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An extreme wave event in eastern Yucatán, Mexico: Evidence of a paleotsunami event during the Mayan times (2017)
Journal Article
Lario, J., Spencer, C., Bardají, T., Marchante, A., Garduño-Monroy, V. H., Macias, J., & Ortega, S. (2017). An extreme wave event in eastern Yucatán, Mexico: Evidence of a paleotsunami event during the Mayan times

The Yucatán Peninsula, Mexico, has typically been considered a tectonically stable region without significant seismic activity, in contrast, the region is one that is regularly affected by hurricanes. A detailed survey of ca. 100 km of the eastern Yu... Read More about An extreme wave event in eastern Yucatán, Mexico: Evidence of a paleotsunami event during the Mayan times.

Extreme wave events in the southeastern Iberia coast: Blocks and megablocks as an indicator of tsunamis or extreme storms (2017)
Journal Article
Lario, J., Bardaji, T., Spencer, C., & Marchante, Y. A. (2017). Extreme wave events in the southeastern Iberia coast: Blocks and megablocks as an indicator of tsunamis or extreme storms

Whilst the SW coast of the Iberian Peninsula has a significant record of extreme wave events (EWE), mostly associated with tsunamis, the Mediterranean coast offers a smaller record of these events, although some historical tsunamis with limited impac... Read More about Extreme wave events in the southeastern Iberia coast: Blocks and megablocks as an indicator of tsunamis or extreme storms.

Holocene extreme wave event in Cope Basin, Spain, Western Mediterranean (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Lario, J., Spencer, C., Bardaji, T., & Marchante, A. (2017, September). Holocene extreme wave event in Cope Basin, Spain, Western Mediterranean. Paper presented at 5th International Tsunami Field Symposium

The Iberian Mediterranean coast has very few geological records of EWE (Extreme Wave Events) such as tsunamis or storm surges. Some historical tsunamis have been reported in the region, however, their impact at the coast has been negligible. In Cope... Read More about Holocene extreme wave event in Cope Basin, Spain, Western Mediterranean.

Pre-classic Mayan extreme wave event in eastern Yucatán, Mexico (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Lario, J., Bardaji, T., Spencer, C., Marchante, A., & Garduno-Monroy, V. H. (2017, September). Pre-classic Mayan extreme wave event in eastern Yucatán, Mexico. Paper presented at 5th International Tsunami Field Symposium

The Yucatán Peninsula, Mexico has usually been considered to be a tectonically stable region, without seismic activity, in contrast, it is an area regularly affected by hurricanes. A detailed survey of ca. 100 km of the coast between Playa del Carmen... Read More about Pre-classic Mayan extreme wave event in eastern Yucatán, Mexico.

Evolution of the pollution in the Piedras River Natural Site (Gulf of Cadiz, southern Spain) during the Holocene (2016)
Journal Article
García-Ródriguez, M., Spencer, C., Alonso-Azcárate, J., Lario, J., Lario, J., Alonso-Azcarate, J., …Garcia-Rodriguez, M. (2016). Evolution of the pollution in the Piedras River Natural Site (Gulf of Cadiz, southern Spain) during the Holocene. Environmental Earth Sciences, 75(6), 481-496. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12665-016-5344-8

© 2016, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg. The Piedras River marshland and El Rompido spit bar is a Natural Site in close proximity to two of the most polluted rivers in the world: the Tinto and Odiel Rivers. The aim of this study is to determine the... Read More about Evolution of the pollution in the Piedras River Natural Site (Gulf of Cadiz, southern Spain) during the Holocene.

