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(Article of periodic en Anglais - 1990)

Document title

The influence of two epilithic lichens on the weathering of quartzite and gabbro

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

COOKS J. ; FOURIE Y. ;

Abstract

Evidence is presented suggesting that micro-vegetation, notably lichens, substantially influences the weathering of the material on which it grows. Changes on two rock types are examined in order to assess the role of lichens in the mechanical weathering of surfaces. - (AJC)

Source

Article of periodic

published at : South African geographer/Suid-Afrikaanse geograaf / ISSN 0378-5327

Editor : AFRIQUE DU SUD

Millesime : 1990, vol. 17 [pp. 24-33]

Bibliographic references : 22 réf.

Collation : Illustration ;

Language

Anglais

Localisation

Laboratoire INTERGEO - Paris

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