Definitions for "Diagenesis"
A term for characterizing the physical and chemical processes that alter sediments during the interval between deposition and final lithification.
Diagenesis - The physical, chemical, and biological changes a sediment undergoes after it is deposited.
Post-depositional modification to a sediment. Typically involves compaction, cementation and induration (qv).
Keywords:  genezisz, greek, stone, birth, becoming
Greek dia "after" genezisz "birth, origin, source" Collective term for the process of becoming stone.
the degradation, mineralization and cycling of carbon in a system.