Hydrological Cycle

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  • Created on: 02-02-16 21:47
Global Hydrological Cycle
A closed system as it has no inputs or outputs
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Local Hydrological Cycle
an open system which consists of inputs, outputs, flows and processes and storages (e.g. drainage basin)
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Drainage Basin
An area of land which a river and its tributaries drain
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Watershed
The central boundary of the drainage basin
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Water Table
The top zone of saturation - the zone of soil or rock where all the pores are full of water
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Local Hydrological Cycle

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an open system which consists of inputs, outputs, flows and processes and storages (e.g. drainage basin)

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Drainage Basin

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Watershed

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Water Table

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