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Eleonora Rivalta

Associate Professor

Department of Physics and Astronomy "Augusto Righi"

Academic discipline: GEO/10 Solid Earth Geophysics


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Publications prior to 2004

  1. Passarelli, L., Selvadurai, P. A., Rivalta, E., Jónsson, S. (2021): The source scaling and seismic productivity of slow slip transients, Science Adv., in press.

  2. Davis, T., Bagnardi, M., Lundgren, P., Rivalta, E. (2021): Extreme curvature of shallow magma pathways controlled by competing stresses: insights from the 2018 Sierra Negra eruption, Geophys. Res. Lett., online.

  3. Caricchi, L., Townsend, M., Rivalta, E., Namiki, A. (2021): The build-up and triggers of volcanic eruptions, Nature Rev. Earth Envi., online.

  4. Cannata, A., Iozzia, A., Alparone, S., Bonforte, A., Cannavò, F., Cesca, S. and Gresta, S. and Rivalta, E. and Ursino, A. (2021): Repeating earthquakes and ground deformation reveal the structure and triggering mechanisms of the Pernicana fault, Mt. Etna. - Nature Comm. Earth Envi., 2, 116.

  5. Smittarello, D., Pinel, V., Maccaferri, F., Furst, S., Rivalta, E., Cayol, V. (2021): Characterizing the physical properties of gelatin, a classic analog for the brittle elastic crust, insight from numerical modeling. - Tectonophysics, 812, 228901.

  6. Mantiloni, L., Davis, T., Gaete Rojas, A. B., Rivalta, E. (2021): Stress inversion in a gelatin box: testing eruptive vent location forecasts with analog models. - Geophysical Research Letters, e2020GL090407.

  7. Carbone, D., Antoni-Micollier, L., Hammond, G., de Zeeuw - van Dalfsen, E., Rivalta, E., Bonadonna, C., Messina, A., Lautier-Gaud, J., Toland, K., Koymans, M., Anastasiou, K., Bramsiepe, S., Cannavò, F., Contrafatto, D., Frischknecht, C., Greco, F., Marocco, G., Middlemiss, R., Ménoret, V., Noack, A., Passarelli, L., Paul, D., Prasad, A., Siligato, G., Vermeulen, P. (2020): The NEWTON-g Gravity Imager: Toward New Paradigms for Terrain Gravimetry. - Frontiers in Earth Science, 8, 573396.

  8. Merz, B., Kuhlicke, C., Kunz, M., Pittore, M., Babeyko, A. Y., Bresch, D. N., Domeisen, D. I. V., Feser, F., Koszalka, I., Kreibich, H., Pantillon, F., Parolai, S., Pinto, J. G., Punge, H. J., Rivalta, E., Schröter, K., Strehlow, K., Weisse, R., Wurpts, A. (2020): Impact Forecasting to Support Emergency Management of Natural Hazards. - Reviews of Geophysics, [early online release].

  9. Xu, W., Xie, L., Aoki, Y., Rivalta, E., Jónsson, S. (2020): Volcano‐Wide Deformation After the 2017 Erta Ale Dike Intrusion, Ethiopia, Observed With Radar Interferometry. - Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 125, 8, e2020JB019562. []

  10. Davis, T., Rivalta, E., Dahm, T. (2020): Critical fluid injection volumes for uncontrolled fracture ascent. - Geophysical Research Letters, 47, 14, e2020GL087774.

  11. Cesca, S., Letort, J., Razafindrakoto, H. N. T., Heimann, S., Rivalta, E., Isken, M. P., Nikkhoo, M., Passarelli, L., Petersen, G., Cotton, F., Dahm, T. (2020): Drainage of a deep magma reservoir near Mayotte inferred from seismicity and deformation. Nature Geoscience, 13, 1, 87-93. []8/s41561-019-0505-5 []

  12. Acocella, V., Rivalta, E. (2019): Calderas: Structure, Unrest, Magma Transfer and Eruptions. In Reference Module in Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences, Elsevier,

  13. Rivalta, E., Corbi, F., Passarelli, L., Acocella, V., Davis, T., Di Vito, M. A. (2019): Stress inversions to forecast magma pathways and eruptive vent location, Science Advances, 5, 7.

