Hydrosphere EES NC
Terms in this set (16)
Downward movement of water through soil.
A body of rock or sediment that stores groundwater and allows the flow of groundwater.
The land area that supplies water to a river system.
Point source pollution
Pollutants discharged from a single identifiable location (e.g., pipes, ditches, channels, sewers, tunnels, containers of various types).
oxygen dissolved in water, dissolved oxygen is important for fish and other aquatic animals
Nitrogen-based nutrients commonly found in fertilizers and pesticides
A measure of pollution based on the presence, abundance and state of health of selected living organisms.
the large, circular surface-current pattern found in each ocean
Ability of rock or soil to allow water to flow through it
The effect of Earth's rotation on the direction of winds and currents.
The total amount of dissolved salts in a water sample.
Mass divided by volume
water that flows over the ground surface rather than soaking into the ground
The change of a substance from a liquid to a gas
Any form of water that falls from clouds and reaches Earth's surface.
non point source pollution
water pollution that does not have a specific point of origin
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