Department of Earth Science |Northeastern Illinois University

ESCI 121
Spring 2007

Daily Objectives #20
(April 9, 2007)                                                                        Dr. Sanders

By the end of today’s class, you should be able to do the following:

* Use the Public Land Survey system (Township, Range, and Section) to give the location of any point on a topographic map.

* Given a location's legal description in terms of the Public Land Survey system, find that point on a topographic map.

* Define the terms divide, watershed, and drainage basin (drainage area).

* Explain how a divide can be located on a topographic map.

* Draw a diagram illustrating the processes and products of the water cycle (hydrologic cycle).

* Explain what stream discharge is, how it is measured in the field, and in what units of measurement it is expressed.

* Describe what is expected of you in Homework #6, due at class time next week.

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