Categoria: Perigeo

Geolympics 1: Cycling, minerals & colors

Cyclist at the Giro d’Italia are climbing the Alps for the last few stages before the arrival in Verona. As in other cycling tours, colored jerseys represent the leader in different categories… minerals are colored, too! Some can even occur in different colors, due to the presence of impurities or microscopic inclusions of other minerals…
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29/05/2019 0

PeriGeo and University of Insubria at ECO-GIRO (Como)

  On the occasion of Giro d’Italia (the Italian principal cycling competition), University of Insubria takes part in the ECO-GIRO- Geo-informazione sulle strade della corsa rosa together with ISPRA and University of Camerino.   The event will take place on 26 May 2019 at University of Insubria -Sant’Abbondio at 19.00. Here the Event Poster.   Special guest: Gibì Baronchelli Other guests:…
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23/05/2019 0

Geolympics: discover Earth Science through sports

I love Earth Sciences and I’m a sport-addicted. Why not to combine these 2 passions for communicating science to a non-technical audience? Here’s Geolympics! The project was selected by AGU (American Geophysical Union) in the framework of the AGU Centennial Grants. Here you can find all the selected projects. Geolympics aims at conveying scientific messages…
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22/05/2019 0

XXI INQUA Congress in Rome 2023

  The Italian Quaternary Research community proposes the University of Rome main campus as the venue for the XXI INQUA Congress, from 13 to 20 July 2023.  The theme of the proposed congress is “A Mediterranean perspective to Quaternary Sciences”. Prof. Alessandro Michetti will be part of the Science Programme Committee.   Visit the INQUA…
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20/05/2019 0

SisGARDA project

Lake Garda is one of the most interesting basins in the Southern Alps, both for its peculiar lymnological characteristics (it has one of the longest full circulation periods among pre-alpine lakes) and – that’s our point 😉 – because there are several active faults running along its bottom. That’s why we here planned an offshore…
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17/04/2019 0

Seismic survey on Lake Garda

  The Perigeo Team is collaborating on the ongoing research on Lake Garda with CNR-ISMAR and INGV. We are acquiring seismic data with a low frequency BubbleGun coming from USA.  A press conference is planned for Friday 5th April at 14.00 at Comunità del Garda (BS). Read here the related flyer. Many thanks to the Coast…
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04/04/2019 0

Sampling for paleomag analysis with UniTO.

Emanuele Scaramuzzo is presently balancing geological cross-sections encompassing an area between Lake Lugano, and Lake Maggiore, a key area for understanding the tectonic history of this sector of the Southern Alps. A great help will come from a collaboration with Elena Zanella and her enthusiastic research team. They’ll study the “magnetic fingerprint” of a series…
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24/03/2019 0

Congrats to Maria Francesca!

Congratulations to our Maria Francesca Ferrario, who has been awarded with an AGU Celebrate 100 Grant to celebrate Earth and Space Science. She will talk about “Geolympics: discover earth science through sports“. More details will be revealed soon. Stay tuned!


21/03/2019 0

The PeriGeo Website is now online!

The new PeriGeo website is now online! PeriGeo is a Research Group based at Department of Science and High Technology of the University of Insubria (IT). Our research activity encompasses a wide range of disciplines, from Geology to Remote Sensing. Visit our Gallery to have an idea about what we do, Contact us or simply…
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15/03/2019 0