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GEOLOGY Ground water resources
Groundwater
Reservoir
infiltration
roles of ground water
h2o below the surface
largest fresh h2o
replenished also known as percolation
Erosional agent (rock dissolved) into sinkholes or caverns an…
Groundwater
h2o below the surface
Reservoir
largest fresh h2o
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GEOLOGY; GROUND WATER
ground water
the hydrologic cycle
porosity
permeability
water held underground in the soil or in pores and cracks in…
is a conceptual model that describes the storage and movement…
percent of rock or sediment that is open, ability to hold wat…
"flow" ability to transmit water
ground water
water held underground in the soil or in pores and cracks in…
the hydrologic cycle
is a conceptual model that describes the storage and movement…
GEOLOGY; GROUND WATER
ground water
the hydrologic cycle
porosity
permeability
water held underground in the soil or in pores and cracks in…
is a conceptual model that describes the storage and movement…
percent of rock or sediment that is open, ability to hold wat…
"flow" ability to transmit water
ground water
water held underground in the soil or in pores and cracks in…
the hydrologic cycle
is a conceptual model that describes the storage and movement…
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Geology Final- Ground Water
Ground Water
Porosity
Permeability
Unsaturated Zone
Lies beneath the ground surface, filling pores in sediments a…
The percentage of rock or sediment that consists of voids or…
The capacity of a rock to transmit fluid through pores and fr…
-Vadose Zone... -Part of the Earth between the surface and the g…
Ground Water
Lies beneath the ground surface, filling pores in sediments a…
Porosity
The percentage of rock or sediment that consists of voids or…
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physical geology ground water
any open space in soil or rock
total volume of empty space in material
original open space of a rock or soil…
when the rock is fractured through time
pore
Porosity
Primary Porosity
Secondary porosity
any open space in soil or rock
pore
total volume of empty space in material
Porosity
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Geology Chapter 11-Ground Water
Ground Water
Porosity
Permeability
Saturated Zone
lies beneath the ground surface, filling pores in sediments a…
the percentage of rock or sediment that consists or openings,…
the capacity of a rock to transmit fluid through pores and fr…
subsurface zone in which all rock openings are filled with wa…
Ground Water
lies beneath the ground surface, filling pores in sediments a…
Porosity
the percentage of rock or sediment that consists or openings,…
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Geology Final - Ground Water
Groundwater
What is the main source of ground water?
About how much of all precipitation en…
In it's entirety, groundwater would fo…
One of the most important sources of drinking water
Rain and Snow
15%
A 10 meter deep lake
Groundwater
One of the most important sources of drinking water
What is the main source of ground water?
Rain and Snow
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Ground Water - geology
1%
groundwater
water table
gaining streams
How much of Earth's water is underground?
What represents the largest reservoir of freshwater that is r…
What is the upper limit of the zone of saturation?
Streams that gain water from the inflow of groundwater throug…
1%
How much of Earth's water is underground?
groundwater
What represents the largest reservoir of freshwater that is r…
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Geology (Rivers, Ground Water, Karst)
Definition of a "River"
"Fluvial"
Erosion of a River
Transport of a River
A device for moving water, sediment and nutrients downhill
Describes stream related processes and resultant forms
Removal of surface material
Movement of material by running water
Definition of a "River"
A device for moving water, sediment and nutrients downhill
"Fluvial"
Describes stream related processes and resultant forms
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Geology - Running Water & Ground Water
What is the official term for the wate…
When does runoff occur?
What is infiltration?
What is transpiration?
The Hydrologic Cycle
it occurs when the rate of rainfall is greater than the groun…
water that soaks into the ground
water than infiltrates the ground and is then absorbed by pla…
What is the official term for the wate…
The Hydrologic Cycle
When does runoff occur?
it occurs when the rate of rainfall is greater than the groun…
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Geology Chapter 11 GROUND WATER
Ground Water
Porosity
Permeability
Saturated Zone
Water that lies beneath the ground surface
A measurement of a rock's ability to hold water (the % of a…
The capability of a rock to transmit a fluid (such as water…
A subsurface zone in which all rock openings are filled with…
Ground Water
Water that lies beneath the ground surface
Porosity
A measurement of a rock's ability to hold water (the % of a…
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geology test 3 ground water
what is the water table
vadose zone
saturated zone
porosity
the level below which the ground is saturated with water
unsaturated zone... ground above water table
zone below water table
amount of pore space in ground
what is the water table
the level below which the ground is saturated with water
vadose zone
unsaturated zone... ground above water table
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Geology Exam 2: Ground water
What is groundwater?
What is porosity?
What is permeability?