  14. Oliva, S.J., Ebinger, C.J., Wauthier, C., Muirhead, J.D., Roecker, S.W., Rivalta. E. and Heimann, S., Insights into fault-magma interactions in an early-stage continental rift from source mechanisms and correlated volcano-tectonic earthquakes, Geophys. Res. Lett., 46, 4, pp. 2065-2074.

  15. Gaete Rojas, A., Kavanagh, J. L., Rivalta, E., Hilmi Hazim, S., Walter, T. R., Dennis, D. J. C. (2019): The impact of unloading stresses on post-caldera magma intrusions. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 508, pp. 109-121.

  16. Davis, T., Healy, D., Rivalta, E. (2019): Slip on wavy faults: Is the 3rd dimension a sticking point? J. Struct. Geol., 119, pp. 33-49.

  17. Namiki, A., Rivalta, E., Woith, H. Willey, T, Parolai, S., Walter, T. (2018): Volcanic activities triggered or inhibited by resonance of volcanic edifices to large earthquakes. Geology, 47, 1, pp. 67-70.

  18. Bindi, D., Cotton, F., Rivalta, E. (2018): Temporal variability of ground-shaking and stress drop in central Italy: a hint for fault healing? Bull. Seis. Soc. Am., 108, 4, pp. 1853-1863.

  19. Passarelli, L., Heryandoko, N., Cesca, S., Rivalta, E., Rasmid, Rohadi, S., Dahm, T. and Milkereit, C. (2018): Magmatic or not magmatic? The 2015-2016 seismic swarm at the long-dormant Jailolo volcano, West Halmahera, Indonesia. Frontiers Earth Sci. Volc., 6, 79, p. 1-17.

  20. Urbani, S., Acocella, V. Rivalta, E. (2018): What drives the lateral versus vertical propagation of dikes? Insights from analogue models. J. Geophys. Res. Solid Earth, 123, p. 3680–3697.

  21. Neri, M., Rivalta, E., Maccaferri, F., Acocella, V., Cirrincione, R. (2018): Etnean and Hyblean volcanism shifted away from the Malta Escarpment by crustal stresses, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 486, p. 15-22.

  22. Caudron, C., White, R. S., Green, R. G., Woods, J., Ágústsdóttir, T., Donaldson, C., Greenfield, T., Rivalta, E., Brandsdóttir, B. (2018): Seismic Amplitude Ratio Analysis of the 2014-15 Bárðarbunga-Holuhraun dike propagation and eruption. J. Geophys. Res., 124, p. 264-276.

  23. Passarelli, L., Rivalta, E., Jónsson, S., Hensch, M., Metzger, S., Jakobsdóttir, S. S., Maccaferri, F., Corbi, F., Dahm, T. (2018): Scaling and spatial complementarity of tectonic earthquake swarms. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 482, p. 62-70.

  24. Polacci, M., Vitturi, M. d. M., Arzilli, F., Burton, M. R., Caricchi, L., Carr, B. B., Cerminara, M., Cimarelli, C., Clarke, A. B., Colucci, S., Costa, A., Degruyter, W., Druitt, T., Engwell, S., Ongaro, T. E., Giordano, D., Gurioli, L., Haddadi, B., Kendrick, J. E., Kueppers, U., Lamur, A., Lavallée, Y., LLewellin, E., Mader, H. M., Metrich, N., Montagna, C., Neri, A., Rivalta, E., Saccorotti, G., Sigmundsson, F., Spina, L., Taddeucci, J. (2017): From magma ascent to ash generation: investigating volcanic conduit processes by integrating experiments, numerical modeling, and observations. Ann. Geophys., 60, 6. []

  25. Xu, W., Rivalta, E., Li, X. (2017): Magmatic architecture within a rift segment: Articulate axial magma storage at Erta Ale volcano, Ethiopia. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 476, p. 79-86.

