Hydrological Cycle- Terms

HideShow resource information

1. What's transpiration?

  • The evaporation of moisture produced by the pores of plants, from vegetation surfaces.
  • The movement of water across the ground surface as thin film or sheet.
  • The phase change of water from liquid to gas.
  • The movement of water across the ground surface in gullies, streams and rivers.
1 of 12

Other questions in this quiz

2. What's the lateral movement of water through the soil to streams and rivers?

  • Groundwater flow
  • Throughflow
  • Runoff
  • Throughfall

3. What's evaporation?

  • The vertical movement of water across the ground surface as a thin film or sheet.
  • wen a liquid goes into da air
  • The phase change of water from liquid to gas (i.e. water vapour)
  • The combined moisture loss from evaporation and transpiration from an area.

4. What is the combined moisture loss from evaporation and transpiration from an area?

  • Evapotranspiration
  • Percolation
  • Evaporation
  • Precipitation

5. What's the movement of water across the ground surface in gullies, streams and rivers called?

  • Groundwater flow
  • Runoff
  • Throughflow
  • Overland flow

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar Geography resources:

See all Geography resources »See all Rivers and fluvial processes resources »