The SEDIMENTARY RECORD provides evidence of the vast changes experienced throughout this planet’s history.
particles of rocks and organisms that are eroded, transported, and deposited by a fluid (wind or water).
erosion of the lithosphere comes about how
Interaction of the atmosphere and hydrosphere with the lithosphere results
The roads, buildings, freeways, etc. that we all enjoy.
What dictates the nature of sediment within a specific environment?
Distance from sediment source
Nature of the sediment source
In general, only the smallest particles make it to the ocean (sand, mud)
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