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Unformatted text preview: o If total in is different than total out= reservoir is changing size CQ: If a lake is getting smaller, what is likely happening? more water is flowing out than flowing in • Hydrology and Climate o Key Climatic Factors Key Tectonic Factors • Relative humidity- ocean –land relationshops • Rainfall- mountain rain shadows • Landscape • Hydrology of Runoff o The relationship between runoff and precipitation is: • Stronger in local areas • Weaker in regional areas o Surface storage of water runoff • Lakes and reservoirs • Wetlands and swamps • Why aren’t we allowed to build on wetlands= wetlands reduce floods by essentially storing water in them before they make it into river; fill in all wetlands...
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This note was uploaded on 09/14/2011 for the course GEO 1010 taught by Professor Rogers during the Spring '11 term at Missouri (Mizzou).
- Spring '11