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 HYDROSPHERE - WHAT   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
The hydrosphere is the liquid water component of the Earth.
The hydrosphere covers about 70% of the surface of the Earth and is the home for many plants and animals.
Second, it works with the atmosphere to redistribute the energy received from the sun such that the heat in the topics, where a lot of energy is received from the sun, is transferred toward the poles, where heat is generally lost to space.
earth.rice.edu /mtpe/hydro/hydrosphere/hydrosphere_what.html   (406 words)

 The Hydrosphere   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
The hydrosphere is often called the "water sphere" as it includes all the earth's water found in streams, lakes, the soil, groundwater, and in the air.
The hydrosphere interacts with, and is influenced by, all the other earth spheres.
The biosphere serves as an interface between the spheres enabling water to move between the hydrosphere, lithosphere and atmosphere as is accomplished by plant transpiration.
www.uwsp.edu /geo/faculty/ritter/geog101/textbook/hydrosphere/hydrosphere.html   (464 words)

 Center_Main - Page: 3 of 6
HYDROSPHERE is an interdisciplinary research and education center dedicated to the study of global water research issues, spanning the areas of water resources, aqueous environments, hydrology, water ecosystems and water policy.
HYDROSPHERE seeks to advance the knowledge of global water issues through interdisciplinary research into all aspects of atmospheric, surface and subsurface waters.
As a global player in the world of water, HYDROSPHERE undertakes applied research projects for public agencies and private companies in an effort to provide solutions to water problems throughout the world.
www.rsmas.miami.edu /groups/hydrosphere/center_main_003.htm   (146 words)

The Hydrosphere benchmarks focus on the characteristics of water, where it is found, and how it moves.
Existing water on the earth cycles through the hydrosphere as ground or surface water, polar ice caps and atmospheric water vapor.
Young students are most familiar with water they use in their daily lives for drinking, cleaning, or recreation and often assume water to be plentiful everywhere and easily replaced.
www.misd.net /MIBIG/Hydrosphere.html   (599 words)

 Nitrogen Cycles Project: 9. Sphere Detail
Glaciers hold 69 percent of the freshwater, 1 percent is in lakes and rivers, and 30 percent is in ground water (Dingman, 1994).
The hydrosphere interacts with the atmosphere, geosphere, and biosphere through these pools following a complex and cyclic path commonly known as the Hydrologic Cycle.
The hydrosphere interacts with the atmosphere, geosphere, and biosphere through some of these pools and fluxes among the pools and spheres take place through precipitation, evaporation, condensation, transpiration, interception, infiltration, percolation, advective flow, overland flow, and channel flow.
www.sws.uiuc.edu /nitro/detail.asp?lpg=biogen&type=hydrosphere   (4020 words)

Blair Hanna is joining Hydrosphere as a project engineer, expanding Hydrosphere's water quality modeling and water resource engineering practices.
Steve Setzer is joining Hydrosphere as a staff engineer, bringing specialized expertise in the application of RiverWare to river and reservoir management problems.
Using six paleo-extensions of the hydrologic flows at Lee's Ferry developed by various published researchers, Hydrosphere and Reclamation collaborated to test the robustness of CRSS and to evaluate potential implications of a recurrence of prehistoric drought conditions.
www.hydrosphere.com /company/news.htm   (939 words)

 Geography4Kids.com: Hydrosphere
That water may be at the bottom of the ocean or in the top layers of the atmosphere; it is all a part of the hydrosphere.
Water is in the air, on the land, between the rocks, and in every living thing.
Since the hydrosphere includes all of the water on the planet, you will study all of the various states of water.
www.geography4kids.com /files/water_intro.html   (396 words)

 Hydrosphere   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
Hydrosphere is a marine educational organization founded by former Cousteau Society team member Yehuda Goldman.
The Hydrosphere team is dedicated to offering unique, hands-on instruction both in the classroom and on-board the Pacific Explorer.
Hydrosphere also offers customized, multi-day, educational trips during which students sleep aboard the vessel, as well as in-class, hands-on, marine biology/oceanography outreach programs.
www.lalc.k12.ca.us /catalog/providers/147.html   (119 words)

