Dr. Eleonora RivaltaHelmholtz Centre Potsdam
GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences
Section 2.1, Earthquake Risk and Early Warning
Helmholtzstraße 7, H7 202
Phone: +49 331 288 28659
Postadresse Telegrafenberg, D-14473, Potsdam
- Physics of volcanic systems and of the seismic source
- Propagation and storage of fluids in the crust
- Experimental volcanology
- Crustal deformation
- Volcanic and induced seismicity
- Fracture mechanics
CCMP-POMPEI: Physics of magma propagation and emplacement, a multi-methodological investigation. ERC Starting Grant
|2010:||Post-graduate certificate of Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, UK|
|1998-2002:||PhD in Physics, University of Bologna, Italy|
|1991-1996:||BSc and Master in Physics, University of Bologna, Italy (summa cum laude)|
|Jul. 2010 to Jun. 2012||Researcher University of Hamburg, Germany|
|Jan. 2007 to Dec. 2009||Lecturer University of Leeds, UK|
|Jul. 2006 to Dec. 2006||Visiting Scholar Stanford University, California, USA|
|Jan. 2004 to Dec. 2006||Post-Doc University of Bologna, Italy|
|Feb. 2002 to Dec. 2003||Post-Doc University of Hamburg, Germany|
|Feb. 2001 to Jul. 2001||Visiting Student GFZ Potsdam, Germany|
- Numerical Methods and Statistics
- Mathematical methods for Geophysicists
- Experimental volcanology
|2011:||Nominated member of AcademiaNet, Expert Database of Outstanding Female Scientists and Scholars, Robert Bosch Stiftung, in collaboration with Spektrum der Wissenschaft and Nature, 2012|
|2011:||Outstanding GJI reviewer of the year|
|2010:||Fellow of the Higher Education academy, UK|
|2008:||University of Leeds Teaching Award|
|2006:||Marco Polo Fellowship, University of Bologna|
 T. Dahm, D. Becker, M. Bischoff, S. Cesca, B. Dost, R. Fritschen, S. Hainzl, S. Husen, C. Klose, D. Kuehn, S. Lasocki, T. Meier, M. Ohrnberger, E. Rivalta, and U. Wegler. Recommendation for the discrimination of human-related and natural seismicity (short communication). J. of Seism., in press, 2012.
 L. Passarelli, F. Maccaferri, E. Rivalta, T. Dahm, and E. Abebe Boku. A probabilistic approach for the classification of earthquakes as triggered or not triggered. J. of Seism., in press, 2012.
 F. Maccaferri, M. Bonafede, and E. Rivalta. A quantitative study of the mechanisms governing dike propagation, dike arrest and sill formation. J. Volc. and Geoth. Res., 208:39–50, 2011.
 S. Calvari, L. Spampinato, A. Bonaccorso, C. Oppenheimer, E. Rivalta, and E. Boschi. Lava effusion: a slow fuse for stromboli volcano? Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 301:317–323, 2010.
 E. Rivalta. Evidence that coupling to magma chambers controls the volume history and velocity of laterally propagating intrusions. J. Geophys. Res., 115:B07203, 2010.
 F. Maccaferri, M. Bonafede, and E. Rivalta. A numerical model of dyke propagation in layered elastic media. Geophys. J. Int., 180:1107–1123, 2010.
 E. Rivalta and P. Segall. Magma compressibility and the missing magma source for some dike intrusions. Geophys. Res. Lett., 35:L04306, 2008.
 E. Rivalta and T. Dahm. Acceleration of buoyancy driven fractures and magmatic dikes beneath the free surface. Geophys. J. Int., 166:1424–1439, 2006.
 E. Rivalta, M. B ̈ottinger, and T. Dahm. Buoyancy-driven fracture ascent: Experiments in layered gelatin. J. Volc. and Geoth. Res., 144:273–285, 2005.
 E. Rivalta and T. Dahm. Dyke emplacement in fractured media: application to the 2000 intrusion at Izu islands, Japan. Geophys. J. Int., 157(1):283–292, 2004.
 E. Rivalta. Elastic dislocations in layered media. PhD thesis, Alma Mater Studiorum Universita` di Bologna, 2002.
 M. Bonafede, B. Parenti, and E. Rivalta. On strike-slip faulting in layered media. Geophys. J. Int., 149:698–723, 2002.
 E. Rivalta, W. Mangiavillano, and M. Bonafede. The edge dislocation problem in a layered elastic medium. Geophys. J. Int., 149:508–523, 2002.
 M. Bonafede and E. Rivalta. On tensile cracks close to and across the interface between two welded elastic half-spaces. Geophys. J. Int., 138:410–434, 1999.
 M. Bonafede and E. Rivalta. The tensile dislocation problem in a layered elastic medium. Geophys. J. Int., 136:341–356, 1999.