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What is the difference between weather and weathering?
weather is precipitation rain, hail, snow, ice,e.g. weathering is the wearing away of rock
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Weathering is a process by which rocks and minerals are gradually broken down into smaller and smaller particles. Weathering of rocks is caused by chemical and mechanical me…ans. Slightly acidic rainwater can react with rock surfaces, dissolving them over time. Rocks can also be affected by organic sources of chemical reactants. Heat from the sun can cause differences in temperature between the surface and the interior of a rock which can cause a loosening of the surface called exfoliation. Liquid water penetrates cracks in the rocks surface where it can freeze and expand, opening up the cracks for further attack in tandem with acidic rainwater. Plant root growth can also cause cracks to further expand, making them more vulnerable to frost expansion and chemical attack. Underlying rock which is exposed due to erosion of the overlying rock becomes free of the pressure it was previously exposed to, causing the rock to expand and break apart. Other means of weathering include the expansion of crystallizing salts that have been taken in by a rock surface, expansion due to the absorption of water, and hydraulic action from crashing waves on seashore rock formations. Technically, erosion is a type of weathering. Weathering affects both color and size. It includes the affects of wind, rain, sunlight, freezing and heat. Erosion is water and wind wearing away objects like a like mountains and earth. Weathering is general wearing away from rain and wind, like jagged mountains gradually wear down to smoother and lower hills. Weathering is when the rocks get broken down. Erosion is when the little rocks get moved around.
\n. \nWeathering is the decomposition of earth rocks, soils and their minerals through direct contact with the planet's atmosphere. Metamorphism is the solid-state recrystall…isation of pre-existing rocks due to changes in heat, pressure, and/or introduction of fluids. SImply put, weathering is the break down of rock (wear and tear) and Metamorphism is rock changing due to Heat,Pressure, and Chemically active fluids
Physical weathering is breaking down of rocks by weather that does not change their chemical components. Chemical weathering is weathering that breaks rocks down by a chem…ical change.
Erosion is when it goes really higjh and weathering is when it runs
maybe there just differrent by how they work
Weathering is the breaking down of rock into smaller and smaller particles. Weathering processes include frost wedging, acid rain dissolution, root growth, wind particl…e abrasion, heat expansion cracking, hydraulic fracture, and rock tumbling in rivers and streams. Erosion is the movement of weathered material from one place to another place through the agents of erosion: wind, water, ice, and gravity. In tandem, weathering and erosion act to lower the high points, and raise the low points on the surface of the planet.
WEATHER: Weather is basically the way the atmosphere is behaving,mainly with respect to its effects upon life and human activities.Most people think of weather in terms of tem…perature, humidity,precipitation, cloudiness, brightness, visibility, wind, andatmospheric pressure, as in high and low pressure. In most places,weather can change from minute-to-minute, hour-to-hour, day-to-day,and season-to-season. CLIMATE: Climate is the description of the long-term pattern ofweather in a particular area. Some scientists define climate as the average weather for aparticular region and time period, usually taken over 30-years.When scientists talk about climate, they're looking at averages ofprecipitation, temperature, humidity, sunshine, wind velocity,phenomena such as fog, frost, and hail storms, and other measuresof the weather that occur over a long period in a particular place. For example, after looking at rain gauge data, lake and reservoirlevels, and satellite data, scientists can tell if during a summer,an area was drier than average. If it continues to be drier thannormal over the course of many summers, than it would likelyindicate a change in the climate. In the context of climate change: Weather varies all the time, butclimate doesn't vary nearly as quickly. The Earth's climate is changing relatively quickly (relative to itsusual pace) now due to an enhanced greenhouse effect caused byhumans emissions of greenhouse gases, and most locations areexperiencing a net warming as a result. This doesn't mean it can'tget cold anymore, or even that record cold temperatures will nolonger occur. But it does mean that, in most areas, heat waves (orunusual warmth in the winter) will be warmer and cold snaps (orcool periods in summer) will not be as cold. The time scale of climate is not nearly as intuitive as that ofweather, so even people who understand this have a tendency to beinfluenced only by the most recent weather they experience. You canobserve this effect by watching the news during both cold snaps andheat waves, which will be either given as evidence for or againstthe warming of the Earth. In reality, you cannot attribute eitherto a changing climate due to the small spatial and temporal scaleof these events; weather variability will always be of greatermagnitude than observed changes in climate.
Weathering is the mechanical and chemical hammer that breaks down and sculpts the rocks. Erosion transports the fragments away.
the difference between weathering & erosion is quite simple weathering breaks down and erosion carries it away like a blow dryer
Weathering is the breaking down of particles, but did you mean erosion?
A weather forecast is a prediction of the weather that's going to happen tomorrow and over the next few coming days. A weather report is a summary of the weather that is happe…ning now.
Weather is a condition of the sky. Season when the turns around the Sun, it causes it.
physical weathering is just wind and temperature change and stuff whereas chemical weathering is when chemicals like acid rain erode it
This is what most people would say if they read this question: The difference is that they are both the same so there is no difference because the bad weather and bad …weather are both the same things anyways. but that is totally wrong because a bad weather and bad weather are not the same a bad weather is one but bad weather can be more than one . And also a bad weather has a in front of it and bad weather doesn't So from my discrimination it could be 60% right. Call em hot and sexy babes .my name is Annalisa
Temperature is a measure of the kinetic energy of the molecules in a substance. Basically how warm or cold it is. Weather is the condition of the atmosphere in a place at any …given time. Temperature is a part of this.
There isnt really a difference
Whether is a conjunction that means "expressing a doubt or choice between alternatives." Weather is a noun or a verb. As a noun it means "the state of the atmosphere at a plac…e and time as regards heat, dryness, sunshine, wind, rain, etc."As a verb it means "wear away or change the appearance or texture of (something) by long exposure to the air" or "to come safely through," as in a storm.