Mr. Andrews- Hydrology

What is a Hydrologist?
A person who studies water.
Water is a major component in mass movements of __________ from one place to another.
Sediments.
How many miles is the storage area of water for Oceans?
1,000,000,000 Miles
How many miles is the storage area of water for Glaciers?
22,500,000 Miles
How many miles is the storage area of water for Aquifers?
8,100,000 Miles
How many miles is the storage area of water for Lakes & Rivers?
190,000 Miles
How many miles is the storage area of water for the Atmosphere?
12,000 Miles
How many miles is the storage area of water for the Biosphere?
40 Miles
What is Groundwater?
Water in the ground.
The ___ is the driving force of the water cycle.
Sun.
What does Infiltration mean?
Water that is infiltrated into the ground.
_____ Hydrology is has the most impact on our lives.
Local.
Which Hydrology Cycle Makes _____ Changes Occur More Slowly?
Global.
The _____ Hydologic Cyle is the most important.
Local.
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Porous Sandstone.
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Fractured Shale.
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Cemented Sandstone.
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Unfractured Shale.