Diego Arosio


Assistant Professor of Applied Geophysics
Department of Chemical and Geological Sciences
Università degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia
E-mail: diego.arosio@unimore.it
Page: http://www.personale.unimore.it/AddressBook/Home/diarosio

Fields of interest

  • Analysis of unstable slopes with seismics techniques, Ground Penetrating Radar and electrical resistivity tomography
  • Monitoring of unstable slopes with microseismic methods and remote sensing
  • Geophysical monitoring of earth dams and levees
  • Passive seismics and Ground Penetrating Radar to located people trapped under rubble
  • Seismic and electromagnetic investigations to study dismissed mining sites
  • Study of snow electromagnetic properties
  • Location of leakages in water pipe networks with passive seismics
  • Ground Penetrating Radar investigations of structures and archaeological sites

Recent publications

Longoni L., M. Papini, D. Brambilla, D. Arosio, and L. Zanzi (2016).
The risk of collapse in abandoned mine sites: the issue of data uncertainty.
Open Geosciences, 8, 246-258, doi: 10.1515/geo-2016-0022.

Arosio D. (2016).
Rock fracture characterization with GPR by means of deterministic deconvolution.
Journal of Applied Geophysics, 126, 27-34, doi: 10.1016/j.jappgeo.2016.01.006.

Longoni L., M. Papini, D. Brambilla, D. Arosio, and L. Zanzi (2016).
The role of the spatial scale and data accuracy on deep-seated gravitational slope deformation modeling: The Ronco landslide, Italy.
Geomorphology, 253, 74-82, doi: 10.1016/j.geomorph.2015.09.030.

Longoni L., M. Papini, D. Arosio, L. Zanzi, and D. Brambilla (2014).
A new geological model for Spriana landslide.
Bull Eng Geol Environ, 73, 959–970, doi: 10.1007/s10064-014-0610-z.

Zanzi L., D. Arosio (2013).
Sensitivity and accuracy in rebar diameter measurements from dual-polarized GPR data.
Construction and Building Materials, 48, 1293-1301, doi: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2013.05.009.

Arosio D., L. Longoni, M. Papini, and L. Zanzi (2013).
Seismic characterization of an abandoned mine site.
Acta Geophysica, 61, 611-623, doi: 10.2478/s11600-012-0090-0.

Longoni L., D. Arosio, M. Scaioni, M. Papini, L. Zanzi, R. Roncella, and D. Brambilla (2012).
Surface and subsurface non-invasive investigations to improve the characterization of a fractured rock mass.
Journal of Geophysics and Engineering, 9, 461-472, doi: 10.1088/1742-2132/9/5/461.

Arosio D., S. Munda, L. Zanzi, L. Longoni, and M. Papini (2012).
GPR investigations to assess the state of damage of a concrete water tunnel.
Journal of Environmental & Engineering Geophysics, 17, 159-169, doi: 10.2113/JEEG17.3.159.

Arosio D., S. Munda, L. Zanzi, F. da Porto, and F. Mosele (2012).
Non-destructive quality control of reinforced masonry buildings.
Journal of Infrastructure Systems, 18, 34-46, doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)IS.1943-555X.0000054.

Arosio D., N. Harries (2010).
Predicting slope collapse using Slope Stability Radar deformation data.
Rock Engineering in Difficult Ground Conditions – Soft Rocks and Karst, CRC Press/Balkema,
539-544, ISBN: 978-0-415-80481-3

Arosio D. (2010).
A microseismic approach to locate survivors trapped under rubble.
Near Surface Geophysics, 8, 623-633, doi: 10.3997/1873-0604.2010051.

Arosio D., L. Longoni, M. Papini, M. Scaioni, L. Zanzi, and M. Alba (2009).
Towards rockfall forecasting through observing deformations and listening to microseismic emissions. Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 9, 1119-1131, doi: 10.5194/nhess-9-1119-2009.