Soil_Water_and_Groundwater_-_Lect09_S10

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1 Soil Water and Groundwater Advanced Environmental Geochemistry – Lecture 9 – Fall 2010
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Water Table Groundwater, as used in this course, is water below the water table, in the zone of saturation or phreatic zone 2 Water above the water table can be called soil water, and occupies some of the available pore space, shown in brown, in the zone of aeration, or vadose zone
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Leaf Interception Vegetation can intercept up to 50% of the rain that falls on its leaves Deciduous tree leaves commonly intercept anywhere from 20 to 30% of the falling rain Water dripping off leaves to the ground surface is technically called leaf drip 3 After Pidwirny, 2006
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Plant-Rain Interaction Stemflow red arrows Canopy drip purple arrows Throughfall yellow dashed lines 4 After Pidwirny, 2006
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Baseflow Animation 5
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Litterfall 6 Literal collection device Used in a project by the S wiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research
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7 Biological Activity
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This note was uploaded on 05/04/2011 for the course GLY 6246 taught by Professor Warburton during the Spring '11 term at FAU.

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