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

DEFINITION
  • The process or group of processes by which earth materials exposed to atmospheric agents at or near the Earth's surface are changed in color, texture, composition, firmness, or form, with little or no transport of the loosened or altered material. Processes typically include oxidation, hydration, and leaching of soluble constituents.

DESCRIPTION
  • The process or group of processes by which earth materials exposed to atmospheric agents at or near the Earth's surface are changed in color, texture, composition, firmness, or form, with little or no transport of the loosened or altered material. Processes typically include oxidation, hydration, and leaching of soluble constituents.

IDENTIFIER
  • weathering

TITLE
  • weathering

URI
http://inspire.ec.europa.eu/codelist/EventProcessValue/weathering
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Event Process