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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This lack of crustal movement was the first since 1997, the officials said, adding the pace of ground subsidence at Omaezaki has become slower.
The goal of this paper is to determine the suitability of various interpolation methods for vertical crustal movement. The computation was performed with the Surfer software, GIS software and authors own software InterVeric.
Such observations may help in predicting the place of eruptions in volcanoes, if data on quakes and crustal movement are examined as well, Notsu said.
The agency said the islands could be hit by more quakes with strong tremors in the future as the crustal movement caused by the rise in magma continues.
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.
In this study, we carried out hydromechanical simulations to investigate the coupling processes of solid stress and fluid pressure in a shallow geological formation under a continuous loading caused by the nonuniform crustal movement during 10000 years.
For Poland the value of the vertical crustal movement at -2 mm /year was assumed (Agren and Svensson, 2007), based on the movement determined on a small sample of only four GPS stations.
2--The result of surface changes in static condition (lack of crustal movement) is creation the Polygons and a pattern on the model surface which their number will get increase by pumping the water and drying the model.
Wood focuses on prominent features that illustrate the Moon's geological processes: impact, volcanism, and occasional crustal movement. This consistent use of observable objects is an effective way to teach lunar geology.
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.