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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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