Migration, migratory, or migrate may refer to:

Human migration

* Human migration, physical movement by humans from one region to another ** International migration, when peoples cross state boundaries and stay in the host state for some minimum length of time

Natural sciences


* Migration (ecology), the large-scale movement of species from one environment to another; a page linking to several sub-topics * Plant migration, see Seed dispersal, the movement or transport of seeds away from the parent plant * Gene migration, a process in evolution and population genetics * Cell migration, a process in the development and maintenance of multicellular organisms ** Collective cell migration, describing the movements of group of cells

Physics and chemistry

* Molecular diffusion, in physics * Migration (chemistry), type of reaction in organic chemistry * Seismic migration, in seismic and ground penetrating radar data processing * Microscopic motion of material caused by an external force, distinct from spontaneous diffusion, including drift current, electrophoresis, electromigration, thermodiffusion, sedimentation, in physical chemistry and materials * Planetary migration, the alteration of the satellite's orbital parameters

Information technology

* Migration (virtualization), the process by which a running virtual machine is moved from one physical host to another * Content migration, the process of moving information to a new system * Data migration, the process of transferring data between storage types, formats, or computer systems * PC migration, the process of transferring the entire user environment between two computer systems * Schema migration, the management of incremental, reversible changes to relational database schemas * Software migration, the conversion, rewriting or porting of a legacy system to a modern computer system * System migration, the tasks involved when moving data and applications from current hardware to new hardware

Arts and media


* "Migrate" (song), a 2008 song from Mariah Carey's album ''E=MC²'' * ''Migration'' (The Amboy Dukes album) * ''Migration'' (Antonio Sánchez album), a 2007 album by Antonio Sánchez * ''Migration'' (Bonobo album), 2017 album by Bonobo * ''Migration'' (Creative Source album), the second album by Los Angeles, California-based R&B group Creative Source * ''Migration'' (Dave Grusin album) * ''Migration'' (Forrest Fang album) *''The Migration'', album by Scale the Summit * ''Migrations'' (album), a 2006 album by The Duhks

Other media

* ''Migrations'', a 2000 photo essay and book by Sebastião Salgado * ''Migrations'', 1929 novel by Miloš Crnjanski * ''Migrations'' (film), a 1988 Yugoslav film based on the novel * ''Migrations'', by Karim Alrawi, a stage play and winner of the John Whiting Award

Other uses

* Piercing migration, in body modification, a process that occurs when a body piercing moves from its initial location*

See also

* Immigration * Emigration * Migrant (disambiguation) * Great Migration (disambiguation) {{disambiguation