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asthenosphere
the upper part of the earths mantle where the rocks are more fluid
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core
the central part of the earth consisting of a solid inner core and a more fluid outer core and mostly composed of iron and nickle
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continental crust
the part of the crust dominated by less dense granitic rock
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oceanic crust
the part of the crust dominated by denser basaltic rock
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plate margins
the boundary between 2 tectonic plates
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collision plate boundry
a tectonic margin at which two continental plates come together
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destructive plate boundry
tectonic plate margins where oceanic plate is subducted
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conservative plate boundry
where 2 tectonic plates slide past eachother
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constructive plate boundry
tectonic plate margin where rising magma adds new material to the diverging plates
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convection currents
circulating movements of magma in the mantle caused by heat in the core
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magnitude
the size of something
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tectonic hazards
threats posed by earthquakes volcanoes and other events triggered by crustal processes
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prediction
forecasting future events
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preparation
the process of getting ready for an event
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response
the way in which people react to a situation
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evacuation
the removal of people from an area generally in an attempt to avoid a threat
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long term planning
planning that looks beyond immediate costs and benefits by exploring impacts in the future
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short term emergency relief
help and aid provided to an area to prevent immediate loss of life because of shortages of basics such as water food and shelter
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the central part of the earth consisting of a solid inner core and a more fluid outer core and mostly composed of iron and nickle

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the part of the crust dominated by less dense granitic rock

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the part of the crust dominated by denser basaltic rock

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the boundary between 2 tectonic plates

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