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11.17: Putting It Together

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    The hydrologic cycle is anything but a simple straight forward loop. As you saw in the lesson, it is a very complex and ever changing dynamic. In this section you learned:

    1. What the hydrologic cycle is and the various steps within the cycle
    2. How important the hydrologic cycle is to life on earth
    3. About streams and stream loads
    4. What an aquifer is and the various types of aquifers
    5. Why permeability and porosity are an important component of aquifers
    6. The issues associated with groundwater withdrawal
    7. The various types of features groundwater can produce

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