How To Measure Plate Movement!
Have you ever wondered how to measure Plate movement... well you will find out. Plate movement is when plates move but measuring plate movement is different. Some things that you would notice if plate movement is produced they are the following 1)Earthquakes, 2)volcanoes, and 3)mountain ranges. A great example of plate movement is Pangaea. It was once a whole but plate movement occured and now it is in separate pieces. Some scientists measure the plates movement with more technology like the satellite and a laser! These measure the precise movement "to the nearest centimeter". Those lasers from the ground and bounced back at the satellite, to figure out precisely which location on the ground. Each year more, and more up-to-date data is saying that certain parts of the Earth's crust! It is said that scientists use a GPS! A GPS stands for global positioning system. It can be used as a satellite or as a reciever!