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1. What is transpiration?

  • this happens when either the soil is impermeable or saturated and the water flows over the top of it
  • When plants take water through their roots and release it through leaves
  • where the water is evaporated straight from the ground or from the sea
  • where the water filters through the ground and the tiny pores in the soil
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2. What is the watershed?

  • the route the river flows
  • a connection of channels that make up the drainage basin
  • the boundary of a drainage basin where there is a higher area of land, that separates one drainage basin from another
  • where two rivers join

3. What is through fall?

  • where precipitation is not intercepted but falls straight to the ground
  • where water vapour falls through the clouds
  • where rivers enter through the ground
  • slow movement of water through the ground

4. 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

5. What is ground water flow?

  • where the precipitation is not intercepted but falls straight to the ground
  • this is the movement of water sideways through the soil
  • where the water is evaporated straight from the ground or from the sea
  • where the precipitation flows along the stems of a plant to the ground

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