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Greece Activates Civil Protection Plan for Potential Santorini Volcano Eruption

The General Secretariat for Greece's Civil Protection has issued a new plan for addressing the consequences of a possible eruption of the ancient --...

Underwater Robot Takes First Known Automated Sample from Santorini Seabed

A hybrid remotely operated vehicle took the first known automated sample performed by a robotic arm in the seabed of the Greek island of...

NASA-Led Team Commences Research in Santorini Volcano

An international team of scientists and researchers led and funded by NASA began research  in the famous volcano off the island of Santorini on Wednesday night. The...

Will Santorini’s Volcano Erupt in Our Lifetime? Scientists Search for Answers

One of the most common questions people ask about the idyllic Greek island of Santorini is whether its active volcano is expected to erupt...

Greek Scientists Concerned Over Active Volcano Near Athens

An active volcano on the Methana Peninsula, which is only 50 km (31 miles) south of Athens, has become a concern for Greek scientists, who...

New Study Indicates Santorini Volcano Erupted After 1600 BC

For decades, scientists have been trying to estimate the approximate time of the Thera (Santorini) volcano eruption that shaped the island and the surrounding...

Greek Scientist, Researchers Find Cause of Santorini Volcano Eruption

A group of scientists headed by Greek professor Ioannis Baziotis have used a modern geochemical technique to draw conclusions on how tectonic slabs melt...

The ‘Breath’ of Kolumbo Submarine Volcano

Scientists from Italy and Greece have proven that a submarine volcano "breathes" during its active phase. Their research focused on the volcano Kolumbo. Kolumbo...

‘Abyss’ Scans and Reveals the Secrets of Santorini and Kolumbo Volcanoes

The research vessel RV Poseidon of the GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research of Kiel in cooperation with the Geology Department of Kapodistrian University...

Scientists: Santorini Tsunami of 1650 BC Caused by Pyroclastic Flows, Not Caldera Collapse

The 1650 BC eruption of the Santorini volcano triggered tsunamis that heavily damaged coastal towns and disrupted vital shipping and trade operations, a new...

Scientists Warn of Possible Earthquakes, Volcanic Eruptions, Tsunamis in Santorini

Greek and international scientists warn of a possibility of earthquakes, underwater volcanic eruptions and accompanying tsunamis in the Santorini-Amorgos area. The international PROTEUS project (Plumbing...

Santorini’s Volcano Erupts in Ifestia Fiesta [video]

The Ifestia Festival of Santorini takes place each September with a series of artistic events aimed at re-enacting the Thera eruption in 1600 BC....

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