Barcelona Field Studies Centre

Volcanic Landscapes Study Options

Study Options Locations Study Times Travel Times Distance
A field investigation of the type of volcanic activity and its relationship to the nature of the plate margin together with the impact of landforms upon the landscape. Landforms studied include volcanic craters, pyroclastic deposits, lava flows and tossols.

An active fault line with wine glass topography and other field evidence of earth movements can be included in a visit.

A walk through the volcanic landscape to the medieval village of Santa Pau forms one of the highlights of the day.
Garrotxa 6 hrs 2 hrs 150 km