Results for: Weathering

In Science

What is the difference weather and weathering?

Weather is how hot or cold it is right now. People tend to get confused with weather and climate. Climate is how the weather changes each day. Weathering is the breaking down (MORE)

What is weather?

Weather is how nature manifests its atmospheric conditions in our surroundings. A good example is rain, or a very windy day. In many cases it can be more violent like hurrican (MORE)
In Science

What it is weathering?

weathering is the decay of the rocks of the earth's crust to the exposure to the atmosphere i.e., a process by which the rocks exposed on the surface get broken up into smalle (MORE)

Why do they call weather weather?

There are a number of continental words of similar spelling and pronunciation. Old English was 'weder', Old Dutch was 'weder' and German 'wedar'. Old Norse was 'vethr'. The wo (MORE)
In Geology

What is weathering?

the natural process by which atmospheric and eviromental agents  ,such as wind,rain, and decomposite rocks    "Weathering" (proper spelling) is the breaking down of natu (MORE)

How do weather observations predict weather?

Modern meteorologists use the numerical weather prediction method.  This method uses mathematical simulations of the earth to predict  the weather. A number of simulations a (MORE)

Where do the weather forecast get the weather from?

Weather forecasting is based on past observations, and (more recently) computer simulations to predict how the weather will change over the next few days. For example, previou (MORE)

How can the weather contribute to the weathering of rocks?

Well, that's kind of the whole point, right? Weather slowly wears  down rock. It isn't discernible in the short term, but over a long  period, you can see how sun, wind, rai (MORE)