Nicola PIANA AGOSTINETTI

nicola.piana.agostinetti@univie.ac.at

Room Number: 2A348
Tel.: +43-1-4277-53440

Nicola Piana Agostinetti


Research Interests:

  • Seismic properties of the shallow crust
  • Subduction zones
  • Inverse problem: theory and applications
  • Seismic anisotropy
  • Geo-imaging via passive seismic techniques


Work experience:

2017 - present: Lise Meitner Senior Research Fellow at University of Vienna
2012 - present: Research Associate (Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia, INGV, Rome)
2012 - 2017: Research Fellow at Geophysics Section, School of Cosmic Physics, DIAS, Ireland
2005 - 2012: Researcher at INGV, Rome
2003 - 2005: PhD grant at INGV, project “Gruppo Nazionale Vulcanologia, GNV”
2001 - 2002: PhD grant at INGV, project “Progetto Nazionale Ricerche Antartide, PNRA”

Projects:

2017-2018: Scientific coordinator: “MiT: Mines-in-Time, technical and commercial feasibility
study” funded by EIT-RawMaterials (€50,000)

2017-2019: Principal Investigator: “Seismic properties of the Vienna basin” funded by FWF
(Grant number: M 2218-N29, €160,000)

2015-2017: Principal Investigator: “Shallow crustal exploration using passive seismics:
bridging the gap between academic research and industrial-scale applications”.
Project funded by SFI € 95,000 (SFI Grant Number 14/IFB/2742)

2015-2020: Funded investigator: “iCRAG: Irish Center for Applied Geophysics” (http://www.icrag-centre.org/research/research-challenges/enabling-methodologies/)

2012-2016: Principal Investigator: “SIM-CRUST: Seismic imaging and monitoring of the upper
crust: exploring the potential low-enthalpy geothermal resources of Ireland” project
funded by SFI € 563,974 (SFI Grant Number 11/SIRG/E2174, https://simcrust.dias.ie).


 Publications (taken from u:cris)


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2019


Estimating lateral and vertical resolution in receiver function data for shallow crust exploration. / Subasic, Senad; Piana Agostinetti, Nicola; Bean, Christopher J.

In: Geophysical Journal International, Vol. 218, No. 3, 01.09.2019, p. 2045-2053.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


Change-point analysis of VP/VS ratio time-series using a trans-dimensional McMC algorithm: applied to the Alto Tiberina Near Fault Observatory seismic network (Northern Apennines, Italy). / Poggiali, Giulio (Corresponding author); Chiaraluce, Lauro; Di Stefano, Raffaele; Piana Agostinetti, Nicola.

In: Geophysical Journal International, Vol. 217, No. 2, 05.2019, p. 1217-1231.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


Sedimentary basins investigation using teleseismic P-wave time delays. / Piana Agostinetti, Nicola; Martini, Francesca.

In: Geophysical Prospecting, 01.01.2019.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


2018


Sedimentary basin investigation using receiver function : An East African Rift case study. / Agostinetti, Nicola Piana; Martini, Francesca; Mongan, Joe.

In: Geophysical Journal International, Vol. 215, No. 3, 01.12.2018, p. 2105-2113.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


Flexible Coupling in Joint Inversions : A Bayesian Structure Decoupling Algorithm. / Piana Agostinetti, Nicola (Corresponding author); Bodin, Thomas.

In: Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, Vol. 123, No. 10, 10.2018, p. 8798-8826.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


Deep Structure of Northern Apennines Subduction Orogen (Italy) as Revealed by a Joint Interpretation of Passive and Active Seismic Data. / Piana Agostinetti, Nicola; Faccenna, Claudio.

In: Geophysical Research Letters, Vol. 45, No. 9, 05.2018, p. 4017-4024.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


A reversible-jump Markov chain Monte Carlo algorithm for 1D inversion of magnetotelluric data. / Mandolesi, Eric; Ogaya, Xenia; Campanyà, Joan; Piana Agostinetti, Nicola.

In: Computers & Geosciences, Vol. 113, 01.04.2018, p. 94-105.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


Seismic anisotropy in central North Anatolian Fault Zone and its implications on crustal deformation. / Licciardi, A.; Eken, T.; Taymaz, T.; Piana Agostinetti, N.; Yolsal-Çevikbilen, S.

In: Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, Vol. 277, 01.04.2018, p. 99-112.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


Assessing uncertainties in high-resolution, multifrequency receiver-function inversion: A comparison with borehole data. / Piana Agostinetti, Nicola; Malinverno, Alberto.

In: Geophysics, Vol. 83, No. 3, 23.02.2018, p. KS11-KS22.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


2017


Discovering geothermal supercritical fluids: a new frontier for seismic exploration. / Piana Agostinetti, Nicola; Licciardi, Andrea; Piccinini, Davide; Mazzarini, Francesco; Musumeci, Giovanni; Saccorotti, Gilberto; Chiarabba, Claudio.

