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1013-001%2015%20-%20Ch%203%20Stream%20flow - GEO 1013 Third...

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Chapter 3 – Water GEO 1013 Third Planet
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Life Lesson #1 Luck What is luck? Luck = opportunity + preparedness
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The Water Cycle
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Water Cycle The hydrologic cycle is a summary of the circulation of Earth’s water supply Processes in the water cycle Precipitation Evaporation Infiltration Runoff Transpiration
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The Hydrologic Cycle
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Ninety-seven and a half percent of Earth’s water is in the oceans, 1.8 percent is locked up in glaciers, 0.63 percent is ground water, 0.01 percent is in lakes and rivers, and 0.001 percent is in the atmosphere.
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Drainage Basins Drainage networks Land area that contributes water to the stream is the drainage basin Imaginary line separating one basin from another is called a divide
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Drainage basin of the Mississippi River
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Drainage pattern Pattern of the interconnected network of streams in an area Common drainage patterns Dendritic Radial Rectangular Trellis Drainage Patterns
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Dendritic Pattern
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Radial Pattern
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Rectangular Pattern
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Trellis Pattern
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Stream Velocity
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This note was uploaded on 04/01/2012 for the course GEO 1013 taught by Professor Hefner during the Spring '07 term at The University of Texas at San Antonio- San Antonio.

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