Sub-systems

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Cryosphere
The frozen water part of the earths system. It includes ice, snow and glaciers. It is the sub-system that regulates the earths tempreture.
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Hydrosphere
All water e.g. lakes and seas. Also all water in the atmosphere such as clouds. The amount of water never changes it just moves around in all its forms
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Biosphere
Upper areas of the atmosphere and below, it effects what life forms exsist on earth
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Lithosphere
Made up of tectonic plates, continental or oceanic. All earthquakes occur here, it is always moving. This is the coolest layer.
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Terrestrial water
Includes: Ground water, soil, moisture, lakes, rivers and wetlands
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Cryospheric water
Water Trapped in the earths surface
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Card 2

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All water e.g. lakes and seas. Also all water in the atmosphere such as clouds. The amount of water never changes it just moves around in all its forms

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Hydrosphere

Card 3

Front

Upper areas of the atmosphere and below, it effects what life forms exsist on earth

Back

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Card 4

Front

Made up of tectonic plates, continental or oceanic. All earthquakes occur here, it is always moving. This is the coolest layer.

Back

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Card 5

Front

Includes: Ground water, soil, moisture, lakes, rivers and wetlands

Back

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