Coastal & Marine Geology InfoBank

Home FACS Activities Atlas Geology School Related Sites More

USGS CMG InfoBank Geology School: plate

Skip navigational links
Loading
Dictionaries: Our Mapping Systems   The USGS and Science Education   USGS Fact Sheets   Topics   Keywords   Data Dictionary   Metadata Dictionary   Computer Terminology   Digital Formats  
InfoBank Terms: Activity ID   activity overview   crew   digital data   formal metadata   lines   metadata   NGDC   port stops   project/theme   region   ship   stations   time   virtual globe   year  
Data Types: bathymetry   biological   geochemical   gravity   ground penetrating radar   imaging   LIDAR   logs   magnetics   metering equipment   navigation   samples   seismic   total station   definitions disclaimer  
Data Formats: ARC coverage   E00   FGDC metadata   gridded/image   imaging   material   scattered/swath   Shapefile   vector/polygon  
class="light" class="light"
Title Comment Keywords
Plate Tectonics n.a. / n.a. plate tectonics, crust, mantle, core, plate, plate boundary, divergent plate boundary, convergent plate boundary, transform plate boundary, lithosphere, asthenosphere, earthquake, subduction zone
Plates and Lava Lakes 23:40 - 24:25 (00:45) / 1.1 MB "plate tectonics", plate, mantle, convection, "lava lake"
Plate Tectonics 20:30 - 20:57 (00:27) / 0.2 MB "plate tectonics", "mid-oceanic ridge", subduction, fault, plate, "Donald MacKenzie", "Robert Palmer", Earth
Mechanisms of Plate Tectonics 23:42 - 25:06 (01:24) / 0.8 MB "Jason Saleeby", "plate tectonics", mechanism, "Alfred Wegener", convection, Earth, crust, plate, mantle, process, mountain, basin
Conclusion 25:47 - 26:59 (01:12) / 0.8 MB "James Sadd", "sea floor spreading", "plate tectonics", "global model", "crustal dynamics", "Theory of Plate Tectonics", theory, geology, earthquake, volcanism, mountain, "ocean basin", plate, Earth, mechanism, mantle, geologist
Plate Dynamics 30 minutes / n.a. "plate tectonics", plate, volcano, mantle, convection, subduction, crust, continent, "oceanic crust", orogeny, mountain, earthquake, "convergent plate margin", "hot spot"
Plate Boundaries 01:04 - 02:38 (01:34) / 0.8 MB "James Sadd", collision, valley, mountain, plate, crust, continent, "plate margin", earthquake, volcano, "deep-sea trench", "San Andreas Fault", California, "North American Plate", "Pacific Plate", orogeny, "geologic hazard", oil, "mineral resource", landscape, mechanism
Plates Contain Both Continental and Oceanic Crust 02:38 - 02:59 (00:21) / 0.1 MB "plate tectonics", plate, continent, "ocean basin", microplate, crust
Rift Zone 02:59 - 04:01 (01:02) / 1.4 MB "plate tectonics", "convergent plate margin", Iceland, "mid-Atlantic ridge", "mid-oceanic ridge", rift, landscape, earthquake, geyser, "hot spring", crust, "lava flow", "volcanic ash", basalt, fissure, volcano, plate, magma, "divergent plate"
Sea Floor Spreading 04:35 - 05:33 (00:58) / 0.5 MB "plate tectonics", "oceanic crust", crust, magma, volcano, "divergent plate", "mid-oceanic ridge", rift, "sea floor spreading", plate, topography, orogeny, collision, "deep-sea trench", subduction
Ocean-Continent Convergence Zone 06:10 - 06:37 (00:27) / 0.3 MB "Jason Saleeby", "plate tectonics", "oceanic crust", "continental crust", plate, subduction, Andes, "South America", "Pacific Plate", continent, andesite, rhyolite, "volcanic chain", volcano, "granitic rock", eruption
Continent-Continent Convergence Zone 06:37 - 07:15 (00:38) / 0.5 MB "Jason Saleeby", "plate tectonics", "ocean basin", collision, subduction, "oceanic crust", plate, continent, mountain, orogeny, "Himalaya Mountains", Alps
Subduction Zone 07:15 - 07:45 (00:30) / 0.3 MB "plate tectonics", "convergent plate", "oceanic crust", "continental crust", subduction, plate, mantle, convection, mechanism
Island Arc System 07:45 - 08:41 (00:56) / 0.4 MB "plate tectonics", plate, subduction, trench, earthquake, mantle, crust, basalt, "oceanic crust", pressure, magma, andesite, eruption, "volcanic chain", island, "island arc"
Earthquakes At Convergent Boundaries 09:05 - 09:26 (00:21) / 0.4 MB earthquake, "convergent plate", "divergent plate", subduction, stress, plate, collision, crust, orogeny, mountain, fold, Andes, "continental margin"