In: Scientific Reports, Vol. 7, 14592 , 06.11.2017.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


Sedimentary basin exploration with receiver functions : Seismic structure and anisotropy of the Dublin Basin (Ireland). / Licciardi, Andrea; Agostinetti, Nicola Piana.

In: Geophysics, Vol. 82, No. 4, 01.07.2017, p. KS41-KS55.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


Seismic swarms and diffuse fracturing within Triassic evaporites fed by deep degassing along the low-angle Alto Tiberina normal fault (central Apennines, Italy). / Piana Agostinetti, Nicola; Giacomuzzi, Genny; Chiarabba, Claudio.

In: Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, Vol. 122, No. 1, 01.01.2017, p. 308-331.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


2016


Crustal structure and deformation across a mature slab tear zone: the case of southern Tyrrhenian Subduction (Italy). / Bianchi, Irene; Lucente, Francesco Pio; Di Bona, Massimo; Govoni, Aladino; Piana Agostinetti, Nicola.

In: Geophysical Research Letters, Vol. 43, No. 24, 28.12.2016, p. 12380-12388.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


A semi-automated method for the detection of seismic anisotropy at depth via receiver function analysis. / Licciardi, A.; Piana Agostinetti, N.

In: Geophysical Journal International, Vol. 205, No. 3, ggw098, 01.06.2016, p. 1589-1612.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


Lithospheric fault and kinematic decoupling of the Apennines system across the Pollino range. / Chiarabba, Claudio; Agostinetti, Nicola Piana; Bianchi, Irene.

In: Geophysical Research Letters, Vol. 43, No. 7, 16.04.2016, p. 3201-3207.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


2015


The structure of the Moho in the Northern Apennines : Evidence for an incipient slab tear fault? / Piana Agostinetti, Nicola.

In: Tectonophysics, Vol. 655, 01.08.2015, p. 88-96.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


Crustal and upper mantle responses to lithospheric segmentation in the northern Apennines. / Rosenbaum, Gideon; Piana Agostinetti, Nicola.

In: Tectonics, Vol. 34, No. 4, 01.04.2015, p. 648-661.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


Local three-dimensional earthquake tomography by trans-dimensional Monte Carlo sampling. / Agostinetti, Nicola Piana; Giacomuzzi, Genny; Malinverno, Alberto.

In: Geophysical Journal International, Vol. 201, No. 3, 11.03.2015, p. 1598-1617.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


Crustal structure across the lateral edge of the Southern Tyrrhenian slab. / Lucente, Francesco Pio; Piana Agostinetti, Nicola; Di Bona, Massimo; Govoni, Aladino; Bianchi, Irene.

2015. Paper presented at European Geosciences Union, General Assembly 2015, Wien, Austria.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper


2014


From underplating to delamination-retreat in the northern Apennines. / Chiarabba, Claudio (Corresponding author); Giacomuzzi, Jenny; Bianchi, Irene; Agostinetti Piana, Nikola; Park, Jeffrey.

In: Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Vol. 403, 01.10.2014, p. 108-116.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


The 2012 Emilia seismic sequence (Northern Italy) : Imaging the thrust fault system by accurate aftershock location. / Govoni, Aladino; Marchetti, Alessandro; De Gori, Pasquale; Di Bona, Massimo; Lucente, Francesco Pio; Improta, Luigi; Chiarabba, Claudio; Nardi, Anna; Margheriti, Lucia; Agostinetti, Nicola Piana; Di Giovambattista, Rita; Latorre, Diana; Anselmi, Mario; Ciaccio, Maria Grazia; Moretti, Milena; Castellano, Corrado; Piccinini, Davide.

In: Tectonophysics, Vol. 622, 21.05.2014, p. 44-55.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


High frequency seismic waves and slab structures beneath Italy. / Sun, Daoyuan; Miller, Meghan S.; Piana Agostinetti, Nicola; Asimow, Paul D.; Li, Dunzhu.

In: Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Vol. 391, 01.04.2014, p. 212-223.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


Apulian crust: Top to bottom. / Amato, A; Bianchi, Irene; Piana Agostinetti, Nicola.

In: Journal of Geodynamics, Vol. 82, 2014, p. 125-137.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


Orogen-parallel variability in 3D seismicity distribution, Northern Apennines (Italy): Evidence for a slab tear fault? / Piccinini, D.; Piana Agostinetti, N.; Saccorotti, G.; Fiaschi, A.; Matassoni, L.; Morelli, M.

In: Journal of Geodynamics, Vol. 82, 2014, p. 110-117.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


The fate of the downgoing oceanic plate: Insight from the Northern Cascadia subduction zone. / Piana Agostinetti, Nicola; Miller, Meghan S.

In: Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Vol. 408, 2014, p. 237-251.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


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