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Inland waters of Africa
30.3 mln.km²
Ras ben Sakka
Tugela Falls
57.7 °c
The total area of Africa
Northernmost point of Africa
The tallest waterfall of Africa
A high temperature
30.3 mln.km²
The total area of Africa
Ras ben Sakka
Northernmost point of Africa
13 terms
Light in Inland Waters
Autochthonous & Allochthonous Production
Light transformations in lakes
Characterization of Light
Why do lakes appear blue?
Energy produced within vs outside of the lake
-Transformed into potential energy or thermal energy... -Transfo…
-Both waves and particles ... -"packets of energy moving as a wa…
Preferential absorption of long-wavelengths (red, orange, gre…
Autochthonous & Allochthonous Production
Energy produced within vs outside of the lake
Light transformations in lakes
-Transformed into potential energy or thermal energy... -Transfo…
62 terms
Chapter 1: Inland Waters
what is evaporation?
what is condensation?
what is precipitation?
what is the water cycle?
the process by which liquids change to gasses
a physical change from a gas to a liquid, caused by cooling
water that falls to the Earth's surface from the atmosphere
a repeated pattern of water movement between the Earth and th…
what is evaporation?
the process by which liquids change to gasses
what is condensation?
a physical change from a gas to a liquid, caused by cooling
13 terms
ecology of inland waters - Light
solar constant
electromagnetic spectrum
Visible light
Direct Radiation
the amount of energy from the Sun that reaches the edge of th…
All of the frequencies or wavelengths of electromagnetic radi…
That portion of the electromagnetic spectrum detected as vari…
Solar radiation directly from the sun the reaches earths surf…
solar constant
the amount of energy from the Sun that reaches the edge of th…
electromagnetic spectrum
All of the frequencies or wavelengths of electromagnetic radi…
34 terms
Geography- Inland water
Positives of dams
Positive for dams- irrigation details
Positive for dams- hydro-electricity d…
Negatives of dams
A regular water supply allows for irrigation farming, release…
Only 18% of the world arable land is irrigated, but it produc…
Hydro-electricity accounts for 24% of global energy and 90% o…
Large areas of land upstream become flooded or inundated as w…
Positives of dams
A regular water supply allows for irrigation farming, release…
Positive for dams- irrigation details
Only 18% of the world arable land is irrigated, but it produc…
19 terms
Science Chapter 1 Inland Waters
Evaporation
Condensation
Precipitation
water cycle
a physical change from liquid a to a gas
a physical change from a gas to a liquid
water that falls to earth's surface from the atmosphere examp…
a repeated pattern of water movement between the earth and th…
Evaporation
a physical change from liquid a to a gas
Condensation
a physical change from a gas to a liquid
89 terms
Waters and Rivers
What is the water cycle also known as?
What is evaporation?
What is condensation?
How is water recycled again and again?
The Hydrological Cycle
The process in which a liquid turns into a gas
A change of state in which gas becomes liquid by cooling
Through the process of evaporation, condensation and water tr…
What is the water cycle also known as?
The Hydrological Cycle
What is evaporation?
The process in which a liquid turns into a gas
62 terms
Science Test Inland Waters - Chapter 1
what is evaporation?
what is condensation?
what is precipitation?
what is the water cycle?
the process by which liquids change to gasses
a physical change from a gas to a liquid, caused by cooling
water that falls to the Earth's surface from the atmosphere
a repeated pattern of water movement between the Earth and th…
what is evaporation?
the process by which liquids change to gasses
what is condensation?
a physical change from a gas to a liquid, caused by cooling
37 terms
#12 CO2 systems for inland waters
Atmosphere CO2 is in equilibrium w/___…
Dissolved CO2 react w/ H2O to yield __…
State CO2 and H2O equation
List sources of CO2 inland waters
CO2 in water
carbonic acid (H2CO3)
CO2 +H2O --> H2CO3- (carbonic acid) --> H+ + HCO3- (bicarbona…
-Exchange with atmosphere CO2... -Input with rainwater (becomes…
Atmosphere CO2 is in equilibrium w/___…
CO2 in water
Dissolved CO2 react w/ H2O to yield __…
carbonic acid (H2CO3)
22 terms
Chp. 1 Inland waters and their catchments
regional and catchment properties
catchment attributes
biological/ecological properties
morphometry
biological properties below the water surface
are a major determinant of the physical/chemical water proper…
the result not only of biological interactions below the wate…
lake origin and form
regional and catchment properties
biological properties below the water surface
catchment attributes
are a major determinant of the physical/chemical water proper…
22 terms
waters and rivers
water vapor
rain
ground water
run off
water in the form of a gas
water vapor that changes to a liquid, then falls
water that sinks below the surface
water that travels over the surface and flows downhill
water vapor
water in the form of a gas
rain
water vapor that changes to a liquid, then falls
9 terms
Water and Rivers
Waterfall
Gorge
Oxbow lake
precipitation
A stream of water that falls from a high place.
