Hydrosphere Sentence Examples
Lakes and rivers are important sources of freshwater in the earth's hydrosphere.
The question of the origin of the Atlantic basin, like that of the other great divisions of the hydrosphere, is still unsettled.
The surface of the earth consists of the hydrosphere and the lithosphere.
Always changing, the hydrosphere never looks exactly the same from day to day.
The hydrosphere is complex and fluid.Advertisement
The hydrosphere is an essential component to the earth's surface.
I have always been fascinated with every aspect of the hydrosphere.
The hydrosphere is one of the four spheres of the earth.
The biggest and most recognizable components of the hydrosphere are the oceans and seas.
The hydrosphere includes all water on the surface of the earth.Advertisement
Ice and snow are often forgotten, but very substantial, parts of of the hydrosphere.
The Martian hydrosphere is radically different from our hydrosphere here on Earth.
Clouds are often included as a part of the hydrosphere, becuase they are composed mostly of water droplets.
The hydrosphere covers nearly threequarters of the earth's surface as a single and continuous expanse of water surrounding four great insular land-masses known as the continents of the Old World (Europe, Asia, Africa), America, Australia and Antarctica.
It merges into physical geography, which takes account of the forms of the lithosphere (geomorphology), and also of the distribution of the hydrosphere and the rearrangements resulting from the workings of solar energy throughout the hydrosphere and atmosphere (oceanography and climatology).Advertisement
The functions of land forms extend beyond the control of the circulation of the atmosphere, the hydrosphere and the water which is continually being interchanged between them; they are exercised with increased effect in the higher departments of biogeography and anthropogeography.
It is convenient to divide the subject-matter of physical geography into the atmosphere, hydrosphere and lithosphere, and in this sense the ocean is less than the hydrosphere in so far as the latter term includes also the water lying on or flowing over the surface of the land.
The Pacific Ocean has one and three-quarter times the E area of the Atlantic - the next largest division of the hydrosphere - and has more than double its volume of water.
Together, the solid lithosphere and the liquid hydrosphere form the surface of the earth.
Carbon cycle activity gives us a general idea of the carbon stores and exchanges between the biosphere, geosphere, hydrosphere and atmosphere of the earth, which gives us insight into what humans are doing to cause global warming.Advertisement
The grander features of the relief of the lithosphere or stony crust of the earth control the distribution of the hydrosphere or collected waters which gather into the hollows, filling them up to a height corresponding to the volume, and thus producing the important practical division of the surface into land and water.
Physical geography naturally falls into three divisions, dealing respectively with the surface of the lithosphere - geomorphology; the hydrosphere - oceanography; and the atmosphere - climatology.
The hydrosphere and atmosphere are usually also covered, giving youngsters a chance to understand the various types of clouds and how the changes in weather take place.
A committee of the Royal Geographical Society - the deliberations of which were interrupted by the departure on his last voyage of Sir John Franklin, one of the members - suggested these meridians as boundaries; the north and south boundaries of the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans being the polar circles, leaving an Arctic and an Antarctic Ocean to complete the hydrosphere.
I learned about the hydrosphere in seventh grade, when I studied the earth.Advertisement
Only one terrestrial planet is known to have an active hydrosphere, Earth.