What is a water table?
all subsurface water trapped in the pores of open spaced rock…
percentage of a materials total volume that is pore space
the capacity to transmit fluids
the top of the zone beneath the surface in which the pores ar…
What is groundwater?
all subsurface water trapped in the pores of open spaced rock…
What is porosity?
percentage of a materials total volume that is pore space
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Ground Water Ch. 12 ; Geology
Aquifers
Aquitards
Aquicludes
Permeability
Materials that transmit water readily, Latin for: to carry wa…
Prevent water from infiltrating: which is a bed of low permea…
Retard/Exclude water: which is a solid, impermeable area unde…
is a measure of the ease with which a fluid (water in this ca…
Aquifers
Materials that transmit water readily, Latin for: to carry wa…
Aquitards
Prevent water from infiltrating: which is a bed of low permea…
28 terms
Geology Chapter 11- Ground Water
Shale is a common ____ because it reta…
The upper surface of the saturated zon…
A ___ is a place where water flows nat…
The amount of groundwater is ____ the…
aquitard
water table
spring
many times
Shale is a common ____ because it reta…
aquitard
The upper surface of the saturated zon…
water table
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Geology Ground Water- Exam 4
Zone of aeration-
Zone of saturation-
Water table is
Water table is important in
includes capillary fringe, intermediate belt, and soil
all open spaces in sediment and rock are filled with water
the upper zone of saturation
predicting the productivity of weeks
Zone of aeration-
includes capillary fringe, intermediate belt, and soil
Zone of saturation-
all open spaces in sediment and rock are filled with water
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Geology Final Ground Water terms
ground water
wells
porosity
permeability
lies beneath the ground surface in pores in sediments and fra…
we get groundwater out by
percent of rock or sediments that has openings (to hold water)
transmit fluid (connect pores)
ground water
lies beneath the ground surface in pores in sediments and fra…
wells
we get groundwater out by
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Ground Water and Karst Landscapes Geology
Ground water
Zone of saturation
Water table
Zone of Aeration
Water that is underground and 100% saturated
Area that's saturated as gravity draws the H20 down
Area between some of saturation and zone of aeration. It fluc…
Above water table and isn't 100% saturated.
Ground water
Water that is underground and 100% saturated
Zone of saturation
Area that's saturated as gravity draws the H20 down
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English vocabulary ground 1
Civilian (n)
Complicated (adj)
Concur (v)
Confirm (v)
Person who is not a member of the military,or police, or fire…
Hard to understand; elaborate; complex; intricate
Agree; coincide; be of the same opinion
State or prove the truth of; substantiate; verify
Civilian (n)
Person who is not a member of the military,or police, or fire…
Complicated (adj)
Hard to understand; elaborate; complex; intricate
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Geology ch. 11: Ground Water and Water Resources
aquifer
aquitard
artesian system
cone of depression
rock that is sufficiently pours and permeable to be useful as…
rock of low permeability, through which water flows very slowly
a confined aquifer system in which ground water can rise abov…
a broadly conical depression of the water table or potentiome…
aquifer
rock that is sufficiently pours and permeable to be useful as…
aquitard
rock of low permeability, through which water flows very slowly
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English The Fighting Ground vocab
TYRANNICAL
Hessians
Tories
Primed
Harsh and unjustly cruel
A hessian mercenary used by England during the American Revol…
Tories, those American traitors who had sided with the brutal…
The gun was primed and ready to go.
TYRANNICAL
Harsh and unjustly cruel
Hessians
A hessian mercenary used by England during the American Revol…
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Geology 100 Exam 3 - Ground Water and Karst
Porosity
Permeability
Unsaturated Zone
Saturated Zone
Volume occupied by pore spaces or voids in rock
How connected the pore spaces are; allow for water to be tran…
Pore spaces contain both water and air
Pore spaces filled with water (where groundwater is)
Porosity
Volume occupied by pore spaces or voids in rock
Permeability
How connected the pore spaces are; allow for water to be tran…
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Geology--Ground Water and Climate Change Quiz
pores
porosity
water table
permeability
open spaces in rocks that water fills
percentage of total volume of rock that consists of pores
surface that marks the top of ground water
ability of fluid to flow through porous material
pores
open spaces in rocks that water fills
porosity
percentage of total volume of rock that consists of pores
20 terms
English 7 The Fighting Ground
scrutiny
to fret
seldom
to meander
careful looking
to worry
not often
to curve around
scrutiny
careful looking
to fret
to worry
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English Fighting Ground
tyranical
hessians
tories
primed
exercising power in a cruel way
people who supported the germans
american colonists who supported the american revolution
make something ready for use or action
tyranical
exercising power in a cruel way
hessians
people who supported the germans
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Geology Final (Surface and Ground Water Hydrology)
How much of the Earth is covered by Oc…
Oceans account for _____ of all Earth'…
How much water is locked up in glacier…
What percentage fraction is free surfa…
70%
97.2%
2.8%
0.2%
How much of the Earth is covered by Oc…
70%
Oceans account for _____ of all Earth'…
97.2%
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English fighting ground 1
Tyrannical
Hessians
Tories
Primed
Exerziseing power in a crul way
The group of people that there fighting
Americana colony that supports Britain during the American re…
To make something ready for use or action
Tyrannical
Exerziseing power in a crul way
Hessians
The group of people that there fighting
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English:The fighting ground
TYRANNICAL
HESSIANS
TORIES
PRIMED
cruel, bruttle
a Hessian mercenary used by England during the American Revol…
those american traitors who had sided with the brutal english…
the gun was primed and ready to go
TYRANNICAL
cruel, bruttle
HESSIANS
a Hessian mercenary used by England during the American Revol…
English Quiz The Fighting Ground
Tyrannical
Hessians
Tories
Primed
exercising power in a cruel or random way - Adjective
German mercenary serving in the British forces during the Ame…
American colonists who supported the British side during the…
make something ready for use - Adjective
Tyrannical
exercising power in a cruel or random way - Adjective
Hessians
German mercenary serving in the British forces during the Ame…
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English The Fighting Ground vocab
TYRANNICAL
Hessians
Tories
Primed
Harsh and unjustly cruel
A hessian mercenary used by England during the American Revol…
Tories, those American traitors who had sided with the brutal…
The gun was primed and ready to go.
