1.1 Water Cycle

Course week(s) Week 1
Course subject(s) Global Water Cycle

Welcome to the first lecture of the module Global water cycle. In the video below Hubert Savenije will learn you about the Water cycle.

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Study Goals

After this lecture you will able to understand:

  • What is hydrology?
  • What are the larger questions and issues?
  • Where does the water come from?
  • Where is the water located and how much is there?
  • The water balance and its components
  • The global hydrological cycle
  • Origin and fate of precipitation
  • Water balance of a catchment
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