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26 terms
Global Water Resources and Use
Littoral Zone
Limnetic Zone
Profundal Zone
Benthic Zone
Closest to the shore; penetrated by light; rooted and floral…
Farther from shore but near the surface of the water; well li…
Beneath the Limnetic Zone; no light; low oxygen
Bottom on the lake, beneath the Profundal Zone; cold and low…
Littoral Zone
Closest to the shore; penetrated by light; rooted and floral…
Limnetic Zone
Farther from shore but near the surface of the water; well li…
28 terms
Resources, Water Cycle and Water Use
Natural resources
Renewable
Non-renewable
Sustainable
Materials or substances such as minerals, forests, water, and…
A natural resource that can be replaced at the same rate at w…
Resources that cannot be replenished at rate they are used
The level of development that can be maintained in a country…
Natural resources
Materials or substances such as minerals, forests, water, and…
Renewable
A natural resource that can be replaced at the same rate at w…
72 terms
Workbook: water resources + use
>97%
<3%
<1%
hydrological cycle
amount of water on Earth
amount of freshwater
usable drinking water
continual movement of water among Earth's atmosphere, oceans,…
>97%
amount of water on Earth
<3%
amount of freshwater
33 terms
Resources, Water Cycle and Water Use
Natural resources
Man-made resource
Finite resource
Continuous resource
Materials or substances such as minerals, forests, water, and…
a material that does not occur naturally. it has been made by…
A material of which there is only a limited amount - once use…
A renewable resource, the availability of which is not affect…
Natural resources
Materials or substances such as minerals, forests, water, and…
Man-made resource
a material that does not occur naturally. it has been made by…
16 terms
Water Resources and Uses Vocabulary
Aquifiers
Unconfined Aquifers
Confined Aqufers
Water Table
Subterranean, porous, water-holding rocks that provide millio…
Aquifers that are closer to the land surface and lacks a prot…
An aquifer surrounded by a layer of impermeable rock or clay…
The upper level of the saturated zone of groundwater.
Aquifiers
Subterranean, porous, water-holding rocks that provide millio…
Unconfined Aquifers
Aquifers that are closer to the land surface and lacks a prot…
30 terms
Global water resources & use
Nearly 72%
66%
Hydrology
Over 97%
How much of the Earths surface is covered with water?
Our bodies are made up of how much water?
The study of the occurrence, distribution, movement of water…
How much water do oceans hold?
Nearly 72%
How much of the Earths surface is covered with water?
66%
Our bodies are made up of how much water?
37 terms
Global Water Resources and Use
Freshwater Sources (in order)
Process that Form Lakes
Littoral Zone (Lake)
Photic or Opean Water Zone (lake)
Glaciers/Ice caps, groundwater, lakes, soil moisture, atmosph…
1.tectonic uplift of a mountain range, creating depression ... 2…
sloped area close to land
where sunlight is abundant
Freshwater Sources (in order)
Glaciers/Ice caps, groundwater, lakes, soil moisture, atmosph…
Process that Form Lakes
1.tectonic uplift of a mountain range, creating depression ... 2…
27 terms
Global water resources and use
Abyssal zone
Aquifer
Aquifer recharge
Arable
the part of the oceanic zone that is found at depths greater…
an underground layer of water - bearing permeable rock or unc…
the replenishment or recharge of a groundwater aquifer with a…
land that is fit to produce or support vegetation
Abyssal zone
the part of the oceanic zone that is found at depths greater…
Aquifer
an underground layer of water - bearing permeable rock or unc…
20 terms
Global Water Resources & use
distribution of h20
water reservoir
water in nonrenewable when..
salinity
97% in ocean, 3% on landmass, <.001% atmosphere
area in which water is stored for a period of time (atmospher…
being used faster than can naturally replace itself
increases w/ depth in ocean, freshwater is less than .5ppt, &…
distribution of h20
97% in ocean, 3% on landmass, <.001% atmosphere
water reservoir
area in which water is stored for a period of time (atmospher…
29 terms
Global Water Resources & Use
Hydrology
Reservoir
Nonrenewable Water Source
Salinity
The study of the occurrence, distribution, and movement of wa…
In the atmosphere, ocean, or underground, a place where water…
When a water resource (groundwater) is consumed by humans at…
Written in parts per 1,000 (ppt) with 1,000 grams salt per 1…
Hydrology
The study of the occurrence, distribution, and movement of wa…
Reservoir
In the atmosphere, ocean, or underground, a place where water…
24 terms
Global Water Resources and Use
Hydrology
Reservoir
Freshwater
Salt Water
Is the study of the, occurrence, distribution,and movement of…
A water reservoir, in the atmosphere, ocean, or underground,…
Low concentration of dissolved salts... Examples- Lakes, Rivers,…
Large concentration of dissolved salts... *Refers mostly to oceans
Hydrology
Is the study of the, occurrence, distribution,and movement of…
Reservoir
A water reservoir, in the atmosphere, ocean, or underground,…
36 terms
Global water resources and use
What percent of earths surface is cove…
Ocean told what percentage of our wate…
Percentage of water is fresh water?
