the ALP members are involved in several research themes based on a multidisciplinary approach integrating archeomagnetism, paleomagnetism, magnetostratigraphy, sedimentology, stratigraphy, structural geology, tectonics, archeology, etc.

ALP aims to: 
- promote, support and coordinate theoretical, methodological and applicative research in the field of paleomagnetism and   rock magnetism; 
- promote and coordinate the development and continuous improvement of laboratory measurements at the highest international standards;
- train students at any level to become highly qualified researchers.