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Water Cycle Weather Dynamics Unit Science 10 Mrs. S. Pipke-Painchaud.

eating plants, other animals or drinking it directly. When plants and animals die, their decomposing bodies release water back into the environment. Source: Biology Duotang – Water Cycle The Water Cycle Consult the following websites to review the water cycle: –United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) – Water Cycle Animation http://www.epa.gov/globalwarming/kids/water_cycle_version2.htmlhttp://www.epa.gov/globalwarming/kids/water_cycle_version2.html Quiz –http://www.epa.gov/globalwarming/


Water on Earth The Water Cycle. The Science of the Water Cycle.

Water Cycle Water Cycle Video Water Cycle Video Water Cycle Video Water Cycle Video What is the Water Cycle? The continuous movement of water into the air, onto land, and back into the air over and over again The continuous movement of water into the air, onto land, and back into the air over and over again Water Cycle Water Cycle- Evaporation The sun heats up liquid water The sun heats up liquid water and turns it into water vapor (gas) Water/


By: Niamh Reilly, Chloe Hanna, Chloe Silke

and collect in the oceans, lakes or rivers where the cycle starts all over again. The water cycle So lets take a re-cap over the water cycle : Evaporation Condensation Precipitation Run-off / seepage The water cycle In this diagram you can see where the four stages /hair. They occur at high altitude. The are made of ice crystals. They are associated with fair weather. The water cycle Cumulus clouds are fluffy or woolly in appearance. Picture Cumulus clouds are fluffy or woolly in appearance. They accrue at/


The Water Cycle 4th Grade - Standard 1.

happen when ice cubes are put on top of the jar of hot water? Explain Play Water Cycle Boogie - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nWgpwldu8QU Discuss the water cycle and teach vocabulary using the Water Cycle Diagram: http://pmm.nasa.gov/education/sites/default/files/article_images/Water-Cycle-Art2A.png or the Water Cycle Interactive: http://ga.water.usgs.gov/edu/watercycle- kids-adv.html Integrate The Snowflake by Neil Waldman/


WATER AND SANITATION ARE HUMAN RIGHTS – SO WHAT?

lessons learned from SDC’s experience, as well as at the significance for SDC of the human rights based approach to water management. Type Case study Tool Resource Good practice criteria Non-discrimination Participation Accountability Impact Sustainability Project cycle step Situation analysis Legal framework Strategies Budget Implementation M & E Helvetas, Human Rights Based Approach 27th AGUASAN Workshop HRWS, so what? Implementing the/


Range Plant Growth and Development

Resistance Reproduction Grazing Optimization Physiology and Morphology of Range Plants 151 Physiology and Morphology of Range Plants Photosynthesis Germination and seeding establishment Life Cycles And Phenology Secondary Compounds Seasonal Growth Rates Seasonality and Life Cycle Plant Physiology Forage Quality Water and Nutrients Carbohydrates and Carb. Allocation RDM Grass Anatomy Forb Anatomy Grazing Effects Grazing and Plant Growth Morphology Shrub Anatomy Grazing Resistance Reproduction/


READINGS: FREEMAN Chapter 54

in this manor, attention shifts to a global scale. One is now considering the ECOSPHERE or the whole of planet earth. GLOBAL WATER CYCLE I Water is the solvent in which all the chemistry of life takes place and the source of its hydrogen. The earth’s oceans,/ the precipitation that falls on land is either evaporated or transpired by plants; the remainder is runoff and ground water. GLOBAL WATER CYCLE IV GLOBAL CARBON CYCLE I All but a small portion of the earth’s carbon (C) is tied up in sedimentary rocks; /


What Makes Water So Special? By: Marta Osorio & Olunife Ojediran 4 th Grade MST Inquiry Unit.

has 1-2 errors and tried to explained the relationship between precipitation, evaporation, and condensation, but had 1-2 errors Student did not create a proper model of the water cycle, and had many errors explaining the relationship between precipitation, evaporation, and condensation Behavioral Objective #3: To identify accurate information on the “What Goes Up Must Come Down!” questionnaire. Student accurately /


In this presentation you will:

with fish and invertebrates B) Removing pond weed and algae from water systems C) Supplying people with free bottled water D) Reducing the use of artificial fertilizers Summary After completing this presentation you should be able to: Identify the stages of the carbon cycle Identify the stages of the nitrogen cycle Show knowledge of the causes of increasing carbon dioxide levels Show knowledge and/