 Earth Floor: Spheres
The warm Gulf Stream current flows up the east side of the nation and across the Atlantic Ocean to Europe, keeping the climate warm there.
The hydrosphere also includes the water underground, in lakes, rivers, and oceans.
This water is usually fresh and is where we get the water we drink and use in our kitchens and bathrooms.
www.cotf.edu /ete/modules/msese/earthsysflr/hydrosphere.html   (218 words)

The reason being is that it would be boring if Hydrosphere only focuses on certain/limited topics.
Hydrosphere is in search for many type of individuals.
Hydrosphere Plus is a online game development organization.
www.angelfire.com /empire/hydrosphere   (427 words)

 NASA - Airborne Science Program - Earth Science Campaigns
The hydrosphere, often called the "water sphere," includes all the earth's water that is found in oceans, rivers, streams, lakes, the soil, groundwater, and in the air.
The Hydrosphere fueled by solar energy interacts with, and is influenced by, all the other earth spheres.
The Hydrosphere continuously interacts with the Lithosphere, the Biosphere and the Atmosphere.
www.nasa.gov /centers/dryden/research/AirSci/EarthScience/hydrosphere.html   (304 words)

 Unit 3 Hydrosphere
The processes that occur in the atmosphere and hydrosphere are connected.
The hydrosphere is the reservoir for the Earth's water.
Describe the structure of the hydrosphere quantitatively in terms of reservoirs, fluxes.
education.gsfc.nasa.gov /beta/pages/Units/Unit3/U3Intro.html   (2166 words)

 science@nasa - Hydrosphere State Mission (Hydros)
The Hydrosphere State Mission (Hydros) will provide the first global views of Earth's changing soil moisture and land surface freeze/thaw conditions, leading to breakthroughs in weather and climate prediction and in the understanding of processes linking water, energy, and carbon cycles.
Knowledge of the land hydrosphere state is vital to understanding the Earth system cycling of water, energy, and carbon.
This resistance exerts the dominant control on evaporation, transpiration, and carbon exchange over most of the global land surface and is a fundamental determinant of the global water, energy and carbon cycles.
science.hq.nasa.gov /missions/satellite_62.htm   (260 words)

 Re: Hydrosphere and Hurricanes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
While all four spheres of the earth are affected by these strong storms more studies would be needed to prove that one sphere would be effected more so than another.
Water is a critical element that sustains life and drives a variety of environmental processes acting within the earth system (http://uwsp.edu/geo/faculty/geog101/modules/hydro.../) The hydrosphere is often called the “water sphere” as it includes all the earth’s water that is found in streams, lakes, the soil, groundwater, and in the air.
The hydrosphere interacts with, and is influenced by, all the other earth’s spheres.
distance.una.edu /ess/_sphere_f02/000000a4.htm   (2462 words)

 The Hydrosphere   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
It is an essential life-sustaining resource which led Benjamin Franklin to comment "When the well's dry, we know the worth of water." Links to other components: Water cycles between the various components of the Earth system via the hydrologic cycle.
Atmosphere: Water is transferred between the hydrosphere and biosphere by evaporation and precipitation.
Biosphere: Terrestrial plants withdraw water from the ground using their root systems and transport water and nutrients through the vascular system to stems and leaves.
web.geology.ufl.edu /Hydrosphere.html   (396 words)

 Glossary of Terms: H
Field of physical geography that studies the hydrosphere.
Chemical weathering process that involves the reaction between mineral ions and the ions of water (OH- and H+), and results in the decomposition of the rock surface by forming new compounds, and by increasing the pH of the solution involve through the release of the hydroxide ions.
The hydrosphere describes the waters of the Earth.
www.physicalgeography.net /physgeoglos/h.html   (1092 words)

