Rosa Nappi

Rosa Nappi
National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology | INGV · Vesuvius Observatory

Geological Science

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Introduction
Earthquake geology: identification of the terrain deformation due to seismogenetic faults and study of their geometry through quantitative geomorphic analysis on DTM in 3D GIS environment
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We conducted new UAV Lidar mapping, geomorphic, stratigraphic, and structural analyses along the 2 km long, E-trending, Casamicciola Terme Holocene graben, which follow the base of the 800 m high Mt Epomeo range front, in the N part of the Ischia Island, and is regarded as the source of the local damaging seismicity. We used UAV Lidar DEM at 10 cm...
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The study’s aim is constraining the source characteristics of the Casamicciola Terme active andcapable fault system at Ischia Island for providing a contribution to the local seismic hazard.Ischia is an active volcanic island on the NW side of the Gulf of Naples and belongs to theCampanian volcanic province. On August 21 st 2017 a Md 4.0, 1,5 km de...
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In Central Italy, the damage induced by the 2016-2017 seismic sequence to the building andinfrastructural heritage and the need to consider the surface fault rupture hazard in thereconstruction process incentivized Seismic Microzonation studies focused on capable faults.The presence of capable faults, that produced dislocation of the ground surface...
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The Mw 6.9 earthquake of November 23, 1980, known as the Irpinia-Basilicata Earthquake, wasthe strongest seismic event to hit Italy in the last century. There were 2,914 victims, 8,848injured and about 280,000 homeless. The earthquake also induced numerous effects on thenatural environment, both primary, surface faulting, and secondary, such as gra...
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Ischia Island is an active volcano in the northern sector of the Gulf of Naples, which belongs tothe Neapolitan volcanic system (southern Italy). The island represents an interesting case studyof long-term resurgence and subsidence processes in active volcanic calderas. The final stage ofthe resurgence phase formed Mt. Epomeo (787 m elevation), the...
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This reprint "The November 23rd, 1980 Irpinia-Lucania, Southern Italy Earthquake: Insights and Reviews 40 Years Later” presents a collection of 13 scientific contributions proposed by 44 researchers with different expertise and multidisciplinary approach highlighting the most important aspects of the Irpinia-Lucania earthquake (Ms 6.9, Io X MCS) fr...
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Evaluating and predicting the occurrence and spatial remarks of climate and rainfall-related destructive hazards is a big challenge. Periodically, Sinai Peninsula is suffering from natural risks that enthuse researchers to provide the area more attention and scientific investigation. Extracted information from the morpho-metric indices aids in unde...
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On 21 August 2017, a shallow earthquake of Md 4.0 struck the Casamicciola Terme village in the north of Ischia volcanic island (Italy). It caused two fatalities and heavy damage in a restricted area of a few square kilometers. The damaging earthquakes at Ischia Island are no exception. The earthquakes repeat with similar characteristics over the hi...
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Citizen Science is a huge context where includes different activities carried out with the main task to make people more connected with researchers and their activities. In particular dealing with quiescent volcanoes as the Neapolitan ones, it is crucial to make resident more aware and permanently interested to the peculiar natural phenomena occurr...
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Il 21 agosto 2017 alle 20:57 (ora locale) un terremoto con ipocentro molto superficiale (h=1,2 km), di magnitudo moderata (Md=4,0), ha colpito l’isola vulcanica di Ischia (Lat. N40.74◦, Long.E13.90), provocando significativi effetti sull’ambiente naturale, ingenti danni a Casamicciola Terme e Lacco Ameno, e la morte di due persone. La valutazione d...
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In this work several change detection techniques based on satellite SAR data acquired by Cosmo-SkyMed Second Generation missions have been evaluated aiming at detecting the landslide-mudflow phenomenon triggered by the strong flooding event that hit Ischia Island in November 2022. It severely impacted on Casamicciola Terme area causing damages and...
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- Nell’Appennino meridionale l’abbandono di alcuni centri abitati è riconducibile in parte anche a forti eventi sismici uniti al dissesto idrogeologico. E’ il caso di Aquilonia, Melito Irpino, Conza della Campania e Romagnano al Monte. I primi due a seguito dei terremoti del 1930 e del 1962 furono abbandonati anche in conseguenza dell’ instabilità...
