How does the industrial revolution, with its output of CO2 (carbon dioxide) from the burning of coal and petroleum affect chemical weathering?
Answer to relevant QuestionsHow does a gabbro weather in a temperate climate?Name the three most abundant types of sedimentary rocks in order of decreasing abundance and tell why each is so abundant.Why is the principle of uniformitarianism so important to sedimentary geologists?Contrast the histories of a well-rounded, well-sorted quartz sandstone [Fig. 5.8(a)] and a poorly sorted graywacke with angular grains of various compositions [Fig. 5.8(d)].How are sediments commonly sorted according to size so that pebbles are in one place, sand in another, silt in another, and clay elsewhere?
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