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Fundamentals of Physical Geography

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James Petersen
ISBN: 9781133606536

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Fundamentals of Physical Geography

2nd Edition
James Petersen
ISBN: 9781133606536
Textbook Problem

How does porosity differ from permeability? How are both of these properties related to groundwater supply?

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The way in which porosity differs from permeability, and the way in which both of these properties are related to groundwater supply.

Explanation

The two factors that affect the amount and availability of groundwater are porosity and permeability. Porosity is the amount of void spaces present between the particles of sediments or rocks. It is expressed as the volume of voids compared to the total volume of the material...

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