The Water Cycle

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Aquifer
A body of permeable rock which can contain or transmit groundwater
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Fossil water
Ancient deep groundwater from earlier wetter climates (10,000+ years residence time)
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Precipitation
any product of condensation of atmospheric water vapour that falls under gravity
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What % of water is stored in oceans?
96.9%
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% of water that is freshwater
3%
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% of water that is accessible for use
0.007%
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Fossil water

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Ancient deep groundwater from earlier wetter climates (10,000+ years residence time)

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Precipitation

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What % of water is stored in oceans?

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% of water that is freshwater

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