  26. Urbani, S., Acocella, V., Rivalta, E. and Corbi, F. (2017): Propagation and arrest of dikes under topography: models applied to the 2014 Bardarbunga (Iceland) rifting event. Geophys. Res. Lett., 44, 6692-6701.

  27. Bonaccorso, A., Aoki, Y. and Rivalta, E. (2017): Dike propagation energy balance from deformation modeling and seismic release. Geophys. Res. Lett., 44, 5486-5494.

  28. Cattania, C., Rivalta, E., Hainzl, S., Passarelli, L., Aoki, Y. (2017): A non-planar slow rupture episode during the 2000 Miyakejima dike intrusion. J. Geophys. Res. Solid Earth, 122, 2054-2068.

  29. Pinel, V., Carrara, A., Maccaferri, F., Rivalta, E., Corbi, F. (2017): A two-step model for dynamical dike propagation in two-dimensions: Application to the July 2001 Etna eruption. J. Geophys. Res. Solid Earth, 122, 1107-1125.

  30. Corbi, F., Rivalta, E., Pinel, V., Maccaferri, F., Acocella, V. (2016): Understanding the link between circumferential dikes and eruptive fissures around calderas based on numerical and analog models. Geophys. Res. Lett., 43, 6212-6219.

  31. Namiki, A., Rivalta, E., Woith, H., Walter, T. R. (2016): Sloshing of a bubbly magma reservoir as a mechanism of triggered eruptions. J. Volc. Geotherm. Res., 320, 156-171.

  32. Xu, W., Jónsson, S., Corbi, F., Rivalta, E. (2016): Graben Formation and Dike Arrest during the 2009 Harrat Lunayyir Dike Intrusion in Saudi Arabia: Insights from InSAR, Stress Calculations and Analog Experiments. J. Geophys. Res., 121, 2837-2851.

  33. Maccaferri, F., Rivalta, E., Passarelli, L., Aoki, Y. (2016): On the mechanisms governing dike arrest: Insight from the 2000 Miyakejima dike injection. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 434, 64-74.

  34. Trippanera, D., Ruch, J., Acocella, V., Rivalta, E. (2015): Experiments of dike-induced deformation: insights on the long-term evolution of divergent plate boundaries. J. Geophys. Res., 120, 6913-6942.

  35. Corbi, F., Rivalta, E., Pinel, V., Maccaferri, F., Bagnardi, M., Acocella, V. (2015): How caldera collapse shapes the shallow emplacement and transfer of magma in active volcanoes. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 431, 287-293.

  36. Maccaferri, F., Acocella, V., Rivalta, E. (2015): How the differential load induced by normal fault scarps controls the distribution of monogenic volcanism. Geophys. Res. Lett., 42, 18, 7507-7512.

  37. Pagli, C., Mazzarini, F., Keir, D., Rivalta, E., Rooney, T. O. (2015): Introduction: Anatomy of rifting: Tectonics and magmatism in continental rifts, oceanic spreading centers, and transforms. Geosph., 11, 1256-1261.

  38. Passarelli, L., Hainzl, S., Cesca, S., Maccaferri, F., Mucciarelli, M., Rößler, D., Corbi, F., Dahm, T., Rivalta, E. (2015): Aseismic transient driving the swarm-like seismic sequence in the Pollino range, Southern Italy. Geophys. J. Int., 201, 1553-1567.

  39. Passarelli, L., Rivalta, E., Cesca, S., Aoki, Y. (2015): Stress changes, focal mechanisms and earthquake scaling laws for the 2000 dike at Miyakejima (Japan). J. Geophys. Res., 120, 4130-4145.

  40. Rivalta, E., Taisne, B., Bunger, A. P., Katz, R. F. (2015): A review of mechanical models of dike propagation: Schools of thought, results and future directions. Tectonophys., 638, 1-42.

  41. Maccaferri, F., Rivalta, E., Keir, D., Acocella, V. (2014): Off-rift volcanism in rift zones determined by crustal unloading. Nature Geosci., 7, 297-300.

