Giuseppe Solaro
Giuseppe Solaro
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Senior Researcher


Development of algorithms for the generation of  deformation time series through synthetic aperture radar interferometry technique and for geophysical modeling of seismic, volcanic and hydrogeological phenomena.

Scientific production



1. Lanari R., Berardino P., Bonano M., Casu F., Manconi A., Manunta M., Manzo M., Pepe A., Pepe S., Sansosti E., Solaro G., Tizzani P. and Zeni G. (2010) Surface displacements associated with the L’Aquila 2009 Mw 6.3 earthquake (central Italy): New evidence from DInSAR time series analysis. Geophys. Res. Lett, VOL. 37, doi:10.1029/2010GL044780, 2010.

2. Solaro G., Acocella V., Pepe S., Ruch J., Neri M., Sansosti E. (2010) Anatomy of an unstable volcano from InSAR: multiple processes affecting flank instability at Mt. Etna, 1994-2008. Journal of Geophysical Research, VOL. 115, B10405, 2010.

3. Walter T.R., Manzo M., Manconi A., Solaro G., Lanari R., M. Motagh, Woith H., Parolai S., Shirzaei M., and Zschau J. (2010) Satellite Monitoring of Hazards: A Focus on Istanbul, Turkey. Eos, Vol. 91, No. 36, 7 September 2010.

4. Ruch J., Acocella V., Storti F., Neri M., Pepe S., Solaro G., Sansosti E. (2010) Detachment depth revealed by rollover deformation: An integreted approach at Mount Etna. Geophys. Res. Lett., VOL. 37, doi:10.1029/2010GL044131, 2010.

5. Ruch J., Manconi A., Zeni G., Solaro G., Pepe A., Shirzaei M., Walter T. R., Lanari R. (2009) Stress transfer in the Lazufre volcanic area, Central Andes . Geophys. Res. Lett., VOL. 36, L22303, doi:10.1029/2009GL041276, 2009.

6. Neri M., Casu F., Acocella V., Solaro G., Pepe S., Berardino P., Sansosti E., Caltabiano T., Lundgren P., Lanari R. (2009) Deformation and eruptions at Mt. Etna (Italy): A lesson from 15 years of observations. Geophys. Res. Lett., VOL. 36, L02309, doi:10.1029/2008GL036151.

 7. Trasatti E., Casu F., Giunchi C., Pepe S., Solaro G., Tagliaventi S., Berardino P., Manzo M., Pepe A., Ricciardi G.P., Sansosti E., Tizzani P., Zeni G. and Lanari R. (2008) The 2004-2006 uplift episode at Campi Flegrei Caldera (Italy): Constraints from SBAS-DInSAR ENVISAT data and Bayesian source inference. Geophys. Res. Lett., VOL. 35, L07308, doi:10.1029/2007GL033091.

 8. Pepe S., Solaro G., Ricciardi G. P., Tizzani P (2008)On the fractal dimension of the fall-out deposits: a case study of the 79 A.D. plinian eruption at Mt. Vesuvius. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research vol. 177, 288–299.

 9. Pepe A., Manzo M., Casu F., Solaro G., Tizzani P., Zeni G., Pepe S. (2008) Surface Deformation of Active Volcanic Areas Retrieved with the SBAS-DInSAR Technique: an Overview. Annals of Geophysics, 51, n. 1.

10. SolaroG., Tizzani P., Milano G., Pauselli C. (2007) Rheological behaviour of the crust in Southern Apennine (Italy): results from a thermal and seismological study. Terra Nova 19 (5), 353–359.

11. Borgstrom S., Aquino I., Del Gaudio C., De Martino P., Ricco C., Siniscalchi V., Solaro G., Tizzani P., Ricciardi G.P. (2006) A new approach for ground deformation monitoring in volcanic areas: the case of the Phlegrean Fields (Naples, Italy). Rivista Italiana di Telerilevamento, 35:7-19, 2006.

12. Borgia A.,Tizzani P., Solaro G., Manzo M., Casu F., Luongo G., Pepe A., Berardino P., Fornaro G., Sansosti E., Ricciardi G.P, Fusi N., Di Donna G., Lanari R.(2005) Volcanic Spreading of Vesuvius a new paradigma for interpreting its volcanic activity. Geophys. Res. Lett., 32, L03303, doi: 10.1029/2004 GL022155.

















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