Department of Earth Science |Northeastern Illinois University

ESCI 337
Fall, 2005

Daily Objectives #7 (September 21, 2005)                                        Dr. Sanders


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

v    Construct a hydrograph and analyze the factors that determine its shape.

v    Separate a hydrograph into its two main components: runoff and baseflow.

Laura at Mono Lake
Me at Mono Lake in late June.
v    Construct a water budget for the "self-contained" drainage basin of Mono Lake.

v    Construct a water budget for any hydrological system, including those in Problem #8 at the end of Chapter 1 in the textbook.
Mono Lake is behind photographer
If you were taking this picture, your back would be to Mono Lake. 
Where does the water in the lake come from?

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