Transpiration

Science / Geology / Transpiration: The removal of water from the ground into plants, ultimately to be evaporated into the atmosphere by them.

Evapotranspiration

Business / Agriculture / Evapotranspiration: The loss of water from the soil both by evaporation and by transpiration from the plants growing in the soil. MORE

Palmer Drought Index

Business / Agriculture / Palmer Drought Index: A measure of the severity of prolonged periods (months or years) of abnormal dryness or wetness over large regions, published periodically by the Joint Agricultural Weather Facility. The Palmer Index MORE

Hydrologic Cycle

Science / Geology / Hydrologic Cycle: The natural cycling of Earth's water between the atmosphere, surface and subsurface through the processes of evaporation, transpiration, percolation, infiltration, runoff and precipitation. MORE

Water Cycle

Science / Geology / Water Cycle: The movement of water between the atmosphere, ground and surface water bodies through the processes of evaporation, precipitation, infiltration, percolation, transpiration and runoff. Also known as th MORE

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