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micro-erosion meter

micro-erosion meter (MEM) A device for measuring the rate at which an exposed rock surface is lowered, perhaps by weathering. It consists of a gauge which records the extension of a probe. For measurement purposes the unit is placed on three studs, already set in the rock surface, and which provide a reference level. The extension of the probe is then a measure of erosion.

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micro-erosion meter

micro-erosion meter (MEM) A device for measuring the rate at which an exposed rock surface is lowered, perhaps by weathering, consisting of a gauge that records the extension of a probe. The unit is placed on three studs, set in the rock surface to provide a reference level, and the extension of the probe provides a measure of erosion.

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"micro-erosion meter." A Dictionary of Ecology. . Encyclopedia.com. 23 Oct. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

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"micro-erosion meter." A Dictionary of Ecology. . Retrieved October 23, 2017 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/science/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/micro-erosion-meter-0