The Hydrosphere


Video Study Guide: Rivers and Streams (Running Water I: Earth Rev.; 26 minutes)


What 3 things do all rivers do?


What is 1 important factor in how rivers shape the land?


What factors can cause a river's velocity to increase?


What is discharge?


What are the 3 erosional processes of rivers?


What factors affect sediment transport?


What are river bars?


Describe a meander point bar and cut bank.


How often do most streams flood?


What is a flood plain, and what does a river store there?


How do streams work to maintain equilibrium?


What happens at "Red Eye Crossing" when water levels fluctuate?


What geologic factors contribute to the evolution of river systems?


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