E-FIRE: Field Institutes


Group photo in Monviso. Photo credit: Philippe Agard

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Field Institute 2017 dates

E-FIRE participants arrive in Paris on July 20
July 21 | Acclimation day
July 22-23 | ZIP Mechanical coupling workshop
July 24-25 | Meeting to have presentations for E-FIRE students about the Alps, and prepare for fieldwork
July 25 | Arrive in Geneva
July 26-August 12 | Fieldwork
July 26 = DAY 1 | External Alps and Briançonnais and overall section
July 27 = DAY 2 | excursion to the Dent Blanche contact (Ollomont)
July 28 = DAY 3 | Lago di Cignana
July 29 = DAY 4 | section across the Schistes Lustrés + drive
July 30 = DAY 5 | Lanzo massif
July 31 = DAY 6 | Monviso, 1 Monviso, 2
August 2 = DAY 8 | rest and discussion
August 3 = DAY 9  | Voltri/Erro Tobbio + drive
August 4 = DAY 10 | Voltri massif
August 5 = DAY 11 | Erro-Tobbio
August 6 = DAY 12 | discussion day (wrap-up)
August 7-11 | opportunities to revisit places or go to other places in smaller groups
August 12 | Drive back to Geneva
August 13 | Goldschmidt

Metamorphic map of Western Alps with stop locations from our 10-day group fieldwork overview. (1) Drive from Geneva with Pre-Alps overview, (2) Dent Blanche, (3) Lago Di Cignana, (4) Schistes Lustres, (5) Lanzo Massif, (6, 7) Monviso Ophiolite, (8) Relaxation day, (9, 10) Voltri Massif. Map modified after Beltrando et al. (2010).

#StopLocationGPS CoordinatesMore Info
#2Dent Blanche45.869N 7.328Emore info
#3Lago Di Cignana45.878N 7.592Emore info
#4Schistes Lustrés44.998N 6.883Emore info
#5Lanzo Massif45.177N 7.393Emore info
#6, #7Monviso Ophiolite44.666˚N 7.110˚Emore info
#9, #10Voltri Massif44.479˚N 8.601˚Emore info

E-FIRE Field Institute, Alps, Summer 2017

Photographers: Sarah Penniston-Dorland, Maureen Feineman, and Horst Marschall
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