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In this paper, we investigated ground motion directional amplification and horizontal polarization using ambient noise measurements performed in the northern sector of Ischia Island which suffered damage (VIII EMS) during the 21 August 2017, Md 4.0 earthquake. Over 70 temporary seismic stations were installed by the INGV EMERSITO task force, whose...
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A summary of the papers contained in the MDPI Special Issue "The November 23rd, 1980 Irpinia-Lucania, Southern Italy Earthquake: Insights and Reviews 40 Years Later" edited by Porfido, Alessio, Gaudiosi, Nappi and Michetti
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Dual-hazard assessments are being designed as a new approach to effectively support and aid decision-makers in minimizing negative impacts from natural risks. The Sinai Peninsula periodically suffers from natural risks that enthuse researchers to give it more attention and scientific investigation. Although the seismic risks and weather-related haz...
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The Fucino Pliocene-Quaternary extensional basin represents a puzzling tectonic structure in the central part of the Apennine chain (Italy). Bordered by seismogenetic faults responsible for strong earth- quakes in the last millennium (Mw = 6–7), differently from other elongated intermontane basins in this area, it has a rounded shape and extend...
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Supplementary material As supplementary material we propose a publication, in which there is the first preliminary attribution of macroseismic intensity for the 1980 earthquake: “Il terremoto del 23-11-1980. Rilievo Macrosismico Stato di Avanzamento al 27-1-1981” [29] and some topographic maps of the effects induced by the 1980 Irpinia�Lucania eart...
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After more than forty years since the 1980 Irpinia-Lucania earthquake, with this Special Issue “The 23 November 1980 Irpinia-Lucania, Southern Italy Earthquake: Insights and Reviews 40 Years Later” we revisit this milestone geological and seismological event, bringing together the latest views and news on this earthquake, with the aim of improving...
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On 29 December 2020, a shallow earthquake of magnitude Mw 6.4 struck northern Croatia, near the town of Petrinja, more than 24 hours after a strong foreshock (Ml 5). We formed a reconnaissance team of European geologists and engineers, from Croatia, Slovenia, France, Italy and Greece, rapidly deployed in the field to map the evidence of coseismic e...
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Le Ghost Towns di Aquilonia, Melito Irpino, Conza della Campania e Romagnano al Monte tra dissesti idrogeologici e terremoti. Nell’Appennino meridionale l’abbandono di alcuni centri abitati è direttamente riconducibile da un lato, al ripetersi di eventi sismici distruttivi con I> IX MCS, avvenuti negli ultimi secoli, e dall’altro, alla presenza di...
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New Perspectives in the Definition/Evaluation of Seismic Hazard through Analysis of the Environmental Effects Induced by Earthquakes Edited By: Sabina Porfido, Giuliana Alessio, Germana Gaudiosi, Rosa Nappi mdpi.com/books/pdfview/book/4375 ISBN 978-3-0365-1877-0 (Hbk) https://www.mdpi.com/books/pdfview/book/4375 The devastating effects caused by...
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Sediments infilling in intermontane basins in areas with high seismic activity can strongly affect ground-shaking phenomena at the surface. Estimates of thickness and density distribution within these basin infills are crucial for ground motion amplification analysis, especially where demographic growth in human settlements has implied increasing s...
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The 29 December 2020, Mw 6.4 Petrinja earthquake nucleated at a depth of~10 km in the Sisak-Moslavina County in northern Croatia,~6 km WSW of the Petrinja town. Focal mechanisms, aftershocks distribution, and preliminary Sentinel-1 InSAR interferogram suggest that the NW-SE right-lateral strike-slip Pokupsko-Petrinja fault was the source of this ev...
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We report a geophysical study across an active normal fault in the Southern Apennines. The surveyed area is the "Il Lago" Plain (Pettoranello del Molise), at the foot of Mt. Patalecchia (Molise Apennines, Southern Italy), a small tectonic basin filled by Holocene deposits located at the NW termination of the major Quaternary Bojano basin structure....
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ESEMPIO DI RICOSTRUZIONE DOPO IL TERREMOTO DEL 1980-CASSANO IRPINO (AV)
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On 21 August 2017 at 20:57 (local time) a very shallow (H = 1.2 km), moderate (Md = 4.0), earthquake hit the volcanic island of Ischia (Southern Italy), causing the death of two people. The study of the damage to the buildings with the European Macroseismic Scale 98 (EMS-98), carried out immediately after the earthquake, highlighted that hilly area...
