Sunday, October 9, 2022

All Water on Planet Earth

Environmental & Science Education, STEM, Earth & Space Science, Earth Systems, Geology, Sustainability, Global Change, Climate Change

Ed Hessler

Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD) published a telling graphic showing all water on, in, and above the Earth, dividing it into two categories: liquid fresh water and fresh-water lakes and rivers with the planet as background. It includes the usual explanation below the illustration.

Like so many of the planet's resources we treat it so casually and badly. There are reasons to keep water clean and to use it carefully even more so as the climate is changing which will affect its distribution worldwide.

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