© Copyright 2004.  M. J. Krech. All rights reserved.  Types of Weathering
What is Mechanical Weathering?
Frost Action
 
Abrasion
 
Gravity
 
Organic Activity:  Root Pry
 
Wetting  and Drying
 
Joint Sheeting
 
What is Chemical  Weathering?
Hydrolysis
Feldspar +Water = Clay Feldspar A Clay Cliff
Plant Acids
 
Sulfuric Acid
 
Oxidation
 
Carbonation
 
The End © Copyright 2004.  M. J. Krech. All rights reserved.
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Weathering

  1. 1. © Copyright 2004.  M. J. Krech. All rights reserved. Types of Weathering
  2. 2. What is Mechanical Weathering?
  3. 3. Frost Action
  4. 5. Abrasion
  5. 7. Gravity
  6. 9. Organic Activity: Root Pry
  7. 11. Wetting and Drying
  8. 13. Joint Sheeting
  9. 15. What is Chemical Weathering?
  10. 16. Hydrolysis
  11. 17. Feldspar +Water = Clay Feldspar A Clay Cliff
  12. 18. Plant Acids
  13. 20. Sulfuric Acid
  14. 22. Oxidation
  15. 24. Carbonation
  16. 26. The End © Copyright 2004.  M. J. Krech. All rights reserved.

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