1. What is precipitation?
- Water that reaches the surface of the earth but does not infiltrate the soil
- Process where water seeps into the ground
- Water being released from clouds as rain, snow, sleet or hail
- When water molecules rise into the atmosphere as vapour
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2. What is evapotranspiration?
- the process by which water is transferred from the land to the atmosphere by evaporation from the soil and other surfaces and by transpiration from plants.
- where water vapour changes to a liquid
- where the sea is evaporated into the sky
- When leaves release water into the atmosphere
3. What is the Channel network?
- the route rivers flow
- the boundary of a drainage basin where there is a higher area of land, that separates one drainage basin from another
- a connection of channels that make up the drainage basin
- a boggy spring
4. What is stem flow?
- When stems use water to photosynthesise
- where stems absorb water and release it into the atmosphere
- where water flows along the stems of plants and into the ground
- When stems store flowing water
5. What is over land flow?
- where the water goes up through the plants and is released into the air through the leaves
- this happens when either the soil is impermeable or saturated and the water flows over the top of it
- water in any form that comes from the clouds (e.g. - snow, rain, sleet, hail)
- slow movement of water through the ground