Final Exam Study guide

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Final Exam Study guide Exam material may include, but is not limited to: Surface Water What are the processes that make up the hydrologic cyle? What are the different types of drainage networks and how do they form? What is the difference between permanent and ephemeral streams? Describe sediment load How do streams change with flow distance? What are the different types of stream geometries? How/why do floods occur? Terminology: Evaporation Watershed Transpiration Discharge Precipitation Competence Infiltration Capacity Runoff Alluvium Stream Base Level Headward erosion Antecedent Streams Groundwater What causes variation in the height of the water table? Describe groundwater flow Where/how do natural springs form? Where/how do hot springs and geysers form? What kinds of problems can affect groundwater? What can affect groundwater quality? What are some karst landforms and how do they form? Terminology: Porosity Springs Salt-water intrusion Permeability Drawdown Speleothem Aquifer Cone of Depression Stalactite Aquitard Hot Spring
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This note was uploaded on 03/07/2012 for the course GEOS 100 taught by Professor Sammatson during the Spring '12 term at Boise State.

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