Where is most of the freshwater on ear…
More than 70%
97%
3%
Glaciers and ice caps
What percent of earths surface is cove…
More than 70%
Ocean told what percentage of our wate…
97%
18 terms
Global Water Resources and Use
Sublimation
Evapotranspiration
Runoff
Infiltration
A change directly from the solid to the gaseous state without…
Evaporation of water from the soil plus transpiration—the rel…
Water from rain or snowmelt that flows over the land surface…
The downward movement of water from the land surface into soi…
Sublimation
A change directly from the solid to the gaseous state without…
Evapotranspiration
Evaporation of water from the soil plus transpiration—the rel…
28 terms
APES- WATER RESOURCES AND USE
Water is composed of...
The accurate composition of water mole…
Groundwater
Irrigation
two atoms of hydrogen and one atom of oxygen
H2O
water found underground that does not flow in a particular wa…
greatest use of freshwater
Water is composed of...
two atoms of hydrogen and one atom of oxygen
The accurate composition of water mole…
H2O
16 terms
Global Water Resources and Use
groundwater
zone of aeration
infiltration
hydrology
found in porous rocks, snow, glaciers, aquafiers
layer closes to the surface, where spaces between soil partic…
takes place when rainfall soaks into the ground
study of occurrence, distribution, and movement of water
groundwater
found in porous rocks, snow, glaciers, aquafiers
zone of aeration
layer closes to the surface, where spaces between soil partic…
53 terms
Global Water Resources and Use
97%
3%
70%
68.7% (69%)
What percentage of Earth's water is in the Ocean?
What percentage of Earth's water is freshwater?
Over what percentage of Earth's surface is water?
About what percentage of freshwater is in the icecaps and gla…
97%
What percentage of Earth's water is in the Ocean?
3%
What percentage of Earth's water is freshwater?
9 terms
Global water resources and use
an underground layer of water-bearing…
an aquifer that is wedged between laye…
the regions on either side of the equa…
the wide part of a river where it near…
aquifer
confined aquifer
doldrums
estuary
an underground layer of water-bearing…
aquifer
an aquifer that is wedged between laye…
confined aquifer
27 terms
global water resources and use
surface water
watershed
oxbow lake
riparian
water located on top of the earth's surface and accounting fo…
the entire area of land from which water drains into a specif…
a body of water created when a river erodes a "shortcut" from…
the area of land along a river
surface water
water located on top of the earth's surface and accounting fo…
watershed
the entire area of land from which water drains into a specif…
48 terms
Global Water Resources and Use
Aquifer
Water Table
Artesian Wells
Cone of Depression
water that exist in a multitude of small spaces between perme…
The upper level at which the water in a given area fully satu…
sometimes drilling a hole into a confined aquifer can release…
when a deep well pumps water from an aquifer more rapidly tha…
Aquifer
water that exist in a multitude of small spaces between perme…
Water Table
The upper level at which the water in a given area fully satu…
90 terms
Global Water Resources and Use
How much of the Earth is covered by wa…
Where is most of the freshwater on Ear…
Lake
(3) Where are most lakes found?
70%
glaciers and ice caps
standing freshwater formed when precipitation, runoff, or gro…
northern hemisphere, higher latitudes, mountainous areas
How much of the Earth is covered by wa…
70%
Where is most of the freshwater on Ear…
glaciers and ice caps
24 terms
Global Water Resources and Use
Brackish water
What is the primary use for water?
What is the largest use for industrial…
Thermal stratification
Mixture of fresh and salt water
Agriculture
Cooling electrical power plants
The tendency of deep lakes to form layers in the summer month…
Brackish water
Mixture of fresh and salt water
What is the primary use for water?
