Hydrology Basics

hy·drol·o·gy, n.  the science that deals with the occurrence, circulation,
distribution, and properties of the water of the earth and the earth's atmosphere.

In this section, the Digital Atlas covers hydrology basics that have water terms with definitions, questions and facts. Click on the topic below for information on hydrology.

What is the Hydrologic Cycle?
Global Water Availability

Water Chemistry Concepts:
   Water Chemistry
   Water's Physical Properties
   Water temperature
   Specific Conductance
   Dissolved Oxygen
   Suspended Sediment
   Aqueous Solution Geochemistry