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https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-18-1411-2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-18-1411-2018
Research article
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23 May 2018
Research article |  | 23 May 2018

Characteristics and frequency of large submarine landslides at the western tip of the Gulf of Corinth

Arnaud Beckers, Aurelia Hubert-Ferrari, Christian Beck, George Papatheodorou, Marc de Batist, Dimitris Sakellariou, Efthymios Tripsanas, and Alain Demoulin

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Beckers, A.: Late quaternary sedimentation in the western gulf of Corinth: interplay between tectonic deformation, seismicity, and eustatic changes, PhD thesis, 260 pp., 2015. 
Beckers, A., Hubert-Ferrari, A., Beck, C., Bodeux, S., Tripsanas, E., Sakellariou, D., and De Batist, M.: Active faulting at the western tip of the Gulf of Corinth, Greece, from high-resolution seismic data, Mar. Geol., 360, 55–69, 2015. 
Beckers, A., Beck, C., Hubert-Ferrari, A., Tripsanas, E., Crouzet, C., Sakellariou, D., Papatheodorou, G., and De Batist, M.: Influence of bottom currents on the sedimentary processes at the western tip of the Gulf of Corinth, Greece, Mar. Geol., 378, 312–332, 2016. 
Beckers, A., Beck, C., Hubert-Ferrari, A., Reyss, J. L., Mortier, C., Albini, P., Rovida, A., Develle, A.-L., Tripsanas, E., Sakellariou, D., Crouzet, C., and Scotti, O.: Sedimentary impacts of recent moderate earthquakes from the shelves to the basin floor in the western Gulf of Corinth, Mar. Geol., 384, 81–102, 2017. 
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Coastal and submarine landslides occur on average every 30–50 years at the western tip of the Gulf of Corinth. These landslides trigger tsunamis and thus represent a significant hazard. We realized an inventory of the submarine landslide deposits in the western Gulf. Six large events are identified in the last 130 000 years. Such sliding events likely generated large tsunami waves in the whole Gulf of Corinth, possibly larger than those reported in historical sources.
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