Rivers keywords

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Precipitation
includes all ways moisture comes into the atmosphere e.g. rain, snow
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Interception
when plants prevent some rainfall from reaching the ground
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Surface storage
includes water in puddles, ponds or lakes
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Groundwater storage
water stored in the ground either in soil or rocks.
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Channel storage
water in rivers
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Surface runoff
also called overland flow, means water flowing over the land
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Throughfall
water dripping from one leaf onto another
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when plants prevent some rainfall from reaching the ground

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Interception

Card 3

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includes water in puddles, ponds or lakes

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Card 4

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water stored in the ground either in soil or rocks.

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Card 5

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water in rivers

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