ConcepTest: Stream Baseflow During Droughts
What happens to the volume of water that passes from groundwater to streams during a prolonged drought?
a. it increases
b. it decreases
c. no change
No data yet. The correct response is b.
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References and Notes:
Water cycle/groundwater-surface water interface, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Extreme Weather:
Drought, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:
Extreme weather, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:
Climatology , Meteorology:
Resource TypeActivities:Classroom Activity:Short Activity:
Grade LevelCollege Lower (13-14):
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Earth System Topics
Climate, Earth's Cycles:
Hydrologic Cycle, Surface Processes:
Rivers and Lakes, Atmosphere,
Surface Water, Human Dimensions:
Natural Hazards, Hydrology:
Water cycle/groundwater-surface water interface, Climate