Describe the physical characteristics of wetlands and watersheds and explain how water flows into and through a watershed (e.g., precipitation, aquifers, wells, porosity, permeability, water table, capillary water, and runoff).
- Watersheds and Wetlands
Water is continually being recycled by the hydrologic cycle through the watersheds, oceans, and the atmosphere by processes such as evaporation, condensation, precipitation runoff, and infiltration. This life-giving cycle is continually and increasingly affected by human affairs. As a basis for understanding this concept, students: