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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 arent 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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- Spring '11