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Physical weathering
Is when rock is broken and disintegrated without any chemical alteration, the process
Chemical weathering
Decomposition or chemical change of minerals in rock. Involves reaction between air, water, and minerals.
Controls
Rocks characterics, Climate, Hydrology, Slope orientation, and Vegetation
Rocks characterics
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Climate
The consistent, long-term behavior of weathering over time, and is the condition of the atmosphere at any giving place or time.
Hydrology
Global circulation, distribution, and properties specifically water at and below earth's surface.
Slope orientation
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Vegetation
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Frost Action
When water freezes its volume expands 9% expansion createss a powerful mechanical force which can exceed the tensional strenghth of rock.
Exfoliation
Creates arch-shaped or dome-shaped features on exposed landscape. Created mostly from Ingous rock.
Solution
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Carbonation
Reaction where by carbon combines with menerals.