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NRM 4314 Watershed Planning Vocabulary: Hydrology- the science dealing with the occurrence of water on the earth; its physical and chemical properties, transformations, combinations and movements especially with the course of water movement from the time of precipitation on land and movement to sea or atmosphere Cryology- the science dealing with ice and all of its forms and behaviors Hydrogeology- groundwater geology; the study of subsurface waters Hydraulics- the branch of natural science dealing with the mechanics of fluids especially water Hydrography-
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Unformatted text preview: science of measuring and studying oceans, seas, rivers, and other waters and their marginal lands, including the fundamental elements needed for safe navigation in such areas Hydrometeorology-study of problems of meteorology related to hydrology (river forecasting, etc. ) Limnology-hydrology of lakes; study of the biological productivity of inland waters and all causal influences Oceanography-study of oceans and marine bodies of water, their currents, properties and behavior Potomology-the hydrology of surface streams and rivers...
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This note was uploaded on 11/14/2010 for the course NRM 4314 taught by Professor Fish during the Fall '10 term at Texas Tech.

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