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SCIN 138 SCIN138 FINAL EXAM 4 ANSWERS (AMERICAN PUBLIC UNIVERSITY)

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The group of processes that transform sediments into rock is known as _____.
_____ is the reduction of pore space in a rock due to the weight of the overlying sediment
Flowing regolith that is not saturated with water is known as a _______ flow.
A rockslide involves rotational movement of rock and regolith along a curved surface.
The figure below shows an example of _______.
A deposit with large clasts at the base that become finer upwards is known as a _____.
The _______ layer is the deepest layer of soil that consists of parent rock material in various stages of weathering.
When all the grains in a rock are roughly the same size, the rock is said to be _______.
When gravel becomes lithified, _______ is formed.
A sedimentary rock formed by the evaporation of lake or seawater is known as a(n) _______.
_______ is the extremely slow downslope granular flow of regolith.
The figure below shows sediment that is poorly sorted.
_______ is the extremely slow downslope granular flow of regolith.
A _______ involves a rotational movement of rock or regolith.
A semi-enclosed body of coastal water where fresh water mixes with marine water is known as a delta.
A type of chemical weathering in which minerals react with dissolved oxygen in water is known as _______.
_______ is the process of ice splitting rocks during freeze/thaw cycles.
Sediment that is carried and deposited by the wind is known as _______ sediment.
The figure below shows a sedimentary structure that is formed by wind.
What is the sedimentary structure shown in the figure below?
The small spaces between mineral grains are called _______.
A _______ is a wave-resistant structure that is built from marine invertebrates.
The figure below shows a good example of ?
When regolith is saturated with water, it is known as a slurry flow.
Sediment that is moved along the bottom of a stream is known as _______.

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