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55 terms
Running Water and Groundwater
water cycle
infiltration
runoff
transpiration
the unending circulation of Earth's water supply through the…
the movement of surface water into rock or soil through crack…
process in which excess water flows over Earth's surface into…
process in which plants absorb water and release it into the…
water cycle
the unending circulation of Earth's water supply through the…
infiltration
the movement of surface water into rock or soil through crack…
39 terms
Running Water and Groundwater
alluvial fan
base level
bed load
braided stream
a cone shaped deposit formed where a stream flows from mounta…
the lowest limit to which a stream can erode
part of a stream's load that moves by bouncing and rolling
a stream which results from deposition of sand and gravel bar…
alluvial fan
a cone shaped deposit formed where a stream flows from mounta…
base level
the lowest limit to which a stream can erode
62 terms
Running Water and Groundwater
water cycle
infiltration
runoff
transpiration
the unending circulation of Earth's water supply through the…
the movement of surface water into rock or soil through crack…
process in which excess water flows over Earth's surface into…
process in which plants absorb water and release it into the…
water cycle
the unending circulation of Earth's water supply through the…
infiltration
the movement of surface water into rock or soil through crack…
33 terms
Running Water and Groundwater
water cycle
infiltration
runoff
transpiration
the unending circulation of Earth's water supply through the…
the movement of surface water into rock or soil through crack…
process in which excess water flows over Earth's surface into…
process in which plants absorb water and release it into the…
water cycle
the unending circulation of Earth's water supply through the…
infiltration
the movement of surface water into rock or soil through crack…
25 terms
Running Water and Groundwater
water cycle
infiltration
transpiration
gradient
the continuous process by which water moves from Earth's surf…
Flow of water from the land surface into the subsurface.
Evaporation of water from plants
A slope
water cycle
the continuous process by which water moves from Earth's surf…
infiltration
Flow of water from the land surface into the subsurface.
Running Water and Groundwater
Water Cycle
Infiltration
Runoff
Transpiration
The unending circulation of Earth's water supply through the…
The movement of surface water into rock or soil through crack…
Process in which excess water flows over Earth's surface into…
The process in which plants absorb water and release it into…
Water Cycle
The unending circulation of Earth's water supply through the…
Infiltration
The movement of surface water into rock or soil through crack…
55 terms
Running Water and Groundwater
water cycle
infiltration
runoff
transpiration
the unending circulation of Earth's water supply through the…
the movement of surface water into rock or soil through crack…
process in which excess water flows over Earth's surface into…
process in which plants absorb water and release it into the…
water cycle
the unending circulation of Earth's water supply through the…
infiltration
the movement of surface water into rock or soil through crack…
26 terms
Running water and groundwater
Water Cycle
Evaporation
Transpiration
Condensation
Circulation Of Earths Water Supply
When a liquid changes into a vapor or gas
Released water from a plant through it's leaves
Change in state from a gas to a liquid
Water Cycle
Circulation Of Earths Water Supply
Evaporation
When a liquid changes into a vapor or gas
14 terms
Running Water and Groundwater
Water Cylce
Infiltration
Runoff
Transpiration
the unending circulation of Earth's water supply through the…
movement of surface water into rock or soil through cracks or…
movement of water along the surface of the Earth into lakes a…
release of water by plants back into the atmosphere.
Water Cylce
the unending circulation of Earth's water supply through the…
Infiltration
movement of surface water into rock or soil through cracks or…
36 terms
Groundwater and Running Water
Zone of aeration
Zone of saturation
Water cycle
Infiltration
Where there is air between the sediment spaces.
The spaces between sediments are filled with water.
The unending circulation of the Earth's water supply.
The movement of water into the soil.
Zone of aeration
Where there is air between the sediment spaces.
Zone of saturation
The spaces between sediments are filled with water.
98 terms
Running Water and Groundwater
Why is ground water important?
Define groundwater
define inflitration
What does infiltration depend on (4)
It's used for drinking water, agricultural purposes, cleanlin…
water stored in tiny pore spaces between the sediment grains…
movement of water from surface to pore spaces of sediment und…
steepness of slope of land, nature of surface material (poros…
Why is ground water important?
It's used for drinking water, agricultural purposes, cleanlin…
Define groundwater
water stored in tiny pore spaces between the sediment grains…
13 terms
Running Water and Groundwater
permeability
hydrologic cycle
floodplain
competence
The ? of a material indicates its ability to transmit water t…
The unending circulation of Earth's water supply from the oce…
The flat, low-lying portion of a stream valley that is subjec…
The ? of a stream measures the maximum size of particles it i…
permeability
The ? of a material indicates its ability to transmit water t…
hydrologic cycle
The unending circulation of Earth's water supply from the oce…
32 terms
running water and groundwater test
Infiltration
Transpiration
Runoff
Evaporation
The downward movement of water into soil
Evaporation of water through plant leaves
Water from rain or snow that flows off of land into streams
Water in liquid form changing into gas (water cycle)
Infiltration
The downward movement of water into soil
Transpiration
Evaporation of water through plant leaves
Running Water and Groundwater
Stream
Tributary
Natural Levee
Drainage Basin
Any body of water confined to a channel regardless of size.
