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FOR 91: Chapter 2: Basic Ecological Principles for Restoration

Figure 25. In the water cycle, water falls to the earth as precipitation, enters the ground or flows as runoff to rivers, lakes and the ocean, and is taken up (used) by plants and other organisms. By evaporation from vegetation, land, and bodies of water, water re-enters the atmosphere to begin the cycle once again.