Carmelo Giovanni Monaco

Professore ordinario di Geologia strutturale [GEO/03]
Sezione di appartenenza: Scienze della Terra
Ufficio: Corso Italia, 57 - 5° piano
Email: cmonaco@unict.it
Telefono: 095 7195731
Orario di ricevimento: Martedì, mercoledì e giovedì dalle 12:00 alle 13:00


Born in Catania on January 15th , 1963

Education and University Career:
1981 – 1986 : Degree in Geological Sciences at the Catania University.
1987 – 1988 : Research contract at the Calabria-Cosenza University.
1988 – 1992 : PhD in Tectonics and Structural Geology at the Camerino University.
1992 : C.N.R.  grant  in “Stratigraphic Geology” at  the Catania University.
1992 : Researcher of Geology at the Catania University.
1995 : Visiting researcher at the “Laboratoire de Tectonique de l’Institut de Physique du Globe” of the P.M. Curie University of Paris.
1996 – 1997 : C.N.R. N.A.T.O. Senior grants at the “Laboratoire de Tectonique de l’Institut de Physique du Globe” of the P.M. Curie University of Paris.
1998 : Associate Professor of Structural Geology at the Catania University.
2002 : Full Professor of Structural Geology at the Catania University.
2003-2012 : Coordinator of the PhD Course of  “Geodynamics and Seismotectonics” (Catania University).
2009-2011 : Member of the Board of AIQUA – Associazione Italiana per lo Studio del Quaternario.
2010-2014 : Coordinator of the PhD Course of  “Earth Sciences” (Catania University).
Sice 2010 : Member of the Board of the Italian Group of Structural Geology (GIGS).
2012-2016: Member of the Board of the Italian Geological Society.
2013-2014: Responsible of the Earth Sciences Section (Department of Biological, Geological, Environmental Sciences, Catania University).
2013-2014 : Coordinator of the PhD Course of  “Geological, Biological, Environmental Sciences” (Catania University).
2013-2015 : Member of the Seismological Program Committee “Accordo Quadro DPC-INGV 2014-2021″
2014-2016 : President of the Italian Group of Structural Geology (GIGS)

Since 2014 : Head of the Department of Biological, Geological, Environmental Sciences, Catania University

Since 2016 : academic senator, Catania University

Teaching:
Course of Structural Geology  and Laboratory of Structural Geology
Course of Techniques of field mapping and structural analysis
Course of Geodynamics
Course of Applied Geology
Post graduate courses for the doctorate in Geodinamics and Seismotectonics and Earth Sciences

SCOPUS H-index: 30

BARRECA G., BRANCA S., MONACO C. (2018) - Three-dimensional modeling of Mount Etna volcano: volume assessment, trend of eruption rates, and geodynamic significance. Tectonics, 37, https://doi.org/10.1002/2017TC004851

BARRECA G., CORRADINO M., MONACO C., PEPE F. (2018) - Active Tectonics along the South East Offshore Margin of Mt. Etna: New Insights from High-Resolution Seismic Profiles.  Geosciences, 8, 62, doi:10.3390/geosciences8020062

SANTULIN M., TAMARO A., REBEZ A., SLEJKO D., SANI F., MARTELLI L., BONINI M., CORTI G., POLI M.E., ZANFERRARI A., MARCHESINI A., BUSETTI M., DAL CIN M., SPALLAROSSA D., BARANI S., SCAFIDI D., BARRECA G., MONACO C. (2018) - Seismogenetic zonation as a branch of the logic-tree for the new Italian Seismic Hazard Map - MPS16: a preliminary outline. Bollettino di Geofisica Teorica e Applicata, 58 (4), 313-342, doi: 10.4430/bgta0216

DE GUIDI G., VECCHIO A., BRIGHENTI F., CAPUTO R., CARNEMOLLA F., DI PIETRO A., LUPO M., MAGGINI M., MARCHESE S., MESSINA D., MONACO C., NASO S. (2017) - Co-seismic displacement for the October 26 and 30 2016, ML 5.4 - 5.9 and 6.5 earthquakes in central Italy, from the analysis of discrete GNSS stations. Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences., 17, 1885–1892, https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-17-1885-2017

FURLANI S., ANTONIOLI F., CAVALLARO D., CHIRCO P., CALDARERI F., FORESTA MARTIN F., GASPARO MORTICELLI M., MONACO C., SULLI A., QUARTA G., BIOLCHI S., SANNINO G., DE VITA S., CALCAGNILE L., AGATE M. (2017) – Tidal notches, coastal landforms and Late Quaternary relative sea level changes at Ustica Island (Tyrrhenian Sea, Italy). Geomorphology, 299, 94–106, doi:10.1016/j.geomorph.2017.10.004

FERRANTI L., ANTONIOLI F., MONACO C., SCICCHITANO G., SPAMPINATO C.R. (2017) – Uplifted Late Holocene shorelines along the coasts of the Calabrian Arc: geodynamic and seismotectonic implications. Italian J. Geosci., 136 (3), 454-470, doi: 10.3301/IJG.2017.13.

