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earth science 1

TermDefinition
weathering the wearing away of sediments by water, wind, waves, or ice
erosion the moving or carrying sediments to a new location
deposition the dropping of sediments to a new location
cementation sticking together like glue
compaction the pressure of pressing together sediments
sedimentary rock rock made by deposits of sediments to form layers
decay to go through decomposition
earthquakes triggered by the movement of the earth's surface
volcanoes fiery power deep from the earth.
landslides gravity or rain or both pulls rocks and mud down the mountain causing destruction
tsunami an earthquake in the ocean causes these giant destructive waves
rapid earth changes earth quake, landslide, hurricane, tsunami, and volcano
slow earth changes weathering, erosion, and deposition
Created by: erin.mcpherson2