 Hydrosphere Data Products Data Server   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
Hydrosphere Data Products now offers its environmental data through a web interface in addition to our CDROM discs.
The site is built around Hydrosphere Data Product's innovative new environmental data management system.
If you would like Hydrosphere to help you manage your environmental data, contact us.
www.hydrodata.com   (418 words)

 Hydrosphere - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The most recent withdrawal of the ice sheets occurred only 10,000 years ago.
Evaporation and wetland swamps serve to remove a large portion of atmospheric pollutants from the atmosphere (ie.
Scientists estimate that in approximately 4 × 10
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hydrosphere   (1122 words)

 ES_Hydro   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
Learn about the variety of educational materials associated with Ocean Planet, including a set of lessons and marine science activities which adapt several themes of the exhibition for use in the middle and high school classroom.
The final assessment of this project is a river newspaper.
There is a lot of information on specific programs in place, but there are also links to pictures and environmental education.
www.svsu.edu /mathsci-center/mES_Hydro.htm   (1175 words)

 Hydrosphere - Band page with free MP3 music downloads on SoundClick
Hydrosphere is a musical project exploring (experimental) electronical music
The bandname was invented in secondary school, during a lesson of physics about the 'hydraulic pump'.
Hydrosphere is a 5 year-old band (if you want to call it a band, because it's a one-man-name), that was founded in 2000 as a continuation of 'DJ Dave'.
www.soundclick.com /bands/pageartist.cfm?bandID=366569   (108 words)

 Hydrosphere Data Products - Toolkit FAQ   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
Each disk that Hydrosphere sells contains a set of toolkits that allow direct access to the data on the CD.
These toolkits provide a programmer the ability to create customized applications that can read the data from the disk and output it in a format to the user's tastes.
In general, toolkits and their help files are found in the \toolkits directory on the disk.
www.hydrosphere.com /hdp/faq/tkfaq.htm   (281 words)

 Exploring The Planets - Earth - Hydrosphere   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
In addition to the oceans, the hydrosphere consists of water in lakes and streams, subsurface water, the ice of glaciers and water vapor in the atmosphere.
The water of the hydrosphere is in constant motion.
Water evaporates from both the land and seas.
www.si.edu /harcourt/h_si/ETP/EARTH/earth_hydro.html   (327 words)

 GCDIS: publications - Hydrosphere Data and Information Citations from Recent USGCRP and IPCC Global Change Assessment ...
The categorization of the citations also makes it possible to make a compilation of the citations in a particular subject category for all the publications identified above that were surveyed.
This present compilation is for the Hydrosphere category.
Crane RG, Hewitson BC (1998) Doubled CO 2 precipitation changes for the Susquehanna Basin: Downscaling from the Genesis general circulation model.
globalchange.gov /pubs/hydrosphere-citations.html   (12446 words)

 Toxicity testing and bioassay lab - Hydrosphere Research
Hydrosphere Research is a bioassay laboratory certified by NELAC.
City of Starke, FL Our responsiveness to client needs and diligent attention to accuracy and timeliness have made us the choice for bioassay/toxicity testing among industrial dischargers, waste water treatment plants, engineering firms, regulatory agencies, analytical laboratories and other organizations across the U.S. View a list of our clients.
and how Hydrosphere Research can help you meet today’s environmental standards, email nwatts@hydrosphere.net or call 866.375.9004.
www.hydrosphere.net /index.html   (214 words)

 Lesson Plan Two: Hydrosphere B
Content Standard 2:  All students will describe the characteristics of water and demonstrate where water is found on Earth; describe how water moves; and analyze the interaction of human activities with the hydrosphere.
Benchmark: Describe the origins of pollution in the hydrosphere (SCI.V.2.MS.4).
Humans, as well as nature, pollute the hydrosphere.
www.cst.cmich.edu /users/kiefe1we/wiggi1ca/pub_html/waterpollution.htm   (984 words)

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