CIESM Workshop Monographs, n°42

 

Marine geo-hazards in the Mediterranean

To be cited as:
CIESM 2011. Marine geo-hazards in the Mediterranean. CIESM Workshop Monograph n 42 [F. Briand, ed.], 192 p., CIESM Publisher, Monaco.

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Contents:

I – Executive Summary …………………………………………………………………
1. Introduction
2. Volcanoes
      2.1 Tyrrhenian Sea
      2.2 Aegean Sea
      2.3 Gaps of knowledge related to volcanic activity
3. Earthquakes
      3.1 Geodynamics and seismo-tectonics
      3.2 Distribution – short history
      3.3 Seismic parameter determination – data bases
      3.4 Associated marine hazards
4. Submarine landslides
      4.1 Slope movement stages and physical mechanisms
      4.2 Observation, detection and precursory evidence
      4.3 Gaps of knowledge associated with sedimentary mass movements
5. Tsunamis
6. Risk reduction: preparedness and mitigation
7. Recommendations
      
II – Workshop Communications

- Geo-hazards and the Mediterranean Sea.
Jean Mascle ……………………

Eastern Mediterranean

- Marine geohazards associated with active geological processes along the Hellenic Arc and Back-Arc region.
D. Sakellariou……………………

- Potential tsunamigenic sources in the Eastern Mediterranean and a decision matrix for a tsunami early warning system.
A. Salamon…………………………………………

- Earthquake triggered landslide tsunami simulations at the Israeli coasts and a proposed approach to early warning from landslide tsunamis.
D. Rosen……………………

- Preliminary field and GIS-based assessment of tsunami hazard on Cyprus.
J.S. Noller, Z. Zomeni and I. Panayides………………

Western Mediterranean

- Seabed mapping for marine geohazard assessment on the Ionian Calabrian margin.
S. Ceramicola, M. Coste, P. Planinsek, D. Praeg, E. Forlin, A. Cova, S. Migeon, F. Fannucci, S. Critelli and E. Colizza………………………………

- Distribution and causes of recent submarine landslides along the Ligurian margin (northwestern Mediterranean) inferred from very high-resolution data: some insights into geohazard assessment.
S. Migeon, A. Cattaneo, V. Hassoun, C. Larroque, N. Corradi, F. Fanucci, B. Mercier de Lepinay, F. Sage and C. Gorini…………………………………………………

- Investigating submarine landslides through geotechnical testing, in situ monitoring and numerical modelling: case of the Nice slope.
N. Sultan, S. Garziglia and S. Stegmann…………………………

- Combining inland and offshore paleotsunamis evidence: the Augusta Bay (eastern Sicily, Italy) case study.
P.M. De Martini, A. Smedile and D. Pantosti…………………………………

- Submarine volcano geohazards in the Tyrrhenian Sea.
F. Gamberi and M. Marani……………………

- Active faulting and slope failure in the Iberian margins: towards offshore geohazard mitigation.
V. Sallarès, E. Gràcia and R. Urgeles……………………

Risk reduction

- Tsunamis in the Euro-Mediterranean region: emergency and long term counter measures.
S. Tinti, A. Armigliato, G. Pagnoni, F. Zaniboni and R. Tonini……………………

- NEARTWARN – A proposal for near-field tsunamis in the Mediterranean Sea: potential assessment, early warning & risk mitigation.
G.A. Papadopoulos…………………………………………

- Coastal geo-hazards around the Mediterranean Sea and disaster risk reduction.
N. Okay…………………………………………

Annex – Original colour illustrations

III – Bibliographic References …………………………………………………………

IV – List of Participants …………………………………………………………………