Transform Faults 09:45 - 10:57 (01:12) / 1.2 MB "Jason Saleeby", "plate tectonics", plate, "transform fault", "ocean basin", continent, "continental crust", "San Andreas Fault", "Gulf of California", "Juan de Fuca Spreading System", California, "Cape Mendocino", fault, "oceanic crust"
Convection in the Mantle 10:57 - 12:14 (01:17) / 1.1 MB "James Sadd", geologist, "plate tectonics", mechanism, theory, crust, mantle, lithosphere, plate, asthenosphere, heat, convection
Convection In Plate Motion 15:32 - 16:10 (00:38) / 0.4 MB "plate tectonics", convection, plate, theory, "mid-oceanic ridge", gravity, geologist
Push and Pull of Plates 16:10 - 17:34 (01:24) / 0.7 MB "Gary Ernst", lithosphere, "plate tectonics", trench, "mid-oceanic ridge", modeling, asthenosphere, plate
Upper and Lower Mantle 18:18 - 19:53 (01:35) / 1.0 MB "Don L. Anderson", mantle, plate, subduction, "Pacific Ocean", earthquake, depth, seismic, convection, viscosity, "mid-oceanic ridge", basalt, lithosphere, "plate tectonics"
Hot Spots 21:20 - 22:09 (00:49) / 0.5 MB plate, "plate tectonics", convection, mantle, rock, lithosphere, "mantle plume", atmosphere, "hot spot", volcano
Seamounts 22:09 - 23:16 (01:07) / 0.8 MB "Tanya L. Atwater", topography, "sea floor", seamount, "volcanic cone", "hot spot", volcano, "lava flow", plate, Hawaii, island, Aleutians, "Pacific Plate"
Coral Atolls 23:16 - 24:37 (01:21) / 1.0 MB "Tanya L. Atwater", Hawaii, seamount, guyot, "sea floor", island, erosion, wave, plate, "hot spot", "mid-oceanic ridge", "coral reef", "coral atoll"
Conclusion 25:55 - 26:53 (00:58) / 0.6 MB "James Sadd", "plate tectonics", modeling, theory, earthquake, volcano, mountain, orogeny, "sea floor spreading", mechanism, plate, "North American Continent", "Pacific Ocean", Rockies, "Alfred Wegener", "continental drift"
Introduction 00:40 - 01:49 (01:09) / 1.3 MB introduction, mountain, orogeny, crust, uplift, erosion, fault, volcano, plate, "James Sadd"
Early Crust 03:48 - 05:05 (01:17) / 1.1 MB water, atmosphere, "oceanic crust", "convergent plate", "island arc", "sea floor spreading", "convective cell", "continental crust", supercontinent, accretion, plate, "upper mantle", "Gary Ernst"
Changes in the Lithosphere 05:53 - 06:41 (00:48) / 0.7 MB lithosphere, plate, "continental margin", "tectonic activity", convection, greenstone, protocontinent, mantle, "Jason Saleeby"
Earth's Structures 00:40 - 01:29 (00:49) / 0.8 MB "James Sadd", plate, deformation, tectonics
Importance of Geologic Structures 25:22 - 26:51 (01:29) / 1.8 MB geology, "James Sadd", "John McPhee", "Mount Everest", "marine limestone", structure, fold, fault, plate, "geologic hazard", resource, "structural geology"
Causes of Earthquakes 02:10 - 03:26 (01:16) / 1.7 MB "radioactive decay", heat, energy, plate, friction, lithosphere, earthquake, mountain, orogeny, uplift, erosion, river, water, flora, fauna
Destructive Forces of Earthquakes 03:26 - 04:36 (01:10) / 1.4 MB earthquake, "San Andreas Fault", California, plate, "North American Plate", "Pacific Plate", fault, "Richter Scale", Iran, Armenia, China, "James Sadd"
Plate Tectonics As A Source of Stress 05:06 - 05:27 (00:21) / 0.3 MB plate, stress, crust, earthquake, "James Sadd"
How Geologists Use Minerals 03:48 - 05:04 (01:16) / 1.4 MB "J. Lawford Anderson", mineral, geologist, geochronologist, "geologic age", rock, "radioactive element", "sedimentary petrologist", stratigrapher, sediment, "sedimentary rock", mountain, erosion, deformation, "igneous petrologist", "metamorphic petrologist", pressure, temperature, crystallization, magma, metamorphism, "plate tectonics", "structural geologist", magnetism, plate, "plate motion"
Hawaiian Hot Spot Hypothesis 03:46 - 05:20 (01:34) / 2.8 MB "Robert Tilling", volcano, plate, magma, "pillow lava", fissure, temperature, Hawaii, "divergent plate", "Pacific Plate", basalt, "lava flow", eruption, "oceanic hot spot"
Geology School Keywords
Skip footer navigational links

Coastal and Marine Science Centers:  Pacific   St. Petersburg   Woods Hole  
InfoBank   Coastal and Marine Geology Program   Geologic Information   Ask-A-Geologist   USGS Disclaimer  


Accessibility FOIA Privacy Policies and Notices

Take Pride in America logo USA.gov logo U.S. Department of the Interior | U.S. Geological Survey
URL: http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/infobank/programs/html/school/keypage/plateic_deform.html
Page Contact Information: InfoBank staff
Page Last Modified: Thu Oct 31 04:24:45 PDT 2013  (chd)