ANDREA BILLI

 

 

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Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, IGAG,

c.o. Dipartimento Scienze della Terra,

Sapienza Università di Roma,

P.le A. Moro 5, 00185, Rome, Italy.

 

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A1. Salvi, S., Quattrocchi, F., Brunori, C.A., Doumaz, F., Angelone, M., Billi, A., Buongiorno, F., Funiciello, R., Guerra, M., Mele, G., Pizzino, L., Salvini, F., 1999. A multidisciplinary approach to earthquake research: implementation of a geochemical geographic information system for the Gargano site, southern Italy. Natural Hazards, 20, 255-278, https://doi.org/10.1023/A:1008105621134

 

A2. Salvini, F., Billi, A., Wise, D.U., 1999. Strike-slip fault-propagation cleavage in carbonate rocks: the Mattinata Fault Zone, Southern Apennines, Italy. Journal of Structural Geology, 21, 1731-1749, https://doi.org/10.1016/S0191-8141(99)00120-0

 

A3. Billi, A., Salvini, F., 2000. Sistemi di fratture associati a faglie in rocce carbonatiche: nuovi dati sull'evoluzione tettonica del Promontorio del Gargano. Bollettino della Società Geologica Italiana/Italian Journal of Geosciences, 119, 237-250, Link

 

A4. Billi, A., Salvini, F., 2001. Fault-related solution cleavage in exposed carbonate reservoir rocks in the Southern Apennines, Italy. Journal of Petroleum Geology, 24, 147-169, https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1747-5457.2001.tb00665.x

 

A5. Billi, A., Salvini, F., Storti, F., 2002. Petrophysical characterisation of fault zones in carbonate rocks: implications for the evolution of structural and permeability properties. Bollettino di Geofisica Teorica ed Applicata, 42, 271-274.

 

A6. Billi, A., Storti, F., Salvini, F., 2003. Particle size distributions of fault rocks and fault transpression: are they related? Terra Nova, 15, 61-66, https://doi.org/10.1046/j.1365-3121.2003.00462.x

 

A7. Storti, F., Billi, A., Salvini, F., 2003. Particle size distributions in natural carbonate fault rocks: insights for non-self-similar cataclasis. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 206, 173-186, https://doi.org/10.1016/S0012-821X(02)01077-4

 

A8. Billi, A., 2003. Solution slip and separations on strike-slip fault zones: theory and application to the Mattinata Fault, Italy. Journal of Structural Geology, 25, 703-715, https://doi.org/10.1016/S0191-8141(02)00077-9

 

A9. Billi, A., Acocella, V., Funiciello, R., Giordano, G., Lanzafame, G., Neri, M., 2003. Mechanisms for ground-surface fracturing and incipient slope failure associated with the 2001 eruption of Mt Etna, Italy: analysis of ephemeral field data. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 122, 281-294, https://doi.org/10.1016/S0377-0273(02)00507-3

 

A10. Lanzafame, G., Neri, M., Acocella, V., Billi, A., Funiciello, R., Giordano, G., 2003. Structural features of the July-August 2001 Mount Etna eruption: evidence for a complex magmatic system. Journal of Geological Society, London, 160, 531-544, https://doi.org/10.1144/0016-764902-151

 

A11. Billi, A., Salvini, F., Storti, F., 2003. The damage zone-fault core transition in carbonate rocks: implications for fault growth, structure and permeability. Journal of Structural Geology, 25, 1779-1794, https://doi.org/10.1016/S0191-8141(03)00037-3

 

A12. Billi, A., Salvini, F., 2003. Development of systematic joints in response to flexure-related fibre stress in flexed foreland plates: the Apulian forebulge case history, Italy. Journal of Geodynamics, 36, 523-536, https://doi.org/10.1016/S0264-3707(03)00086-3

 

A13. Billi, A., Storti, F., 2004. Fractal distribution of particle size in carbonate cataclastic rocks from the core of a regional strike-slip fault zone. Tectonophysics, 384, 115-128, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tecto.2004.03.015

 

A14. Billi, A., 2005. Attributes and influence on fluid flow of fractures in foreland carbonates of southern Italy. Journal of Structural Geology, 27, 1630-1643, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsg.2005.05.001

 

A15. Billi, A., 2005. Grain size distribution and thickness of breccia and gouge zones from thin (<1 m) strike-slip fault cores in limestone. Journal of Structural Geology, 27, 1823-1837, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsg.2005.05.013

 

A16. Billi, A., Barberi, G., Faccenna, C., Neri, G., Pepe, F., Sulli, A., 2006. Tectonics and seismicity of the Tindari fault system, southern Italy: crustal deformations at the transition between ongoing contractional and extensional domains located above the edge of a subducting slab. Tectonics, 25, TC2006, https://doi.org/10.1029/2004TC001763

 

A17. Billi, A., Porreca, M., Faccenna, C., Mattei, M., 2006. Magnetic and structural constraints for the non-cylindrical evolution of a continental forebulge (Hyblea, Italy). Tectonics, 25, TC3011, https://doi.org/10.1029/2005TC001800

 

