Lecture 19 Potential Exam Questions

What is the general distribution of the Blue Planet's water resources? (fresh and salt water, water available for human use)

What are the six factors affecting infiltration of terrestrial water and which is has the largest effect?

What are four things that affect the rate of transpiration? Are they the same for C3 and C4 or CAM photosynthesis?

How much water is needed for human use?

What is the difference between consumptive and non-consumptive use of water?

Why is freshwater limiting?

What are the hydrological and ecological impacts of dams?

Explain the basic functioning of the hydrologic cycle.

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