A deep valley with steep sides to eat or to swallow greedily.
A meander that has been cut off from the river
Rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls to the ground.
Waterfall
A stream of water that falls from a high place.
Gorge
A deep valley with steep sides to eat or to swallow greedily.
16 terms
River and Waters
condensation
dense
evaporation
hydrological cycle
A change of state in which gas becomes liquid by cooling.
Crowded closely together.
When a liquid changes state to a gas.
The continual movement of water between the rivers, oceans, a…
condensation
A change of state in which gas becomes liquid by cooling.
dense
Crowded closely together.
9 terms
Water and rivers
Waterfall
Gorge
Oxbow lake
Precipitation
A stream of water that falls from a high place.
A river between two mountains
A meander that has been cut off from the river
Any form of water that falls from clouds and reaches Earth's…
Waterfall
A stream of water that falls from a high place.
Gorge
A river between two mountains
9 terms
Water and Rivers
Waterfall
Gorge
Oxbow lake
Precipitation
a waterfall is a natural stream of water falling from a high…
narrow canyon; steep, rocky clef
a meander that has cutoff from the water
Rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls to the ground
Waterfall
a waterfall is a natural stream of water falling from a high…
Gorge
narrow canyon; steep, rocky clef
8 terms
UNOG ECE WP on Inland Water Transport
AGTC
AGC
AGN
CMNI
СЛКП
СМЖЛ
СМВП
КПГВ
AGTC
СЛКП
AGC
СМЖЛ
9 terms
Water & River
Waterfall
Gorge
Oxbow lake
precipitation
A stream of water that falls from a high place.
a narrow passage between steep mountains or hills
A meander cut off from a river.
Rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls to the ground
Waterfall
A stream of water that falls from a high place.
Gorge
a narrow passage between steep mountains or hills
9 terms
Water and river
Waterfall
Gorge
Oxbow lake
Precipitation
A stream of water that falls from a high place.
narrow canyon; steep, rocky clef
A meander cut off from a river.
Rain, snow, sleet, or hail
Waterfall
A stream of water that falls from a high place.
Gorge
narrow canyon; steep, rocky clef
9 terms
Water & River
Waterfall
Gorge
Oxbow lake
Precipitation
A stream of water that falls from a high place.
narrow canyon; steep, rocky clef
A meander that has been cut off from the river
Any form of water that falls from clouds and reaches Earth's…
Waterfall
A stream of water that falls from a high place.
Gorge
narrow canyon; steep, rocky clef
44 terms
Rivers and water
Transpiration
Closed system
Open system
Stores on the land
Plants giving out water vapour
No water is added or lost to the system
Water can be added or lost
Vegetation, soil, lake, ice, ground water
Transpiration
Plants giving out water vapour
Closed system
No water is added or lost to the system
9 terms
Water and river
Waterfall
Gorge
Oxbow lake
Precipitation
A stream of water that falls from a high place.
River that runs between two deep valley
A meander that has been cut off from the river
Any form of water that falls from clouds and reaches Earth's…
Waterfall
A stream of water that falls from a high place.
Gorge
River that runs between two deep valley
9 terms
Water and River
Waterfall
Gorge
Oxbow Lake
Precipitation
A stream of water that falls from a high place.
A deep valley with steep sides to eat or to swallow greedily.
A meander that has been cut off from the river
Rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls to the ground
Waterfall
A stream of water that falls from a high place.
Gorge
A deep valley with steep sides to eat or to swallow greedily.
9 terms
Water & River
Waterfall
Gorge
Oxbow lake
precipitation
A stream of water that falls from a high place.
a deep ravine (usually with a river running through it)
A meander cut off from a river.... A meander cut off from a river.
Rain, snow, sleet, or hail
Waterfall
A stream of water that falls from a high place.
