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Physical Weathering - Geometry Granular Disintegration - Spalling
Physical Weathering – Geometry (cont.) Joint Block Separation
Physical Weathering – Geometry (cont.) Unloading produces joints parallel to earth’s surface I-84, Carmel, NY
Physical Weathering – Geometry (cont.) Unloading produces joints parallel to Earth’s surface I-84, Brewster, NY
Physical Weathering – Geometry (cont.) Exfoliation / Sheeting
Physical Weathering Geometry (cont) Jointing and subsequent spalling result in spheroidal weathering
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Physical Weathering Frost Action
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Chapter 8 Weathering, Soils and Weathering, Soils and Mass Movement BFRB Pages
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Chapter Five Weathering, Soil, and Mass Movements.
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Soils: One of Our Natural Resources!. Some call it dirt…..But it is Soil !!! Soil is made of loose, weathered rock and organic material.
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Cycles Water, Carbon, Nitrogen Oxygen and Phosphorus.
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