Chapter 3 Aquatic Chemistry Part 1

Chapter 3 Aquatic Chemistry Part 1 - Chapter 3 . Aquatic...

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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 3 . Aquatic Chemistry Throughout history, the quality and quantity of water available to humans have been vital factors in determining their well-being. Whole civilizations have disappeared because of water shortages resulting from changes in climate. Even in temperate climates, fluctuations in precipitation cause problems. Devastating droughts and destructive floods are problems in many areas of the world. The Importance of Water Citation Pidwirny, Michael (Lead Author); Sidney Draggan (Topic Editor). 2006. "Global distribution of precipitation." In: Encyclopedia of Earth. Eds. Cutler J. Cleveland (Washington, D.C.: Environmental Information Coalition, National Council for Science and the Environment). [First published in the Encyclopedia of Earth October 4, 2006; Last revised October 12, 2006; Retrieved September 1, 2009]. <http://www.eoearth.org/article/Global_distribution_of_precipitation> Records in mm of water 1-year Rainfall Cherrapundi, India 26,470 1861 1-month Rainfall Cherrapundi, India 9300 1861 (July) Average Annual Rainfall Mt. Waialeale, Hawaii, USA 11,680 24 hr. Rainfall Belouve, La Reunion Island 1350 Feb 28, 1964 Lowest Annual Average Rainfall Arica, Chile 0.8 Greatest 1 Month Snowfall Tamarack, California, USA 9910 1911 (Jan) Greatest Snowfall Single Storm Mt. Shasta, California, USA 4800 Feb 13-19, 1959 Lake Stratification...
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