Gorge
a deep ravine (usually with a river running through it)
9 terms
Water and River
waterfall
gorge
oxbow lake
precipitation
A stream of water that falls from a high place.
narrow canyon; steep, rocky clef
A meander that has been cut off from the river
Any form of water that falls from clouds and reaches Earth's…
waterfall
A stream of water that falls from a high place.
gorge
narrow canyon; steep, rocky clef
26 terms
Inland Water Rescue & Emergencies (March 2010), Done
Swift Water is defined as? Pg. 6
Flood water is defined as? Pg. 6
Flat or static water is defined as? Pg…
What is a big concern due to the stres…
Any body of water with consistent direction of flow.
Not predictable with a variation of flow and hazards where is…
A body of water that does not travel in any specific directio…
Hyperthermia while working
Swift Water is defined as? Pg. 6
Any body of water with consistent direction of flow.
Flood water is defined as? Pg. 6
Not predictable with a variation of flow and hazards where is…
15 terms
Rivers and Water
Drainage Basin
Watershed
Source
Mouth/Delta
The area of land drained by a river.
The boundary between two drainage basins, it is an area of hi…
The beginning of the river.
The end of the river.
Drainage Basin
The area of land drained by a river.
Watershed
The boundary between two drainage basins, it is an area of hi…
35 terms
Water/ Rivers
Hydrosphere
hydrologic cycle
water reservoirs
Stream
all water at or near the surface of the earth
evaporation: water going to air... condensation: cloud formation…
ocean: 97.5%... Glacial Ice: 1.81%... Ground water: .63%... Lakes and…
flowing water within a channel
Hydrosphere
all water at or near the surface of the earth
hydrologic cycle
evaporation: water going to air... condensation: cloud formation…
8 terms
Water and rivers
Background information for the study o…
Drainage baisin
Catchment area
Watershed
The hydrological cycle... The hydrological cycle is also known…
the area of land drained by a river.
the area within the drainage basin.
the edge of highland surrounding a drainage basin. It marks t…
Background information for the study o…
The hydrological cycle... The hydrological cycle is also known…
Drainage baisin
the area of land drained by a river.
42 terms
Rivers and water - RIVER LANDFORMS
Braid
Centrifugal force
Compacted
Condensation
A small channel that has been formed by the braiding of a riv…
In urban studies, this is something which encourages business…
When something is closely packed together. This could be used…
A change of state in which gas becomes liquid by cooling.
Braid
A small channel that has been formed by the braiding of a riv…
Centrifugal force
In urban studies, this is something which encourages business…
31 terms
Water and rivers
Whatvis the chemical formula for water?
What makes water a polar molecule?
Why is water considered a unversal sol…
Draw a water molecule and label the ch…
H2O
Hydrogenhas a positive charge and oxygen has a negative charge
It can dissolve almost any substance
...
Whatvis the chemical formula for water?
H2O
What makes water a polar molecule?
Hydrogenhas a positive charge and oxygen has a negative charge
17 terms
Water & Rivers - Background to rivers
What's the hydrological cycle known as?
What % of water do the seas & oceans c…
& ice?
What does that leave?
The water cycle
97%
2%
1% of the worlds water as fresh water on land or in the air
What's the hydrological cycle known as?
The water cycle
What % of water do the seas & oceans c…
97%
25 terms
Water & Rivers - River landforms
5 upper course features?
3 middle course features?
3 lower course features?
What does the river do as it moves thr…
1) Steep sided v-shaped valley ... 2) Interlocking Spurs ... 3) Rap…
1) Wider, shallower valleys ... 2) Meanders ... 3) Ox bow lakes
1) Wide flat-bottomed valleys ... 2) Floodplains ... 3) Deltas
It cuts downwards. The gradient here is steep & the river cha…
5 upper course features?
1) Steep sided v-shaped valley ... 2) Interlocking Spurs ... 3) Rap…
3 middle course features?
1) Wider, shallower valleys ... 2) Meanders ... 3) Ox bow lakes
16 terms
Water & Rivers - River processes
What do river processes do?
What does erosion involve?
What are the 4 main forms of river Ero…
What's hydraulic action?
Shape the land in different ways as the river moves from its…
The wearing away of Rock & soil found along the river bed & b…
1) Hydraulic action ... 2) Abrasion ... 3) Attrition ... 4) Solution
The force of the river against the bank can cause air to be t…
What do river processes do?
Shape the land in different ways as the river moves from its…
What does erosion involve?
