Giusy Lavecchia

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Giusy Lavecchia
Giusy Lavecchia
Born (1955-08-03)August 3, 1955
Residence Chieti Scalo, Italy
Nationality Italian
Known for Expanding Earth
Scientific career
Fields Geologist
  • Field mapping and structural analysis of the Apennines upper crust fold-and-thrust belt structures
  • Field mapping and structural analysis of extensional provinces, focusing attention on the Apennines low-angle extensional faults
  • Interpretation of the Apennines crust and lithosphere structure through analysis of seismic lines and balancing of geologic sections
  • Elaboration of new criteria for a 3-D seismotectonic zoning finalised to seismic hazard studies in peninsular Italy and Sicily
  • Tectonic setting and mantle structure in ultra-alkaline magmatic provinces
  • Application of plume models to the evolution  of the  Mediterranean rift basin and of the associated peripheral thrust belt systems.