tectonic movement


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Noun1.tectonic 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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The meeting also deliberated the role of proposed Centre in dealing with key scientific issues including environment data collection, mining under complex topography, climate change, water environment, rational utilisation of water resources, tectonic movement and its effects on resources and hazards, mechanisms of earth surface natural hazards and risk control, and fragile ecosystem and recovery.
The meeting also deliberated the role of proposed Centre in dealing with key scientific issues including environment data collection, mining under complex topography, climate change, water environment, rational utilization of water resources, tectonic movement and its effects on resources and hazards, mechanisms of earth surface natural hazards and risk control, and fragile ecosystem and recovery.
To evaluate whether the tectonic movement leading strike-slip along Bashan Arc fault, interfaces are introduced into the model to replace the initial marker lines for Bashan Arc fault (Fig.
These kinds of measures are important for Oman, he said, as this is a region that has ongoing tectonic movement.
FRONTMAN: Richie able to resist the tectonic movement that this Check Jape out tomorrow night at Dublin's Button Factory, tickets priced EUR16.
There is a tectonic movement (in the region) which will keep us occupied
This ancient rock, known as the Midlands Microcraton, is made up of harder rocks than those surrounding it and therefore acts as an obstacle to any tectonic movement towards it.
However, the council says, ''An earthquake at the M7 level will occur several times in the southern Kanto region,'' as tectonic movement is expected to release the energy accumulated in the bedrock underground.
evolved and terminated as a consequence of plate tectonic movement.
Railway had constituted an expert group to study possible alternative span arrangements of such tall bridges, considering the parameters like the length of span, type of span, location of the piers, constructability, serviceability, geological features, possible tectonic movement etc.
The reason for the earthquake is tectonic movement.
Scientists have not yet been able to confirm tectonic movement on Mars.