Simple Browser : Welcome guest : log in
Home |  Graph |  ]  KB:  Language:   

Formal Language: 



KB Term: 

  GeologicalProcess

Sigma KEE - GeologicalProcess

more pictures...
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
geological process
The class of activities that are caused by geological forces and affect geological features, and which may affect the biosphere as well.
Relationships      
Parents internal change Processes which involve altering an internal property of an Object, e.g. the shape of the Object, its coloring, its structure, etc. Processes that are not instances of this class include changes that only affect the relationship to other objects, e.g. changes in spatial or temporal location.
  motion Any Process of movement.
Children carbon cycleCarbonCycle is the class of GeologicalProcesses in which carbon in various forms is passed between air, water, earth, and the biosphere.
 earthquakeEarthquake is the class of events in which the earth shakes while its layers readjust due to tensional stresses in the surface of the earth. A single earthquake may consist of one or more EarthTremors.
 earth tremorAn EarthTremor is an individual seismic event in which the earth shakes due to release of seismic pressures.
 erosionErosion is a wearing process on LandForms by wind, running water, ice, heat, and other processes, in which rock and soil material are removed from one area and deposited elsewhere.
 landslideLandslide is a subclass of Motion that represents events in which a loosened mass of mud, dirt, or rock slides down a slope, by the force of gravity.
 land subsidence
 volcanic eruptionVolcanicEruption is the subclass of GeologicalProcesses in which Volcanoes erupt.


Show full definition (without tree view)
Show full definition (with tree view)

Show without tree


Sigma web home      Suggested Upper Merged Ontology (SUMO) web home
Sigma version 3.0 is open source software produced by Articulate Software and its partners