closeness of a measurement to a value thought to be true; repeatability can be estimated by repeated measurement, measured by variance for continuous measures; accuracy of classification for categories can be summarized by a misclassification matrix when compared to a survey of greater accuracy.
A margin that consists of a continental shelf, continental slope, and continental rise. They are not associated with plate boundaries and therefore experience little volcanism and few earthquakes.
Tarbouk, E.J. & F.K. Lutgens, (2006), EARTH, 8th edition, Pearson Education International.
A seaward extension of a valley that was cut on the continenČtal shelf during a time when sea level was lower, or a canyon carved into the outer continental shelf, slope, and rise by turbidity currents.
Reference:Tarbouk, E.J. & F.K. Lutgens, (2006), EARTH, 8th edition, Pearson Education International.
The uppermost zone in the soil profile, from which soluble salts and colloids have been leached, and in which organic matter has accumulated.
Reference: R.L. Bates & J.A. Jackson, DICTIONARY OF GEOLOGICAL TERMS, Third Edition, American Geological Institute, 1983.