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Paolo Gasperini

Full Professor

Department of Physics and Astronomy "Augusto Righi"

Academic discipline: GEO/10 Solid Earth Geophysics

Publications

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Publications prior to 2004

Scientific Journals and Books
Bonini M., Corti G., Sokutis D., Vannucci G., Gasperini P., Cloething S., Insight from scaled analogue modeling into the seismotectonics of the Iranian region, Tectonophysics, 376, 137-149, 2003

Carletti F., Gasperini P., Lateral variations of seismic intensity attenuation in Italy, Geophys. J. Int., 155, 839-856, 2003.  

Vannucci G., Gasperini P., A database of revised fault plane solutions for Italy and surrounding regions, Computers and Geosciences, 29/7, 903-909, 2003.

Gasperini P., Vannucci G., FPSPACK: A package of simple Fortran subroutines to manage earthquake focal mechanism data, Computers & Geosciences, 29/7, 893-901, 2003.

Lolli B., Gasperini P., Aftershock hazard in Italy Part I: Estimation of time-magnitude distribution model parameters and computation of probabilities of occurrence, J. Seism., 7:, 235-257, 2003.

Gasperini P, Local magnitude revaluation for the Italian recent earthquakes (1981-1996), J. Seism., 6:, 503-524, 2002.

Boccaletti M., Corti G., Gasperini P., Piccardi L., Vannucci G., Clemente S., Seismic zonation and active tectonics of the urban area of Florence, Pageoph, 158, 2313-2332, 2001. 

Cianetti S., Gasperini P., Giunchi C. and Boschi E., Numerical modeling of the Aegean-Anatolian region: geodynamical constraints from observed rheological heterogeneities, Geophys. J. Int., 146, 760-780, 2001.

Gasperini P., The attenuation of seismic intensity in Italy: a bilinear shape indicates the dominance of deep phases at distances larger than 45 km, Bull. Seism. Soc. Am., 91, 826-841, 2001.

Vannucci G., Gasperini and P. Ferrari G., Reducing the subjectivity of intensity estimates: The Fuzzy Set approach, Annali di Geofisica, 43, 721-727, 2000. 

Gasperini P. and Valensise G., From earthquake intensities to earthquake sources: extending the contribution of historical seismology to seismotectonic studies, Annali di Geofisica, 43, 765-785, 2000.

Gasperini P. and Ferrari G., Deriving numerical estimates from descriptive information: the estimation of earthquake synthetic parameters, Annali di Geofisica, 43, 729-746, 2000.

Atkinson G., B. Bakun, P. Bodin, D. Boore, C. Cramer, A. Frankel, P. Gasperini, J. Gonberg, T. Hanks, B. Hermann, S. Hough, A. Johnston, S. Kenner, C. Langston, M. Linker, P.  Mayne, M. Petersen, C. Powell, W. Prescott, E. Schweig, P. Segall, S. Stein, B. Stuart, M. Tuttle and R. VanArsdale, Reassessing the New Madrid Seismic Zone, Eos Trans, Am. Geophys. Un., 81, 397, 402-403, 2000.

Vannucci G., Gasperini P., Ferrari G. and Guidoboni E., Encoding and computer analysis of macroseismic effects, Physics Chem. Earth, 24, 505-510, 1999. 

Gasperini P., Bernardini F., Valensise G. and Boschi E., Defining seismogenic sources from historical felt reports, Bull. Seism Soc. Am., 89, 94-110, 1999. 

Cianetti S., Gasperini P., Boccaletti M., Giunchi C., Reproducing the velocity and stress fields in the Aegean region, Geophys. Res. Lett, 24, 2087-2090, 1997. 

Giunchi C., Sabadini R., Boschi E., Gasperini P., Dynamic models of subduction: geophysical and geological evidences in the Tyrrhenian Sea,  Geophys. J. Int., 126, 555-578, 1996. 

Gresta S., Privitera E., Leotta A., Gasperini P., Analysis of the intermittent volcanic tremor observed at Mt. Etna, Sicily during March-May 1987, Annali di Geofisica,  39, 421-828, 1996. 

Mulargia F., Marzocchi W., Gasperini P., Re-Rebuttal to the reply by Varotsos et al.,  Geophys Res. Lett.,  23, 1343-1344, 1996.

Mulargia F., Marzocchi W., Gasperini P., Rebuttal to replies I and II by Varotsos et al.,  Geophys Res. Lett.,  23, 1339-1340, 1996.

Mulargia F., Gasperini P., VAN: Candidacy and validation with the latest laws of the game,  Geophys Res. Lett.,  23, 1327-1330, 1996.

Mulargia F., Gasperini P., Precursor candidacy and validation: the VAN case so far,  Geophys Res. Lett.,  23, 1323-1326, 1996.  

