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Water Basics Glossary
This glossary is a compilation of hydrologic terms previously defined in published USGS reports.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
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Type of resource:
  • Text:
    • Glossary
Subject:
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Climatology
  • Ecology
  • Forestry
  • Geographical Sciences:
    • Physical geography
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geology
  • Hydrology
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No cost
USGS-authored or produced data and information are in the public domain. You are welcome to make a link to any of the Web pages USGS has published on the Internet. There is no need to request permission. Credit can be provided by including on the page (or via a link to a credits page) a citation such as: Credit: U. S. Geological Survey U. S. Geological Survey/photo by Jane Doe (if the artist is known) USGS/Ft. Collins, CO (if originating office but not the artist is known)
DLESE Catalog ID: SERC-NAGT-000-000-000-593
Related resources:
This resource is part of 'Geology and Human Health'
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: United States Geological Survey, Cartography and Publishing Program