Rivers, floods and management

The Hydrological Cycle


Evaporation                    <                        Interception                       

        ^                                               Leaf drip and stem flow

Evaporation                   <                      Surface storage >  Overland flow   >

        ^                                                       Infiltration                                  V                        

Transpiration     <    Evaporation     <    Soil Moisture >Throughflow  > Channel Storage > ChnFlo

                                                               Percolation                             ^                         V

                                                             Groundwater      >      Groundwater flow               V       KEY                                                                                                          River Discharge

Input   Store   Transfer   Output

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