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Earth's Water:Ground Water DLESE Reviewed Collection
This USGS site contains graphs, tables, and charts for the following ground water topics: What is ground water, ground water flow diagrams, importance of groundwater, and trends in ground-water use. Ground water quality, pesticides, aquifers, waterwells, artesian wells, sinkholes, and land subsidence are also covered. There are a variety of links within all of the above topics and a very complete glossary, as well as numerous charts, maps, photographs and illustrations.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
  • General public
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Illustration - scientific
    • Map
    • Photograph
  • Text:
    • Glossary
    • Ref. material
    • Abstract / Summary
  • Agricultural science
  • Ecology
  • Environmental science
  • Geographical Sciences:
    • Human geography
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geology
  • Hydrology
  • Natural hazards
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Information presented on this website is considered public information and may be distributed or copied. Use of appropriate byline/photo/image credit is requested.
DLESE Catalog ID: DWEL-000-000-000-071
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: United States Geological Survey