The main subjects of interests are Earth Sciences-related, investigated with automated tools.
Here is a short list of specific subjects.


  1. Alberti, M., Decandia, F.A., Tavarnelli, E., 1996. Modes of propagation of the compressional deformation in the Umbria-Marche Apennines. Mem. Soc. Geol. It. 51, 71-82.

  2. Alberti, M., Decandia, F.A., Tavarnelli, E., 1997. From rifting to mountain building: the record of pressure-solution fabrics from pelagic limestones, Umbria-Marche Apennines, Italy. Terra Nova 9, 372 - 372.

  3. Alberti, M., Decandia, F.A., Tavarnelli, E., 1998. Kinematic evolution of the outer zones of the Northern Apennines, Italy: the contribution of sequential cross-section balancing techniques. Mem. Soc. Geol. It.52, 607-616.

  4. Tavarnelli, E., Decandia, F.A., Alberti, M., 1998. The transition from extension to compression in the Messinian Laga Basin and its significance in the evolution of the Apennine belt-foredeep-foreland system. Ann. Tectonicae 12, 133 - 144.

  5. Tavarnelli, E., Decandia, F.A., Alberti, M., 1999. Evidenze di tettonica distensiva sinsedimentaria nel bacino messiniano della Laga: implicazioni per l'evoluzione dell'Appennino Settentrionale. Boll. Soc. Geol. It. 118, 217 - 22.

  6. Decandia, F.A., Tavarnelli, E., Alberti, M., 1999. Synorogenic deformations recorded in evolving fold-thrust belts and adjacent foredeep basins: the Umbria-MArche Apennines, Italy. Terra Nova 11, 308 - 308.

  7. Alberti, M., 2000. Along-strike variations of thrusts in the Spoleto-Valnerina area: genesis and influence on the evolution of the Umbria-Marche Apennines. Boll. Soc. Geol. It. 119, 655-665.

  8. Tavarnelli, E., Decandia F.A., Renda P., Tramutoli M., Guegen E., Alberti M., 2001. Repeated reactivation in the Apennine-Maghrebide system, Italy: a possible example of fault-zone weakening? In Holdsworth R.E:, Strachan R.A., Magloughlin J.F., Knipe R.J., 2001 (eds.) The nature and Tectonic Significance of Fault Zone Weakening, Geological Society, London, Special Publications 186.

  9. Alberti, M., Lapenta, M.C., Maurella A., 2001. New geological data on the basin units surrounding the mount Alpi unit (Southern Italy). Boll. Soc. Natur. Napoli, nuova serie, 1, 85-96.

  10. Decandia, F.A., Tavarnelli, E., Alberti, M., 2002. La doppia riattivazioni della linea della Valnerina: implicazioni per l'evoluzione tettonica dell'Appennino umbro-marchigiano. Studi Geologici Camerti 2, 77 - 86.

  11. Decandia, F.A., Tavarnelli, E., Alberti, M., 2002. Pressure-solution frabrics and their overprinting relationships within a minor fold train of the Umbria-Marche Apennines, Italy. Boll. Soc. Geol. It., Vol. Spec., 687 - 694.

  12. Alberti, M., 2003. Fault movement sense attribution methodology with software application in FORTRAN 77. Computers & Geosciences 29, 539-542.

  13. Alberti, M., Rastelli, N. , Palmeri, R., Ricci, C. A., 2003. The Italian geological database and GIS of Antarctic rock samples. 2-3 Volume: Terra Nostra Schriften der Alfred-Wegner-Stiftung, Selbsverlag der Alfred-Wegner-Stiftung, Berlin.

  14. Alberti, M,. 2005. Application of GIS to spatial analysis of mesofault populations. Computers & Geosciences 31, 1249-1259.

  15. Alberti, M,. 2006. Spatial structures in earthquakes and faults: quantifying similarity in simulated stress fields and natural data sets. J. Struct. Geol. 28, 998-1018.

  16. Alberti, M,. 2006. Spatial variations in the similarity of earthquake populations: The case of the 1997 Colfiorito-Sellano (northern Apennines, Italy) seismic sequence. Tectonoph. 421, 231-250.

  17. Alberti, M., Biscaro, D., 2010. Height variation detection in polar regions from ICESat satellite altimetry. Computers & Geosciences 36, 1-9.

  18. Alberti, M., 2010. Analysis of kinematic correlations in faults and focal mechanisms with GIS and Fortran programs. Computers & Geosciences 36, 186-194.

  19. Alberti, M., 2010. Notes on the co-seismic stress field evolution during the 1997 Umbria-Marche (Italy) aftershock sequence. Italian Journal of Geosciences 129, 15-28.


Mauro Alberti