Are repetitive slumpings during sapropel S1 related to paleo-earthquakes?


Polonia A., ROMANO S., Cagatay M. N. , CAPOTONDI L., GASPAROTTO G., GASPERINI L., ...More

MARINE GEOLOGY, vol.361, pp.41-52, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 361
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.margeo.2015.01.001
  • Title of Journal : MARINE GEOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.41-52

Abstract

The recurrence of mass-flow units within sapropel S1, an organic carbon-rich lower Holocene marker bed in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea, was used to study the interplay between earthquakes and sedimentation along the seismically active Calabrian Arc (Ionian Sea).