https://pnsn.org/outreach/about-earthquakes/plate-tectonics

Beyond merely describing current plate motions, Plate Tectonics provides an overarching framework that connects many elements of Earth science. Plate ...

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/science/earth/the-dynamic-earth/plate-tectonics/

6 days ago ... Most geologic activity stems from the interplay where the plates meet or divide. The movement of the plates creates three types of tectonic ...

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/science/2018/10/news-tectonic-plate-split-earthquakes-tsunamis-geology/

Oct 24, 2018 ... Tectonic plates, also known as lithospheric slabs, are made up of the .... is helping scientists better understand the planet's tectonic activity.

https://globalchange.umich.edu/globalchange1/current/lectures/evolving_earth/evolving_earth.html

Plate tectonics says that the Earth's strong outer layer (called the lithosphere, which ... Click the image for a scaleable tectonic activity map of the world (from NASA). .... Figure X. Recent earthquakes (yellow) and volcanoes (red) of the world ...

https://manoa.hawaii.edu/exploringourfluidearth/node/1348

HS-ESS1-5 Evaluate evidence of the past and current movements of continental and oceanic crust and the theory of plate tectonics to explain the ages of crustal ...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plate_tectonics

Plate tectonics is a scientific theory describing the large-scale motion of seven large plates and ... Earthquakes, volcanic activity, mountain-building, and oceanic trench formation occur along these plate boundaries (or faults). ... Tectonic lithosphere plates consist of lithospheric mantle overlain by one or two types of crustal ...

https://geology.com/plate-tectonics.shtml

Lithosphere is destroyed near ocean trenches, where lithospheric plates descend ... A map of global tectonic and volcanic activity over the last one million years, ...

https://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22329843-000-earths-tectonic-plates-have-doubled-their-speed/

Aug 27, 2014 ... Earth's tectonic plates are moving faster now than at any point in the last 2 billion ... If true, the result could be explained by another surprising recent ... a different approach and concluded that tectonic activity is increasing.

https://phys.org/news/2014-08-world-tectonic-plate-movement.html

Aug 25, 2014 ... The boundaries of the tectonic plates in the Earths crust, responsible for ... over time with more recent "overprints" creating statistical "noise". .... Geologic study suggests Earth's tectonic activity peaked 1.1 billion years ago.

https://oceanexplorer.noaa.gov/facts/tectonic-features.html

If two tectonic plates collide, they form a convergent plate boundary. Usually, one of ... Multimedia Discovery Mission: Lesson 1: Plate Tectonics · The Tectonic ...