What are hydrographs and what do they show?

In this lesson, we will learn what a hydrograph is and how it shows the relationship between precipitation and river discharge.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q2.Impermeable soils and rock...

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Q3.If precipitation lands on steep valley sides, there is no time for...

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Q4.Urbanisation creates...

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Q5.Deforestation decreases...

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Q6.Surface runoff is...

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

Q1.Prolonged rainfall...

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Q2.Impermeable soils and rock...

2/6

Q3.If precipitation lands on steep valley sides, there is no time for...

3/6

Q4.Urbanisation creates...

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Q5.Deforestation decreases...

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Q6.Surface runoff is...

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What are hydrographs and what do they show?

Complete the sentences below to show that you understand the key learning from the lesson. Good luck!

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Q1.A hydrograph shows...

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Q2.Lag time is...

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Q3.The rising limb shows...

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Q4.A short lag time means...

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Q5.Impermeable soils and rocks do not allow...

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Q6.Deforestation reduces...

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What are hydrographs and what do they show?

Complete the sentences below to show that you understand the key learning from the lesson. Good luck!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

Q1.A hydrograph shows...

1/6

Q2.Lag time is...

2/6

Q3.The rising limb shows...

3/6

Q4.A short lag time means...

4/6

Q5.Impermeable soils and rocks do not allow...

5/6

Q6.Deforestation reduces...

6/6

Lesson summary: What are hydrographs and what do they show?

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