Northwest Africa

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Urlaub, M., Krastel, S., Schwenk, T. (2019) Submarine landslides in an upwelling system: Climatically controlled preconditioning of the cap blanc slide complex (offshore NW Africa), Geophysical Monograph Series, 246, 299-311,

Urlaub Morelia, Geersen J., Krastel S., Schwenk T. (2018) Diatom ooze: Crucial for the generation of submarine mega-slides? Geology, 46, 4, 331-334, (PDF)

Krastel, Sebastian, Lehr J., Winkelmann D., Schwenk T., Preu B., Strasser M., Wynn, RB., Georgiopoulou A., Hanebuth, TJJ. (2014) Mass Wasting Along Atlantic Continental Margins: A Comparison Between NW-Africa and the de la Plata River Region (Northern Argentina and Uruguay). Submarine Mass Movements and Their Consequences: 6th International Symposium, 37, 459-469,

Krastel, Sebastian, Wynn, RB., Georgiopoulou A., Geersen J., Henrich R., Meyer M., Schwenk T. (2012) Large-Scale Mass Wasting on the Northwest African Continental Margin: Some General Implications for Mass Wasting on Passive Continental Margins: Submarine Mass Movements and Their Consequences, 31, 189-199,

Meyer, Matthias, Geersen J., Krastel S., Schwenk T., Winkelmann D. (2012) Dakar Slide Offshore Senegal, NW-Africa: Interaction of Stacked Giant Mass Wasting Events and Canyon Evolution. Submarine Mass Movements and Their Consequences, 31, 177-+,

Georgiopoulou, A., Masson D., Wynn RB., Krastel S. (2010) The Sahara Slide: Initiation and processes from headwall to deposit of a giant submarine slide. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 11, 1-22,

Henrich, Rüdiger, Hanebuth, TTJ., Cherubini Y., Krastel S., Pierau R., Zühlsdorff C. (2010) Climate induced turbidity current activity in NW-African canyon systems. In: Mosher, D.C., Shipp, R.C. Moscardelli, L., Chaytor, J., Baxter, C. Lee, H., Urgeles, R. (eds) Submarine mass movements and their consequences. Symposium. Advances in Natural and technological Hazards Research, Vol 28, Springer, 447-459,

Förster, Annika., Ellis R., Henrich R., Krastel S., Kopf A. (2010) Geotechnical characterization and strain analyses of sediment in the Mauritania Slide Complex, NW-Africa. Marine and Petroleum Geology,, 27, 1175-1189,

Pierau R., Hanebuth TJJ., Krastel S., Henrich R. (2010) Late Quaternary climatic events and sea level changes recorded by turbidite activity, Dakar Canyon, NW Africa. Quaternary Research, 73, 385-392,

Nizou, J., Hanebuth, TJJ., Heslop D., Schwenk T., Palamenghi L., Stuut JB., Henrich R. (2010) The Senegal River mud belt: A high-resolution archive of paleoclimatic change and coastal evolution. Marine Geology, 278, 1-4, 150-164,

Henrich, Rüdiger, Hanebuth TTJ., Krastel S., Neubert N., Wynn R. (2008) Architecture and sediment dynamics of the Mauritania Slide Complex. Marine and Petroleum Geology, 25, 17-33,

Antobreh, Andrew A., Krastel S. (2007) Mauritania Slide Complex: Morphology, seismic characterisation and processes of formation. International Journal of Earth Sciences. 96, 451-472,

Georgiopoulou, A., Krastel S., Masson DG., Wynn RB. (2007) Repeated instability of the NW African Margin related to buried landslide scarps. In Lykousis, V., Sakellariou, D., Locat, J. (eds) Submarine mass movements and their consequences. Advances in Natural and Technological Hazards Research, Springer, 29-36,

Krastel, Sebastian, Wynn RB., Hanebuth TJJ., Henrich R., Holz C., Meggers H., Kuhlmann H., Georgiopoulou A., Schulz HD. (2006) Mapping of seabed morphology and shallow sediment structure of the Mauritania continental margin, Northwest Africa: Some implications for geohazard potential. Norwegian Journal of Geology, 86, 163-176, (PDF).

Antobreh, Andrew A., Krastel S. (2006) Morphology, seismic characteristics and development of Cap Timiris Canyon, offshore Mauritania: a newly discovered canyon preserved off a major arid climatic region. Marine and Petroleum Geology, 23, 37-59,

Master Theses

Fricke, Sascha (2010) Seismo-stratigraphische Analyse der Sedimentationsprozesse am Kontinentalhang vor Kap Blanc (NW-Afrika) zur Unterstützung eines IODP-Bohrvorschlags

Golbeck, Inga (2010) The Sahara Slide Complex

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