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<p>In the framework of landslide risk reduction, predicting the time of occurrence of a slope failure is a goal of major importance. The task is far from simple, since it is practically impossible to account for the large number of controlling variables and ...
Reference: Italian Journal of Engineering Geology and Environment, 1 (2015)
<p>A GPS-derived velocity field is presented from a dense geodetic network (~5km distance between stations) established in the broader area of Athens. It shows significant local variations of strain rates across a major inactive tectonic boundary separating ...
Reference: ANNALS OF GEOPHYSICS, 56, 6, 2013
<p>Geological identification of tsunami deposits is important for tsunami hazard studies, especially in areas where the historical data set is limited or absent. Evidence left by historical tsunamis in the coastal sedimentary record of the Gulf of Corinth ...
Filed under: Geology -  General Geology
Reference: Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 11, 2029–2041, 2011
<p>At a newly discovered archaeological site at Aghios Taxiarches in Northern Euboea, two votive inscribed stelae were found in 2001 together with hellenistic pottery next to ancient wall ruins on a steep and high rocky slope. Based on the inscriptions and ...
Filed under: Geology -  General Geology
Reference: Bulletin of the Geological Society of Greece, 2010 Proceedings of the 12th International Congress, Patras, May, 2010
<p>Low slip-rate faults tend to have large recurrence intervals and are usually regarded that they represent a low hazard probability. However, when these faults neighboring a large city, the risk becomes high. The Afidnai fault is a low slip-rate fault that ...
Reference: The 14th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering October 12-17, 2008, Beijing, China
<p>Detailed mapping in the area of Panion Hill (SE Attica, Greece), revealed the existence of three metamorphosed lithological units which are separated by major tectonic contacts. The lower unit is located at the western part of Panion Hill and comprises ...
Filed under: Geology -  General Geology
Reference: Bulletin of the Geological Society of Greece vol. XXXVI, 2004 Proceedings of the 10th International Congress, Thessaloniki, April 2004
<p>Geological History of the island of Lesvos (Greece)</p>
Filed under: Geology -  General Geology
Reference: University of Athens - Department of Geology Natural History Collection of Vrissa