IntroHydroHomework2

IntroHydroHomework2 - Intro to Hydrogeology Spring 2012...

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Intro to Hydrogeology Spring 2012 Homework 2: Due Friday January 27 1. Delineating a watershed, estimating its area Watersheds are delineated from topographic maps. Unfortunately the topography of Florida is extremely flat and the underlying karst limestone results in non- conventional watersheds (i.e. there is no one stream through which all surface water discharges). Therefore, you will be given a portion of a topographic map from a mountainous area of Pennsylvania. On this map, draw the outline of the watersheds for Bruner Branch and for Spicewood Run. Use two different colors to delineate these watersheds. Remember that the boundaries of a watershed are designated by topographic highs. As you draw the boundaries think about if a drop of water fell on the land which way would you expect it to move? Towards the stream in your watershed or away? Don’t worry that the southern boundary for Spicewood Run is off the map. Make a key at the bottom of the map illustrating the colors used for each
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