SCICCHITANO G., CASTAGNINO BERLINGHIERI E.F., ANTONIOLI F., SPAMPINATO C.R., MONACO C. (2017) – Chapter 16 – Sacred Landscapes and Changing Sea Levels: New Interdisciplinary Data from the Early Neolithic to the Present in South-Eastern Sicily. In: G.N. Bailey et al. (eds.), Under the Sea: Archaeology and Palaeolandscapes of the Continental Shelf, Coastal Research Library 20, Springer International Publishing AG 2017, doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-53160-1_16.

CULTRERA F., BARRECA G., FERRANTI L., MONACO C., PEPE F., PASSARO S., BARBERI G., BRUNO V., MATTIA M., MUSUMECI C., SCARFÌ L. (2017) – Structural architecture and active deformation pattern in the northern sector of the Aeolian-Tindari-Letojanni fault system (SE Tyrrhenian Sea-NE Sicily) from integrated analysis of field, marine geophysical, seismological and geodetic data. Italian J. Geosci., Italian Journal of Geosciences, 136 (3), 399-417, doi:10.3301/IJG.2016.17.

MONACO C., BARRECA G., DI STEFANO A. (2017) – Quaternary marine terraces and fault activity in the northern mainland sectors of the Messina Straits (southern Italy). Italian J. Geosci., 136 (3), 337-346,  doi:10.3301/IJG.2016.10.

CULTRERA F., BARRECA G., BURRATO P., FERRANTI L., MONACO C., PASSARO S., PEPE F. & SCARFÌ L. (2017) – Active faulting and continental slope instability in the Gulf of Patti (Tyrrhenian side of NE Sicily, Italy): a field, marine and seismological joint analysis. Natural Hazards,  86, S253–S272, doi: 10.1007/s11069-016-2547-y.

CAVALLARO D., MONACO C., POLONIA A., SULLI A., DI STEFANO A. (2017) – Evidence of positive tectonic inversion in the north-central sector of the Sicily Channel. Natural Hazards, 86: S233–S251, doi: 10.1007/s11069-016-2515-6.

BRUNO V., FERLITO C., MATTIA M., MONACO C., ROSSI M. & SCANDURA D. (2016) – Evidence of a recent shallow magma intrusion beneath the NE Rift system of Mt. Etna. Terra Nova, 0, 1-8 doi: 10.1111/ter.12228.

PAPPALARDO G., MINEO S., MONACO C. (2016) – Geotechnical characterization of limestones employed for the reconstruction of a UNESCO world heritage Baroque monument in southeastern Sicily (Italy). Engineering Geology, 212, 86-97, doi: 10.1016/j.enggeo.2016.08.004.

BARRECA G., SCARFÌ L., CANNAVÒ F., KOULAKOV I., MONACO C. (2016) – New structural and seismological evidence and interpretation of a lithospheric scale shear zone at the southern edge of the Ionian subduction system (central-eastern Sicily,  Italy).  Tectonics, 35, doi:10.1002/2015TC004057.

PANZERA F., LOMBARDO G., MONACO C. (2016) – New evidence of wavefield polarization on fault zone in the lower NE slope of Mt. Etna. Italian J. Geosci., 135, No. 2, 250-260, doi: 10.3301/IJG.2015.22.

POLONIA A., TORELLI L., ARTONI A., CARLINI M., FACCENNA C., FERRANTI L., GASPERINI L., GOVERS R., KLAESCHEN D., MONACO C., NERI G., NIJHOLT N., ORECCHIO B., WORTEL R. M. (2016) – The Ionian and Alfeo-Etna fault zones: New segments of an evolving plate boundary in the central Mediterranean sea? Tectonophysics, Doi: 10.1016/j.tecto.2016.03.016.

BIOLCHI S., FURLANI S., ANTONIOLI F., BALDASSINI N., DEGUARA J., DEVOTO S., DI STEFANO A., EVANS J., GAMBIN T., GAUCI R., MASTRONUZZI G.A., MONACO C., SCICCHITANO G. (2016) – Boulder accumulations related to extreme wave events on the eastern coast of Malta. Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 16, 737-756, doi: 105194/nhess-16-737-2016.