Agriculture
48 terms
Global Water Resources and Use
In response to the threats to our ocea…
An influent stream is
Which of the following illustrates a w…
The Kissimmee River in Florida is an e…
Troubled Waters statement
Entirely above the water table and a result of precipitation
Precipitation - evaporation = runoff
Flood control that led to habitat destruction
In response to the threats to our ocea…
Troubled Waters statement
An influent stream is
Entirely above the water table and a result of precipitation
21 terms
APES Water Use and Resources
water table
zone of saturation
desalination
floodplain
Upper surface of the zone of saturation, in which all availab…
Zone where all available pores in soil and rock in the earth'…
Purification of saltwater or brackish (slightly salty) water…
Flat valley floor next to a stream channel. For legal purpose…
water table
Upper surface of the zone of saturation, in which all availab…
zone of saturation
Zone where all available pores in soil and rock in the earth'…
41 terms
Global Water Resources and Use
How much of Earth's surface is covered…
List 3 unique properties of water.
Define an oligotrophic lake.
Define a mesotrophic lake.
Over 70%
· Strong hydrogen bonds hold water molecules to each other... ·…
Clear due to low nutrient levels and little plant life (low p…
Good clarity and an average level of nutrients
How much of Earth's surface is covered…
Over 70%
List 3 unique properties of water.
· Strong hydrogen bonds hold water molecules to each other... ·…
Global Water Resource and Use
Earth's water supply
Hydrology
Reservoir
Salinity
made up of 72%, the oceans holds 97% of the water on Earth
study of water on earth
in the atmosphere, ocean, or underground , is a place where w…
How much salt is in a body of water . When it moves into the…
Earth's water supply
made up of 72%, the oceans holds 97% of the water on Earth
Hydrology
study of water on earth
10 terms
Water Resources and Land Use Conflicts
Recreation, Leisure and Tourism (Detail)
Recreation, Leisure and Tourism (Confl…
Industry (Detail)
Industry (Conflict) (4)
The Yorkshire Dales National Park and the Forest of Bowland A…
1. Conflict with activities which lower the water quality (e.…
Main industrial use of rivers is the disposal of liquid efflu…
1. Construction of weirs prevent migration of fish 2. Polluta…
Recreation, Leisure and Tourism (Detail)
The Yorkshire Dales National Park and the Forest of Bowland A…
Recreation, Leisure and Tourism (Confl…
1. Conflict with activities which lower the water quality (e.…
27 terms
APES: Global Water Resources and Use
Abyssal Zone
Aquifer
Aquifer Recharge
Arable
the part of the oceanic zone that is found at depths greater…
an underground layer of water-bearing permeable rock or uncon…
the replenishment or recharge of a groundwater aquifer with a…
land that is fit produce or support vegetation
Abyssal Zone
the part of the oceanic zone that is found at depths greater…
Aquifer
an underground layer of water-bearing permeable rock or uncon…
16 terms
APES: Global Water Resources and Use
Lakes
Littoral Zone
Limnetic Zone
Profundal Zone
Large natural bodies of standing fresh water formed when prec…
Shallow, close to shore, extends to depth penetrated by light…
well lit, open surface water, farther from shore, extends to…
Deep, no-light regions, too dark for photosynthesis, low oxyg…
Lakes
Large natural bodies of standing fresh water formed when prec…
Littoral Zone
Shallow, close to shore, extends to depth penetrated by light…
18 terms
1.C Water Resources and Use
Aquifers
Unconfined Aquifers
Confined Aquifers
Water Table
A permeable layer of rock and sediment that contains groundwa…
An aquifer made of porous rock covered by soil out of which w…
An aquifer surrounded by a layers of impermeable rock or clay…
The uppermost level at which the water in a given area fully…
Aquifers
A permeable layer of rock and sediment that contains groundwa…
Unconfined Aquifers
An aquifer made of porous rock covered by soil out of which w…
8 terms
3- Global Water Resources and Use
Oceans hold about 97% of all water on…
Groundwater makes up 30% of freshwater…
Water filters out harmful UV radiation…
The use of freshwater is growing twice…
Most of freshwater available is trapped in glaciers and ice c…
Lakes hold 87% of the fresh liquid surface water.
The highest per capita supplies of freshwater (amount of wate…
Lakes are large, natural bodies of standing FRESHWATER formed…
Oceans hold about 97% of all water on…
Most of freshwater available is trapped in glaciers and ice c…
Groundwater makes up 30% of freshwater…
Lakes hold 87% of the fresh liquid surface water.
