CONDENSATION THIS PROCESS OCCURS WHEN A GAS CHANGES INTO A LIQUID
EVAPORATION THIS PROCESS OCCURS WHEN A LIQUID CHANGES INTO A GAS
GROUNDWATER WATER THAT IS STORED IN THE GROUND. IT IS LOCATED IN THE PORES OF THE SOIL AND IN THE CRACKS OF ROCKS
HYDROLOGICAL CYCLE ANOTHER NAME FOR THE WATER CYCLE
INFILTRATION THE DOWNWARD MOVMENT OF WATER FROM THE LAND INTO THE SOIL
PRECIPATATION ANY TYPE OF WATER THAT FALLS TO THE EARTH LIKE SNOW, HAIL, MIST, OR RAIN
SATURATED REFERS TO SUBSTANCES THAT CAN HOLD WATER. A SUBSTANCE IS SATURATED IF IT CANNOT HOLD ANY MORE WATER
SATURATED ZONE THE PART OF THE GROUND WHERE ALL PORES SPACES AND CRACKS ARE FILLED WITH WATER
SURFACE RUNOFF WATER WHICH DOES NOT INFILTRATE THE SOIL BUT FLOWS OVER THE SURFACE OG THE GROUND
UNSATERATED ZONE THE AREA OF GROUND ABOVE THE WATER TABLE. THIS AREA CAN HOLD MORE WATER. IT IS NOT SATURATED
WATER VAPOR WATER IN THE GASEOUS FORM OF STATE
WATER TABLE THE BOUNDRY BETWEEN THE SATURATED ZONE AND THE UNSATURATED ZONE
UNCONFINED AQUIFERS WATER SEEPS FROM THE GROUND SURFACE DIRECTLY ABOVE THE AQUIFER
CONFINED AQUIFERS AN IMPERMEABLE SOIL/ROCK LAYER EXISTS THAT PREVENTS WATER FROM SEEPING INTO THE AQUIFER FROM THE GROUND SURFACE ABOVE
DISCHARGE AREA A STREAM, LAKE, OR OTHER SURFACE WATER BODY THAT GAINS GROUNDWATER
PERCOLATION THE MOVMENT OF WATER THROUGH THE OPENINGS IN SOIL AND ROCK
RECHARGE AREA AN AREA WHERE WATER ENTERS AN AQUIFER
PERMIABILITY A MEASURE OF HOW EASILY WATER CAN FLOW THROUGH A SUBSTANCE
SUBLIMATION THE PROCESS OF A SOLID CHANGING INTO A GAS WTHOUT GOING THROUGH THE LIQUID STAGE
TRANSPIRATION THE EVAPORATION OF WATER INTO THE ATMOSPHERE FROM THE STEMS AND LEAVES OF PLANTS
EVAPOTRANSPIRATION THE SUM OF EVAPORATION AND TRANSPORATION
HYDRAULIC CONDUCTIVITY THE RATE OF WHICH WATER MOVES THROUGH THE SOIL
VADOSE ZONE ANOTHER NAME FOR THE UNSATURATED ZONE
STOMATA A MICCROSCOPIC OPENING IN A LEAFV THAT ALLOWS WATER VAPOR TO ESCAPE
Created by: mitchells16