Chapter 9

Document Sample
Chapter 9 Powered By Docstoc
					 Chapter 9
    Water
 Resources



Robert W. Christopherson
Charlie Thomsen
       Water Resources
The Hydrologic Cycle
Soil-Water-Budget Concept
Groundwater Resources
Our Water Supply
     The Hydrologic Cycle
A Hydrologic Cycle Model
Surface Water
Hydrologic Cycle Model




                         Figure 9.1
Surface Water




                Figure 9.2
 Soil-Water-Budget Concept
The Soil-Water-Balance Equation
Sample Water Budgets
Water Budget and Water Resources
The Soil-Water Balance Equation




                              Figure 9.3
Precipitation in North America




                             Figure 9.5
Lysimeter and Weather Instruments




                     Death Valley, CA


                                        Figure 9.7
Potential Evapotranspiration




                               Figure 9.6
Types of Soil Moisture




                         Figure 9.8
Soil-Moisture Availability




                             Figure 9.9
U.S. Drought Monitor




                       Figure 9.10
Sample
 Water
Budget




  Figure 9.11
Sample
 Water
Budgets




   Figure 9.12
Annual River Runoff




                      Figure 9.13
Hurricane Camille
             and
   Water Budgets




            Figure FS 9.1.2
  Groundwater Resources
Groundwater Profile and Movement
Aquifers, Wells, and Springs
Overuse of Groundwater
Pollution of Groundwater
Groundwater Potential




                        Figure 9.16
Groundwater Characteristics




                              Figure 9.17
Groundwater Characteristics




                              Figure 9.17
Groundwater and Streamflow




                         Figure 9.19
  High
 Plains
Aquifer




Figures FS 9.2.1a, 9.2.3
       Our Water Supply
Water Supply in the United States
Instream, Nonconsumptive, and
Consumptive Uses
Desalination
Future Considerations
U.S. Water Budget




                    Figure 9.20
Water Withdrawal by Sector




                             Figure 9.21
Water Desalination




                     Figure 9.22
      End of Chapter 9

         Geosystems 7e
An Introduction to Physical Geography


                        Robert W. Christopherson
                        Charlie Thomsen

				
DOCUMENT INFO
Shared By:
Categories:
Stats:
views:4
posted:6/28/2011
language:English
pages:30