Surface runoff Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Surface runoff.

  • 3 Encyclopedia Articles

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Encyclopedia Articles (3)

352 words, approx. 2 pages
Runoff Runoff is the component of the hydrologic cycle through which water is returned to the ocean by overland flow. The term runoff is considered synonymous with streamflow and comprises surface run... Read more
154 words, approx. 1 pages
Runoff The amount of rainfall or snowmelt that either flows over the soil surface or that drains from the soil and enters a body of water, thereby leaving a watershed. This water is the excess amount ... Read more
1,164 words, approx. 4 pages
Urban Runoff Urbanization causes fundamental changes in the local hydrologic cycle, mainly increased speed of water movement through the system, and degraded water quality. They are expressed throug... Read more
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