Understanding the Hydrologic Cycle: International Edition

Understanding the Hydrologic Cycle: International Edition
  • Define the key components of the hydrologic cycle
  • Characterize the four main forms in which Earth's water is distributed
  • Describe the main processes involving atmospheric water
  • Define the three main processes associated with surface water
  • Describe the elements of soil composition and texture
  • Explain how varying soil conditions affect surface water processes
  • Explain the role of groundwater and aquifers within the hydrologic cycle
  • Describe the role of snow and ice in the hydrologic cycle
  • Describe the process of snowmelt