Seminari di Scienze della Terra
Universita’ di Genova
11 Settembre 2006
 

 M.A.N.T.L.E.
 Multidisciplinar Approach to Natural Triggers of Lithosphere Evolution


FORMATION AND EVOLUTION OF
THE LIGURIAN TETHYS

9.00 - 9.15 : Welcome and Introduction

9.15 - 10.00 : Riccardo Polino – IGG-CNR Torino
ALPS versus APENNINES: structure and evolution of the orogenic belt(s?) in northwestern Italy.

10.00 - 10.45 : Michele Marroni – Università di Pisa
Continental and oceanic units of the Northern Apennine and Corsica: insights in the tectono-sedimentary evolution of the Western Tethys during Jurassic-Cretaceous times.

10.45 - 11.30 : Alessandra Montanini - Università di Parma
                 Riccardo Tribuzio - Università di Pavia
Composition and evolution of the pre-oceanic continental lithosphere: evidence from the External Liguride Units

11.30 - 11.45 : Coffee break

11.45 - 12.30 : Giovanni B. Piccardo – Università di Genova
Melt-related processes and thermo-chemical erosion in the mantle lithosphere of the Ligurian Tethys: the geodynamic relevance.

12.30 - 13.15 : Riccardo Tribuzio - Università di Pavia
                 Alessandra Montanini - Università di Parma
Igneous and metamorphic evolution of the Ligurian Tethys crust


13.15 - 14.00 : Luca Pandolfi e Laura Bracciali – Università di Pisa
Geochemistry and Petrography of Western Tethys Cretaceous sedimentary covers (Corsica and Northern Apennines): from source areas to configuration of margins.

15.30 - 17.30 : Discussion

Organization: Giovanni B. Piccardo

Aula Perrier, Dipartimento per lo Studio del Territorio e delle sue Risorse
Università di Genova, Corso Europa 26, Genova