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GEOL 103 Study Guide - Quiz Guide: Aeration, Mutagen, Urban Sprawl


Department
Geology
Course Code
GEOL 103
Professor
Gray Dean
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Study guide for exam 3, Fall 2016
Important points, topics and concepts from lectures you need to know for the second
exam,
Be sure to learn what each term means and also what causes it and how it affects the
environment!!!!
REMEMBER_ this guide is not a substitute for creating a outlines and reviews of the
material.
YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL MATERIAL IN TEXT CHPATERS AND IN
POWERPOINTS. BE SURE RO REVIEW ALL MATERIAL
Lectures are presentations 18 25 and cover the information in textbook chapters 9, 10,
12, 13, 14 , 15
Chapter 9 water resources
Water distribution on planet
Special qualities of water
Polar, high specific heat
Hydrologic cycle
P = E + I + R
Water withdrawal and segments of society that withdraw water and relative rates
Water USE versus water CONSUMPTION
Trends in water use and availability
Surface water
Ground water
Water table
Unsaturated zone (vadose)
Saturated zone (phreatic)
Porosity
permeability
Aquifier
Aquitard/Aquiclude
Confined aquiter
Unconfined aquifer
Recharge and discharge
Gaining streams and losing streams
Artesian conditions
Problems with groundwater overuse
Cone of depression
Salt water intrusion
Subsidence
Karst topography
Sinkholes
Increasing water resources
Dams, pipelines, canals
Re-using wastewater/gray water
Desalinization
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