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again by plants. Hydrologic Cycle:
Water cycle driven by solar energy, causing evaporation of
surface water. Water vapour carries this energy in thermal
● Vaporization of 1 kg of water requires 2260 kJ
● Energy released to air upon condensation
Flowing water shapes
surface of the Earth over
long time scales. Flowing
water also transports vital
biological nutrients. Hydrologic Cycle: Other Cycles:
Other macronutrients also cycle through the ecosphere.
● Calcium In all cases the biosphere...
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