A18. Billi, A., Tiberti, M.M., Cavinato, G.P., Cosentino, D., Di Luzio, E., Keller, J.V.A., Kluth, C., Orlando, L., Parotto, M., Praturlon, A., Romanelli, M., Storti, F., Wardell, N., 2006. First results from the CROP-11 deep seismic profile, central Apennines, Italy: evidence of mid-crustal folding. Journal of the Geological Society, London, 163, 583-586, https://doi.org/10.1144/0016-764920-002

 

A19. Billi, A., Valle, A., Brilli, M., Faccenna, C., Funiciello, R., 2007. Fracture-controlled fluid circulation and dissolutional weathering in sinkhole-prone carbonate rocks from central Italy. Journal of Structural Geology, 29, 385-395, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsg.2006.09.008

 

A20. Rossetti, F., Tecce, F., Billi, A., Brilli, M., 2007. Patterns of fluid flow in the contact aureole of the late Miocene Monte Capanne pluton (Elba Island, Italy): the role of structures and rheology. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 153, 743-760, https://doi.org/10.1007/s00410-006-0175-3

 

A21. Billi, A., Gambini, R., Nicolai, C., Storti, F., 2007. Neogene-Quaternary intraforeland transpression along a Mesozoic platform-basin margin: the Gargano fault system, Adria, Italy. Geosphere, 3, 1-15, https://doi.org/10.1130/GES00057.1

 

A22. Billi, A., Presti, D., Faccenna, C., Neri, G., Orecchio, B., 2007. Seismotectonics of the Nubia plate compressive margin in the south-Tyrrhenian region, Italy: clues for subduction inception. Journal of Geophysical Research, 112, B08302, https://doi.org/10.1029/2006JB004837

 

A23. Billi, A., 2007. On the extent of size range and power law scaling for particles of natural carbonate fault cores. Journal of Structural Geology, 29, 1512-1521, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsg.2007.06.007

 

A24. Billi, A., Primavera, P., Soligo, M., Tuccimei, P., 2008. Minimal mass transfer across dolomitic granular fault cores. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 9, Q01001, https://doi.org/10.1029/2007GC001752

 

A25. Billi, A., Funiciello, R., Minelli, L., Faccenna, C., Neri, G., Orecchio, B., Presti, D., 2008. On the cause of the 1908 Messina tsunami, Southern Italy. Geophysical Research Letters, 35, L06301, https://doi.org/10.1029/2008GL033251

 

A26. Billi, A., Funiciello, R., 2008. Concurrent eruptions at Etna, Stromboli, and Vulcano: casualty or causality? Annals of Geophysics, 51, 655-725, https://doi.org/10.4401/ag-3023

 

A27. Faccenna, C., Soligo, M., Billi, A., De Filippis, L., Funiciello, R., Rossetti, C., Tuccimei, P., 2008. Late Pleistocene depositional cycles of the Lapis Tiburtinus travertine (Tivoli, Central Italy): possible influence of climate and fault activity. Global and Planetary Change, 63, 299-308, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gloplacha.2008.06.006

 

A28. Billi, A., Tiberti, M.M., 2009. Possible causes of arc development in the Apennines, central Italy. Geological Society of America Bulletin, 121, 1409-1420, https://doi.org/10.1130/B26335.1

 

A29. Billi, A., Funiciello, R., Minelli, L., Faccenna, C., Neri, G., Orecchio, B., Presti, D., 2009. Reply to comment by Andrea Argnani et al. on “On the cause of the 1908 Messina tsunami, Southern Italy”. Geophysical Research Letters, 36, L13308, https://doi.org/10.1029/2009GL037499

 

A30. Billi, A., Minelli, L., Orecchio, B., Presti, D., 2009. Runup distribution for the 1908 Messina tsunami, Italy: observed data versus expected curves. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 99, 3502-3509, https://doi.org/10.1785/0120090128

 

A31. Billi, A., 2010. Microtectonics of low-P low-T carbonate fault rocks. Journal of Structural Geology, 32, 1392-1402, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsg.2009.05.007

 

A32. Billi, A., Presti, D., Orecchio, B., Faccenna, C., Neri, G., 2010. Incipient extension along the active convergent margin of Nubia in Sicily, Italy: Cefalù-Etna seismic zone. Tectonics, 29, TC4026, https://doi.org/10.1029/2009TC002559

 

A33. Billi, A., Minelli, L., Orecchio, D., Presti, D., 2010. Constraints to the cause of three historical tsunamis (1908, 1783, and 1693) in the Messina Straits region, Sicily, southern Italy. Seismological Research Letters, 81, 907-915, https://doi.org/10.1785/gssrl.81.6.907

 

A34. Rossetti, F., Aldega, L., Tecce, F., Balsamo, F., Billi, A., Brilli, M., 2011. Fluid flow within the damage zone of the Boccheggiano extensional Fault (Larderello-Travale geothermal field, central Italy): structures, alteration, and implications for hydrothermal mineralisation in extensional settings. Geological Magazine, 148, 558-579, https://doi.org/10.1017/S001675681000097X