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This paper aims to present, through a photographic reportage, the current state of rebuilding of the most devastated villages by the earthquake that hit the Southern Italy on 23 November 1980, in Irpinia-Basilicata. The earthquake was characterized by magnitude Ml = 6.9 and epicentral intensity I0 = X MCS. It was felt throughout Italy with the epic...
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The city of Naples (Campanian region, Southern Italy) has been hit by the strongest earthquakes located inside the seismogenic areas of the Southern Apennines, as well as by the volcano-tectonic earthquakes of the surrounding areas of the Campi Flegrei, Ischia and Vesuvius volcanic districts. An analysis of the available seismic catalogues shows th...
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The aim of this paper is to identify and constrain the geometry (strike, dip direction and dip angle) of the seismogenic structures in areas of central-southern Apennines characterized by outcropping/ buried and/or active/silent faults. We use an integrated analysis of geo-structural, seismological and gravimetric data in GIS environment and focus...
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Introduzione. L'impatto dei forti eventi sismici sull'ambiente fisico e antropico è un tema di cruciale interesse in un territorio densamente popolato e con un patrimonio artistico, storico e culturale di inestimabile valore come quello italiano. Investigare le complesse interazioni uomo-ambiente in un contesto specifico di grande vulnerabilità com...
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The Central and Southern Apennines are characterized by the occurrence of intense and widely spread historical and recent seismic activity, mostly located along the chain. In this paper, we present a multi-parametric data analysis in GIS environment (Geographic Information System) with the aim of identifying and constraining the geometry (strike, d...
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Special Issue "The November 23rd, 1980 Irpinia-Lucania, Southern Italy Earthquake: Insights and Reviews 40 Years Later"https://www.mdpi.com/journal/geosciences/special_issues
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We provide a database of the surface ruptures produced by the 26 December 2018 Mw 4.9 earthquake that struck the eastern flank of Mt. Etna volcano in Sicily (southern Italy). Despite its relatively small magnitude, this shallow earthquake caused about 8 km of surface faulting, along the trace of the NNW-trending active Fiandaca Fault. Detailed fiel...
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The application of the Environmental Seismic Intensity (ESI) scale 2007 to moderate and strong earthquakes, in different geological context all over the word, highlights the importance of Earthquake Environmental Effects (EEEs) for the assessment of seismic hazards. This Special Issue “New Perspectives in the Definition/Evaluation of Seismic Hazard...
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We present a 1:10,000 scale map of the coseismic surface ruptures following the 26 December 2018 Mw 4.9 earthquake that struck the eastern flank of Mt. Etna volcano (southern Italy). Detailed rupture mapping is based on extensive field surveys in the epicentral region. Despite the small size of the event, we were able to document surface faulting f...
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On 21 August 2017, a shallow earthquake of Md 4.0 struck the Casamicciola Terme village in the north of Ischia volcanic island (Italy). The earthquake has the typical characteristics of volcanotectonic events recorded at active volcanoes and occurred along the EW normal system fault bounding the northern slope of Mt. Epomeo. The epicentral area has...
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A modern approach to the assessment of seismic hazard cannot disregard the study of effects induced by earthquakes in the natural environment. The knowledge and mapping of seismic-induced effects represent the basis for providing a more reliable and realistic scenario in territorial planning. In recent years this has been dramatically demonstrated...
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The 26 December 2018 Mw 4.9 earthquake occurred at shallow depth (<1 km) on the eastern flank of Mount Etna and it was the strongest seismic event to hit this volcanic area during the past seventy years. The earthquake caused severe damage up to VIII degree EMS [Quest WG, 2019] and impressive surface faulting effects along the Fiandaca Fault (FF),...
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The Ischia island is located on the northwest side of the Gulf of Naples. In historical times it was characterized by strong seismic events and tsunami correlated to mass instability related to the volcano-tectonic dynamics of the island itself. In particular the Casamicciola Terme village, in the northern area of the island, was heavily hit by str...
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The Ischia island is located on the northwest side of the Gulf of Naples. In historical times it was characterized by strong seismic events and tsunami correlated to mass instability related to the volcano-tectonic dynamics of the island itself. In particular the Casamicciola Terme village, in the northern area of the island, was heavily hit by str...
