Flashcards in Chap 10 Review Deck (13)
The breakdown of rocks by physical means.
Is the chemicals breakdown of rocks into new substance.
Acid precipitation contains more acid then normal precipitation and increases the speed of things like weathering.
Oxidation is a chemicals reaction in which a element such as iron combined with oxygen to form oxides.
Differential weathering is a softer less weather resistant rock wears away leaving harder rock behind.
Bedrock is a parent rock because the soil above it is formed from something called residual soil.
The layer of rocks beneath soil.
Soil is a lose mixture of small mineral fragments.
Humus is the organic part of soil.
Layer of soil with more humus than one below it.
Various methods humans take care of soil.
Process by which wind and water transport soil and sediments from one location to another.