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hydrologic balance

Definition

An accounting of the inflow to, outflow from, and storage in a hydrologic unit such as a drainage basin, aquifer, soil zone, lake or reservoir; the relationship between evaporation, precipitation, runoff, and the change in water storage. (Source: BJGEO)

Themes
  • natural dynamics
  • water
Groups
  • HYDROSPHERE (freshwater, marine water, waters)
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Scope note

Scope note is not available.

Concept URL: http://www.eionet.europa.eu/gemet/concept/4115