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5: Water and Water Resources

  • Page ID
    2262
  • Learning Objectives

    By the end of this chapter you should be able to

    • Review the distribution of water on earth
    • Discuss at least three reasons why water molecules are polar
    • Relate temperature to relative humidity in the atmosphere
    • Evaluate how insolation drives the water cycle

    Thumbnail: Leather bucket used for the water well. (CC-SA-BY 3.0; Neogeolegend).