Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/2122/1615
AuthorsHarabaglia, P.* 
Mongelli, F.* 
Zito, G.* 
TitleGeothermics of the Apenninic subduction
Issue DateOct-1997
Series/Report no.40/5
URIhttp://hdl.handle.net/2122/1615
KeywordsApennine chain
geothermics
subduction
Subject Classification04. Solid Earth::04.07. Tectonophysics::04.07.06. Subduction related processes 
AbstractThe subduction of the Adriatic microplate is analysed from a geothermal point of view. In particular four main geodynamic units are distinguished: foreland, foredeep and slab, accretionary prism, and back-arc basin. Each of them is examined from a geothermal point of view and the related open question are discussed. The most relevant results are the determination of the undisturbed geothermal gradient in the aquifer of the foreland; the discovery of a « hot » accretionary prism; and a new model of instantaneous extension of the back-arc basins. The main conclusion is that geothermal data are consistent with a westward dipping subduction that migrated eastward producing a sequence of several episodes at the surface.
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