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June 21, 2024, 1:05 pm UTC    
March 26, 2024 09:27AM
Scientific drilling unravels historical mystery
surrounding Santorini volcanic archipelago
by Ilka Thomsen, Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres
[phys.org]

The sea 'began to boil': Freak volcanic eruption
of Santorini 1,300 years ago indicates huge
blasts can occur during time of quiet
By Sascha Pare, LiveScience, March 25, 2024
[www.livescience.com]

The open access paper is:

Preine, J., Karstens, J., Hübscher, C., Druitt, T., Kutterolf,
S., Nomikou, P., Manga, M., Gertisser, R., Pank, K., Beethe,
S. and Berthod, C., 2024. Hazardous explosive eruptions
of a recharging multi-cyclic island arc caldera. Nature
Geoscience.
[www.nature.com]

A related article is;

Underwater Santorini volcano eruption 520,000 years ago was
15 times bigger than record-breaking Tonga eruption
By Sascha Pare, LiveScience, January 26, 2024
[www.livescience.com]

The open access paper is:

Druitt, T., Kutterolf, S., Ronge, T.A., Hübscher, C., Nomikou,
P., Preine, J., Gertisser, R., Karstens, J., Keller, J., Koukousioura,
O. and Manga, M., 2024. Giant offshore pumice deposit records
a shallow submarine explosive eruption of ancestral Santorini.
Communications Earth & Environment, 5(1), p.24.
[www.nature.com]

Yours,

Paul H.

"The past is never dead. It's not even past."
William Faulkner, Act 1, Scene III, Requiem for a Nun (1951)
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Scientific drilling unravels historical mystery surrounding Santorini volcanic archipelago

Paul H. March 26, 2024 09:27AM



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