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Hydrosphere

Araya, Yoseph (2019). Hydrosphere. In: Maurice, Patricia A. ed. Encyclopedia of Water: Science,Technology and Society. John Wiley & Sons Inc., (In Press).

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Abstract

The hydrosphere refers to the water on or surrounding the surface of the globe whether it is liquid, frozen or floating ice, in the soil or as water vapor in the atmosphere. The hydrosphere is the major setting for the earth’s hydrologic cycle. This article explores its origin, types, and distribution on earth as well as its role in the ecosystem. It concludes by highlighting the influence of human beings on quality and quantity of earth’s water.

Item Type: Book Section
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Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Environment, Earth and Ecosystem Sciences
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Item ID: 59699
Depositing User: Yoseph Araya
Date Deposited: 29 Mar 2019 12:08
Last Modified: 06 Sep 2019 10:05
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/59699
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