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In the original version of the Data Descriptor the surname of author Anne Socquet was misspelled. This has now been corrected in the HTML and PDF versions of the Data Descriptor. Some authors were also not appropriately associated with their affiliations in the HTML version, due to formatting errors made by the publisher. This has now been correcte...
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The aim of this paper is the presentation of the results obtained from the high precision leveling survey carried out from November 6 to 11, 2017, in the area hit by the Md 4.0 Casamicciola earthquake of August 21, 2017, and critical discussion of these results in the light of the possible seismic source models. The measurements have been carried o...
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CONVEGNO SIGEA: LA BASILICATA COME LABORATORIO PER STUDI E RICERCHE SUL RISCHIO SISMICO- potenza 7 DICEMBRE 2018. http://www.sigeaweb.it/2012-07-23-20-04-01/convegni/861-la-basilicata-come-laboratorio-per-studi-e-ricerche-su-rischio-sismico.html
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In this article, we show why the geological model of the 21 August 2017 earthquake proposed by Nappi et al. (2018) has less uncertainty than the source model proposed by De Novellis et al.(2018). As a matter of fact, the Nappi et al. (2018) model takes into account all geophysical and geological information collected soon after the earthquake. On t...
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We report the results of a multidisciplinary investigation performed across the normal Quaternary faults that ruptured the surface during the August 24 (Mw 6.0) and October 30 (Mw 6.5), 2016 strong earthquakes in the Mt. Vettore-Mt. Bove areas, central Italy. Our aim is to test the effectiveness of the contribution of a multi-scale gravimetric anal...
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La notte europea dei ricercatori presso la Società Napoletana di Storia Patria- NAPOLI MASCHIO ANGIOINO. INGV-Osservatorio Vesuviano-Storia Patria- CNR IAMC Napoli. ore 17-17,45 - Terremoti: memoria e prevenzione. presso la Biblioteca della Società Napoletana di Storia Patria: percorso guidato e illustrazione di testi su tre terremoti importanti d...
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On August 21, 2017 at 20:57, an earthquake with Md 4.0 (Lat. 40.74°, Long 13.90°, hypocentral depth at about 1.2 km) hit the Ischia island. The main shock heavily damaged the hilly sector of Casamicciola Terme village, reaching a maximum intensity of VIII in MCS/EMS scale, and causing two fatalities. Widespread damages also occurred in the Fango di...
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On 21 August 2017, a shallow earthquake of Md 4.0 struck the Casamicciola Terme village in the north of Ischia volcanic island (Italy). It caused two fatalities and heavy damage in a restricted area of a few square kilometers. Casamicciola Terme has been recurrently destroyed in the last centuries by similar volcano‐tectonic earthquakes (1762, 1767...
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S U M M A R Y We present the results of a multidisciplinary and multiscale study at Mt. Massico, Southern Italy. Mt. Massico is a carbonate horst located along the Campanian-Latial margin of the Tyrrhenian basin, bordered by two main NE-SW systems of faults, and by NW-SE and N-S trending faults. Our analysis deals with the modelling of the main NE-...
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The surface faulting produced by the 21 August 2017 Mw 4.0, Ischia island (Southern Italy) earthquake Rosa Nappi (1), Giuliana Alessio (1), Germana Gaudiosi (1), Rosella Nave (1), Enrica Marotta (1), Valeria Siniscalchi (1), Riccardo Civico (1), Luca Pizzimenti (1), Rosario Peluso (1), Pasquale Belviso (1), Sabina Porfido (2), and Emergeo Working G...
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We provide a database of the coseismic geological surface effects following the Mw 6.5 Norcia earthquake that hit central Italy on 30 October 2016. This was one of the strongest seismic events to occur in Europe in the past thirty years, causing complex surface ruptures over an area of >400 km2. The database originated from the collaboration of sev...
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We present a 1:25,000 scale map of the coseismic surface ruptures following the 30 October 2016 M w 6.5 Norcia normal-faulting earthquake, central Italy. Detailed rupture mapping is based on almost 11,000 oblique photographs taken from helicopter flights, that has been verified and integrated with field data (>7000 measurements). Thanks to the comm...