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Multivariate Geophysical Survey to Detect a Shallow Fault Zone in a Landfill Project AreaNormal access

Authors: P. Capizzi, A. Carollo, M. Gasparo Morticelli, R. Martorana and A. Sulli
Event name: 24th European Meeting of Environmental and Engineering Geophysics
Session: Investigations of Landfills, Urban Areas & Industrial Sites A & Investigations - Seismic Hazard and Dynamic Characterization A
Publication date: 09 September 2018
DOI: 10.3997/2214-4609.201802615
Organisations: EAGE
Language: English
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band composed of intensely tectonized carbonate breccias. Finally, the fracturing and kinematic analysis on fault planes observed along the trenches, highlighted systems of left and right-lateral transtensional faults NW-SE, NNW-SSE and NE-SW trending, respectively, which antedate the extensional tectonic event. The reconstructed stress-field-orientation related to the latter tectonic system does not comply with the active stress field for this sector of the Sicilian chain. Moreover all the tectonic structures are sealed by Upper Pleistocene – Holocene continental deposits.

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