In this presentation you will: explore the stages of the water cycle

the stages of the water cycle ClassAct SRS enabled. Firstly, it makes up 70% of living things. Water covers the majority of the surface of the earth. Water is vital to life on Earth for two main reasons. Firstly, it makes up 70% of living things. Secondly, it provides an environment for those organisms that live in water. Next > Our Water is Millions of Years Old/


PIECE Program for North American Mobility In Higher Education MODULE 14. “Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)” 4 steps of LCA, approaches, software, databases,

5.198 US/L Hydrogenation reactor ------------------------------------------7.2----- Catalysts Due to lack of data, we suppose that all these catalysts have the same density than water. PIECENAMP Module 14 – Life Cycle Assessment 61 Economic data EquipmentDescription/UtilityQuantityVessel For water 1 Compressor Centrifugal; Emotor; Isentropic; Combustion Air Fan 3 Compressor Centrifugal; Emotor; Isentropic; Flue gas Fan 2 Compressor H2 compressor, Reciprocating, Isentropic 2 Drum/


Cycles of Nature Matter, as well as energy, moves through an ecosystem and is constantly recycled. Nitrogen, water, oxygen and carbon are cycled globally.

release it as carbon dioxide through cellular respiration. Oxygen is also indirectly transferred through an ecosystem by the cycling of other nutrients, including carbon, nitrogen, and phosphorus. Oxygen Cycle Water Cycle Water from lakes, rivers, oceans undergoes EVAPORATION. Water vapor CONDENSES on dust in the air to form clouds. Water forms small drops that get bigger and heavier and PRECIPITATION occurs. INFILTRATION occurs. Runoff occurs as some/


Cycles of Nature. Energy isn’t the only thing that flows through the trophic levels. Matter in the form of nutrients also flow throughout the trophic.

to biology and all living things are: The water cycle The water cycle The carbon cycle The carbon cycle The nitrogen cycle The nitrogen cycle The phosphorus cycle The phosphorus cycle The Water Cycle Life on Earth depends on water. Life on Earth depends on water. Even before there was life on earth, water cycled through stages. Even before there was life on earth, water cycled through stages. Plants use water to produce food through the process of photosynthesis/


Earth Systems and Interactions

when they weather. Now the phosphates move to the hydrosphere: Dissolved phosphate molecules move in liquid water through the water cycle. Back to the geosphere: They eventually reach lake bottoms or the seafloor, where they are deposited/, the biosphere, and the geosphere. Examples of interactions among Earth systems include the water cycle, the rock cycle, the carbon cycle, and the phosphorus cycle. Human activities disturb natural cycles. Lesson 1 - VS Where is most of Earth’s carbon stored? A. /


CYCLES OF MATTER The Water Cycle Nutrient Cycles The Carbon Cycle

clouds Forms of Precipitation Condensation Transpiration Precipitation Evaporation The Clouds form The movement through plants Precipitation The rain falls Evaporation The vapor rises Water Cycle Song (to the tune of “She’ll Be Coming Around the Mountain”) Water travels in a cycle, yes it does. Use pointer finger to draw large circle in air. Repeat above motion. It goes up as evaporation, Raise arms/


Lesson Overview 3.4 Cycles of Matter.

large enough, they fall to Earth’s surface as precipitation in the form of rain, snow, sleet, or hail. The Water Cycle On land, some precipitation flows along the surface in what scientists call runoff, until it enters a river or stream that /carries it to an ocean or lake. Precipitation can also be absorbed into the soil, and is then called groundwater. The Water Cycle Groundwater can enter plants through their roots, or flow into rivers, streams, lakes, or oceans. Some groundwater penetrates deeply enough/


WATER CYCLE CARBON CYCLE NITROGEN CYCLE PHOSPHORUS CYCLE (Bonus) CYCLES 161116*21 271217*22 381318*23 491419*24 5101520*25 Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy.

worth 1pt. “I’ll be about this big.” Is your name on the review sheet? WATER CYCLE CARBON CYCLE NITROGEN CYCLE PHOSPHORUS CYCLE (Bonus) CYCLES 161116*21 271217*22 381318*23 491419*24 5101520*25 Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy Ecology: Abiotic (Biogeochem Cycles) Final Question:________________ WATER CYCLE CARBON CYCLE NITROGEN CYCLE PHOSPHORUS CYCLE (Bonus) CYCLES 161116*21 271217*22 381318*23 491419*24 5101520*25 Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy Ecology/


