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Water use and the water cycle
Water use and the water cycle

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The information in this course has been obtained from a wide range of sources, too numerous to mention. However, specific reference is made in the text to the following:

Argles, T. (2005), Minerals: Bulk Materials for Building and Industry (Book 2 of S278 Earth's Physical Resources: Origin, Use and Environmental Impact), The Open University, Milton Keynes

Sheldon, P. (2005), Earth's Physical Resources: An Introduction (Book 1 of S278 Earth's Physical Resources: Origin, Use and Environmental Impact), The Open University, Milton Keynes

Figure 1.1 Dr Andy Sutton, The Open University

Figures 1.3 and 2.15 Dr Sandy Smith, The Open University

Figure 2.1 NASA

Figure 2.3 Copyright © T C Middleton Oxford Scientific Film

Figure 2.5 ICRISAT Climate of Niamey, Progress Report NO 1, ICRISAT, Sahelian Centre, Niamey

Figure 2.6 Copyright © Research Machines plc 2003

Figure 2.10 adapted from (c) Crown Copyright Met Office, (no longer accessible). Reproduced under licence Number Met0/IPR/2

Figure 2.13 Brandon, T W (ed) (1986) Groundwater: Occurrence, Development and Protection, The Institute of Water and Environmental Management

Figure 2.14 Water Resources: Planning for the Future, Anglian Water Authority

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