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Earthquake Terms. Seismometer Seismograph Richter Scale Subduction Zone. Earthquake Seismic Wave Focus Epicenter Body wave P-wave S-wave Surface wave. Continental Crust Terms. Orogeny Epeirogeny Terrane Accreted Terrane Craton Shield Mantle Plume Hot Spot Volcanism.

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Earthquake terms

Earthquake Terms

  • Seismometer

  • Seismograph

  • Richter Scale

  • Subduction Zone

  • Earthquake

  • Seismic Wave

  • Focus

  • Epicenter

  • Body wave

    • P-wave

    • S-wave

  • Surface wave


Continental crust terms

Continental Crust Terms

  • Orogeny

  • Epeirogeny

  • Terrane

  • Accreted Terrane

  • Craton

  • Shield

  • Mantle Plume

  • Hot Spot Volcanism


Interior terms

Interior Terms

  • Peridotite

  • Eclogite

  • Spinel

  • Perovskite

  • Xenolith

  • Discontinuity

  • Phase Change

  • Tomography

  • Kimberlite

  • Crust

    • Oceanic

    • Continental

  • Mantle

    • Upper

    • Transition

    • Lower

  • Core

    • Outer

    • Inner


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Interior Terms

  • Basalt

  • Chondrule

  • Multi-anvil press

  • Diamond anvil cell

  • Convection

  • Magnetic reversal

  • Dynamo

  • Magnetic field


Energy resource terms

Energy Resource Terms

  • Fossil fuel

  • Oil shale

  • Tar sand

  • Renewable

  • Biomass

  • Hydroelectric

  • Geothermal

  • Resource

  • Reserve

  • Greenhouse gas

  • Lignite

  • Bituminous coal

  • Anthracite

  • MOX

  • Breeder reactor

  • Fusion

  • Spent fuel

  • Fission product

  • Transuranic

  • Light water reactor


Mineral resource terms

Mineral Resource Terms

  • Lithophile Metals

  • Chalcophile Metals

  • Siderophile Metals

  • Hydrothermal

  • Supergene


Earth systems terms

Earth Systems Terms

  • Carbon Cycle

  • Rock Cycle

  • Mantle Cycle

  • Greenhouse Gas

  • El Niño

  • La Niña


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