Geology, geomorphology & landscape changes

Geomorphological evolution in Greece during the Late Quaternary is affected by large-amplitude climatic swings and uplift/subsidence related to large-scale tectonism resulting in forcing of the geomorphological evolution that is both area-specific and highly variable over time. A deeper understanding of the current geomorphology and its evolution therefore requires a framework regarding the spatial patterns and more detailed nature of first-order drivers and the second-order controls on geomorphic evolution.

Additionally, NEO geological research aims 1) to further our quantitative understanding of the role of mountain building as a controlling factor of Earth’s climate, and 2) to estimate how often earthquakes occur on active faults in Peloponnese.