Weathering & Erosion Unit Review Vocabulary to know: abrasion creep dunes gully erosion levees oxbow lake runoff tributaries outwash eskers exfoliation soil profile C horizon Albedo Effect glacial grooves baselevel deflation erosion intermittent mass movement physical weathering sandbars ultimate baselevel water diversion moraines oxidation horizon alluvial fan valley glaciers subsoil drainage basin moraines carbonic acid delta floodplain leaching meander rockslide sheet erosion till waterfall drumlins soil A horizon glacier plucking outwash chemical weathering deposition frost wedging loess mudflow root wedging slump rill weathering ice wedging humus B horizon continental glaciers striations top soil Concepts to know: Know the difference between mechanical and chemical weathering. Know and understand the 4 agents of erosion. (gravity, wind, glaciers and running water) Know how glaciers have impacted Wisconsin and Sauk County. Be able to explain how glacier features such as; kettles, eskers, drumlins and moraines were formed. Know about the general geologic history of the Baraboo area. Know about the general glacial history of the Baraboo area. Know about the importance of soil and how it is arranged in the ground. Know about the importance of running water. What to study for the test? The two biggest things to study are the notes and the readings. Pay special attention to the chapter reviews. Also look over any labs and activities that we have done. I try to pull questions from them as well.