47 terms
APES Global Water Resources and Use
In response to the threats to our ocea…
An influent stream is
Which of the following illustrates a w…
The Kissimmee River in Florida is an e…
Troubled Waters statement
Entirely above the water table & A result of precipitation
Precipitation - evaporation = runoff
Flood control that led to habitat destruction
In response to the threats to our ocea…
Troubled Waters statement
An influent stream is
Entirely above the water table & A result of precipitation
27 terms
APES: Global Water Resources and Use
How much of Earth's surface is covered…
Countries with High per capita freshwa…
Low Per capita freshwater
US per capita freshwater per day
70%
Iceland, Norway
Israel, Egypt
1500 gallons
How much of Earth's surface is covered…
70%
Countries with High per capita freshwa…
Iceland, Norway
20 terms
APES: Global Water Resources and Use
aquifer
aquifer recharge
benthic zone
doldrums
an underground layer of water-bearing permeable rock or uncon…
the replenishment or recharge of a groundwater aquifer with a…
the ecological region at the lowest level of a body of water…
the regions on either side of the equator where air pressure…
aquifer
an underground layer of water-bearing permeable rock or uncon…
aquifer recharge
the replenishment or recharge of a groundwater aquifer with a…
18 terms
APES-Global Water Resources and Use
rising sea levels
conservation of water methods
Aswan High Dam
Bangladesh
-caused by thermal expansion of water and melting of ice caps…
change personal habits; construct dams and reservoirs; desali…
Egypt; supply irrigation water; supply is only half of what i…
wells made to supply freshwater; arsenic cmpds from soil leac…
rising sea levels
-caused by thermal expansion of water and melting of ice caps…
conservation of water methods
change personal habits; construct dams and reservoirs; desali…
48 terms
APES Global Water Resources and Use
In response to the threats to our ocea…
An influent stream is... a. Entirely abov…
Which of the following illustrates a w…
The Kissimmee River in Florida is an e…
(B) The Troubled Waters statement was signed by several marin…
(E) An influent stream is above the water table and is refill…
(C) A water budget is precipitation - evaporation = runoff. T…
(A) The attempts to control flooding on the Kissimmee River l…
In response to the threats to our ocea…
(B) The Troubled Waters statement was signed by several marin…
An influent stream is... a. Entirely abov…
(E) An influent stream is above the water table and is refill…
28 terms
APES: Global Water Resources and Use
KEY TERMS
salt water
fresh water
fresh water uses
1. interbasin transfer... 2. groundwater... 3. aquifer... 4. unconfine…
97% of the Earth's water
- only 3% of the Earth's water includes surface waters and fr…
agriculture - 70% (irrigation, aquaculture)... industry - 20%... do…
KEY TERMS
1. interbasin transfer... 2. groundwater... 3. aquifer... 4. unconfine…
salt water
97% of the Earth's water
58 terms
Supply, Renewal, and Use of Water Resources
What percentage of water is found in t…
What percentage of fresh water is foun…
What percentage of water is locked up…
Surface water
97%
3%
About 2.997% of water is locked up in ice caps or glaciers or…
freshwater we use that first arrives as a result of precipita…
What percentage of water is found in t…
97%
What percentage of fresh water is foun…
3%
27 terms
APES: Global Water Resources and Use
How much of Earth's surface is covered…
Countries with High per capita freshwa…
Low Per capita freshwater
US per capita freshwater per day
70%
Iceland, Norway
Israel, Egypt
1500 gallons
How much of Earth's surface is covered…
70%
Countries with High per capita freshwa…
Iceland, Norway
50 terms
The Atmosphere and Global Water Resources/Uses
abiotic
acid
air mass
alkaline
related to factors or things that are separate and independen…
any compound that releases hydrogen ions when dissolved in wa…
enormous bodies of air that move as a unit
a basic substance; chemically, a substance that absorbs hydro…
abiotic
related to factors or things that are separate and independen…
acid
any compound that releases hydrogen ions when dissolved in wa…
40 terms
Unit 1: Global Water Resources And Use
Describe the distribution of Earth's w…
What are some unique properties of wat…
Where are most lakes located?
What are the processes that form lakes?
