Lecture 9 Intro to Hydrosphere_fillin version

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Unformatted text preview: 10/8/10 OUTLINE: Introduction to Earth’s Why is the hydrosphere important to us? What is the hydrosphere? How is Earth’s water distributed? What are the main properties of water? Where does all the water go? Review of hydrologic cycle 11 Click to edit Master subtitle style 10/8/10 Earth’s Hydrosphere NSC 004 - Lecture 9 Why is it important to study the hydrosphere? 22 10/8/10 33 10/8/10 44 10/8/10 55 10/8/10 66 10/8/10 A historical perspective 5000 BC Mesopotamia, the “cradle of civilization” Formed on land between ________ Tigris Euphrates 77 10/8/10 A historical perspective Human dependence on __________supplies has shaped civilizations Ancient civilizations near the Nile River diverted water for storage and __________ (~5000 yrs ago) 88 “This frieze (c. 2000 B.C.E.) depicts Egyptians using water from the Nile River for irrigation . “ 10/8/10 A historical perspective About 2000 years ago the Greeks and Romans built systems of aqueducts to divert ________ to their cities RIGHT: Roman aqueduct Segovia, Spain 99 10/8/10 Avoiding disasters… 1010 10/8/10 1111 10/8/10 Importance of Water 1) Helps shape the continents 2) Moderates climates 3) Allows organisms to survive 4) Is harnessed for _______ What kind of ________? Hydroelectricity 1212 10/8/10 Importance of Water Cooking Washing Use large amounts for: Agriculture Manufacturing Mining Energy production Waste disposal Use of _________ is increasing 1313 10/8/10 OUTLINE: Introduction to Earth’s Why is the hydrosphere important to us?...
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