Earth's Resources and Applied Geology

9.6  Earth's Resources and Applied Geology
Surface Water and Underground Water
Surface Water Underground Water
Found on the surface of Earth Fill up the empty spaces between soil particles and the layers of permeable rocks.
Can be polluted by waste materials from industrial and housing areas. Can be polluted by leaching of chemical fertilisers and pesticides in agriculture
Economic Minerals
Types of economic minerals
Metallic  Non-metallic
Iron ore, tin and gold Coal and petroleum
Hydrothermal Process
The Negative Effects of Unplanned Human Activities