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2. What 3 processes are associated with sedimentary ones?

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  • Lithification, Compaction and Melting
  • Erosion, Transportation and Deposition
  • Subduction, Rifting and Adiabatic processes

3. What type of family do these Fossils belong to Charnia Masoni + Charniodiscus Concentricus

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  • Ediacaran fossils
  • Ebiacaran fossils
  • Edbiacaran fossils

4. What are the human threats to geodiversity

  • Climate change Land management e.g. dams influencing upstream and downstream impac Pelz, 1997)
  • Water vapour and disease e.g. Cholera, 1956 outbreak in Charnwood
  • Smoking, drinking and lack of exercise
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5. Define geoheritage

  • Natural range of geological, geomorphological and soil features”(Gray, 2004)
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  • Components of geodiversity that are important to humans for purposes other than resource exploitation; things we would wish to retain for present and future generations (Eberhard, 1997)
  • Conservation of geodiversity for its intrinsic ecological and heritage values

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