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What's the difference between weathering and erosion?
This short discussion explains the differences between two processes that often work in concert to decompose rocks.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
Type of resource:
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
Subject:
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geochemistry
    • Geology
  • Hydrology
  • Ocean Sciences:
    • Physical oceanography
  • Soil science
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DLESE Catalog ID: USGS-ED-000-000-000-050
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Geology of the National Parks
http://wrgis.wr.usgs.gov/docs/parks/

Contact: Joseph J. Kerski
Educational Resources
United States Geological Survey (USGS)

Contact: Phil Stoffer
Educational Resources
United States Geological Survey (USGS)