Tombstone Weathering

On February 10, students visited the Riverside Cemetary in Albion to try and establish weathering rates of marble tombstones that dated back to the 1830’s.   It was a sunny but cold day.   Students measured thickness changes in headstone slabs and used a weathering index to rate the degree of weathering since the formation of the tombstonre was carved.

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