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geologic process


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n geologic process (geology) a natural process whereby geological features are modified
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In literature:

This is a process analogous to that which, in geologic time, produces new strata through the wearing away of old rocks.
"Essay on the Creative Imagination" by Th. Ribot
The part played by water in geologic processes, such as that of mineral segregation, is more or less incidentally discussed in other chapters.
"The Economic Aspect of Geology" by C. K. Leith
The process of creation is here laid bare through the geologic periods.
"Our Italy" by Charles Dudley Warner
In physics, chemistry, geology, astronomy, and kindred sciences this process is now complete.
"Determinism or Free-Will?" by Chapman Cohen
What, then, of the reality of those processes which geology and astronomy describe?
"The Christian Faith Under Modern Searchlights" by William Hallock Johnson
The science which deals with this long process is geology.
"The Elements of Geology" by William Harmon Norton

In news:

Identifying such wind-blown processes in the geologic record is extremely difficult, because turbid waters and scuttling sea creatures mix the sediment up beyond the point of recognition.
Knowledge of geological joints is essential in assuring the economic extraction of crushed stone from quarries, and detailed studies of joints and other planes of weakness should be included in the exploration and quarrying process.
The craters that do form are often hard to recognize or disappear entirely as they are eroded by geological processes, such as wind and possibly icy volcanism.
An overview of Ice Age Trail geology and key geological concepts will help you understand geological processes, materials and landforms.

In science:

The modeling of dynamic flow and transport processes in geologic porous media plays a significant role in the management of natural resources such as in oil reservoirs and water aquifers.
A hybrid HDMR for mixed multiscale finite element method with application for flows in random porous media
These porous media are often created by complex geological processes and may contain materials with widely varying abilities to transmit fluids.
A hybrid HDMR for mixed multiscale finite element method with application for flows in random porous media
One sub-type uses astronomical measurements of spectral lines at large redshift, while the other uses fossils of nuclear processes on Earth to infer values of constants early in geological history.
The Confrontation between General Relativity and Experiment
This platform consisted of a digital video camera connected to a wearable computer for real-time processing of images at geological and astrobiological field sites.
The Cyborg Astrobiologist: Testing a Novelty-Detection Algorithm on Two Mobile Exploration Systems at Rivas Vaciamadrid in Spain and at the Mars Desert Research Station in Utah
The detection of local clustering in spatial point processes is of interest in epidemiological studies, forestry, geological studies, neural imaging and astronomy.
Detection of spatial clustering with average likelihood ratio test statistics
Nonparametric measures of association between a spatial point process and a random set, with geological applications, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series C, 51, 165–182.
A J-function for inhomogeneous point processes
The generated heat is absorbed by the “fast” geological processes, which maintain the fluid nature.
Formulation of thermodynamics for the glassy state: configurational energy as a modest source of energy
EarthLab’s goal of studying complex geologic processes in situ with 3D access for continuous observations and controlled experiments requires a very large, instrumented rock volume and access to great depths.
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Iversen, Wind as a geological process on Earth, Mars, Venus, and Titan (Cambridge University Press, 1985). Y.
Analytical model for flux saturation in sediment transport