 

A35. Faccenna, C., Molin, P., Orecchio, B., Olivetti, V., Bellier, O., Funiciello, F., Minelli, L., Piromallo, C., Billi, A., 2011. Topography of the Calabria subduction zone (southern Italy): clues for the origin of Mt Etna. Tectonics, 30, TC1003, https://doi.org/10.1029/2010TC002694

 

A36. Smith, S.A.F., Billi, A., Di Toro, G., Spiess, R., 2011. Principal Slip Zones in Limestone: Microstructural Characterization and Implications for the Seismic Cycle (Tre Monti fault, central Apennines, Italy). Pure and Applied Geophysics, 168, 2365-2393, https://doi.org/10.1007/s00024-011-0267-5

 

A37. Billi, A., Faccenna, C., Bellier, O., Minelli, L., Neri, G., Piromallo, C., Presti, D., Scrocca, D., Serpelloni, E., 2011. Recent tectonic reorganization of the Nubia-Eurasia convergent boundary heading for the closure of the western Mediterranean. Bulletin de la Société Géologique de France, 182, 279-303, https://doi.org/10.2113/gssgfbull.182.4.279

 

A38. Vignaroli, G., Rossetti, F., Belardi, G., Billi, A., 2011. Linking rock fabric to fibrous mineralization: a basic tool for the asbestos hazard. Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 11, 1267-1280, https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-11-1267-2011

 

A39. Billi, A., Mattei, M., 2011. Le Iene del Circeo [The Hyenas of Circeo], A. Pennacchi 2010, Editori Laterza, Bari, Italy, 211 pp., € 10, ISBN 978 8842092841. Quaternary Science Reviews, 30, 2035-2036, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2011.05.008

 

A40. Doan, M.-L., Billi, A., 2011. High strain rate damage of Carrara marble. Geophysical Research Letters, 38, L19302, https://doi.org/10.1029/2011GL049169

 

A41. De Filippis, L., Faccenna, C., Billi, A., Anzalone, E., Brilli, M., Özkul, M., Soligo, M., Tuccimei, P., Villa, I.M., 2012. Growth of fissure ridge travertines from geothermal springs of Denizli basin, western Turkey. Geological Society of America Bulletin, 124, 1629-1645, https://doi.org/10.1130/B30606.1

 

A42. De Filippis, L., Billi, A., 2012. Morphotectonics of fissure ridge travertines from geothermal areas of Mammoth Hot Springs (Wyoming) and Bridgeport (California). Tectonophysics, 548-549, 34-38, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tecto.2012.04.017

 

A43. Petracchini, L., Antonellini, M., Billi, A., Scrocca, D., 2012. Fault development through fractured pelagic carbonates of the Cingoli anticline, Italy: possible analog for subsurface fluid-conductive fractures. Journal of Structural Geology, 45, 21-37, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsg.2012.05.007

 

A44. Smith, S.A.F., Di Toro G., Kim, S., Ree, J.-H., Nielsen, S., Billi, A., Spiess, R., 2013. Co-seismic recrystallization during shallow earthquake slip. Geology, 41, 63-66, https://doi.org/10.1130/G33588.1

 

A45. Presti, D., Billi, A., Orecchio, B., Totaro, C., Faccenna, C., Neri, G., 2013. Earthquake focal mechanisms, seismogenic stress, and seismotectonics of the Calabrian Arc, Italy. Tectonophysics, 602, 153-175, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tecto.2013.01.030

 

A46. De Filippis, L., Faccenna, C., Billi, A., Anzalone, E., Brilli, M., Soligo, M., Tuccimei, P., 2013. Plateau versus fissure ridge travertines from Quaternary geothermal springs of Italy and Turkey: interactions and feedbacks among fluid discharge, paleoclimate, and tectonics. Earth-Science Reviews, 123, 35-52, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.earscirev.2013.04.004

 

A47. De Filippis, L., Anzalone, E., Billi, A., Faccenna, C., Poncia, P.P., Sella, P., 2013. The origin and growth of a recently-active fissure ridge travertine over a seismic fault, Tivoli, Italy. Geomorphology, 195, 13-26, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geomorph.2013.04.019

 

A48. Totaro, C., Presti, D., Billi, A., Gervasi, A., Orecchio, B., Guerra, I., Neri, G., 2013. The ongoing seismic sequence at Mt. Pollino Italy. Seismological Research Letters, 84, 955-962, https://doi.org/10.1785/0220120194

 

A49. Minelli, L., Billi, A., Faccenna, C., Gervasi, A., Guerra, I., Orecchio, B., Speranza, G., 2013. Discovery of an active salt-detached megalandslide, Calabria, Ionian Sea, Italy. Geophysical Research Letters, 40, 4220–4224, https://doi.org/10.1002/grl.50818

 

A50. De Filippis, L., Faccenna, C., Billi, A., Anzalone, E., Brilli, M., Soligo, M., Tuccimei, P., 2013. Corrigendum to “Plateau versus fissure ridge travertines from Quaternary geothermal springs of Italy and Turkey: interactions and feedbacks among fluid discharge, paleoclimate, and tectonics” [Earth Sci. Rev 123 (2013) 35-52]. Earth-Science Reviews, 127, 311-311, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.earscirev.2013.04.004