A smaller stream or river that feeds into a main river.
Natural embankment of sediment at the edge of a stream, where…
The name of the geographic area that supplies water for a str…
Stream
Any body of water confined to a channel regardless of size.
Tributary
A smaller stream or river that feeds into a main river.
51 terms
Running Water and Groundwater
Stream
Drainage Basin
Drainage Divide
Zone of erosion
a body of flowing water confined to a channel.
the total area drained by a stream and its tributaries.
ridge or high ground that divides one drainage basin from ano…
Area of land predicted to be at risk from coastal erosion ove…
Stream
a body of flowing water confined to a channel.
Drainage Basin
the total area drained by a stream and its tributaries.
95 terms
Running Water and Groundwater
Deflation
desert pavement
blowout
what are wind deposits called?
removal of loose particles by wind
all loose particles lost, only cemented pebbles remain
depression in sand or silt made by wind
Structure - dunes... Deposits - loess
Deflation
removal of loose particles by wind
desert pavement
all loose particles lost, only cemented pebbles remain
71 terms
Running water and Groundwater
alluvial fan
alluvium
aquifer
aquitard
a fan shaped deposit of sediment formed when a streams slope…
unconsolidated sediment deposited by a stream
a rock strata or sediment that transmits groundwater freely
an impermable layer that prevents the movement of groundwater
alluvial fan
a fan shaped deposit of sediment formed when a streams slope…
alluvium
unconsolidated sediment deposited by a stream
27 terms
Running Water and Groundwater
Water Cycle
Infiltration
transpiration
gradient
the cycle of processes by which water circulates between the…
the diffusion or accumulation of substances not normal to it…
the process by which moisture is carried through plants from…
the steepness of a stream channel
Water Cycle
the cycle of processes by which water circulates between the…
Infiltration
the diffusion or accumulation of substances not normal to it…
62 terms
Running Water and Groundwater
water cycle
infiltration
runoff
transpiration
the unending circulation of Earth's water supply through the…
the movement of surface water into rock or soil through crack…
process in which excess water flows over Earth's surface into…
process in which plants absorb water and release it into the…
water cycle
the unending circulation of Earth's water supply through the…
infiltration
the movement of surface water into rock or soil through crack…
62 terms
Running Water and Groundwater
water cycle
infiltration
runoff
transpiration
the unending circulation of Earth's water supply through the…
the movement of surface water into rock or soil through crack…
process in which excess water flows over Earth's surface into…
process in which plants absorb water and release it into the…
water cycle
the unending circulation of Earth's water supply through the…
infiltration
the movement of surface water into rock or soil through crack…
30 terms
Chapter 6 -> Running Water and Groundwater
Alluvium
Aquifers
Artificial Levees
Bed Load
The sorted material deposited by a stream.
The permeable rock layers or sediments that transmit groundwa…
Man-made earthen mounds built on the banks of a river.
Stream's load of solid material that is made up of sediment t…
Alluvium
The sorted material deposited by a stream.
Aquifers
The permeable rock layers or sediments that transmit groundwa…
43 terms
Running Water and Groundwater
water cycle
infiltration
runoff
transpiration
the unending circulation of Earth's water supply through the…
the movement of surface water into rock or soil through crack…
process in which excess water flows over Earth's surface into…
process in which plants absorb water and release it into the…
water cycle
the unending circulation of Earth's water supply through the…
infiltration
the movement of surface water into rock or soil through crack…
43 terms
Hydrology & Running water and Groundwater
hydrology
precipitation
frontal, convective, orographic
evaporation
the flow of water across and through near surface environments
single strongest variable driving hydrologic processes;... forme…
causes of precipitation
involves open water, soil, and vegetation surfaces
hydrology
the flow of water across and through near surface environments
precipitation
single strongest variable driving hydrologic processes;... forme…
59 terms
Running Water and Groundwater ES
Precipitation
Evaporation
Infiltration
Runoff
RELEASED from the atmosphere
ABSORBED from the atmosphere
SOAKS into the ground
Flowing over the surface
Precipitation
RELEASED from the atmosphere
Evaporation
ABSORBED from the atmosphere
30 terms
Running Water and Groundwater
zone of saturation
groundwater
water table
porosity
area where water fills all of the open spaces in sediment and…
water within the zone of saturation
upper limit of the zone of saturation
percentage of the total volume of rock or sediment that consi…
zone of saturation
area where water fills all of the open spaces in sediment and…
groundwater
water within the zone of saturation
30 terms
Running Water and Groundwater
bed load
capacity
delta
natural levee
Is that part of a stream's load of solid material that is mad…
The maximum load it can carry
Is an accumulation of sediment formed where a stream enters a…
Is a landform that parallels some streams
bed load
Is that part of a stream's load of solid material that is mad…
capacity
The maximum load it can carry
66 terms
Running Water and Groundwater
Hydrologic cycle
Infiltration
Runoff
Transpiration
The continuous circulation of water among the atmosphere, the…
Downward movement of water through soil.