TYRANNICAL
Harsh and unjustly cruel
Hessians
A hessian mercenary used by England during the American Revol…
English BackGround Test
Who wrote guiliver's travels
Who wrote fare hint 451
Robot
What event led to new understandings a…
Jonathon swift
Hg wells
From Czechoslovakia, means labor or work
Industrial revolution
Who wrote guiliver's travels
Jonathon swift
Who wrote fare hint 451
Hg wells
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Common Ground-English
Rhetoric
Parallelism
Repetition
Simile
An effective way of pursuading through writing or speaking th…
A form of repetition that repeats a certain sentence structure
When a certain word or phrase is repeated several times I'm t…
A figure of speech that uses like or as to compare two unlike…
Rhetoric
An effective way of pursuading through writing or speaking th…
Parallelism
A form of repetition that repeats a certain sentence structure
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Surface Water/Ground water/running water - Geology
Surface Water
Global perspective on water
Stream flow
Hydrologic cycle
both a resource and a hazard
-cyclic nature (seasonal)... -global distribution... -abundance no…
-streams = water that flows within channels... -crucial resource…
-streamflow = component of hydrologic cycle... -hydrologic cycle…
Surface Water
both a resource and a hazard
Global perspective on water
-cyclic nature (seasonal)... -global distribution... -abundance no…
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back ground/english stuff
Paradise Lost blends..
Milton lived from
paradise lost was..
paradise lost loosely follows the stor…
Christian and Greek mythology
1608-1674 ... he was alive...... For the last eight years of Shakes…
A political commentary about the Puritan rebellion against th…
the book of Genesis from the Bible
Paradise Lost blends..
Christian and Greek mythology
Milton lived from
1608-1674 ... he was alive...... For the last eight years of Shakes…
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English vocab: GEO "earth, ground"
geocentric
geodetic
geography
geology
measured from the earth's center; having the earth as a center
pertaining to geodesy (mathematics dealing with the earth's s…
study of the earth's surface, climate, continents, people, pr…
science dealing with the earth's history as recorded in rocks
geocentric
measured from the earth's center; having the earth as a center
geodetic
pertaining to geodesy (mathematics dealing with the earth's s…
36 terms
Physical Geology Exam 3 - Earthquakes & Ground Water
What is an Earthquake
What is the focus of an earthquake?
What is the epicenter of an earthquake?
What is elastic rebound?
a vibration of earth produced by a rapid release of energy
point in Earth where earthquake energy is released.
the location on Earth's surface directly above the earthquake…
the springing back as the rock returns to its original state
What is an Earthquake
a vibration of earth produced by a rapid release of energy
What is the focus of an earthquake?
point in Earth where earthquake energy is released.
