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moniter earthquakes and volcanoes
seismometers and lasers moniter earth's movements. Scientists observe signs for a volcanic eruption; tiny earthquakes, gas escapes and changes in the shape of the volcano.
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protection against earthquakes
buildings can be designed to withstand earthquakes by using reinforced concrete or special foundations to absorb earthquakes' energy. People could create emergency survival kits and practice what to do in case of an earthquake emergency.
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managment and planning against tectonic hazards
emergency services can train and prepare for disasters. Education of earthquakes and eruptions. Planning of evacuation routes. emergency supplies stockpiled.
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destructive plate margin
continental plate overlaps oceanic plate as it is more dense.
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constructive plate margin
plates move apart, as magma rises and cools, a volcaano is formed.
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hotspots
the mantle in areas, like Huwaii, that are really hot, can cause volcanoes to form. These are called hotspots..
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epicentre
the point on the earth's surface straight above the focus.
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protection against earthquakes

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buildings can be designed to withstand earthquakes by using reinforced concrete or special foundations to absorb earthquakes' energy. People could create emergency survival kits and practice what to do in case of an earthquake emergency.

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managment and planning against tectonic hazards

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destructive plate margin

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constructive plate margin

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