Marine investigations of Greece's Santorini Volcanic Field

  title={Marine investigations of Greece's Santorini Volcanic Field},
  author={Haraldur Sigurdsson and Steven Carey and Mohammad Benny Alexandri and Georges E. Vougioukalakis and Katherine L. Croff and Chris Roman and Dimitris Sakellariou and Ch. Anagnostou and Grigoris Rousakis and Chrysanti Ioakim and Aleka Goguo and D. Ballas and Thanassis Misaridis and Paraskevi Nomikou},
  journal={Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union},
The most recent major explosive eruption of the Santorini volcano in Greece—around 3600 years before present (B.P.), often referred to as the Minoan eruption—is one of the largest volcanic events known in historical time and has been the subject of intense volcanological and archeological studies [Druitt et al., 1999]. The submarine volcano Kolumbo, located seven kilometers northeast of Santorini and associated with Santorini's tectonic system, erupted explosively in 1650 A.D., resulting in… 

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