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Major Water Compartments

what up with the H2o ?
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zachary park

on 9 January 2013

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Transcript of Major Water Compartments

What is a Water Compartment? Types of water compartments Oceans
Glaciers
Underground aquifers OCEANS 2nd largest compartment
contain 1.5018 tons, or 5.2%
diverse
contains life
effected by: Glaciers (temp), evaporation, rainfall Major Water Compartments BY: ZACHARY NEAL PARK Great areas where water is stored
water cycle makes it all possible
H2o moves.. but its fixed
Hydrologic Budgets- analysis water transfers between compartments Atmosphere Surface Water WE HAVE MOVEMENT!! Water cycle starts with Solar Energy by the sun
evaporation
condensation
precipitation
groundwater
runoff GLACIERS 3rd largest compartment
contain 0.019018 tons, or 0.1%
Frozen water
effected by temperature...GLOBAL WARMING!! O_O UNDERGROUND AQUIFERS not as substantial
well water - minerals
Effected by tectonic plates and gravitational movement
most of the time untouched unless cracks in earth SURFACE WATERS Largest major compartment is in Deep Lithosphere
27018 tons (27-billion-billion tons) of water, or 94.7%
include shallow groundwater (2.7014 tons), inland surface waters such as lakes and rivers (0.27014 ton)
Effected by everything: droughts, evaporation, precipitation, etc ATMOSPHERE Smallest of the compartments giving it less turnover time
turnover time- time water is spent in the compartment before leaving
0.14014 tons.. not enough to be a percentage
molecules
moved by evaporation and precipitation
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