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Glossary of Folian processes

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wind is the weakest
modifier of the landscape
wind is usually only important in
areas with little or no vegitation
where are folian processes important?
-desserts
-grasslands(during drought)
-beaches
-farm land
-burnt down forests
folian processes are
processes that refer to the geomorphic work preformed by wind
wind removes materials in places
where the supply of materials is sufficient
threshold velocity
when wind has become powerful enoguh to move an object
threshold velocity depends on
-size
-moisture
-cohesiveness
salutation
80% of materials bounce along the surface
wind can blow
materials uphill
Abrasion
almost never occurs, if it does it is usually close ot the ground

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