Articles | Volume 21, issue 12
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 3645–3661, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-21-3645-2021

Special issue: Coastal hazards and hydro-meteorological extremes

Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 3645–3661, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-21-3645-2021

Review article 02 Dec 2021

Review article | 02 Dec 2021

Review article: Extreme marine events revealed by lagoonal sedimentary records in Ghar El Melh during the last 2500 years in the northeast of Tunisia

Balkis Samah Kohila et al.

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The Tunisian coast has been historically affected by extreme marine submersion events resulting from storms or tsunamis. To establish adaptation and mitigation strategies, it is essential to study these events in terms of spatial and temporal variability. Using a geological archive (sediment cores and surface sediments) retrieved from this coastal area of Tunisia, we present a reconstruction of past marine submersion events over the last 2500 years.
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