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bradyseism

Definition

A long-continued, extremely slow vertical instability of the crust, as in the volcanic district west of Naples, Italy, where the Phlegraean bradyseism has involved up-and-down movements between 6 m below sea level and 6 m above over a period of more than 2.000 years. (Source: BJGEO)

Themes
  • natural dynamics
Groups
  • LITHOSPHERE (soil, geological processes)
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Scope note

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Concept URL: http://www.eionet.europa.eu/gemet/concept/986