Hydrology Key Terms

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INTERCEPTION
PRECIPITATION IS DELAYED OR PREVENTED FROM RECHING THE GROUND BY VEGITATION
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THROUGHFLOW
WATER ADMITTED INTO THE UPPER SOIL FLOWS SIDEWAYS
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STEMFLOW
PRECIPITATION FLOWS DOWN STEM OF VEGITATION
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SURFACE STORAGE
PRECIPITATION CAN BE 'HELD' TEMPORARILY IN DEPRESSIONS ON THE SURFACE
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INFLITRATION
PROCESS BY WHICH WATER GRADUALLY REACHED UNDERLYING SOUL OR ROCK
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THROUGHFALL
WHERE PRECIPIATION FALLS THROUGH GAPS IN THE VEGITATION
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PERCOLATION
WATER MOVES FROM SOIL TO BEDROCK
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GROUNDWATER STORAGE
WATER STORED IN THE DEEP SOIL OR PERMEABLE ROCK
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WATER ADMITTED INTO THE UPPER SOIL FLOWS SIDEWAYS

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THROUGHFLOW

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PRECIPITATION FLOWS DOWN STEM OF VEGITATION

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Card 4

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PRECIPITATION CAN BE 'HELD' TEMPORARILY IN DEPRESSIONS ON THE SURFACE

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Card 5

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PROCESS BY WHICH WATER GRADUALLY REACHED UNDERLYING SOUL OR ROCK

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