Scicli (Sicily, Italy)

Scicli sampling point

Type: Soil Diffuse Emission
Description: The sampling point is located at about 5 kilometers in S direction respect to Scicli, near the village Cava d'Aliga. The soil degassing point in placed behind a little rock wall, in the side of a local road in Contrada Pagliarelli, in corrispondence of an outcrop of stratified white limestone. This sector of the hyblean plateau is interested by an important active tectonic lineament, the Scicli line, at which are attributed in part the recent seismic events of 1980 and 1990.

Point of contact for this site:
Mariano Valenza, (University of Palermo, DiSTeM)

No measurements available for this site.

Bibliographic references for this site

Monaco C. and Tortorici, 1995,Tectonic role of ophiolite-bearing terranes in the development of the Southern Apennines orogenic belt., Terra Nova, vol.7, pp. 153-161

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