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hydrology
Subject Category
P Natural Resources, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Definition
A science dealing with the properties, distribution, and circulation of water, specifically the study of water on the surface of land, in the soil and underlying rocks, and in the atmosphere, particularly with respect to evaporation and precipitation.
Definition Source
Schwarz, Charles F.; Thor, Edward C.; Elsner, Gary H. 1976. Wildland planning glossary. Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-13. Berkeley, Calif.: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station
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Used For
hydrography
Broader Term
Natural Resources, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Narrower Term
aquatic zones
channelization
drawdown
evaporative demand
evapotranspiration
floods
forest hydrology
hydrobiology
hydrochemistry
hydrogeology
hydrograph
hydrologic cycle
hydrologic data
hydrologic factors
hydrologic models
hydrometeorology
infiltration (hydrology)
ponding (natural)
saltwater intrusion
sediment transport
sediment yield
soil water recharge
surface storage
surface water level
suspended sediment
water
water budget
water currents
water flow
water interception
water table
water waves
watershed hydrology
Related Term
hydrologic engineering
irrigation and drainage
soil science
water resources
Spanish
hidrología
Term Number
67