On the geology and the geotechnical properties of pyroclastic flow deposits of the Colli Albani

@article{Cecconi2010OnTG,
  title={On the geology and the geotechnical properties of pyroclastic flow deposits of the Colli Albani},
  author={Manuela Cecconi and Maurizio Scarapazzi and Giulia M. B. Viggiani},
  journal={Bulletin of Engineering Geology and the Environment},
  year={2010},
  volume={69},
  pages={185-206}
}
This paper presents the results of an experimental investigation into the engineering geology properties of three pyroclastic deposits from the Colli Albani volcanic complex, typical of the subsoil of Rome (Italy). In their natural state, these materials are coarse-grained weak rocks, generally unsaturated in situ. The mechanical properties of the material are related to the geological origin of the deposits, their formation environment and mechanisms. These are also revealed by peculiar micro… 

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