The Campanian Plain and Phlegrean Fields; structural setting from potential field data

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doi: 10.1016/S0377-0273(99)00044-X
Authors:Florio, G.; Fedi, M.; Cella, F.; Rapolla, A.
Author Affiliations:Primary:
Universita di Napoli "Federico II", Naples, Italy
Other:
Los Alamos National Laboratory, United States
Volume Title:Volcanism in the Campi Flegrei
Volume Authors:Orsi, Giovanna, editor; Civetta, Lucia; Valentine, Greg A.
Source:Volcanism in the Campi Flegrei, edited by Giovanna Orsi, Lucia Civetta and Greg A. Valentine. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 91(2-4), p.361-379. Publisher: Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands. ISSN: 0377-0273
Publication Date:1999
Note:In English. 38 refs.; illus., incl. geol. sketch maps
Summary:A boundary analysis of the gravity and magnetic fields of the Phlegrean Fields volcanic area and of the surrounding Campanian Plain reveals a complex structural setting. The Campanian Plain results well defined from sharp density boundaries. A set of major E-W lineaments occurs within the Plain. We derive a framework of the structural control to the volcanological evolution of Campanian Plain, which appears strongly influenced by a set of NE-SW lineaments bordering the Acerra depression. The density and magnetization boundaries of the Phlegrean Fields are significantly consistent, both indicating for the collapsed Phlegrean caldera an area considerably less extended than that based on previous geologically-defined models. Many other structures are evidenced in the Phlegrean area, often with agreement between density and magnetization boundaries. Inside the caldera, a strong consistence between the structures we identified and recent seismicity has been noted. Abstract Copyright (1999) Elsevier, B.V.
Sections:Petrology
Subsections:Volcanology
Subjects:Bouguer anomalies; Geophysical methods; Geophysical surveys; Gravity anomalies; Gravity field; Gravity methods; Lineaments; Magnetic field; Magnetic methods; Surveys; Tectonics; Volcanism; Campania Italy; Europe; Italy; Phlegraean Fields; Southern Europe
Coordinates:N404000 N410000 E0142000 E0140000
Abstract Numbers:00M/3271
Record ID:2000006246
Copyright Information:GeoRef, Copyright 2019 American Geosciences Institute. Reference includes data from CAPCAS, Elsevier Scientific Publishers, Amsterdam, Netherlands
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