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AuthorsBarbano, M. S.* 
De Martini, P. M.* 
Gerardi, F.* 
Pirrotta, C.* 
Smedile, A.* 
Pinzi, S.* 
TitleIdentification of tsunami deposits in south-eastern Sicily: evidence for the 365 A.D. Crete earthquake?
Issue Date16-Nov-2009
URIhttp://hdl.handle.net/2122/5508
Keywordstsunami deposits
365 A.D. Crete
Subject Classification04. Solid Earth::04.04. Geology::04.04.01. Earthquake geology and paleoseismology 
AbstractIn the past decade, the methodologies and techniques of paleoseismological studies have evolved towards a multidisciplinary approach for the characterization of past earthquakes. Along with traditional geologic and geomorphologic near-fault investigations, off-fault studies of evidence for past earthquakes, such as soft sediment deformation (e.g. Moretti, 2000; Marco and Agnon, 2005), evidence of liquefaction (e.g. Tuttle et al., 2002; Guarnieri et al., 2009) and tsunami deposits (Dawson and Stewart, 2007; Pantosti et al., 2008; De Martini et al., 2009) are considered useful tools in the assessment of paleoearthquakes ages, magnitudes, and earthquake recurrence rates. We present the preliminary results of off-fault paleoseismological studies carried out in south-eastern Sicily, focused to identify evidence of tsunami inundations.
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