Articles | Volume 6, issue 2
Solid Earth, 6, 783–797, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/se-6-783-2015
Solid Earth, 6, 783–797, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/se-6-783-2015

Research article 26 Jun 2015

Research article | 26 Jun 2015

Volcanic soils and landslides: a case study of the island of Ischia (southern Italy) and its relationship with other Campania events

S. Vingiani et al.

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An integrated soil study was carried out on landslides which have occurred on the steep northern slopes of Mt. Vezzi on the island of Ischia (Italy). The studied soils showed a substantial abrupt discontinuity in all the studied properties along a buried fine ash layer (namely, the 2C horizon). Nevertheless, only the identification of a layer of thin, finely stratified ash on the top of 2C, by optical microscopy, enabled us to assume this interface to be an impeding layer for water fluxes.