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5.4: The Water Cycle

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  • Go to the NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) description of the water cycle and read it carefully. The elements of the groundwater cycle are:

    • Evaporation
    • Condensation
    • Precipitation
    • Interception
    • Infiltration
    • Percolation
    • Transpiration
    • Runoff
    • Storage
    Figure 5.5.1 The Water cycle

    Use the NOAA site to write a definition for each term above.

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