 

A51. Antonellini, M., Petracchini, L., Billi, A., Scrocca, D., 2014. First reported occurrence of deformation bands in a platform limestone, the Jurassic Calcare Massiccio Fm., northern Apennines, Italy. Tectonophysics, 628, 85-104, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tecto.2014.04.034

 

A52. Faccenna, C., Becker, T.W., Auer, L., Billi, A., Boschi, L., Brun, J.-P., Capitanio, F.A., Funiciello, F., Horvàth, F., Jolivet, L., Piromallo, C., Royden, L., Rossetti, F., Serpelloni, E., 2014. Mantle dynamics in the Mediterranean. Reviews of Geophysics, 52, 283-332, https://doi.org/10.1002/2013RG000444

 

A53. Sella, P., Billi, A., Mazzini, I., De Filippis, L., Pizzino, L., Sciarra, A., Quattrocchi, F., 2014. A newly-emerged (August 2013) artificially-triggered fumarole near the Fiumicino airport, Rome, Italy. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 280, 53-66, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2014.05.008

 

A54. Vignaroli, G., Aldega, L., Balsamo, F., Billi, A., De Benedetti, A.A., De Filippis, L., Giordano, G., Rossetti, F., 2015. A way to hydrothermal paroxysm, Colli Albani Volcano, Italy. Geological Society of America Bulletin, 127, 672-687, https://doi.org/10.1130/B31139.1

 

A55. Petracchini, L., Antonellini, M., Billi, A., Scrocca, D., Trippetta, F., Mollo, S., 2015. Pressure solution inhibition due to the strengthening effect of chert in limestone-chert composite multilayers. Tectonophysics, 646, 96-105, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tecto.2015.02.005

 

A56. Petracchini, L., Antonellini, M., Billi, A., Scrocca, D., 2015. Syn-thrusting polygonal normal faults exposed in the hinge of the Cingoli anticline, northern Apennines, Italy. Frontiers in Earth Science, 3, 67, https://doi.org/10.3389/feart.2015.00067

 

A57. Billi, A., De Filippis, L., Poncia, P.P., Sella, P., Faccenna, C., 2016. Hidden sinkholes and karst cavities in the travertine plateau of a highly-populated geothermal seismic territory (Tivoli, central Italy). Geomorphology, 255, 63-80, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geomorph.2015.12.011

 

A58. Tavani, S., Corradetti, A., Billi, A., 2016. High precision analysis of an embryonic extensional fault-related fold using 3D orthorectified virtual outcrops: the viewpoint importance in structural geology. Journal of Structural Geology, 86, 200-2010, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsg.2016.03.009

 

A59. Berardi, G., Vignaroli, G., Billi, A., Rossetti, F., Soligo, M., Kele, S., Baykara, M.O., Bernasconi, S.M., Castorina, F., Tecce, F., Shen, C.-C., 2016. Growth of a Pleistocene giant carbonate vein and nearby thermogene travertine deposits at Semproniano, southern Tuscany, Italy: Estimate of CO2 leakage. Tectonophysics, 690, 219-239, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tecto.2016.04.014

 

A60. Vignaroli, G., Berardi, G., Billi, A., Kele, S., Rossetti, F., Soligo, M., Bernasconi, S.M., 2016. Tectonics, hydrothermalism, and paleoclimate recorded by Quaternary travertines and their spatio-temporal distribution in the Albegna basin, central Italy: insights on Tyrrhenian margin neotectonics. Lithosphere, 8, 335-358, https://doi.org/10.1130/L507.1

 

A61. Beaudoin, N., Koehn, D., Lacombe, O., Lecouty, A., Billi, A., Aharonov, E., Parlangeau, C., 2016. Fingerprinting stress: stylolite and calcite twinning paleopiezometry reveal the complexity of progressive stress patterns during folding - the case of the Monte Nero anticline in the Apennines, Italy. Tectonics, 35,1687–1712, https://doi.org/10.1002/2016TC004128

 

A62. Smeraglia, L., Berra, F., Billi, A., Boschi, C., Carminati, E., Doglioni, C., 2016. Origin and role of fluids involved in the seismic cycle of extensional faults in carbonate rocks. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 450, 292-305, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2016.06.042

 

A63. Smeraglia, L., Aldega, L., Billi, A., Carminati, E., Doglioni, C., 2016. Phyllosilicate injection along extensional carbonate-hosted faults and implications for co-seismic slip propagation: Case studies from the central Apennines, Italy. Journal of Structural Geology, 93, 29-50, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsg.2016.10.003

 

A64. Galli, P., Giaccio, B., Messina, P., Peronace, E., Amato, V., Naso, G., Nomade, S., Pereira, A., Piscitelli, S., Bellanova, J., Billi, A., Blamart, D., Galderisi, A., Giocoli, A., Stabile, T., Thil, F., 2017. Middle to Late Pleistocene activity of the northern Matese fault system (southern Apennines, Italy). Tectonophysics, 699, 61-81, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tecto.2017.01.007

