o glacial sediment, poorly sorted, largest claste size
o ridge of sediment left behind when the glacier melts when not advancing or
o moraines create enclosed basins that act as loose poor dams with high ris
The successional process that begins with the addition of nutrients and continues with the
filling in of a lake.
o What exactly is this "eutrophication"?
Runoff brings excessive nitrogen to a lake
Excessive algae life in the lake
Algae die and bacteria b
put water under high pressure and force it through membranes
which trap salt
issues with desal
o expensive, energy intensive, large carbon footprint, noise, groundwater
o gross salty water associated with desal
o Delta deposits usually consist of _ and clay particles.
o Streams that lose _ lose their ability carry sediment.
o Process by which precipitation that has fallen on land surfaces enters the ground
and becomes groundwater.
o process by which water from precipitation and runoff is added to the zone of
o deep hole drilled or dug into the ground to reach a reservoir of groundwater.
soil, zone of aeration, water table, zone of saturation.
o Starting f
barchans or transverse dunes
o winged dune structure with wings downwind, low sand supply,
o dune structure with wings pointed upwind, opposite look from barchans
o allover the place, found in areas with variable wind direction
o snow persists in summer and creates positive cooling feedback due to high
albedo, supression of seasonal cycles
o 9 years, more sunspots is hotter because radiation shifted towards the ultraviolet
records of rapid climate change
o troposphere, stratosphere, mesosphere, themosphere
o phase changes of water absorb or release heat
o processes that occur without loss or gain of heat
atmospheric temperature gradient
o -6.5 C/km
o How much material a stream can carry.
o Water flowing down slope along Earth's surface
o All of the land area whose water drains into a stream system.
o A highland area that separates one watershed from another
Keeps the moving water inside.
o What do stream banks do?
Solution, suspension, and bedload.
o What are the three ways a stream carries materials? (load)
Solutiono dissolved minerals in a stream, suspension- materials carried in the flow of the