Hydrology & Hydrological Cycle
HYDROLOGY AND HYDROLOGICAL CYCLE

Hydrology & Hydrological Cycle

HYDROLOGY AND HYDROLOGICAL CYCLE Hydrology. It is a science which concerns with the occurrence, distribution and movement of water. It may also be define the science that deals with the depletion and replenishment of water sources. When we say movement of water, it includes movement of water in atmosphere, on the surface of the earth, and below the surface of the earth. In atmosphere, water is present in form of vapours. On surface of earth it is in form of rivers, lakes, ponds and snow etc. Below the earth surface it is present in form of moist soils. The water occurring below the surface of the earth is known as ground water. Ground water occupies the voids of the soil. Hydrological Cycle. Except for the deep ground water, the total water supply of the earth remains in constant circulation between earth and atmosphere. This water again falls over the earth…

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