 

A65. Billi, A., Berardi, G., Gratier, J.-P., Rossetti, F., Vignaroli, G., Baykara, M.O., Bernasconi, S.M., Kele, S., Soligo, M., De Filippis, L., Shen, C.-C., 2017. First records of syn-diagenetic folding in Quaternary thermogene travertines caused by hydrothermal incremental veining. Tectonophysics, 700–701, 60-79, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tecto.2017.02.014

 

A66. Rinalduzzi, S., Farroni, L., Billi, A., De Filippis, L., Faccenna, C., Poncia, P.P., Spadafora, G., 2017. Geocultural landscaping: Guidelines and conceptual framework to design future scenarios of exploited lands. Land Use Policy, 64, 258–281, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.landusepol.2017.02.033

 

A67. Smeraglia, L., Billi, A., Carminati, E., Cavallo, A., Di Toro, G., Spagnuolo, E., Zorzi, F., 2017. Ultra-thin clay layers facilitate seismic slip in carbonate faults. Scientific Reports, 7, 664, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-00717-4

 

A68. Smeraglia, L., Bettucci, A., Billi, A., Carminati, E., Cavallo, A., Di Toro, G., Natali, M., Passeri, D., Rossi, M., Spagnuolo, E., 2017. Microstructural evidence for seismic and aseismic slip along claybearing, carbonate faults. Journal of Geophysical Research, 122, https://doi.org/10.1002/2017JB014042

 

A69. Smeraglia, L., Billi, A., Carminati, E., Cavallo, A., Doglioni, C., 2017. Field- to nano-scale evidence for weakening mechanisms along the fault of the 2016 Amatrice and Norcia earthquakes, Italy. Tectonophysics, 712–713, 156–169, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tecto.2017.05.014

 

A70. Barberio, M.D., Barbieri, M., Billi, A., Doglioni, C., Petitta, M., 2017. Hydrogeochemical changes before and during the 2016 Amatrice-Norcia seismic sequence (central Italy). Scientific Reports, 7, 11735, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-11990-8

 

A71. Billi, A., Berardi, G., Gratier, J.-P., Rossetti, F., Vignaroli, G., Baykara, M.O., Bernasconi, S.M., Kele, S., Soligo, M., De Filippis, L., Shen, C.-C., 2017. Reply to the comment on "First records of syn-diagenetic non-tectonic folding in Quaternary thermogene travertines caused by hydrothermal incremental veining" by Billi et alii. Tectonophysics, 721, 501-512, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tecto.2017.09.005

 

A72. Petitta, M., Mastrorillo, L., Preziosi, E., Banzato, F., Barberio, M. D., Billi, A., Cambi, C., De Luca, G., Di Carlo, P., Di Curzio, D., Di Salvo, C., Nanni, T., Palpacelli, S., Rusi, S., Saroli, M., Tallini, M., Tazioli, A., Valigi, D., Vivalda, P., Doglioni, C., 2018. Water-table and discharge changes associated with the 2016–2017 seismic sequence in central Italy: hydrogeological data and a conceptual model for fractured carbonate aquifers. Hydrogeology Journal, 26,1009-1026, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10040-017-1717-7

 

A73. Smeraglia, L., Bernasconi, S.M., Berra, F., Billi, A., Boschi, C., Caracausi, A., Carminati, E., Castorina, F., Doglioni, C., Italiano, F., Rizzo, A.L., Uysal, T., Zhao, J.-x., 2018. Crustal-scale fluid circulation and co-seismic shallow comb-veining along the longest normal fault of the central Apennines, Italy. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 498, 152-168, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2018.06.013

 

A74. Barberio, M.D., Gori, F., Barbieri, M., Billi, A., Devoti, R., Doglioni, C., Petitta, M., Riguzzi, F., Rusi, S., 2018. Diurnal and semidiurnal cyclicity of Radon (222Rn) in groundwater, Giardino Spring, central Apennines, Italy. Water, 10, 1276, https://doi.org/10.3390/w10091276

 

A75. Smeraglia, L., Aldega, L., Billi, A., Carminati, E., Di Fiore, F., Gerdes, A., Roper, R.A., Rossetti, F., Vignaroli, G., 2019. Development of an intra-wedge tectonic mélange by out-of-sequence thrusting, buttressing, and intraformational rheological contrast, Mt. Massico ridge, Apennines, Italy. Tectonics, 38, 1223-1249, https://doi.org/10.1029/2018TC005243

 

A76. Boschetti, T., Barbieri, M., Barberio, M.D., Billi, A., Franchini, S., Petitta, M., 2019. CO2 Inflow and element desorption prior to a seismic sequence, Amatrice-Norcia 2016, Italy. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 20, 2303-2317, https://doi.org/10.1029/2018GC008117

 

