Salinity and the Hydrologic Cycle

  • J. W. Holmes


The hydrologic cycle, as a concept to allow orderly description of the ways in which precipitation on the land surface is partitioned between evaporation, run-off and other lesser consumption, usually exists in a natural steady state. If not, then at least, natural perturbations have a time scale of the order of thousands of years.


Water Table Total Dissolve Solid Hydrologic Cycle Water Budget Piezometric Head 
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  • J. W. Holmes
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  1. 1.School of Physical SciencesThe Flinders University of South AustraliaAustralia

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