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

DEFINITION
  • breakdown of rocks by biological agents, e.g. the penetrating and expanding force of roots, the presence of moss and lichen causing humic acids to be retained in contact with rock, and the work of animals (worms, moles, rabbits) in modifying surface soil
DESCRIPTION
  • breakdown of rocks by biological agents, e.g. the penetrating and expanding force of roots, the presence of moss and lichen causing humic acids to be retained in contact with rock, and the work of animals (worms, moles, rabbits) in modifying surface soil
IDENTIFIER
  • biologicalWeathering
TITLE
  • biological weathering
URI
http://inspire.ec.europa.eu/codelist/EventProcessValue/biologicalWeathering
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