VOCAB PICTURES:
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CHANNEL: The bed of a stream, river, or any waterway
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HYDROSPHERE: The water on land and in the atmosphere
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PORE SPACES: Space in between sediment for groundwater to seep into
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RESERVOIR: A place, natural or artificial, where water is stored for use
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EROSIONAL: Being able to erode...possible to break down naturally
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SINKHOLE: A depressed area where waste and drainage are collected
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SUBTERRANEAN: Stupid hard word for "underground"
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PRECIPITATION: Falling matter from the atmosphere...i.e. rain, snow, other things
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GROUNDWATER: Water stored underground, recycled through precipitation
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EVAPORATE: To become a gas from a liquid

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IMPERVIOUS: Impossible to pass through

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BELT OF SOIL MOISTURE: The barrier between groundwater and soil

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INFILTRATION: Moisture seeping through soil

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TRANSPIRATION: The passage of water through the vascular system of a plant into the atmosphere

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ZONE OF SATURATION: An area where the soil is completely filled with groundwater and can't accept anymore

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WATER TABLE: A planar underground surface saturated with water

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CAPILLARY FRINGE: The divider between the saturated and unsaturated zones

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SURFACE TENSION: An elastic-like force that minimalizes the area of the surface

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TOPOGRAPHY: A diagram showing elevation on a landscape

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PERMEABILITY: How easily water can pass through a substance

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GAINING STREAMS: Streams that are lower than the aquifer

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LOSING STREAMS: Streams that are higher than the aquifer

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SATURATED ZONE: Same thing as the zone of saturation. Look up.

VOIDS: Empty spaces.

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PORE SPACES: Spaces through which water can get through in a material

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VESICLES: Holes created by air bubbles escaping

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POROSITY: The ability for a material to accept water

CAVITIES: Spaces in a material

SORTING:
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PERMEABILITY: The ability for water to pass through a material

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TRANSMIT:

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SPECIFIC RETENTION AND YIELD:

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AQUITARD AND AQUIFERS:

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SPRINGS:

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ANNUAL RUNOFF:

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DISCHARGE:

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PERCHED WATER TABLE: A water table above sea level

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HOT SPRINGS: Springs located above volcanic activity underground

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THERMAL: Relating to heat

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GEYSERS: Springs located directly above magma

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WELL: A hole in the ground through which water is extracted

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IRRIGATION: That farming thing....an artificial application of water to land, mainly for crops

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FLUCTUATE: To change rapidly

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DRAWDOWN: a lowering of water surface level

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DEPRESSION: A sinking of the water table

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CONE OF DEPRESSION: The place where the all water is concentrated

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HYDRAULIC GRADIENT: The pressure that is occuring under the water table.

HETEROGENEOUS: (of a mixture) composed of different substances or the same substance in different phases, as solid ice and liquid water.