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Geology 1401-Test 3 Soil and Ground water
Weathering
Mechanical
Chemical
Frost Wedging
The break down or alteration of rocks
Change in the physical ... (Breaking)
Change in chemicals ... (Burning)
When water gets down into the cracks of rocks and freezes and…
Weathering
The break down or alteration of rocks
Mechanical
Change in the physical ... (Breaking)
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Geology Test Ground Water + Hot Springs and Geysers
Hot Springs
Geysers
Hot Springs and Geysers
Siliceous Sinter (Dissolved from silic…
Water from these is 6-9 Degrees F warmer than the mean annual…
-Intermittent hot springs... -Water/steam erupts with great forc…
What occurs when chemical sedimentary rocks accumulate at the…
Sudden drop in temperature and/or pressure leads to depositio…
Hot Springs
Water from these is 6-9 Degrees F warmer than the mean annual…
Geysers
-Intermittent hot springs... -Water/steam erupts with great forc…
37 terms
Geology: mass wasting, streams, ground water, and glaciers
The downward movement of earth's mater…
Does mass wasting occur on the moon
what is the name of the accumulation a…
list three main types of wasting
gravity
yes
talus
Falls slides and flows
The downward movement of earth's mater…
gravity
Does mass wasting occur on the moon
yes
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English Football Grounds
Arsenal
Bournemouth
Burnley
Chelsea
Emirates Stadium
Dean Court
Turf Moor
Stamford Bridge
Arsenal
Emirates Stadium
Bournemouth
Dean Court
10 terms
English The Fighting ground part 3
Rigid
Spellbound
Craning
Tramp
stiff or unyielding; not pliant or flexible; hard:
bound by or as if by a spell; enchanted, entranced, or fascin…
any large wading bird of the family Gruidae, characterized by…
to tread or walk with a firm, heavy, resounding step
Rigid
stiff or unyielding; not pliant or flexible; hard:
Spellbound
bound by or as if by a spell; enchanted, entranced, or fascin…
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English The Fighting Ground part 4
SCRUTINIZED
STIFLE
EXASPERATED
REKINDLE
to irritate or provoke; annoy extremely:
to crush, or end by force:
getting extremely annoyed:(verb)
to excite, (Synonym{relight})
SCRUTINIZED
to irritate or provoke; annoy extremely:
STIFLE
to crush, or end by force:
117 terms
Geology Final (Test 1, 2, 3, and Ground Water)
Compaction and cementation of grains o…
The majority of the rocks that occur a…
The breakdown of exposed rock into sma…
Cemented shells of marine organisms fo…
lithification
sedimentary rocks
weathering
biochemical
Compaction and cementation of grains o…
lithification
The majority of the rocks that occur a…
sedimentary rocks
62 terms
Geology Ch 13: Unsafe Ground--Landslides and Other Mass Movements
mass wasting
gravity
mass wasting
factors that influence mass wasting
the processes that transport large quantities of earth materi…
the controlling force
an important part of erosion process in hilly and mountain re…
nature of slope material, water content, steepness of the slope
mass wasting
the processes that transport large quantities of earth materi…
gravity
the controlling force
61 terms
Geology-Deformation,earthquakes,faults,geologic time,ground water
deformation
stress
strain
three directions of stress
changing the shape of the earth's crust in response to plate…
force applied to a rock
reaction to the force as a result of stress
convergent, divergent, transform
deformation
changing the shape of the earth's crust in response to plate…
stress
force applied to a rock
12 terms
Vocab 4B English: Geo (earth, ground)
geocentric
geodetic
geography
geology
having earth as center
pertaining to geodesy
study of earth's surface, climate, people
science dealing with earth's history recorded in rocks
geocentric
having earth as center
geodetic
pertaining to geodesy
200 terms
Geology Ch. 16-17 The Geology of Running Water and Ground Water" and Streams and Floods:
abrasion
alluvial fan
alluvium
antecedent stream
The process in which one material (such as sand-laden water)…
A gently sloping apron of sediment dropped by an ephemeral st…
Sorted sediment deposited by a stream.
A stream that cuts across an uplifted mountain range; the str…
abrasion
The process in which one material (such as sand-laden water)…
alluvial fan
A gently sloping apron of sediment dropped by an ephemeral st…
14 terms
Mr. Kostenko Geology Semester 2, Test 3 (Water) Ground-Water
Water table
Porosity
Permeability
Aquifer
Upper limit of the zone of saturation, goes up and down with…
Pore space between sediment grains
Ease of movement of water underground
FIND THIS ANSWER
Water table
Upper limit of the zone of saturation, goes up and down with…
Porosity
Pore space between sediment grains
61 terms
Geology-Deformation,earthquakes,faults,geologic time,ground water
deformation
stress
strain
three directions of stress
changing the shape of the earth's crust in response to plate…
force applied to a rock
reaction to the force as a result of stress
convergent, divergent, transform
deformation
changing the shape of the earth's crust in response to plate…
stress
force applied to a rock
14 terms
English 12: Chap. 4 Part 22 ("geo" = earth/ground)
geocentric
geodetic
geography
geology
adj. measured from the earth's center; having the earth as a…
adj. pertaining to geodesy
study of the earth's surface, climate, continents, people, pr…
science dealing with the earth's history as recorded in rocks
geocentric
adj. measured from the earth's center; having the earth as a…
geodetic
adj. pertaining to geodesy
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