16.3 Cycling of Materials in Ecosystems

important roles. In thickly vegetated ecosystems, such as tropical rainforests, more than 90 percent of the moisture in the ecosystem passes through plants and is transpired from their leaves. The Water Cycle: In a rain forest; rain falls and infiltrates soil, moisture travels from soil through plant’s roots, out the leaves through transpiration into the atmosphere, and falls back as rain/


MODULE 14. “Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)”

gaseous wastes. Inventory data may be provided for full life cycles or for partial life cycles. (Susan Svoboda, 1995) Inputs Outputs Raw Materials Energy Water Emissions to Air Releases to Water Solid Waste Usable Products Other Environmental Releases System This problem of/individual parameters. The next figures show the energy consumptions, the air emissions and the water emissions at the different stages of the paper life cycle, for the actual scenario and for the natural gas scenario. It important to /


Devante Booker.  We will know the factors affecting erosion and deposition that include the actions of water, ice (glaciers), wind, gravity, and igneous.

changing the terrestrial water cycle.  Evapotranspiration in the water cycle is the return of water to the atmosphere.  Discharge is the release of stored water in the ground back to the ocean or streams.  Ground water in the water cycle is water within the earth especially/ The impacts of climate change and variability on the quality of human life occur primarily through changes in the water cycle. ● When mountains crumble to the sea, all of their rocks, by physical or mechanical weathering, reduce the/


Understanding the Water Cycle and Its Importance to the Environment Lesson 1.

to the earth. The sun provides the energy for the water cycle, also known as the hydrologic cycle. The sun provides the energy for the water cycle, also known as the hydrologic cycle. The water cycle occurs in four overlapping spheres. The water cycle occurs in four overlapping spheres. Water Cycle Water Cycle Spheres Hydrosphere Hydrosphere Atmosphere Atmosphere Biosphere Biosphere Lithosphere Lithosphere Hydrosphere Water moves from the earth to the atmosphere through the processes of/


Groundwater and Surface water in a Watershed

. How Does Groundwater Fit in the Water Cycle? The water cycle is also known as the hydrologic cycle- the same water is cycled on earth since the beginning of time. Where does this water come from? How does the water cycle all begin? The water cycle has no beginning or ending point. The Sun plays a major role in the water cycle. The Sun drives the water cycle. Steps of the water cycle: 1) Evaporation- happens when heat/


Supporting water sanitation and hygiene services for life March 2014 Infrastructure development for WASH services Christophe Nothomb UEM – ESUDER.

phase when capacity support activities take place: -The effective functioning of the PSC -Community awareness and participation (CAP) -Establishing and/ or supporting the water services provider (WSP) INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT FOR WASH SERVICES 35 Project Approved WASH Project Cycle Implementation Phase Commissioning March 2014 Implementation phase − A technician (from the local authority or a consulting engineer that represents the local authority) should supervise/


Are you really drinking the same water as the caveman?

change Glacier (solid) Clouds (gas) Sublimation Lake (___________) Glacier (___________) Freezing Tree (___________) Clouds (___________) Cloud (___________) River (___________) Ocean (___________) None Glacier (___________) 5. For each movement in the water cycle below, indicate the type of state change occurring. Moving from... ...to Phase change Glacier (solid) Clouds (gas) Sublimation Lake (___________) Glacier (___________) Freezing Tree (___________) Clouds (___________) Cloud (___________) River/


Freshwater and Society Module 1, part A. Developed by: Svendsen Updated: 12-2003 U1-m1a-s2 Content of module 1  Beneficial uses of water  Hydrologic.

by: Svendsen Updated: 12-2003 U1-m1a-s22 http://www.in.gov/idem/water/kids/waterpix/watercycleimage2.gif The hydrologic cycle: Active model Developed by: Svendsen Updated: 12-2003 U1-m1a-s23 The hydrologic cycle: Water cycle active model  The water cycle includes:  Precipitation events: rain, fog, mist, snow  Infiltration and ground and surface water flow events with eventual discharge into creeks and rivers  Intercepting this process is/


1 LightLight | Pigments | Overview | Chloroplast | Photosystem II | Electron Transport System | Photosystem I | Calvin Cycle | Photorespiration | C 4 plants.

