Italy

Emilia Le Pera
Associate Professor of Sedimentary Petrology for Geological Sciences Course Degree and of Geology for Cultural Heritage, Course Degree, both courses at the Department of Biology, Ecology and Earth Sciences (DiBEST)
University of Calabria
87036 Arcavacata di Rende (CS) Italy
emilia.lepera@unical.it
 
 
 
Education
M.Sc., Geological Sciences, University of Calabria (Cosenza, Italy), 1990
Ph.D., Sedimentology, University of Bologna (Italy), 1998
Advanced Fellowship Grant of the C.N.R., Departamento de Petrologia y Geoquimica, Facultad de Ciencias Geologicas Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Spain), 1998-1999
Honors & Awards
Tarquin C. Teale Award of the Imperial College of London (U.K.), 1990-1991
Research Interests
  • Sand(stone) provenance
  • Effects of weathering, lithology, transport and depositional environment on composition of sand
  • Plutoniclastic sand and sandstone petrology
  • Modern volcaniclastic sands petrology
  • Palaeogeographic and palaeotectonic reconstructions
Main Field Areas
  • Southern Apennines, southern Italy
  • Spain and Portugal
  • Southern and central California
  • Aeolian archipelago (Tyrrhenian sea)
  • Cabo Verde archipelago (Atlantic Ocean)

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