Flashcards in Hydrological cycle and drainage basin system Deck (7)
What is transpiration?
Water vapour released through the stomata in the leaves
What is interception?
Water being intercepted by trees and vegetation and being stored on the leaves and vegetation
What is throughflow?
Water flowing horizontally through the soil into the river
What is percolation?
Water flows vertically through the soil and rocks
What is infiltration?
Water seeping into the ground
What is groundwater flow?
Water flowing horizontally through the rock into the river