H 12 O 6 + 6O 2 As can be seen from the equation for photosynthesis, the wood, bark, and root arose from water and carbon dioxide. 3 LightLight | Pigments | Overview | Chloroplast | Photosystem II | Electron Transport System | Photosystem I | Calvin Cycle | Photorespiration | C 4 plants | Review |PigmentsOverviewChloroplastPhotosystem IIElectron Transport SystemPhotosystem ICalvin CyclePhotorespirationC 4 plantsReview Return Photosynthesis 4 LightLight | Pigments | Overview | Chloroplast | Photosystem II/


Chapter: The Nonliving Environment

’s biosphere also contains a fixed amount of water, carbon, nitrogen, oxygen, and other materials required for life. Cycles in Nature 2 The Water Cycle Evaporation takes place when liquid water changes into water vapor, which is a gas, and enters the atmosphere. Water evaporates from the surfaces of lakes, streams, puddles, and oceans. Cycles in Nature 2 The Water Cycle Water vapor enters the atmosphere from plant leaves in a/


Decomposers, Aquatic and Nutrient Cycles

) Tertiary (top carnivores) Secondary (carnivores) Detritvores (decomposers and detritus feeders) Three Major Types of Nutrient Cycles Hydrologic (or water) Cyclewater in the form of ice, liquid water and water vapor cycles through the biosphere. Atmospheric Cycle – a large portion of a given element exists in a gaseous form in the atmosphere. Sedimentary Cycle – An element does not have a gaseous phase, or its gaseous compounds do not make/


NUTRIENT CYCLES. GEOCHEMICAL CYCLES Movement of a particular form of matter through the living and nonliving parts of an ecosystem Earth is a closed system…must.

removed from the atmosphere and fall to Earth with precipitation THE WATER CYCLE AKA: THE HYDROLOGIC CYCLE ACCUMULUATION: ACCUMULUATION: Water pools in large bodies (oceans, seas and lakes). Water pools in large bodies (oceans, seas and lakes). SEEPAGE: SEEPAGE: Water entering the ground Water entering the ground THE WATER CYCLE AKA: THE HYDROLOGIC CYCLE RUN-OFF: RUN-OFF: As water travels through soil and rock, it is physically filtered of impurities/


Earth Cycles Science.

has an unlimited supply nonrenewable resources cannot be replaced (or can be replaced, but over thousands or millions of years) Check for Understanding What would happen to the water cycle, carbon cycle, and nitrogen cycle if most of the land on Earth were paved? Predict what would happen if scientists would develop a crop with more nitrogen fixing bacteria in their roots. Modifications of/


Earth Cycles TechnoStars Lab Houston Academy Earth Cycles Categories Water Cycle Carbon Cycle Nitrogen Cycle WeatherLunar Cycle Life Cycles $100 $200.

Categories Water Cycle Carbon Cycle Nitrogen Cycle WeatherLunar Cycle Life Cycles $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 Water Cycle $100 By what process does water in lakes and oceans enter the atmosphere? Water Cycle $100 Evaporation Water Cycle $200 Which form of energy powers the water cycle and winds? Water Cycle $200 Solar energy Water Cycle $300 Which gas in the atmosphere condenses to form clouds? Water Cycle $300 Water vapor Water Cycle $400 Why is the water cycle important to life on the Earth? Water Cycle $400/


Chapter 4 Biogeochemical Cycles. Objectives:  Identify and describe the flow of nutrients in each biogeochemical cycle.  Explain the impact that humans.

plants Precipitation to land Groundwater movement (slow) Evaporation from land Evaporation from ocean Precipitation to ocean Infiltration and Percolation Rain clouds Runoff Surface runoff (rapid) Effects of Human Activities on Water Cycle  We alter the water cycle by: Withdrawing large amounts of freshwater. Withdrawing large amounts of freshwater. Clearing vegetation and eroding soils. Clearing vegetation and eroding soils. Polluting surface and underground/


Chapter 2 Section 1 The Cycles of Matter

Earth since it was formed billions of years ago Water Cycle Movement of water among oceans, atmosphere, land, and living things Water Cycle 1. Precipitation Happens when water moves from the atmosphere to land and oceans Rain, snow, sleet , and hail Water Cycle 2. Evaporation The sun’s heat causes water to change from liquid to vapor Water Cycle 3. Condensation When water vapor cools it forms a liquid that can fall/


Biogeochemical Cycles I. Biogeochemical Cycles - Flow of chemical elements & compounds between living organisms & the physical environment Chemicals :

