Department of Earth Science |Northeastern Illinois University

ESCI 121
Spring 2007

Daily Objectives #22
(April 16, 2007)                                                                        Dr. Sanders

Reminder: Homework #6 is due at class time today!

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

* List and explain factors that can affect the rate of water infiltration into the subsurface.

* Develop and use a test that allows you to determine how rapidly water can infiltrate into different kinds of soil.

* Develop a method for using the stream table to model processes of meandering streams and delta formation.

* Graph the stream discharge data you collected for Homework #6.

* Describe some of the ways various watersheds might differ from each other in terms of hydrologic characteristics (e.g. size of drainage area, degree of urbanization, and so on).

Department of Earth Science | Northeastern Illinois University

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