In memory of Prof. Pietro Passerini


The Winner of the "Pietro Passerini Award" for best PhD Thesis on Ophiolites is Dr. Marc HÄSSIG.

The PhD Thesis is titled "Processus d’obduction : quelle ampleur, quelle durée, quelle(s) cause(s)? Le cas de la branche nord de la Néotéthys en Anatolie et Petit Caucase (Turquie, Arménie)".

To Marc compliments of the Passerini family, the Commission and the members of the GLOM Group.

Marc will present is PhD work during the SIMP meeting that will be held in Pisa in the next september inside the "Ophiolite scientific session"


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Working Group on Mediterranean Ophiolite

Ofioliti was established in 1976, and provides an international forum for original contributions and reviews in the field of the geodynamics, petrology, geochemistry, stratigraphy, tectonics and paleogeography of both ophiolites and the lithosphere of present oceans, with their sedimentary cover. Studies of related topics such as the geodynamics of the mantle and the evolution of orogens including ophiolites are also welcome.


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