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Water cycle processes [poster]

March 26, 2024


The water cycle describes how water moves from Earth’s surface into the atmosphere, then back to the surface again or to below Earth’s surface. This educational poster depicts five key water-cycle processes that transport or transform water between states: evaporation, transpiration, condensation, precipitation, and infiltration. It illustrates examples of natural and human interactions with these processes. This poster is intended for eighth-grade audiences.

Publication Year 2024
Title Water cycle processes [poster]
DOI 10.3133/gip235
Authors Eliza Anderson, Sophie Hill, Ryan Nixon, Benjamin Abbott, Raymond Lee, Rachel Wood, Gregory Carling, Bryan Hopkins, Hayley Corson-Dosch, Cee Nell, Elizabeth Bailey
Publication Type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Series Title General Information Product
Series Number 235
Index ID gip235
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization WMA - Integrated Information Dissemination Division