Publications by Eleonora Rivalta

  1. Bonafede, M. and Rivalta, E., 1999. The tensile dislocation problem in a layered elastic medium, Geophys. J. Int., vol. 136 No.2, pag 341-356
  2. Bonafede, M. and Rivalta, E., 1999. On tensile cracks close to and across the interface between two welded elastic half spaces , Geophys. J. Int., vol. 138 No. 2, pag. 410-434
  3. Rivalta, E., 2002. Elastic dislocations in layered media, PhD dissertation, Dipartimento di Fisica, Università di Bologna
  4. Bonafede M., Parenti B., Rivalta E., 2002. On strike-slip faulting in layered media , Geophys. J. Int., vol. 149 No. 2, Pag. 508-523
  5. Rivalta E., Mangiavillano W. and Bonafede M., 2002. The edge dislocation problem in a layered elastic medium , Geophys. J. Int., vol. 149 No.3, pag. 698-723
  6. Rivalta, E., and Dahm, T., 2004. Dyke emplacement in fractured media: application to the 2000 intrusion at Izu islands, Japan , Geophys. J. Int., vol. 157, pag.283-292, doi:10.1111/j.1365-246X.2004.02193.x
  7. Rivalta, E., Böttinger, M., and Dahm, T., 2005. Buoyancy-driven fracture ascent: experiments in layered gelatine , J. Volc. and Geoth. Res, Vol. 144, Pag. 273-285.
  8. Rivalta, E., and Dahm, T., 2006. Acceleration of buoyancy-driven fractures and magmatic dikes beneath the free surface , Geophys. J. Int., vol. 166, Issue 3, Pag. 1424-1439
  9. Rivalta E., and Segall, P., 2008. Magma compressibility and the missing source for some dike intrusions, Geophys. Res. Lett., 35, L04306, doi:10.1029/2007GL032521.
  10. Maccaferri F., Bonafede M. and Rivalta E., 2010. A numerical model of dyke propagation in layered elastic media , Geophys. J. Int., Vol. 180 N. 3, Pag. 1107 - 1123, doi:10.1111/j.1365-246X.2009.04495.x.
  11. Rivalta E., 2010. Evidence that coupling to magma chambers controls the volume history and velocity of laterally propagating intrusions, J. Geophys. Res., 115, B07203, doi:10.1029/2009JB006922. 
  12. Calvari, S., Spampinato, L., Bonaccorso, E., Oppenheimer, C., Rivalta, E., and Boschi, E., 2011.  Lava effusion - A slow fuse for Stromboli volcano?EPSL, 301, 1-2,317-323
  13. Maccaferri, F., Bonafede, M. and Rivalta, E., 2011. A quantitative study of the mechanisms governing dike propagation, dike arrest and sill formation. JVGR, 208, 39-50.
  14. 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’. Journal of Seismology, 17, 1, 165-187.
  15. Dahm, T., Becker, D., Bischoff, M., Cesca, S., Dost, B., Fritschen, R., Hainzl, S., Husen, S., Klose, C., Kuehn, D., Lasocki, S., Meier, T., Ohrnberger, M., Rivalta, E., Wegler, U., 2013. Recommendation for the discrimination of human-related and natural seismicity (Short Communication), Journal of Seismology, 17, 1, 197-202
  16. 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
  17. Cesca, S., Braun, T., Maccaferri, F., Passarelli, L., Rivalta, E. and Dahm, T., 2013. Source modelling of the M5-6 Emilia-Romagna, Italy, earthquakes (May 20-29, 2012), GJI, 193(3), 1658-1672
  18. Rivalta, E., Pascal, K., Phillips, J. and Bonaccorso, A., 2013. Explosive expansion of a slowly-decompressed magma analog: evidence for delayed bubble nucleationGeochemistry, geophysics, geosystems, 14(8), 3067-3084
  19. Govoni, A., Passarelli, L., Braun, T., Maccaferri, F., Moretti, M., Lucente, F., Rivalta, E., Cesca, S., Hainzl, S., Woith, H., De Gori, P., Dahm, T., Chiarabba, C. and Margheriti, L., 2013. Investigating the origin of seismic swarms. An international project addresses the question gaining new insight on the seismicity in the Pollino range (Southern Italy), EOS Trans. AGU, 94(41), 361
  20. Pascal, K., Neuberg, J. and Rivalta, E., 2014. On accurately modelling surface deformation due to interacting magma chambers and dikes, Geophysical Journal International, 196, 253-278
  21. Passarelli, L., Rivalta, E. and Shuler, A., 2014. Dike intrusions during rifting episodes obey scaling relationships similar to earthquakesScientific Reports, 4, 3886
  22. Maccaferri, F., Rivalta, E., Keir, D. and Acocella, V., 2014. Off-rift volcanism in rift zones determined by crustal unloadingNature Geoscience, 7, 297-300
  23. Rivalta, E., Taisne, B., Bunger, A. and Katz, R., 2014. A review of mechanical models of dike propagation: schools of thought, results and future directionsTectonophysics, 638, 1-42
  24. 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, 3, p. 1553-1567.
  25. Passarelli, L., Rivalta, E., Cesca, S., Aoki, Y., 2015 online. Stress changes, focal mechanisms and earthquake scaling laws for the 2000 dike at Miyakejima (Japan). J. Geophys. Res., 120, 6, 4130-4145
  26. Pagli, C., Mazzarini, F., Keir, D., Rivalta, E., and Rooney, T. O., 2015. Introduction: Anatomy of rifting: Tectonics and magmatism in continental rifts, oceanic spreading centers, and transforms, Geosphere, 11, N5, 1-6.
  27. Maccaferri, F., Acocella, V. and Rivalta, E., 2015. How the differential load induced by normal fault scarpscontrols the distribution of monogenic volcanism, Geophys. Res. Lett., 42, 18, 7507-7512
  28. 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
  29. Trippanera, D., Ruch, J., Acocella, V. and Rivalta, E., Experiments of dike-induced deformation: Insights on the long-term evolution of divergent plate boundaries, J. Geophys. Res., 120 (10), 6913-6942
  30.  Maccaferri, F., Rivalta, E., Passarelli, L. and Aoki, Y., 2015 online. On the mechanisms governing dike arrest: Insight from the 2000 Miyakejima dike injection,  Earth Planet. Sci. Lett.


On 30 June the project was officially concluded. We will continue working as a team until 31 December 2015.

  • The review paper:

Rivalta, E., Taisne, B., Bunger, A. and Katz, R., 2014. A review of mechanical models of dike propagation: schools of thought, results and future directions.

Is now published.