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

DEFINITION
  • The process of weathering by which frost action, salt-crystal growth, absorption of water, and other physical processes break down a rock to fragments, involving no chemical change

DESCRIPTION
  • The process of weathering by which frost action, salt-crystal growth, absorption of water, and other physical processes break down a rock to fragments, involving no chemical change

IDENTIFIER
  • physicalWeathering

TITLE
  • physical weathering

URI
http://inspire.ec.europa.eu/codelist/EventProcessValue/physicalWeathering
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