Where does water go when it doesn't flow?

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From NSF, 07/09/2015  -- More than a quarter of the rain and snow that falls on continents reaches the oceans as runoff. Where does the rest go? Now results of a new study help answer that question: two-thirds of the remaining water comes from plants, more than a quarter lands on leaves and evaporates, and what's left evaporates from soil and from lakes, rivers and streams.

Read the full article on the National Science Foundation website.