Autore: Franz Livio

PCTO 2023: una mappa dello stato di fratturazione della roccia sul Lago di Garda

Anche quest’anno, come da edizioni precedenti, Perigeo ha avuto il piacere di ospitare un folto gruppo di studenti delle superiori che hanno svolto la propria attività di PCTO presso l’Università degli Studi dell’Insubria. Il progetto PCTO “Citizen Geology” ha visto la partecipazione di oltre venti studenti provenienti da diverse scuole della provincia di Como e…
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03/07/2023 0

My first diving into ChatGPT and…. an Adventure!

I was not able to stay back from trying it… and now here is my report of this strange experience with ChatGPT First, let’s start with the technical stuff. I asked ChatGPT for a method (and code) for solving PFDHA. It’s a topic I’m working on recently. There is a lot of resources on PSHA…
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23/02/2023 0

The 2019 Le Teil earthquake (Mw 5.0) @ PATA days 2022

France is not a seismic Country, at least if compared to other european regions nearby. Nonetheless, some earthquakes shook this land during historic times and also recently. In a previous post, I’ve already described our visit, during the PATA days 2022, in the epicentral area of the 1909 Lambesc earthquake. This is the turn of…
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21/10/2022 0

The 1909 Lambesc earthquake @ PATA Days 2022

On the 11th June, 1909 a moderate earthquake (Mw 6.0) hit the Provance region, with an epicenter located somewhere between Rognes and Saint-Cannat. The shaking was locally very strong and damages were widespread in the Villages of Roignes, Lambesc and others, with waves felt as far as hubdreeds of kilometers. Incredibly, studies on the inversion…
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11/10/2022 0

PeriGeo @ PATA Days 2022

Finally back home from the exciting meeting PATA Days 2022, hold in France, near the epicentral area of the 1909 Lambesc Earthquake. Three full-days of talks and poster sessions on Paleoseismology, Archeoseismology and Active Tectonics, including sessions on innovative methods of investigations and contributions to Seismic Hazard Analysis. Engaging poster sessions, flash talks introducing each…
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04/10/2022 0

New paper! Archeoseismology in the Dead Sea Zone.

The ruins of the Roman theater and city gates of Tiberias (Israel, along the western shores of the Sea of Galilee) were over there, firstly dug and studied in the early ’80s, waiting for the eyes of earthquake scientists to whisper their secret. The story of an old, destructive earthquake that caused surface faulting at…
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16/11/2020 0

Francesca Ferrario’s invited talk at the next AIQUA meeting.

We proudly announce that Francesca Ferrario is one of the 5 invited speakers at the incoming next AIQUA meeting (26 June 2020). The meeting will be online so you can follow the speakers online (access code 307-445-605 – talks in italian), AIQUA chose to invite speakers representative of the different souls animating the research on…
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26/05/2020 0

Jim McCalpin lectures for the Uninsubria PhD program

We are pleased to announce that Jim McCalpin, consultant in paleoseismology and geologic hazard for more than 30 years in the US and Author of the renewed book “Paleoseismology“, will be host in March by our Ph.D. program in Chemistry and Environmental Sciences. Jim will give two lectures focussing on geological hazard. He will talk…
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14/02/2020 0

CRUST workshop (9-10th july Perugia). Best poster prize to our Francesca Ferrario ;)

On the 9th and 10th o July, we join to the CRUST workshop on structural geology and active tectonics, in memory of Prof. Giampaolo Pialli. Giampaolo Pialli was a brilliant structural and regional geologist of the University of Perugia suddenly died 20 years ago, at the age of 59. The “CRUST” meeting had the main…
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14/07/2019 0

Field reconnaissance in the epicentral area of the 1808 Pellice Valley earthquake

Pellice Valley lies in the SW Piedmont region (N Italy), in a structurally complex area where the Alps-Apennines junction is located. Piedmont is a region where a low seismic release rate is domiant, except for the so-called Pinerolese seismic zone and for some historical events, including the damaging 1808 Pellice Valley seismic sequence (Mw max…
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11/07/2019 0