The wearing away of Rock & soil found along the river bed & b…
10 terms
Water,River
Rainfall,temperature
Water demand,water supply
Population,agricultural
Rainfall,pollution,garbage
In a Climate graph, what does bar chart and line chart shows?…
Water shortage= ________>__________
Why water demand increases?... 1. __________ increase... 2. Economi…
Why water supply decrease?... 1. decrease in _______... 2. Water __…
Rainfall,temperature
In a Climate graph, what does bar chart and line chart shows?…
Water demand,water supply
Water shortage= ________>__________
18 terms
Water & Rivers - River profiles
When does a river change shape?
What changes?
What does the upper part of the river…
What does the lower part of the river…
As it flows from its source to its mouth
The shape of the long profile (a slice through the river from…
A larger bed load, more roughness, turbulence & friction
Greatest cross section, highest hydraulic action radius, grea…
When does a river change shape?
As it flows from its source to its mouth
What changes?
The shape of the long profile (a slice through the river from…
33 terms
Waters, Rivers, and Mountains
Arabian Sea
Atlantic Sea
Baltic Sea
Bay of Bengal
Arabian Sea
Atlantic Sea
21 terms
Surface Water (rivers and water distribution)
Erosion
tributary
watershed (drainage basin)
channel
the process by which soil and sediment are transported from o…
a stream that flows into a larger stream or lake
the area of land drained by a water system... largest in US -- M…
the path that a stream follows
Erosion
the process by which soil and sediment are transported from o…
tributary
a stream that flows into a larger stream or lake
10 terms
Rivers and Water Ways
Atlantic Ocean
Pacific Ocean
Mississippi River and Missouri River
Ohio River
served as a highway for explorers, early settlers, and later…
an early exploration destination
used to transport farm and industrial products. They were lin…
the "gateway" to the west
Atlantic Ocean
served as a highway for explorers, early settlers, and later…
Pacific Ocean
an early exploration destination
41 terms
WATER BODIES - RIVERS
Red Sea
Aral Sea
South China Sea
Lake Baikal
Red Sea
Aral Sea
10 terms
Bodies of Water and Rivers in Asia
Philippine Sea
Sea of Japan
Black Sea
Tigris River
Philippine Sea
Sea of Japan
Waters/rivers test
Transpiration
Infiltration
Evaporation
Condensation
When water rises from living plants
When water hits the ground and it soaks into the ground
When water rises from a body of water into the atmosphere
When evaporated water cools
Transpiration
When water rises from living plants
Infiltration
When water hits the ground and it soaks into the ground
27 terms
Waters/rivers test
Transpiration
Infiltration
Evaporation
Condensation
When water rises from living plants
When water hits the ground and it soaks into the ground
When water rises from a body of water into the atmosphere
When evaporated water cools
Transpiration
When water rises from living plants
Infiltration
When water hits the ground and it soaks into the ground
8 terms
rivers/ waters of africa
senegal river
gambia river
ivory coast
niger river
in senegal
in gambia
below Cote D'lvoire
shoe of niger
senegal river
in senegal
gambia river
in gambia
22 terms
Geography - Rivers/Lakes/Bodies of Water
Hudson River
Ohio River
Mississippi River
Missouri River
Hudson River
Ohio River
Rivers and Water Systems
Amazon River
Mississippi
Nile
Panama Canal
Amazon River
Mississippi
25 terms
Indus River waters shrinking
china, pakistan, north, south
china, pakistan, north, south
indus
Pakistan
Indus goes through ____ and then ____ (flowing ____ to ___)
Indus goes through ____ and then ____ (flowing ____ to ___)
In recent years, the ___ river is giving pakistan much less w…
In recent years, the Indus river is giving _____ much less wa…
china, pakistan, north, south
Indus goes through ____ and then ____ (flowing ____ to ___)
china, pakistan, north, south
Indus goes through ____ and then ____ (flowing ____ to ___)
18 terms
RIvers/Other Water
Mississippi River
Rio Grande River
Amazon River
Nile River
Mississippi River
Rio Grande River
26 terms
APUSH Rivers/Bodies of Water
Connecticut River
Atlantic Ocean
Delaware River
Lake Ontario
Connecticut River
Atlantic Ocean
46 terms
Waters and Rivers (Mathieu approved)
The amount of the earth's surface that…
Evaporation
Transpiration
Condensation
70%
Water rising from a body of water into the atmosphere
Water rising from living plants
Water rising then cooling (cloud formation)
The amount of the earth's surface that…
70%
Evaporation
Water rising from a body of water into the atmosphere
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