Mulargia F., Gasperini P., Behind VAN: Tectonic stress changes or earthquake induced alertness?, in  The Critical Review of VAN: Earthquake Prediction from Seismic Electric Signals (Sir J. Lighthill Ed.),  World Scient. Pub. Co., Singapore, 244-249, 1996. 

Ferrari G., Gasperini P., Guidoboni E.,  Macroseismic intensity evaluation with the ``Fuzzy Sets Logic'',  Annali di Geofisica,  38, 811-826, 1995.

Boschi E., Gasperini P., Smriglio G., Valensise G., The new ``Catalogue of Strong Italian Earthquakes'',  Annali di Geofisica,   38, 797-804, 1995. 

Cardaci C., Falsaperla S., Gasperini P., Lombardo G., Marzocchi W., Mulargia F.,  Reply to the comment by D.K. Yamaguchi on Cross-correlation analysis of seismic and volcanic data at Mt. Etna volcano, Italy,  Bull. Volcanol.,  57, 581-583, 1996.   

Boschi E., Gasperini P., Mulargia F., Forecasting where larger crustal earthquakes are likely to occur in Italy in the near future, Bull. Seism. Soc. Am., 85, 1475-1482, 1995. 
Mulargia F., Gasperini P., Evaluation of the applicability of the time- and slip-predictable earthquake recurrence models to Italian seismicity,  Geophys. J. Int.,  120, 453-473, 1995. 

Boschi E., Morelli A., Gasperini P., A network of multi-sensor stations for continuous monitoring of ground motion and deformation,  Phys. Earth Plan. Int.,  84, 289-298, 1994. 

Giunchi C., Gasperini P., Sabadini R., D'Agostino G., The role of subduction on the horizontal motions in the Tyrrhenian Basin: A numerical model, Geophys. Res. Lett.,  21, 529-532, 1994. 

Cardaci C., Falsaperla S., Gasperini P., Lombardo G., Marzocchi W., Mulargia F.,  Cross-correlation analysis of seismic and volcanic data at Mt. Etna volcano, Italy,  Bull. Volcanol., 55, 596-603, 1993.

Mulargia F., Gasperini P.,  Reply to Takayama's comment,  Geophys. J. Int., 115, 1199-1201, 1993. 

Gasperini P., Yuen D.A., Sabadini R., Postglacial rebound with a non-Newtonian upper mantle and a Newtonian lower mantle rheology,  Geophys. Res. Lett.,  19, 1711-1714, 1992.  

Mulargia F., Gasperini P., Evaluating the statistical validity beyond chance of `VAN'' earthquake precursors,  Geophys. J. Int., 111, 32-44, 1992.

Mulargia F., Marzocchi W., Gasperini P., Statistical identification of physical patterns which accompany eruptive activity on Mount Etna, Sicily, Journ. Volc. Geoth. Res., 53, 289-296, 1992. 

Gasperini P., Gresta s., Mulargia F., Distefano G., Time and space clustering of Etna volcano earthquakes during the period May 1983 - February 1987,  Journ. Volc. Geoth. Res., 53, 297-307, 1992. 

Sabadini R., Giunchi C., Gasperini P., Boschi E., Plate motion and dragging of the upper mantle: lateral variations of lithospheric thickness and their implications for intraplate deformation,  Geophys. Res. Lett.,  19, 749-752, 1992. 

Achilli V., Baldi P., Focardi S., Gasperini P., Palmonari F., Sabadini R.,  The Brasimone experiment: a measurement of the gravitational constant G in the 10-100 m range of distance,  Chaiers du CEGS, 241-246, 1991. 

Mulargia F., Gasperini P., Marzocchi W., Pattern recognition applied to volcanic activity: Identification of the precursory patterns to Etna flank eruptions and periods of rest, Journ. Volc. Geoth. Res., 45, 187-196, 1991. 

Gasperini P., Sabadini R., Yuen D.A., Deep continental roots: the effects on post-glacial rebound, in:  Glacial Isostasy, Sea-Level and Mantle Rheology, (a cura di R. Sabadini, K. Lambeck), 21-32, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1991. 

Spada G., Yuen D. A., Sabadini R., Morin P. J., Gasperini P., A computer-aided, algebraical approach to the post-glacial rebound problem, The Mathematica Journal,  1/2, 65-69, 1990. 

Gasperini P., Sabadini R., Finite element modeling of lateral viscosity heterogeneities and post glacial rebound, Tectonophysics,  179, 141-149, 1990. 

Gasperini P., Gresta S., Mulargia F., Statistical analysis of seismic and eruptive activities at Etna during 1978-1987, Journ. Volc. Geoth. Res., 40, 317-325, 1990. 

