In this page you can find video related to the MEDSALT Project and related science

  • Recreation of the evolution of the Messinian salinity crisis, between 6 and 5.3 million years ago. This is one of the scenarios competing among the scientific community studying this period. Time scale (million years per second) not to scale. Click here to see the video – Video produced by the University of Malta under the supervision of: dr. Aaron Micallef.

Schermata 2018-03-08 alle 14.10.25

Schermata 2017-10-31 alle 10.31.19


  • Video MEDSALT Symposium, Palermo 24-28 October 2016 (video by Luca Mariani)

  • MEDSALT 2015 of the research Vessel OGS Explora expedition to the South Balearic Margin (video by Daniel Garcia Castellanos)

In Italian. Italian Geological Society

“GEOLOGI, NON PER CASO”  – Venerdì 12 settembre 2014, Aula Magna – Università degli Studi di Milano. (“GEOLOGISTS, NOT BY CHANCE” Friday September 12 2014, Aula Magna, University of Milan)

Artistic view of the geography of the Gibraltar Arc during the early stages of the Messinian Salinity Crisis (the period of restricted connection between the Mediterranean and the Altlantic). Based on Garcia-Castellanos & Villaseñor, 2011, Nature