The Landslide Blog is written by Dave Petley, who is widely recognized as a world leader in the study and management of landslides. In 1650, a destructive tsunami occurred in the Aegean Sea, which is an embayment of the Mediterranean sea, located between the modern Greece to the west and Turkey to the east. There […]
The seafloor around Santorini is helping scientists investigate forces behind the devastating Minoan tsunami.
Knowing the best days for calm or active water activities can strengthen the local economy and help tourists optimize their trips.
The amount of microplastics at the bottom of the Mediterranean is growing as global production increases and plastic breakdown is halted.
Carbon dioxide emissions surge in sediments when temperature and agitation increase, both of which are likely to continue rising in degraded Mediterranean seagrass meadows.
After oil and tar washed up on eastern Mediterranean beaches in 2021, scientists devised a way to trace the pollution back to its sources using satellite imagery and mathematics.
A centuries-old sailor’s hack enters the ecologist’s toolkit.
New research indicates that seagrasses continue to release methane even after they die, complicating blue carbon initiatives.
Move over Hephaestus, Poseidon’s got this one.
The great AD 365 earthquake at Crete has implied a locked Hellenic subduction zone that can produce more earthquakes to threaten Mediterranean coastlines. But what if wasn’t a subduction zone event?