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2. What's throughfall?

  • Precipitation, initially intercepted by the leaves, stems and branches of vegetation, which drips to the ground.
  • The vertical movement of water from the ground surface to the soil.
  • The lateral movement of water through the soils to streams and rivers.
  • Moisture in the form of rain, drizzle etc., which falls from clouds.

3. What's transpiration?

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

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

  • Groundwater flow
  • Throughflow
  • Runoff
  • Throughfall

5. What's evaporation?

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

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