A77. Cuffaro, M., Billi, A., Bigi, S., Bosman, A., Caruso, C.G., Conti, A., Corbo, A., Costanza, A., D'Anna, G., Doglioni, C., Esestime, P., Fertitta, G., Gasperini, L., Italiano, F., Lazzaro, G., Ligi, M., Longo, M., Martorelli, E., Petracchini, L., Petricca, P., Polonia, A., and Sgroi, T., 2019. The Bortoluzzi Mud Volcano (Ionian Sea, Italy) and its potential for tracking the seismic cycle of active faults. Solid Earth, 10, 741-763, https://doi.org/10.5194/se-10-741-2019

 

A78. Trippetta, F., Petricca, P., Billi, A., Collettini, C., Cuffaro, M., Lombardi, A.M., Scrocca, D., Ventura, G., Morgante, A., Doglioni, C., 2019. From mapped faults to Fault-Length Earthquake Magnitude (FLEM): A test on Italy with methodological implications. Solid Earth, 10, 1555–1579, https://doi.org/10.5194/se-10-1555-2019

 

A79. Okamoto, K., Brodsky, E., Thom, C., Smeraglia, L., Billi, A., 2019. The minimum scale of grooving on a recently ruptured limestone fault. Geophysical Research Letters, 46, 11,878–11,885, https://doi.org/10.1029/2019GL084889

 

A80. Vignaroli, G., Rossetti, F., Billi, A., Theye, T., Belardi, G., 2020. Structurally controlled growth of fibrous amphibole in tectonised metagabbro: constraints on asbestos concentration in non-serpentinised rocks. Journal of the Geological Society, London, 177, 103-119, https://doi.org/10.1144/jgs2018-235

 

A81. Billi, A., Cuffaro, M., Beranzoli, L., Bigi, S., Bosman, A., Caruso, C., Conti, A., Corbo, A., Costanza, A., D’Anna, G., De Caro, M., Doglioni, C., Embriaco, D., Fertitta, G., Frugoni, F., Gasperini, L., Italiano, F., Lazzaro, G., Ligi, M., Martorelli, E., Monna, S., Montuori, C., Nigrelli, A., Passafiume, G., Petracchini, L., Petricca, P., Polonia, A., Proietti, G., Ruggiero, L., Sgroi, T., Tartarello, M.C., 2020. The SEISMOFAULTS project: First surveys and preliminary results for the Ionian Sea area, southern Italy. Annals of Geophysics, 63, 3, SE326, https://doi.org/10.4401/ag-8171

 

A82. Barbieri, M., Boschetti, T., Barberio, M.D., Billi, A., Iacumin, P., Selmo, E.M., Franchini, S., Petitta, M., 2020. Tracing deep fluid source contribution to groundwater in an active seismic area (central Italy): a combined geothermometric and isotopic (d13C) perspective. Journal of Hydrology, 582, 12449, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2019.124495

 

A83. Sembroni, A., Molin, P., Soligo, M., Tuccimei, P., Anzalone, E., Billi, A., Franchini, S., Ranaldi, M., Tarchini, L., 2020. The uplift of the Adriatic flank of the Apennines since Middle Pleistocene: New insights from the Tronto River basin and the Acquasanta Terme Travertine (central Italy). Geomorphology, 352, 106990, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geomorph.2019.106990

 

A84. Castorina, F., Masi, U., Billi, A., 2020. Assessing the origin of Sr and Nd isotopes and (REE+Y) in Middle-Upper Pleistocene travertines from the Acquasanta Terme area (Marche, central Italy) and implications for neotectonics. Applied Geochemistry, 117, 104596, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apgeochem.2020.104596

 

A85. Curzi, M., Aldega, L., Bernasconi, S., Berra, F., Billi, A., Boschi, C., Franchini, S., van der Lelij, R., Viola, G., Carminati, E., 2020. Architecture and evolution of an extensionally-inverted thrust (Mt. Tancia Thrust, Central Apennines): geological, structural, geochemical, and K-Ar geochronological constraints. Journal of Structural Geology136, 104059, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsg.2020.104059

 

A86. Smeraglia, L., Aldega, L., Bernasconi, S., Billi, A., Boschi, C., Caracausi, A., Carminati, E., Franchini, S., Rizzo, A.L., Rossetti, F., Vignaroli, G., 2020. The role of trapped fluids during the development and deformation of a carbonate/shale intra-wedge tectonic mélange (Mt. Massico, Southern Apennines, Italy). Journal of Structural Geology, 138, 104086, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsg.2020.104086

 

A87. Barberio, M.D., Gori, F., Barbieri, M., Billi, A., Casalati, F., Franchini, S., Lorenzetti, L., Petitta, M., 2020. Optimization of dissolved Radon monitoring in groundwater to contribute to the evaluation of the seismic activity: an experience in central-southern Italy. SN Applied Sciences, 2, 1392, https://doi.org/10.1007/s42452-020-3185-2

 

A88. Beaudoin, N.E., Labeur, A., Lacombe, O., Koehn, D., Billi, A., Hoareau, G., Boyce, A., John, C.M., Marchegiano, M., Roberts, N.M., Millar, I.L., Claverie, F., Pecheyran, C., Callot, J.-P., 2020. Regional-scale paleofluid system across the Tuscan Nappe–Umbria–Marche Apennine Ridge (northern Apennines) as revealed by mesostructural and isotopic analyses of stylolite–vein networks. Solid Earth, 11, 1617–1641, https://doi.org/10.5194/se-11-1617-2020

