Streams_outline - Chapter 16 Running Water Learning...

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Learning Objectives After reading, studying, and discussing the chapter, students should be able to: Discuss and explain the hydrologic cycle on Earth. Briefly discuss the concept of streamflow including discharge and gradient. Explain the changes that occur from the head to the mouth of a stream. Briefly explain the concept of base level and graded streams. Distinguish between the competence and capacity of a stream. List and briefly describe the various types of stream deposits. Compare and contrast the characteristics of narrow and wide stream valleys. Briefly discuss the significance of incised meanders. List and briefly describe the various types of drainage patterns. Explain the concept of headward erosion and how it relates to stream piracy. Chapter Outline I. Hydrologic cycle A. Illustrates the circulation of Earth's water supply B. Processes involved in the cycle 1. 2.
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