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Weatheringerosion mass wasting

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  • 1. WEATHERING, SOIL, AND MASS WASTING

2. DIFFERENCIATING EXTERNAL PROCESSES & INTERNAL PROCESSES
External process- processes that occur at or near Earths surface and powered by the energy from the Sun
Internal Process- processes that occur underneath the Earths surface and derives its energy from Earths interior
3. THREE EARTHSEXTERNAL PROCESSES
Weathering
Mass Wasting
Erosion
4. WEATHERING

  • the physical breakdown & chemical decomposition of rocks

5. part of the rock cycle 6. considered as a preparation for erosion 7. rocks are damaged physically and/or chemically