 

A89. Barberio, M.D., Gori, F., Barbieri, M., Billi, A., Caracausi, A., De Luca, G., Franchini, S., Petitta, M., Doglioni, C., 2020. New observations in Central Italy of groundwater responses to the worldwide seismicity. Scientific Reports, 10, 17850, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-74991-0

 

A90. Curzi, M., Billi, A., Carminati, E., Rossetti, F., Albert, R., Aldega, L., Cardello, G.L., Conti, A., Gerdes, A., Smeraglia, L., Van der Lelij, R., Vignaroli, G., Viola, G., 2020. Disproving the presence of PaleozoicTriassic metamorphic rocks on the Island of Zannone (central Italy): Implications for the early stages of the TyrrhenianApennines tectonic evolution. Tectonics, 39, e2020TC006296., https://doi.org/10.1029/2020TC006296

 

A91. Tavani, S., Pignalosa, A., Corradetti, A., Mercuri, M., Smeraglia, L., Riccardi, U., Seers, T.D., Pavlis, T., Billi, A., 2020. Photogrammetric 3D model via smartphone GNSS sensor: workflow, error estimate, and best practices. Remote Sensing, 12(21), 3616, https://doi.org/10.3390/rs12213616

 

A92. Pezzo, G., Petracchini, L., Devoti, R., Maffucci, R., Anderlini, L., Antoncecchi, I., Billi, A., Carminati, E., Ciccone, F., Cuffaro, M., Livani, M., Palano, M., Petricca, P., Pietrantonio, G., Riguzzi, F., Rossi, G., Sparacino, F., Doglioni, C., 2020. Active foldthrust belt to foreland transition in northern Adria, Italy, tracked by seismic reflection profiles and GPS offshore data. Tectonics, 39, e2020TC006425, https://doi.org/10.1029/2020TC006425

 

A93. Smeraglia, L., Giuffrida, A., Grimaldi, S., Pullen, A., La Bruna, V., Billi, A., Agosta, F., 2021. Fault-controlled upwelling of low-T hydrothermal fluids tracked by travertines in a fold-and-thrust belt, Monte Alpi, southern Apennines, Italy. Journal of Structural Geology, 144, 104276, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsg.2020.104276

 

A94. Sgroi, T., Polonia, A., Barberi, G., Billi, A., Gasperini, L., 2021. New seismological data from the Calabrian arc reveal arc-orthogonal extension across the subduction zone. Scientific Reports, 11, 473, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-79719-8

 

A95. Smeraglia, L., Mercuri, M., Tavani, S., Pignalosa, A., Kettermann, M., Billi, A., Carminati, E., 2021. 3D Discrete Fracture Network (DFN) models of damage zone fluid corridors within a reservoir-scale normal fault in carbonates: multiscale approach using field data and UAV imagery. Marine and Petroleum Geology, 126, 104902, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2021.104902

 

A96. Franchini, S., Agostini, S., Barbieri, M., Barberio, M.D., Billi, A., Boschetti, T., Pennisi, M., Petitta, M., 2021. HydroQuakes, central Apennines, Italy: Towards a hydrogeochemical monitoring network for seismic precursors and the hydro-seismo-sensitivity of boron. Journal of Hydrology, 598, 125754, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2020.125754

 

A97. Coppola, M., Correale, A., Barberio, M.D., Billi, A., Cavallo, A., Fondriest, M., Nazzari, M., Paonita, A., Romano, C., Stagno, V., Viti, C., Vona, A., 2021. Meso- to nano-scale evidence of fluid-assisted co-seismic slip along the normal Mt. Morrone Fault, Italy: implications for earthquake hydrogeochemical precursors. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 568, 117010, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2021.117010

 

A98. Antoncecchi, I., Ciccone, F., Rossi, G., Agate, G., Colucci, F., Moia, F., Manzo, M., Lanari, R., Bonano, M., De Luca, C., Calabres, L., Perini, L., Severi, P., Pezzo, G., Macini, P., Benetatos, C., Rocca, V., Carminati, E., Billi, A., Petracchini, L., 2021. Soil deformation analysis through fluid-dynamic modelling and DInSAR measurements: a focus on groundwater withdrawal in the Ravenna area (Italy). Bollettino di Geofisica Teorica ed Applicata, 62, 301-318, https://doi.org/10.4430/bgta0350

 

A99. Corradetti, A., Seers, T.D., Billi, A., Tavani, S., 2021. Virtual outcrops in a pocket: the smartphone as a fully equipped photogrammetric data acquisition tool. GSAToday, 31, https://doi.org/10.1130/GSATG506A.1

 

A100. Schirripa Spagnolo, G., Mercuri, M., Billi, A., Carminati, E., Galli, P., 2021. The segmented Campo Felice normal faults: seismic potential appraisal by application of empirical relationships between rupture length and earthquake magnitude in the central Apennines, Italy. Tectonics, Italy. Tectonics, 40, e2020TC006465, https://doi.org/10.1029/2020TC006465

