Geophysicist with 15 years of experience in the field of infrasound acoustic applied to volcanology, seismology and snow science, currently works as a postdoc fellow at the Department of Earth Sciences, University of Florence (Italy). Since 2014 he is the CEO of the iTem srl spin-off company of the University of Florence.


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Sébastien Valade, Giorgio Lacanna, Diego Coppola, Marco Laiolo, Marco Pistolesi, Dario Delle Donne, Riccardo Genco, Emanuele Marchetti, Giacomo Ulivieri, Carmine Allocca, Corrado Cigolini, Takeshi Nishimura, Pasquale Poggi, Maurizio Ripepe 2016, Tracking dynamics of magma migration in open-conduit systems. Bull. Volc., DOI 10.1007/s00445-016-1072-x.

Ripepe M., D. Delle Donne, R. Genco, G. Maggio, M. Pistolesi, E. Marchetti, G. Lacanna, G. Ulivieri and P. Poggi 2015, Volcano Seismicity and Ground Deformation unveil the Gravity-driven Magma Discharge Dynamics of a Volcanic Eruption. Nature.

Marchetti E., M. Ripepe, G. Ulivieri, A. Kogelnig 2015, Infrasound array criteria for automatic detection and front velocity estimation of snow avalanches: towards a real-time early-warning system. Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci. Discuss., 3, 2709-2737.

Ulivieri G., M. Ripepe, E. Marchetti, 2013, Infrasound Reveals Transition to Oscillatory Discharge Regime during Lava Fountaining: implication for Early-Warning, Geoph. Res. Lett., accepted manuscript.

Cigolini C., M. Laiolo, D. Coppola, G. Ulivieri, 2013, Preliminary radon measurements at Villarica volcano, Chile, Jour. Of South American Earth Science, in press, doi: 10.1016/j.jsames.2013.04.003.

Ulivieri, G., E. Marchetti, M. Ripepe, I. Chiambretti, V. Segor, 2011, Monitoring snow avalanches in Northwestern Italia Alps using an infrasound array, Cold Reg. Sc. Techn., 69, 177-183, doi:10.1016/j.coldregions.2011.09.006.

Ripepe, M., E. Marchetti, C. Bonadonna, A.J.L. Harris, L. Pioli, G. Ulivieri, 2010, Monochromatic Infrasonic Tremor Driven by Persistent Degassing and Convection at Villarrica Volcano, Chile, Geophys. Res. Lett., VOL. 37, L15303.

Ripepe M., S. De Angelis, G. Lacanna, P. Poggi, C. Williams , E. Marchetti, D. Delle Donne, and G. Ulivieri, 2009, Tracking Pyroclastic Flowsat Soufrière Hills Volcano, Eos, Vol. 90, No. 27, 7 July 2009, pages 229–236.

Marchetti E., M. Ripepe, G. Ulivieri, S. Caffo, E. Privitera, 2009, Infrasonic evidences for branched conduit dynamics at Mt. Etna volcano, Italy, Geoph. Res. Lett., 36, L19308, doi:10.1029/2009GL040070.

Ripepe, M., D. Delle Donne, G. Lacanna, E. Marchetti, G. Ulivieri, 2009, The onset of the 2007 Stromboli effusive eruption recorded by an integrated geophysical network, Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, doi:10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2009.02.011.

Cigolini, C., P. Poggi, M. Ripepe, M.Laiolo, C. Ciamberlini, D. Delle Donne, G. Ulivieri, D. Coppola, G. Lacanna, E. Marchetti, D. Piscopo, R. Genco, 2009, Radon surveys and real-time monitoring at Stromboli volcano: Influence of soil temperature, atmospheric pressure and tidal forces on 222Rn degassing, Journal of Volcanology and Geo-thermal Research, 184 (2009) 381–388.

Cocina, L. Zuccarello, E. Marsella, G. Aiello, V. Di Fiore, M. Ligli, G. Bortolotti, V. Ferrante, E. Marchetti, G. Lacanna, G. Ulivieri, 2008, Seismic Tomography Experiment at Italy’s Stromboli Volcano, Eos Trans AGU, 89(30), 269-271. doi:10.1029/2008EO300001.

Marchetti E., M. Ripepe, G. Ulivieri, M. Burton, T. Caltabianco, and G. Salerno, 2008, Gas flux rate and migration of the magma column, AGU, Geophysical Monograph Series 182, doi:10.1029/182GM09, 259-267.

Ripepe M., D. Delle Donne, A.J.L. Harris, E. Marchetti, G. Ulivieri, 2008, Dynamics of strombolian explosions, AGU, Geophysical Monograph Series 182, doi:10.1029/182GM05, 39-48.

Ripepe M., Marchetti E., and Ulivieri G., 2007. Infrasonic Monitoring at Stromboli Volcano during the 2003 effusive eruption: insinghts on the explosive and degassing pro-cess of an open conduit system. J. Geophys. Res., 112,B09207, doi:10.1029/2006jB004613,2007.

Ripepe M., E. Marchetti, G. Ulivieri, A.J.L. Harris, J. Dehn, M. Burton, T. Caltabianco, and G. Salerno, 2005. The effusive to explosive transition during the 2003 eruption of Stromboli volcano. Geology, 33,5,341-344, doi: 10.1130/G21173.1.

Ripepe M., E. Marchetti, P. Poggi, A.J.L. Harris, A. Fiaschi, and G. Ulivieri, 2004. Seismic, acoustic and thermal network monitors the 2003 eruption of Stromboli volcano. EOS Trans AGU, 85, 329, 332.