.Regulate nutrients 2.Influence climate stability 3.Influence the purity of drinking water Biogeochemical Cycles & the Earth A. Water Cycle Water Cycle B. Carbon Cycle Carbon Cycle C. Nitrogen Nitrogen D. Sulfur Sulfur E. Phosphorus Phosphorus Water Cycle One estimate of global water distribution: Estimate of Global Water Distribution – Gleick, 1996 Volume (1000 km 3 ) Percent of Total Water Percent of Fresh Water Oceans, Seas, & Bays1,338,00096.5- Ice caps, Glaciers, & Permanent Snow/


Chapter 11 Fresh Water.

located underground than in all Earth’s rivers and lakes. II. The Water Cycle Water Cycle - the continuous process by which water moves through the living and nonliving parts of the environment. All the water on Earth has been through the water cycle. II. The Water Cycle In the water cycle, water moves from bodies of water, land, and living things on Earth’s surface to the atmosphere and back to Earth’s surface/


Envirothon Aquatic Ecology. Identify the process and phases for each part of the water cycle.

Ecology Identify the process and phases for each part of the water cycle Water Cycle terms [ ] Condensation[ ] Evaporation [ ] Evapotranspiration[ ] Freshwater storage [ ] Ground-water discharge[ ] Ground-water storage [ ] Infiltration[ ] Precipitation [ ] Snowmelt runoff to streams [ ] Spring [ ] Stream flow[ ] Sublimation [ ] Surface runoff [ ] Water storage in the atmosphere [ ] Water storage in ice and snow [ ] Water storage in oceans 40% Evapotranspiration 25% Deep infiltration 25% Shallow infiltration/


PIECE Program for North American Mobility In Higher Education MODULE 14. “Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)” 4 steps of LCA, approaches, software, databases,

.e. 50-80% reduction), with higher benefits from the membrane technology which completely eliminates the contribution from newsprint mill effluent to eutrophication, optimizes water resource use and has available alternatives to sludge landfilling. PIECENAMP Module 14 – Life Cycle Assessment 88 2.Integrated Newsprint Mill : Assessment of Opportunities for Environmental Improvement In this publication we analyze and interpret systematically the baseline model results/


Water Falls – Pre-visit Lesson Developed by the GPM Education and Public Outreach Team NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.

Transpiration Infiltration Runoff Precipitation Condensation Groundwater Flow Explain Stages that require solar radiation. We know the sun’s radiation is the energy that drives the water cycle. What is the force that keeps the water moving in the water cycle? GRAVITY What role does gravity play? Explain The gravity variations studied by GRACE include: changes due to surface and deep currents in the ocean; runoff/


THE WATER CYCLE © Copyright 2007.  M. J. Krech..

streams, rivers, ponds and lakes. Surface Runoff Small streams flow into larger streams, then into rivers, and eventually the water flows into the ocean.  Surface Runoff Surface runoff is an important part of the water cycle because, through surface runoff, much of the water returns again to the oceans, where a great deal of evaporation occurs.  Percolation Percolation is an important process where rain/


Biogeochemical Cycles

elements and compounds that organisms need to live, grow, and reproduce. Biogeochemical cycles move all nutrients through air, water, soil, rock and living organisms over millions of years. MATTER CYCLING IN ECOSYSTEMS Nutrient Cycles: Global Recycling Abiotic – nonliving cycles like rock cycle, water cycle and other chemical cycles. Biotic – living organism involved cycles like carbon and nitrogen cycle. All cycles enable a specific chemical element or nutrient to be taken and reused/


Biogeochemical Cycles

Percolation Surface runoff (rapid) Figure 3.26 Natural capital: simplified model of the hydrologic cycle. Groundwater movement (slow) Ocean storage Fig. 3-26, p. 72 Effects of Human Activities on Water Cycle We alter the water cycle by: Withdrawing large amounts of freshwater. Clearing vegetation and eroding soils. Polluting surface and underground water. Contributing to climate change. Figure 3.27 Natural capital: simplified model of the/


Water Cycle By Vanessa Rucker.  Water is a compound of two elements, hydrogen and oxygen. Each water molecule contains two hydrogen and one oxygen atoms.

