On September 25-26 2008, there is the opportunity to take part in a comprehensive traverse through the Apennines.
This field trip will encompass the whole fold-and-thrust belt, from the Tyrrhenian side to the Po Plain margin.
Topics of interest that will be treated during the field trip
include: metamorphic deformations in the Apuan Alps, analysis of thrust systems in the Apennine chain and Po Plain margin, mud volcanism at the Po Plain-Apennine margin.
NEW FIELD-RIP PHOTOGALLERY:
Apuan Alps panorama
Mud volcano, Southern
margin of the Po Plain
1.Physiographic features of the Northern Apennines
3.Stratigraphy of the Tuscan Units, Pania di Corfino Mt.
4.Stratigraphy of the Tuscan Units, Val di Lima
University of Florence - Italy
National Research Council of Italy
Ente Cassa di Risparmio di Firenze
ISES Netherlands Research Centre for Integrated Solid Earth Sciences