Weathering & Erosion : LUSENET : Introductory Geology, Oswego State : One Thread

When it comes to weathering and erosion. What is the main difference between the two?

-- Katie France (, May 04, 2001


Weathering is the process of which particles fall from suspension or is being precipitated to form layers of sediments. As the sediments are buried they are compacted and cemented this process creates lithification. Eroision in rocks occur when hot materials in the earth generates as uplift which in turn promotes erosion and the rockcycle becomes driven by radioactive heat. (Source

-- Tanya Flowers (, May 04, 2001.

erosion is when the small particles are taken away by wind

-- Antonina konstantinidi (, March 14, 2005.

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