Here is a list of the most recent and significant publications from our research group.


Blumetti, AM; Grützner, C; Guerrieri, L; Livio, F; Quaternary earthquakes: Geology and palaeoseismology for seismic hazard assessment. 2017, Pergamon

Frigerio, C; Bonadeo, L; Zerboni, A; Livio, F; Ferrario, MF; Fioraso, G; Irace, A; Brunamonte, F; Michetti, AM; First evidence for Late Pleistocene to Holocene earthquake surface faulting in the Eastern Monferrato Arc (Northern Italy): Geology, pedostratigraphy and structural study of the Pecetto di Valenza site, Quaternary International. 2017, Pergamon

Gürpinar, A; Serva, L.; Livio, F.; Rizzo, P. C; Earthquake-induced crustal deformation and consequences for fault displacement hazard analysis of nuclear power plants. Nuclear Engineering and Design, 311, 69-85, 2017, North-Holland

Livio, F.; Serva, L.; Gürpinar, A.; Locating distributed faulting: Contributions from InSAR imaging to probabilistic fault displacement hazard analysis. PFDHA, Quaternary International, 451, 223-233, 2017, Pergamon

Martinelli, E.; Michetti, A. M.; Colombaroli, D.; Mazzola, E.; De Carlo, Sila M.; Livio, F.; Gilli, A.; Ferrario, M. F.; Höbig, N.; Brunamonte, F.; Climatic and anthropogenic forcing of prehistorical vegetation succession and fire dynamics in the Lago di Como area (N-Italy, Insubria). Quaternary Science Reviews, 161, 45-67, 2017, Pergamon



Livio, F; Michetti, AM; Vittori, E; Gregory, L; Wedmore, L; Piccardi, L; Tondi, E; Roberts, Gerald; Blumetti, AM; Bonadeo, L; Surface faulting during the August 24, 2016, central Italy earthquake (Mw 6.0): preliminary results. Annals of geophysics,59, Fast Track 5,1-8, 2016, Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia



Ferrario, MF; Bonadeo, L; Brunamonte, F; Livio, F; Martinelli, E; Michetti, AM; Neri, P Censi; Chiessi, V; Comerci, V; Höbig, N; Late Quaternary environmental evolution of the Como urban area (Northern Italy): A multidisciplinary tool for risk management and urban planning. Engineering Geology, 193, 384-401, 2015, Elsevier


Zerboni, A.; Trombino, L.; Frigerio, C.; Livio, F.; Berlusconi, A.; Michetti, A. M.; Rodnight, H.; Spötl, C.; The loess-paleosol sequence at Monte Netto: a record of climate change in the Upper Pleistocene of the central Po Plain, northern Italy. Journal of Soils and Sediments, 15, 6, 1329-1350, 2015, Springer Berlin Heidelberg



Livio, F.; Berlusconi, A.; Zerboni, A.; Trombino, L.; Sileo, G.; Michetti, A. M; Rodnight, H.; Spötl, C., Progressive offset and surface deformation along a seismogenic blind thrust in the Po Plain foredeep (Southern Alps, Northern Italy). Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 119, 10, 7701-7721, 2014



Michetti, A. M.; Giardina, F.; Livio, F.; Mueller, K.; Serva, L.; Sileo, G.; Vittori, E.; Devoti, R.; Riguzzi, F.; Carcano, C.; Active compressional tectonics, Quaternary capable faults, and the seismic landscape of the Po Plain (N Italy). Annals of Geophysics, 55, 5, 969-1001 2013

Berlusconi, Andrea; Ferrario, Maria Francesca; Livio, Franz; Michetti, Alessandro Maria; Violante, Crescenzo; Esposito, Eliana; Porfido, Sabina; Fiaccavento, Piero; Ripamonti, Licia; Roncoroni, Marzio; Quaternary Faults and Seismic Hazard in the Lake Garda Area. Ingegneria Sismica,30,1-2,10-35, 2013, Patron


Vittori, E.; Di Manna, P.; Blumetti, A. M.; Comerci, V.; Guerrieri, L.; Esposito, E.; Michetti, A. M; Porfido, S.; Piccardi, L.; Roberts, G. P.; Surface faulting of the 6 April 2009 Mw 6.3 L’Aquila earthquake in central Italy. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 101, 4, 1507-1530, 2011, Seismological Society of America



Livio, F.; Berlusconi, A.; Michetti, A. M.; Sileo, G.; Zerboni, A.; Trombino, L.; Cremaschi, M.; Mueller, K.; Vittori, E.; Carcano, C.; Active fault-related folding in the epicentral area of the December 25, 1222 (Io= IX MCS) Brescia earthquake (Northern Italy): seismotectonic implications. Tectonophysics,476,1,320-335,2009, Elsevier



Chunga, K.; Livio, F.; Michetti, A. M.; Serva, L.; Synsedimentary deformation of Pleistocene glaciolacustrine deposits in the Albese con Cassano Area (Southern Alps, Northern Italy), and possible implications for paleoseismicity Sedimentary Geology. 196, 1, 59-80, 2007, Elsevier