 

A101. Barbieri, M., Franchini, S., Barberio, M.D., Billi, A., Boschetti, T., Giansante, L., Gori, F., Jónsson, S., Petitta, M., Skelton, A., Stockmann, G., 2021. Changes in groundwater trace element concentrations before seismic and volcanic activities in Iceland from 2010–2018. Science of the Total Environment, 793, 148635, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.148635

 

A102. Sgroi, T., Polonia, A., Beranzoli, L., Billi, A., Bosman, A., Costanza, A., Cuffaro, M., D'anna, G., De Caro, M., Di Nezza, M., Fertitta, G., Frugoni, F., Gasperini, L., Monna, S., Montuori, C., Petracchini, L., Petricca, P., Pinzi, S., Ursino, A., Doglioni, C., 2021. One year of seismicity recorded through Ocean Bottom Seismometers illuminates active tectonic structures in the Ionian Sea (Central Mediterranean). Frontiers in Earth Science, in press.

 

 

 

 

other articles

 

B1. Billi, A., Bosi, V., De Meo, A., 1997. Caratterizzazione strutturale del rilievo del M. Massico nell’ambito dell’evoluzione quaternaria delle depressioni costiere dei fiumi Garigliano e Volturno (Campania settentrionale). Il Quaternario 10, 15-26, Link

 

B2. Billi, A., Cavinato, G.P., Cernobori, L., Di Luzio, E., Nicolich, R., Parotto, M., Patacca, E., Persoglia, S., Scandone, P., Scrocca, D., Tozzi, M., 2001. Preliminary interpretation of the CROP 11 seismic line from the Maiella area to the Adriatic coast. Final Proc. Gruppo Nazionale di Geofisica della Terra Solida, 20,137-138.

 

B3. Funiciello, R., Billi, A., 2003. Etna e Isole Eolie: casualità o eventi connessi? Sicurezza Civile, 3, 8-11.

 

B4. Billi, A., Di Toro, G., 2008. Fault-related carbonate rocks and earthquake indicators: recent advances and future trends. In: Landowe, S.J., Hammler, G.M. (Eds.), Structural Geology: New Research. Nova Science Publishers, New York, pp. 63-86, ISBN: 978-1-60456-827-1, Link

 

B5. Billi, A., Minelli, L., 2008. Il catastrofico tsunami di Messina del 28 dicembre 1908: come ne abbiamo scoperto la causa. Scienzaonline, 5 (Marzo 2008).

 

B6. Billi, A., Funiciello, R., Minelli, L., Faccenna, C., Neri, G., Orecchio, B., Presti, D., 2008. Svelata la causa del catastrofico tsunami di Messina del 1908. Darwin, 27 (settembre/ottobre 2008), 56-61.

 

B7. Vignaroli, G., Rossetti, F., Belardi, G., Billi, A., 2010. Studio geologico-strutturale per l’ottimizzazione della coltivazione di rocce ofiolitiche: il caso della “Cava Tana dei Banditi” in località Carpenara (Genova). Geoingegneria Ambientale e Sicurezza (GEAM), XLVII(2), 5-14.

 

B8. Billi, A., Minelli, L., 2010. Sulle cause dello tsunami di Messina del 1908. Accademia Nazionale delle Scienze, Scritti e Documenti, 43, 19-28, ISSN: 03-91-4666.

 

B9. Vignaroli, G., Rossetti, F., Urru, G., Belardi, G., Billi, A., 2010. Analisi multidisciplinare e modello geologico-strutturale tridimensionale di cave attive. Quarry & Construction, Novembre 2010, 22-26.

 

B10. Billi, A., Mattei, M., 2011. Lo scoop scientifico di Pennacchi. Almanacco della Scienza, 11 (22 giugno 2011).

 

B11. Billi, A., De Filippis, L., Ubertini, L. (Eds.), 2013. Acque e Travertini. Rendiconti Online della Società Geologica Italiana, 27, 1-109, Link

 

B12. De Filippis, L., Rossetti, C., Billi, A., Faccenna, C., 2013. Uomo, georisorse e faglie nel bacino delle Acque Albule, Italia centrale. Rendiconti Online della Società Geologica Italiana, 27, 86-97, https://doi.org/10.3301/ROL.2013.22

 

B13. De Filippis, L., Billi, A., 2015. Fissure-ridge travertines. In: Mukherjee, S. (Ed.), Atlas of Structural Geology. Elsevier, ISBN: 978-0-12-420152-1, p. 127-128.

 

B14. Billi, A., Fagereng, A. (Eds.), 2019. Problems and Solutions in Structural Geology and Tectonics. Elsevier. Link.

 

B15. Billi, A., Vignaroli, G., 2019. Early or late structures in thermogene travertines? Open-air lessons across Rome to focus on and answer this question. In: Billi, A., Fagereng, A. (Eds.), Problems and Solutions in Structural Geology and Tectonics. Elsevier, 129-143. Link.

 

 

 

 

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