Check Point Water Impacts

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Running head: CHECK POINT: WATER IMPACTS 1 Check Point: Water Impacts Misty Dawn Goodwin University of Phoenix SCI 245 Dr. Lloyd H. Stebbins, P.E. March 25, 2011
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Check Point: Water Impacts If you want to summarize the Hydrologic cycle in a few words it is just a scientist’s word for water. The water cycle is basically made up of precipitation, run off, collection, evaporation, and precipitation. It is a module that describes the storage and movement of water between several “spheres”; bio, litho, and hydrosphere as it were. Water can be stored within any of the following reservoirs: atmosphere, oceans, lakes, rivers, soils, glaciers, snowfields and groundwater. Pidwirny, M. (2006) Water moves from one place to another by a process that can consist of and not limited too evaporation, condensation, runoff, sublimation, melting and ground water flow. Most of the water found in the atmosphere is from the ocean. Ninety one percent of this water is returned to the ocean by way of precipitation. The other remaining nine percent is then distributed through
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