crustal movement


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Noun1.crustal movement - movement resulting from or causing deformation of the earth's crust
geology - a science that deals with the history of the earth as recorded in rocks
motion, movement - a natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something
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Regarding the Crustal Movements Study Project, the Municipality indicated that it had completed scientific research on Crustal Movement to benefit from the cumulative data retrieved from the satellite readings of reference stations stored in the system, in collaboration with a team of consultants and engineers specialised in surveying to complete this study.
The China Crustal Movement Observation Network has a GPS network in the study area, which implemented four periods of mobile GPS observations between 1999 and 2007.
This effect is unwanted and is introducing outliers into vertical crustal movement network adjustments.
Whatever happened in the static model (non crustal movement)represents that if the rate of crustal movement is assumed zero after pumping water and drying model, the surface changes and the pattern of molecular created gaps are bole and it shows that there is no any relation between created polygons and SHEGHs in the fields, and their origins are different.
Wood focuses on prominent features that illustrate the Moon's geological processes: impact, volcanism, and occasional crustal movement.
The agency said it also hopes to play a role in monitoring forest fires and crustal movement by utilizing another satellite called ALOS (Advanced Land Observing Satellite) that is scheduled to go into orbit in fiscal 2004.
Even the crustal movement that caused the Great Hanshin Earthquake had been thought to take place only once every several thousand years,'' he added.
There has to be an underlying mechanism for crustal movement and tectonic plate formation, for only Earth among the terrestrial planets shows evidence of such plate movement.
But preliminary conclusions, based on examinations of rocks and fossils of microscopic organisms from different sediment layers, shed new light on old crustal movement (plate tectonic) and long-ago climatic changes.
Topcon Positioning Systems (TPS) has been selected to supply GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite Systems) receivers for the Crustal Movement Observation Network of China (CMONOC).
determining time frames for data collected in various stations in creating a model of vertical crustal movement,
The crustal movement on the seabed, measured around 130 kilometers off the Oshika Peninsula in Miyagi Prefecture, was more than four times the movement of the peninsula itself -- east-southeast by 5.