Gasperini P., Yuen D.A,, Sabadini R., Effects of lateral viscosity variations on postglacial rebound: implications on recent sealevel trends,  Geophys. Res. Lett.,  17, 5-8, 1990. 

Gasperini P., Sabadini R., Lateral heterogeneities in mantle viscosity and post glacial rebound,  Geophys. J. Int.,  98, 413-428, 1989. 

Gasperini P., Mulargia F., A statistical analysis of seismicity in Italy: the clustering properties,  Bull. Seism. Soc. Am., 79, 973-988, 1989. 

Sabadini R., Yuen D.A., Gasperini P., Viscoelastic deformation and temporal variations in the Geopotential,  A.G.U. Monograph on Slow Deformation and Transmission of Stress in the Earth,  49, 115-123, 1989.  

Sabadini R., Gasperini P.,  Glacial isostasy and the interplay of upper and lower mantle lateral viscosity heterogeneities , Geophys. Res. Lett.,  16, 429-432, 1989. 

Sabadini R., Yuen D. A., Gasperini P., Mantle Rheology and Satellite Signatures from Present-day Glacial Forcings,  J. Geophys. Res., 93, 437-447, 1988. 
 
Mulargia F.,  Gasperini P., Tinti S.,  Identifying different regimes in eruptive activity: an application to Etna volcano,  Journ. Volc. Geoth. Res.,  34, 89-106, 1987.  

Mulargia F.,  Gasperini P., Tinti S.,  A procedure to identify objectively active seismotectonic structures,  Boll. Geofis. Teor. Appl.,  29, 147-164, 1987.  

Mulargia F.,  Gasperini P., Tinti S.,  Contour mapping of Italian Seismicity,  Tectonophysics,  142, 203-216, 1987.  

Yuen D. A., Gasperini P., Sabadini R., Boschi E.,  Azimuthal Dependence in the Gravity Field Induced by Recent and Past Cryospheric Forcings,  Geophys. Res. Lett.,  14, 812-815, 1987.  

Yuen D. A., Sabadini R., Gasperini P., Boschi E., On Transient Rheology and Glacial Isostasy,  J. Geophys. Res., 91, 11420-11438, 1986.  

Gasperini P., Sabadini R., Yuen D. A., Excitation of the Earth's rotational axis by recent glacial discharges,  Geophys. Res. Lett.,  13, 533-536, 1986.  

Baldi P., Benciolini B.,  Gasperini P., Mussio L., Sansò F., Zerbini S.,  Simulation for the PDN85 Doppler Campaign,  Boll. Geod. Sc. Aff.,  45, 73-82, 1986.  

Baldi P.,  Gasperini P., Zerbini S.,  Geodetic positioning by satellite doppler observations,  Boll. Geofis. Teor. Appl.,  28, 295-301, 1985.  

Sabadini R., Yuen D. A., Gasperini P., The effect of transient rheology on lower mantle viscosity,  Geophys. Res. Lett.,  12, 361-364, 1985.  

Baldi P., Unguendoli M., Gasperini P., Planning and optimization of geodetic networks for determining fault movements,  Atti dell'Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei, Serie VIII,  75, 127-143, 1984.   

Benciolini, B., Gasperini P., Mussio, L., Sansò, F., Zerbini S.,  Geoid computations in the Italian area,  Boll. Geod. Sc. Aff.,  43, 213-243, 1984.  

Zerbini S., Gasperini P.,  On the use of a second LAGEOS-type satellite for crustal dynamics studies in the Mediterranean area,  Quaterniones Geodaesiae,  4, 241-260, 1983.  

Porter L.D., Schwab F., Nakanishi K.K., Weeks I.F., Panza G.F.,45 Mantovani E., McMenamin D., Smythe W.D., Liao A.H., Landoni J.A., Biswas N.N., Chang F.S., Bor S.S., Kausel E.G.,  Gasperini P., Luthey J.L.,  Relative computer speeds for Surface-Wave dispersion computations,  Bull. Seism. Soc. Am.,  70, 1415-1420, 1980.  

Mantovani E., Gasperini P.,  Focal depth information from the SH Body Wave spectrum of a deep earthquake,  Pageoph,  118, 1234-1247, 1980.  

Gasperini P., Caputo M., Keilis-Borok V. I., Marcelli L., Rotwain. I. M.,  Swarm of weak earthquakes as precursor of strong earthquakes in Italy (in Russo),  Computational Seismology,  11, 3-13, 1978.   

Caputo M.,  Gasperini P., Keilis-Borok V., Marcelli L., Rotwain I.,  Earthquake's swarms as forerunners of strong earthquakes in Italy,  Annali di Geofisica,  30, 269-283, 1977.