Systems in Water and Carbon Cycles
22.214.171.124 The water cycle
Global distribution & size major stores of water
Processes driving change in the magnitude of water stores over time and space.
Drainage basins as open systems
Concept of water balance.
Runoff variation and the flood hydrograph.
Changes in the water cycle over time
126.96.36.199 The carbon cycle
Global distribution, and size of major stores of carbon
Factors driving change in the magnitude of Carbon stores over time and space
Changes in the carbon cycle over time
The carbon budget and the impact of the carbon cycle upon land, ocean and atmosphere, including global climate.
188.8.131.52 Water, carbon, climate and life on Earth
Role of the carbon and water stores and cycles in supporting life on Earth
Relationship between the water cycle and carbon cycle in the atmosphere.
The role of feedbacks within and between cycles and their link to climate change and implications for life on Earth.
Human interventions in the carbon cycle.
184.108.40.206 Case studies
1. Case study of a tropical rainforest
2. Case study of a river catchment(s) at a local scale
Quizlet revision sets
Human and physical factors affecting the stores of carbon
Effects of the changing carbon budget
Role of carbon and water in supporting life
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