Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/2122/5042
AuthorsCocco, M.* 
Montone, P.* 
Barchi, M. R.* 
Dresen, G.* 
Zoback, M. D.* 
TitleMOLE: A multidisciplinary Observatory and Laboratory of experiments in Central Italy
Issue DateMar-2009
Series/Report no.7/ march (2009)
DOI10.2204/iodp.sd.7.10.2009
URIhttp://hdl.handle.net/2122/5042
Keywordsdeep drilling, low angle normal fault,central Italy, seismicity, active stress
Subject Classification04. Solid Earth::04.01. Earth Interior::04.01.99. General or miscellaneous 
AbstractThe structure and mechanics of active Low Angle Normal Faults (LANFs) have for decades been posing questions—in particular,if low angle normal faults accommodate crustal extension and if they generate large magnitude earthquakesor if they move aseismically. To shed new light on these challenging questions, MOLE intends to drill (down to 4–5 km an active U b - LANFin the Um bria-Marche sector of the northern Apennines and to establish a deep borehole observatory. The target site offers a unique opportunity to reach a LANF at drillable seismogenic depth to unravel the “low angle normal fault mechanical paradox”.
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