The Hydrologic and Carbon Cycles: Always Recycle! – Crash Course Ecology #8

Hank introduces us to biogeochemical cycles by describing his two favorites: carbon and water. The hydrologic cycle describes how water moves on, above, and below the surface of the Earth, driven by energy supplied by the sun and wind. The carbon cycle does the same… for carbon!

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Table of Contents

1) Hydrologic Cycle – 1:15
A) Clouds – 2:13
B) Runoff – 3:06
C) Oceans – 3:41
D) Evapotranspiration – 4:25

2) Carbon Cycle – 5:12
A) Plants – 5:48
B) Fossil Fuels – 6:40
C) Oceans – 7:12
D) Global Warming – 7:35

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