Part of the water cycle where an excess of water runs down an…
the emission of water vapor from the leaves of plants
Hydrologic cycle
The continuous circulation of water among the atmosphere, the…
Infiltration
Downward movement of water through soil.
24 terms
Science Running water and groundwater
The energy for the water cycle comes f…
How does water move from plants to the…
By what process do streams and rivers…
A river's discharge is generally great…
sun
transpiration
infiltration
at its mouth
The energy for the water cycle comes f…
sun
How does water move from plants to the…
transpiration
24 terms
Science Running water and groundwater
The energy for the water cycle comes f…
How does water move from plants to the…
By what process do streams and rivers…
A river's discharge is generally great…
sun
transpiration
infiltration
at its mouth
The energy for the water cycle comes f…
sun
How does water move from plants to the…
transpiration
13 terms
Running water and groundwater
Infiltration
Gradient
Alluvium
Capacity
The movement of surface water into rocks or soil through crac…
The slope of a stream channel expressed as the vertical drop…
The general term for any well-sorted stream-deposited sedimen…
The maximum load a stream can carry
Infiltration
The movement of surface water into rocks or soil through crac…
Gradient
The slope of a stream channel expressed as the vertical drop…
29 terms
Running Water and Groundwater
Water Cycle
Infiltration
Gradient
Stream Channel
the constant movement of water among oceans, the atmosphere,…
the movement of surface water into rock or soil through crack…
the slope of a stream over a certain distance
the course that the water in a stream follows
Water Cycle
the constant movement of water among oceans, the atmosphere,…
Infiltration
the movement of surface water into rock or soil through crack…
14 terms
Running water and groundwater 2
Drainage Basin
Zone of saturation
Porosity
Groundwater
The land area that contributes water to a stream
The zone beneath earths surface where all open spaces in sedi…
The ____ of a material is the percentage of the total volume…
Water beneath Earths surface in the zone of saturation is kno…
Drainage Basin
The land area that contributes water to a stream
Zone of saturation
The zone beneath earths surface where all open spaces in sedi…
72 terms
Running Water and Groundwater
alluvial fan
alluvium
aquifer
aquitard
a fan shaped deposit of sediment formed when a streams slope…
unconsolidated sediment deposited by a stream
a rock strata or sediment that transmits groundwater freely
an impermable layer that prevents the movement of groundwater
alluvial fan
a fan shaped deposit of sediment formed when a streams slope…
alluvium
unconsolidated sediment deposited by a stream
48 terms
Running Water and Groundwater
Precipitation
Evaporation
Infiltration
Runoff
released from the atmosphere
absorbed into the atmosphere
soaks into the ground
flowing over the surface
Precipitation
released from the atmosphere
Evaporation
absorbed into the atmosphere
46 terms
Running Water and Groundwater
water cycle
infiltration
runoff
transpiration
the unending circulation of Earth's water supply through the…
the movement of surface water into rock or soil through crack…
process in which excess water flows over Earth's surface into…
process in which plants absorb water and release it into the…
water cycle
the unending circulation of Earth's water supply through the…
infiltration
the movement of surface water into rock or soil through crack…
18 terms
ES Running Water & Groundwater
tributary
channel
drainage basin
-velocity... -gradient... -slope
feeder stream
path the steam follows
land area that contributes water to a river system
streamflow
tributary
feeder stream
channel
path the steam follows
27 terms
Running Water and Groundwater
Infiltration
Transpiration
Runoff
Evaporation
...
is essentially evaporation of water from plant leaves
The draining away of water
The drying up of water into the air
Infiltration
...
