the process by which water changes from liquid form to an atmospheric gas at the surface of the liquid
atmospheric moisture that has changed from gas to liquid because of cold
the falling to earth of any form of water (rain or snow or hail or sleet or mist)
loss of water from a plant through its leaves
the process of rotting, breaking down, or disintegration
coal, oil, natural gas, and other fuels that are ancient remains of plants and animals.
the metabolic processes whereby certain organisms obtain energy from organic moelcules
process by which plants and some other organisms use light energy to convert water and carbon dioxide into oxygen and high-energy carbohydrates such as sugars and starches
process in which elements, chemical compounds, and other forms of matter are passed from one organism to another and from one part of the biosphere to another
a place where a large quantity of a resource sits for a long period of time.