Tsunami vs. storm surge deposits: a review of the sedimentological and geomorphological records of extreme wave events (EWE) during the Holocene in the Gulf of Cadiz, Spain (2010)
Journal Article
Lario, J., Luque, L., Zazo, C., Goy,, J., Spencer, C., Cabero, A., …Alonso-Azcarate, J. (2010). Tsunami vs. storm surge deposits: a review of the sedimentological and geomorphological records of extreme wave events (EWE) during the Holocene in the Gulf of Cadiz, Spain. Annales de Géomorphologie / Annals of Geomorphology / Zeitschrift für Geomorphologie, 54(3 (Sup), 301-316

A review of the high energy events in the Gulf of Cadiz: tsunami vs. storm surges (2008)
Presentation / Conference
Lario, J., Luque, L., Zazo, C., Goy, J., Spencer, C., Cabero, A., …Borja, C. (2008, September). A review of the high energy events in the Gulf of Cadiz: tsunami vs. storm surges. Paper presented at 2nd International Field Tsunami Symposium Puglia-Ionian Island: GI2S Coast Group, Research Publication 6

Devensian Late-glacial environmental change in the Gordano Valley, North Somerset, England: A rare archive for southwest Britain (2008)
Journal Article
Case, D. J., Marriott, S. B., Spencer, C. D., Woodland, W. A., Hill, T. C., Hill, T. C. B., …Catt, J. A. (2008). Devensian Late-glacial environmental change in the Gordano Valley, North Somerset, England: A rare archive for southwest Britain. Journal of Paleolimnology, 40(1), 431-444. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10933-007-9171-5

The Late-glacial and Holocene environmental history of the Gordano Valley, North Somerset, UK has been reconstructed using pollen, sediment particle size and mineralogical analyses and radiocarbon dating. A Devensian sediment ridge across the valley... Read More about Devensian Late-glacial environmental change in the Gordano Valley, North Somerset, England: A rare archive for southwest Britain.

Holocene sea-level change in the Severn Estuary, southwest England: A diatom-based sea-level transfer function for macrotidal settings (2007)
Journal Article
Marriott, S. B., Spencer, C. D., Woodland, W. A., Hill, T. C., Hill, T. C. B., Woodland, W., …Marriott, S. (2007). Holocene sea-level change in the Severn Estuary, southwest England: A diatom-based sea-level transfer function for macrotidal settings. Holocene, 17(5), 639-648. https://doi.org/10.1177/0959683607078988

The recent growth in the use of microfossil-based transfer functions in late-Quaternary sea-level reconstructions reflects their potential to accurately quantify palaeo sea-level changes. This study details the development of a diatom-based sea-level... Read More about Holocene sea-level change in the Severn Estuary, southwest England: A diatom-based sea-level transfer function for macrotidal settings.

Late quaternary environmental change in the Gordano Valley (2006)
Book Chapter
Hill, T., Woodland, W., Spencer, C., Case, D., Marriott, S., Bridle, A., & Brown, H. (2006). Late quaternary environmental change in the Gordano Valley. In C. O. Hunt, & S. K. Haslett (Eds.), Quaternary of Somerset, 115-143. Quaternary Research Association

Sedimentary response of Pagham Harbour, southern England to barrier breaching in AD 1910 (2002)
Journal Article
Cundy, A. B., Long, A. J., Hill, C. T., Spencer, C., & Croudace, I. W. (2002). Sedimentary response of Pagham Harbour, southern England to barrier breaching in AD 1910. Geomorphology, 46(3-4), 163-176. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0169-555X%2802%2900060-0

This paper examines the evolution of Pagham Harbour, southern England following storm-induced breaching of a protective barrier in AD 1910. Stratigraphic studies of sediments collected from intertidal areas show the presence of a distinct stratigraph... Read More about Sedimentary response of Pagham Harbour, southern England to barrier breaching in AD 1910.

Particle size characterisation of Holocene back-barrier sequences from North Atlantic coasts (SW Spain and SE England) (2002)
Journal Article
Lario, J., Spencer, C., Plater, A. J., Zazo, C., Goy, J. L., & Dabrio, C. J. (2002). Particle size characterisation of Holocene back-barrier sequences from North Atlantic coasts (SW Spain and SE England). Geomorphology, 42(1-2), 25-42. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0169-555X%2801%2900071-X

In this paper, we present the results of bivariate plots of grain size parameters (mean against sorting) in the reconstruction of Holocene environmental change in coastal environments where barrier formation has had an important control on sedimentat... Read More about Particle size characterisation of Holocene back-barrier sequences from North Atlantic coasts (SW Spain and SE England).


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