Transpiration
is essentially evaporation of water from plant leaves
35 terms
RUNNING WATER AND GROUNDWATER
water cycle
infiltration
transpiration
velocity
the constant movement of water among the oceans the atmospher…
the movement of surface water into rock or soil through crack…
the way plants absorb water and release it into the atmosphere
speed of water
water cycle
the constant movement of water among the oceans the atmospher…
infiltration
the movement of surface water into rock or soil through crack…
68 terms
Running water and Groundwater
Drawdown
Discharge
Zone of saturation
Bed load
The difference in height between the bottom of a cone of depr…
The quantity of water in a stream that passes a given point i…
The zone where all open spaces in sediment and rock are compl…
Sediment that is carried by a stream along the bottom of its…
Drawdown
The difference in height between the bottom of a cone of depr…
Discharge
The quantity of water in a stream that passes a given point i…
5 terms
Running Water and Groundwater
Hydrologic Cycle
Infiltration
Runoff
Transpiration
The continuous circulation of water among the oceans, atmosph…
Flow of water from the land surface into the ground
excess water runs down and does not sink into the soil, flows…
the emission of water vapor from the leaves of plants
Hydrologic Cycle
The continuous circulation of water among the oceans, atmosph…
Infiltration
Flow of water from the land surface into the ground
33 terms
Running Water and Groundwater
hydrologic cycle
evaporation
infiltration
runoff
the unending circulation of water
the process by which liquid water changes into water vapor -…
when a portion of the water from precipitation soaks into the…
when the rate of rainfall exceeds Earth's ability to absorb i…
hydrologic cycle
the unending circulation of water
evaporation
the process by which liquid water changes into water vapor -…
59 terms
Running Water and Groundwater:
Water Balance
Water Cycle
Evaporation
Precipitation
There is a balance between the precipitation and evaporation…
water constantly moves among the oceans, the atmosphere, the…
part of the water cycle when when water is evaporated from a…
part of the water cycle by when liquid or solid water from th…
Water Balance
There is a balance between the precipitation and evaporation…
Water Cycle
water constantly moves among the oceans, the atmosphere, the…
14 terms
Running Water and Groundwater #2
Drainage Basin
Zone of Saturation
Porosity
Groundwater
The land area that contributes water to a stream
The zone beneath Earth's surface where all open spaces in sed…
The percentage of the total volume that consists of pore spaces
Water beneath Earth's surface in the zone of saturation
Drainage Basin
The land area that contributes water to a stream
Zone of Saturation
The zone beneath Earth's surface where all open spaces in sed…
26 terms
Science Running Water and Groundwater
Groundwater
Temporary
Hydrologic cycle
Point bar
Most of a streams dissolved load is brought to it by
Base levels includes lakes and resistant layers of rock
The unending circulation of earths water supply
The reduced current velocity at the inside of a meander resul…
Groundwater
Most of a streams dissolved load is brought to it by
Temporary
Base levels includes lakes and resistant layers of rock
32 terms
running water and groundwater test
Infiltration
Transpiration
Runoff
Evaporation
The downward movement of water into soil
Evaporation of water through plant leaves
Water from rain or snow that flows off of land into streams
Water in liquid form changing into gas (water cycle)
Infiltration
The downward movement of water into soil
Transpiration
Evaporation of water through plant leaves
13 terms
Running water and groundwater some
Infiltration
Gradient
alluvium
Capacity
The movement of surface water into rocks or soil through crac…
The slope of a stream channel expressed as a vertical drop of…
The general term for any well sorted stream deposited sediment
The maximum load a stream can carry
Infiltration
The movement of surface water into rocks or soil through crac…
Gradient
The slope of a stream channel expressed as a vertical drop of…
58 terms
Earth Science Running Water and Groundwater
Water Cycle
Infiltration
Water Cycle Balance
Runoff
The continuous movement of water from the ocean to the atmosp…
the process by which water on the ground surface enters the s…
Average annual precipitation=the amount of water that evapora…
Part of the water cycle where an excess of water runs down an…
Water Cycle
The continuous movement of water from the ocean to the atmosp…
Infiltration
the process by which water on the ground surface enters the s…
59 terms
Running Water & Groundwater
Water cycle
Watershed
Tributaries
Divide
The unending circulation of water on earth
Land from which water runs off into streams
Feeder streams that flows into a main rivers
Ridges or elevated regions of high ground that separates waters
Water cycle
The unending circulation of water on earth
Watershed
Land from which water runs off into streams
42 terms
Running water, groundwater, and water pollution
water cycle
infiltration
transpiration
Gradient
the circulation of the earth's water supply
the movement of surface water into rock or soil through crack…
plants absorb water and release it into the atmosphere
slope/steepness of a stream channel
water cycle
the circulation of the earth's water supply
infiltration
the movement of surface water into rock or soil through crack…
32 terms
Chapter 6 Running Water and Groundwater
water cycle
Infiltration
transpiration
Gradient
Water constantly moves among the the oceans, the atmosphere,t…
Is the movement of surface water into rock or soil through cr…
Plants absorb water and release it into the atmosphere throug…
Is the slope or steepness of a stream channel.
water cycle
Water constantly moves among the the oceans, the atmosphere,t…
Infiltration
Is the movement of surface water into rock or soil through cr…
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