Climatic and Societal Causes for Abrupt Environmental Change in the Mediterranean During the Common Era

Scott A Mensing1, Irene Tunno2, Leonardo Sagnotti3, Fabio Florindo4, Paula J. Noble5, Claire Archer6, Susan R H Zimmerman7, F. Javier Pavón-Carrasco3, Gabriele Cifnani8, Susanna Passigli8 and Gianluca Piovesan2, (1)Univ Nevada Reno, Reno, NV, United States, (2)Tuscia University, Viterbo, Italy, (3)Ist Naz Geofisica Vulcanologia, Rome, Italy, (4)National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology, Rome, Italy, (5)University of Nevada, Reno, Geological Sciences & Engineering, Reno, NV, United States, (6)University of Nevada Reno, Reno, NV, United States, (7)Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA, United States, (8)University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy