Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/2122/3226
AuthorsMancini, M.* 
Cavinato, G. P.* 
TitleThe Middle Valley of the Tiber River, central Italy: Plio-Pleistocene fluvial and coastal sedimentation, extensional tectonics and volcanism
Issue Date2005
URIhttp://hdl.handle.net/2122/3226
ISBN1405126515
KeywordsCentral Apennines
Tiber river
Pliocene
Pleistocene
fluvial deposits
coastal deposits
Subject Classification04. Solid Earth::04.04. Geology::04.04.10. Stratigraphy 
AbstractThe Middle Valley of the Tiber River, Italy (MVT), corresponds to a NNW-SSE trending extensional basin that has developed since the middle Pliocene along the western flank of the central Apennines. Stratigraphical, sedimentological, palaeontological and Sr isotope analyses have been conducted to detail the stratigraphy of the MVT and to reconstruct the history of Pliocene-Quaternary basin filling. Most of the basin-fill is composed of fluvial and deltaic deposits that are chronologically constratined by biostratigraphical data and Sr isotopes from marine deposits, and through relationships with volcanic and volcaniclastic units with K-Ar and Ar-Ar radiometric ages.
Appears in Collections:Book chapters

Files in This Item:
File Description SizeFormat 
mancini_ias.pdfmain articla8.04 MBAdobe PDFView/Open
Show full item record

Page view(s)

118
Last Week
0
Last month
checked on Jun 22, 2017

Download(s)

33
checked on Jun 22, 2017

Google ScholarTM

Check