Peace, Im outta here The Water Cycle Jump Water on Earth is always changing. Its repeating changes make a cycle. As water goes through its cycle, it can be a solid (ice), a liquid (water), or a gas (water vapor). Ice can change to become water or water vapor. Water can change to become ice or water vapor. Water vapor can change to become ice or water. The Water Cycle In the water cycle, water from oceans, lakes, swamps/


The Water Planet 1.1 Water continually cycles. 1.2

. Most lakes and rivers are made up of fresh water. water cycle evaporation condensation precipitation KEY CONCEPT SUMMARY 1.1 salt water Water continually cycles. fresh water salt water salt water Water that contains dissolved salts and other minerals. Oceans consist of salt water. water cycle evaporation condensation precipitation KEY CONCEPT SUMMARY 1.1 water cycle Water continually cycles. fresh water water cycle salt water The continuous movement of water on Earth, through its atmosphere, and in the/


A dynamical-system perspective on carbon and water vulnerabilities: views at global and local scales Michael Raupach and Pep Canadell CSIRO Marine and.

and Atmospheric Research, Canberra, Australia Global Carbon Project (IGBP-IHDP-WCRP-Diversitas) Canberra, 5-9 June 2006 Outline u Vulnerabilities in the global carbon cycle u Vulnerabilities in the global water cycle u Regional scale vulnerabilities (mainly Australia) Water cycle Vegetation responses u A dynamical systems framework Example: biosphere-human system Global atmospheric carbon budget http://lgmacweb.env.uea.ac.uk/e415/co2/carbon_budget.html/


Chapter 4 Nutrient Cycling © Brooks/Cole Publishing Company / ITP.

© Brooks/Cole Publishing Company / ITP Outline 1. Nutrient Cycles 2. Water Cycle 3. Carbon Cycle What are nutrient cycles? major cycles 2. Water Cycle 3. Carbon Cycle 4. Nitrogen Cycle 5. Phosphorus Cycle 6. Sulfur Cycle 7. Nutrient Cycling & Sustainability © Brooks/Cole Publishing Company / ITP 1. Nutrient Cycles nutrient cycles (= biogeochemical cycles): natural processes that involve the flow of nutrients from the nonliving environment (air, water, soil, rock) to living organisms (biota) & back again/


Nutrient Cycling.

relative sizes of various fluxes and therefore how tightly nutrients cycle. As a result, ecosystems often gain or lose nutrients in the period following a disturbance. Water Cycling in Terrestrial Biomes Water plays a major role in the movement of nutrients /not available, these bacteria use nitrate instead of O2 in order to break down organic matter. Nitrogen Cycling in Terrestrial Ecosystems Water moving through the soil carries free nitrites and nitrates. High rates of streamflow can therefore, lead to/


Science Focus Lesson SC.5.E.7.1 Water Cycle

than ½ of all precipitation occurs over the ocean Because of all of these reasons the ocean is very important to the water cycle. Summarizing Turn to your shoulder partner. Partner A explain evaporation. Partner B explain condensation. Partner A give an example /of solid and liquid precipitation. Partner B explain why the ocean is so important to the water cycle. Evaporation – The process by which a liquid is converted to its vapor phase by heating the liquid. Condensation - The /


Chapter E2 Section 1 The Cycles of Matter Do Now

Water Cycle Vocabulary evaporation condensation precipitation transpiration The Water Cycle Chapter H1 Section 1 The Active River The Water Cycle What Is the Water Cycle? The water cycle is the continuous movement of Earth’s water from the ocean to the atmosphere to the land and back to the ocean. Powering the Water Cycle The water cycle is driven by energy from the sun. Chapter E2 The Water Cycle Section 1 The Cycles of Matter Chapter E2 The Water Cycle/


Biogeochemical Cycles

up of individual ecosystems, such as tropical forests, grasslands, tundra, coral reefs, and estuaries. Matter and energy flow between and within these ecosystems occurs in interconnected biogeochemical cycles. Hydrologic Cycle Water Cycle is described as the journey water takes as it circulates from the land to the sky and back again. This biogeochemical system of spheres and processes is powered mainly by energy from the/


Biogeochemical Cycles of Matter How the earth RECYCLES

to CO2 (processes: respiration, decomposition, or fire) Carbon cycle: CO2 to organic compounds (process: photosynthesis) Nitrogen cycle: N2 to NO3 (atmospheric nitrogen to plant utilizable nitrate) (process: N-fixation) Nitrogen cycle: N2 to NH3 (plant utilizable ammonia) (process: Haber-Bosch Industrial N-fixation) Water cycle: Liquid water to water vapor (process: evaporation and evapo-transpiration) Water cycle: Water vapor to liquid water (process: condensation) The Gaia Hypothesis: Is the Earth Alive/


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