  42. Passarelli, L., Rivalta, E., Shuler, A. (2014): Dike intrusions during rifting episodes obey scaling relationships similar to earthquakes. - Scientific Reports, 4, 3886.

  43. Pascal, K., Neuberg, J., Rivalta, E. (2014): On precisely modelling surface deformation due to interacting magma chambers and dykes. Geophys. J. Int., 196, 253-278.

  44. Rivalta, E., Pascal, K., Phillips, J. C., Bonaccorso, A. (2013): Explosive expansion of a slowly-decompressed magma analog: evidence for delayed bubble nucleation. Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst. (G3), 14, 3067-3084.

  45. Maccaferri, F., Rivalta, E., Passarelli, L., Jonsson, S. (2013): The stress shadow induced by the 1975-1984 Krafla rifting episode. J. Geophys. Res., 118, 1109-1121.

  46. Cesca, S., Braun, T., Maccaferri, F., Passarelli, L., Rivalta, E., Dahm, T. (2013): Source modelling of the M5-6 Emilia-Romagna, Italy, earthquakes (May 20-29, 2012). Geophys. J. Int., 193, 1658-1673.

  47. Dahm, T., Becker, D., Bishoff, M., Cesca, S., Dost, B., Fritschen, R., Hainzl, S., Klose, C. D., Kühn, D., Lasocki, S., Meier, T., Ohrnberger, M., Rivalta, E., Wegler, U., Husen, S. (2013): Recommendation for the discrimination of human-related and natural seismicity. J. Seism., 17, 197-202.

  48. Passarelli, L., Maccaferri, F., Rivalta, E., Dahm, T., Abebe Boku, E. (2013): A probabilistic approach for the classification of earthquakes as 'triggered' or 'not triggered'. J. Seism., 17, 165-187.

  49. Maccaferri, F., Bonafede, M., Rivalta, E. (2011): A quantitative study of the mechanisms governing dike propagation, dike arrest and sill formation. J. Volc. Geotherm. Res., 208, 39-50.

  50. Calvari, S., Spampinato, L., Bonaccorso, E., Oppenheimer, C., Rivalta, E., Boschi, E. (2011): Lava effusion - A slow fuse for paroxysms at Stromboli volcano? Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 301, 317-323.

  51. Rivalta, E. (2010): Evidence that coupling to magma chambers controls the volume history and velocity of laterally propagating intrusions. J. Geophys. Res., 115, B07203.

  52. Maccaferri, F., Bonafede, M., Rivalta, E. (2010): A numerical model of dyke propagation in layered elastic media. Geophys. J. Int., 180, 1107-1123.

  53. Rivalta, E., Segall, P. (2008): Magma compressibility and the missing source for some dike intrusions. Geophys. Res. Lett., 35, L04306.

  54. Rivalta, E., Dahm, T. (2006): Acceleration of buoyancy-driven fractures and magmatic dikes beneath the free surface. Geophys. J. Int., 166, 1424-1439.

  55. Rivalta, E., Böttinger, M., Dahm, T. (2005): Buoyancy-driven fracture ascent: experiments in layered gelatine. J. Volc. Geotherm. Res., 144, 273-285.

  56. Rivalta, E., Dahm, T. (2004): Dyke emplacement in fractured media: application to the 2000 intrusion at Izu island, Japan. Geophys. J. Int., 157, 283-292.

  57. Bonafede, M., Parenti, B., Rivalta, E. (2002): On strike-slip faulting in layered media. Geophys. J. Int., 149, 698-723.

  58. Rivalta, E., Mangiavillano, W., Bonafede, M. (2002): The edge dislocation problem in a layered elastic medium. Geophys. J. Int., 149, 508-523.

  59. M. Bonafede and E. Rivalta (1999): On tensile cracks close to and across the interface between two welded elastic half-spaces. Geophys. J. Int., 138, 410–434.

  60. M. Bonafede and E. Rivalta (1999): The tensile dislocation problem in a layered elastic medium. Geophys. J. Int., 136, 341–356.

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