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How sediment accumulates?

Particles of earth and other debris suspended in water (in a river for example) succumb to gravity as the speed of the water slows. This allows the particles to settle on the (MORE)

What are legacy sediments?

  Legacy sediments are the upland, usually agricultural sediments, that have made their way into our stream and river systems in the post-colonial period (generally after (MORE)

What is the definition of Sediments?

Sediments are loose grains and chemical residues of rocks, minerals, plants, animals, or rust. Sediments are also products of weathering processes and they have sources, or pl (MORE)

How did the sediments get there?

sediment is basically eroded rocks and other materials that have became weathered down to almost nothing. so when the wind blows or rain falls on something, it breaks down and (MORE)

What is immature sediment?

This is when the sediment has only been in the system for a short amount of time. It is characterised by being unsorted, angular and having a variety of sediment/minerals in i (MORE)
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How does sediment get deposited?

Sediment is deposited when the energy in the flow is not enough to move the sediment.
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What are sediments?

Sediments in geology are solid fragments of inorganic or organic material that come from the weathering of rock or biological processes and are carried and deposited by wind, (MORE)
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What are sediments made of?

sediments are made up of lose matereial such as rock fragments, minerals and also the "rest" of plantes and animals. sedimentary rocks respresent 75 percent of the rocks that (MORE)

What is a sedimenter?

A sedimenter is also called an agglomerater and is used to remove  excess water from diesel. This process uses a mesh filter and a  bowl to remove the water.

What is a sedimentation rate?

The erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR), also called a sedimentation rate or Westergren ESR, is the rate at which red blood cells sediment in a period of one hour. It is a co (MORE)