Rivers

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Interception
Water in precipitation that gets caught by plants.
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Infiltration
Water that absorbs into the soil
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Percolation
Water that absorbs into rocks below the ground
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Throughflow
Water that travels through the soil
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Groundwater flow
Water that travels through the rocks below the ground
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Open system
A series of processes with ins and outs- drainage basin.
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Discharge
Amount of water in the river
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Lag time
Time between peak rainfall and peak discharge
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River regime
The annual pattern of discharge in a river
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Wetted perimeter
The amount of water in contact with the river sides and bed
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Water that absorbs into the soil

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Infiltration

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Water that absorbs into rocks below the ground

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Card 4

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Water that travels through the soil

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Water that travels through the rocks below the ground

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