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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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.
Preliminary division of active block boundary in Chinese mainland based on recent vertical crustal movement, Acta Seismologica Sinica 14: 12-17.
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.
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).
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.
March 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Trimble announced today that it has been selected by the National Development and Reform Commission, which is led by the China Earthquake Administration (CEA), to supply Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) Continuous Operating Reference Station (CORS) receivers for the Crustal Movement Observation Network of China (CMONOC).
Nonetheless, if his model pans out, it could change the way geologists think about the tectonics, or crustal movement, of the eastern U.
The multi-purpose network around Chengdu, the capital of the Sichuan Province, provides high-precision GPS data for monitoring the Earth's crustal movement and for surveying and construction work; the network will also provide correction data for real-time kinematic (RTK) GPS users in the future.
Hakone, an active volcano in Kanagawa Prefecture, southwest of Tokyo, is showing signs of decreasing crustal movement, after what appeared to be increased movement was recorded during the past few months, the Japan Meteorological Agency said Friday.
This lack of crustal movement was the first since 1997, the officials said, adding the pace of ground subsidence at Omaezaki has become slower.