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PREFERRED TERM
thermal shock weathering  
TYPE
  • http://purl.org/net/provenance/ns#DataItem

DEFINITION
  • propagation of fractures near the surface of solid rock due to expansion and contraction caused by temperature changes. Fractures typically propagate along surfaces close to and subparallel to the surface of the outcrop.
DESCRIPTION
  • propagation of fractures near the surface of solid rock due to expansion and contraction caused by temperature changes. Fractures typically propagate along surfaces close to and subparallel to the surface of the outcrop.
IDENTIFIER
  • thermalShockWeathering
TITLE
  • thermal shock weathering
URI
http://inspire.ec.europa.eu/codelist/EventProcessValue/thermalShockWeathering
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