70% of surface is water. 97% is the ocean, while freshwater i…
Strong attraction between molecules (cohesion). High specific…
Northern hemisphere at higher latitudes and are generally fou…
Uplift of a mountain range makes basin that accumulates water…
Describe the distribution of Earth's w…
70% of surface is water. 97% is the ocean, while freshwater i…
What are some unique properties of wat…
Strong attraction between molecules (cohesion). High specific…
25 terms
APES Global Water Resources and Use
Why is more than 99% of Earth's water…
What is the universal solvent?
Why is it important for water to have…
Why does ice float?
More than 99% of water on Earth cannot be used by humans beca…
Water is the universal solvent.
High surface tension is important in physical and biological…
Water expands by about 8% when it freezes, becoming less dense.
Why is more than 99% of Earth's water…
More than 99% of water on Earth cannot be used by humans beca…
What is the universal solvent?
Water is the universal solvent.
26 terms
Chapter 9 Water Resources: Supply, Distribution & Use
Aquifers
Unconfined Aquifers
Confined Aquifers
Water Table
Underground rock layers that store large amounts of water
An aquifer made of porous rock covered by soil, which water c…
An aquifer surrounded by a layer of impermeable rock or clay…
underground surface below which the ground is wholly saturate…
Aquifers
Underground rock layers that store large amounts of water
Unconfined Aquifers
An aquifer made of porous rock covered by soil, which water c…
25 terms
APES Vocabulary (The Atmosphere, Global Water Resources, and Use)
Aquifer
Climate
Conservation
Desalination
Porous, water-saturated layers of sand, gravel, or bedrock th…
Physical properties of the troposphere of an area based on an…
Sensible and careful use of natural resources by humans. Peop…
Purification of saltwater or brackish (slightly salty) water…
Aquifer
Porous, water-saturated layers of sand, gravel, or bedrock th…
Climate
Physical properties of the troposphere of an area based on an…
25 terms
Water Resources
Fresh water
Surface water
Runoff
River System
relatively pure water, with few dissolved salts
fresh water on Earth's land surface
Part of the water cycle where an excess of water runs down an…
a network of connected streams and rivers
Fresh water
relatively pure water, with few dissolved salts
Surface water
fresh water on Earth's land surface
26 terms
AP Environmental Science-Global Water Resources and Use
Littoral Zone
Limnetic Zone
Profundal Zone
Benthic Zone
Closest to the shore; penetrated by light; rooted and floral…
Farther from shore but near the surface of the water; well li…
Beneath the Limnetic Zone; no light; low oxygen
Bottom on the lake, beneath the Profundal Zone; cold and low…
Littoral Zone
Closest to the shore; penetrated by light; rooted and floral…
Limnetic Zone
Farther from shore but near the surface of the water; well li…
13 terms
Water Resources
aqueduct
aquifer
conservation
desalination
a system of channels, pipes, or tunnels that carry water a lo…
an underground layer of rock or soil through which water easi…
the careful use of a natural resource, such as water
the removal of salt from salt water to make fresh water
aqueduct
a system of channels, pipes, or tunnels that carry water a lo…
aquifer
an underground layer of rock or soil through which water easi…
28 terms
iBook #3- Water Resources & Use
Groundwater
Aquifers
Unconfined Aquifers
Confined Aquifers
water held underground in the soil or in pores and crevices i…
small spaces found within permeable layers of rock and sedime…
water can easily flow in and out, porous rock covered by soil.
surrounded by a layer of impermeable rock or clay, impedes wa…
Groundwater
water held underground in the soil or in pores and crevices i…
Aquifers
small spaces found within permeable layers of rock and sedime…
18 terms
L 6 Rational using and protection of water resources
burning fossil fuels
desert
Global Commons
Limits to growth
All of the following are ways that we can protect the biosphe…
Which biome would have the warmest temperatures?
___________ is a shared resource that a group of people uses…
___________ hypothesis suggests human society is overshooting…
burning fossil fuels
All of the following are ways that we can protect the biosphe…
desert
Which biome would have the warmest temperatures?
7 terms
Water Resources
Ogallala Aquifer
Places affected by land subsidence
Major use of freshwater
Source of freshwater for Southern Cali…
Groundwater originating from glaciers 11,000 years ago, stret…
San Joaquin Valley, Leaning Tower of Pisa, Albuquerque
Toilet
Colorado River
Ogallala Aquifer
Groundwater originating from glaciers 11,000 years ago, stret…
Places affected by land subsidence
San Joaquin Valley, Leaning Tower of Pisa, Albuquerque
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