PIRROTTA C., BARBANO M.S., MONACO C. (2016) – Evidence of active tectonics in southern Calabria (Italy) by geomorphic  analysis: the examples of the Catona and Petrace rivers. Italian J. Geosci., 135, No. 1, 142-156, doi: 10.3301/IJG.2015.20.

CULTRERA F., BARRECA G., SCARFÌ  L., MONACO  C. (2015) – Fault reactivation by stress pattern reorganization in the Hyblean foreland domain of SE Sicily (Italy) and seismotectonic implications. Tectonophysics. Doi: org/10.1016/j.tecto.2015.08.043.

DE GUIDI G., BARBERI G., BARRECA G., BRUNO V., CULTRERA F., GRASSI S.,  IMPOSA S., MATTIA M., MONACO C., SCARFÌ L., SCUDERO S. (2015) – Geological, seismological and geodetic evidence of active thrusting and folding south of Mt. Etna (eastern Sicily): revaluation of “seismic efficiency” of the Sicilian Basal Thrust. J. of Geodynamics, 90, 32–41, doi: org/10.1016/j.jog.2015.06.001.

PANZERA F., LOMBARDO G., MONACO C., DI STEFANO A. (2015) – Seismic site effects observed on sediments and basaltic lavas outcropping in a test site of Catania, Italy. Natural Hazards, doi: 10.1007/s11069-015-1822-7.

MATTIA, M., BRUNO V., CALTABIANO T., CANNATA A., CANNAVÒ F., D’ALESSANDRO W., DI GRAZIA G., FEDERICO C., GIAMMANCO S., LA SPINA A., LIUZZO M., LONGO M., MONACO C., PATANE` D., SALERNO G. (2015) – A comprehensive interpretative model of slow slip events on Mt. Etna’s eastern flank. Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 16, doi:10.1002/2014GC005585.

BOTTARI C., COLTELLI M., MONACO C. (2015) – Evidence of  Late Roman collapse at Catania (Sicily, southern Italy): an earthquake in the 4th century AD?? Quaternary International, 357, 336-343, Doi: org/10.1016/j.quaint.2014.10.037.

BRANCA S., DE GUIDI G., LANZAFAME G., MONACO C. (2014) - Holocene vertical deformation along the coastal sector of Mt. Etna volcano (eastern Sicily, Italy): implications on the time‐space constrains of the volcano lateral sliding. J. of Geodynamics, 82, 194-203,  Doi: org/10.1016/j.jog.2014.07.006.

BARRECA G., BRUNO V., CULTRERA F., MATTIA M., MONACO C., SCARFÌ L. (2014) – New insights in the geodynamics of the Lipari–Vulcano area (Aeolian archipelago, southern Italy) from geological, geodetic and seismological data. J. of Geodynamics, 82, 150-167, Doi: 10.1016/j.jog.2014.07.003.

CANNAVÓ F., ARENA A., MONACO C. (2014) – Local Geodetic and Seismic Energy Balance for Shallow Earthquakes Prediction. J. of Seismology. Doi: 10.1007/s10950-014-9446-z.

FERRANTI L., PALANO M., CANNAVÒ F., MAZZELLA M.E., OLDOW J.S., GUEGUEN E., MATTIA M., MONACO C. (2014) – Rates of geodetic deformation across active faults in southern Italy. Tectonophysics, 621, 101-122, Doi: 10.1016/j.tecto.2014.02.007.

PANZERA F., PISCHIUTTA M., LOMBARDO G., MONACO C., ROVELLI A. (2014) – Wavefield polarization on fault zones in the western flank of Mt. Etna: observation and fracture orientation modeling. Pure and Applied Geophysics. Doi: 10.1007/s00024-014-0831-x.

LO PRESTI V., ANTONIOLI F.,  AURIEMMA R., RONCHITELLI A., SCICCHITANO G., SPAMPINATO C.R., ANZIDEI M., AGIZZA S., BENINI A., FERRANTI L., GASPARO MORTICELLI M., GIARRUSSO C., MASTRONUZZI G., MONACO C., PORQUEDDU A. (2014) – Millstone coastal quarries of the Mediterranean: a new class of sea level indicator. Quaternary International,  Doi: 10.1016/j.quaint.2014.03.021.

BARRECA G., BRUNO V., CULTRERA F., FERRANTI L., GUGLIELMINO F., GUZZETTA L., MATTIA M., MONACO C., PEPE F. (2014) – Geodetic and geological evidence of active tectonics in south-western Sicily (Italy). Journal of Geodynamics, 82, 138-149, Doi.org/doi:10.1016/j.jog.2014.03.004.

SPAMPINATO C.R., FERRANTI L., MONACO C., SCICCHITANO G., ANTONIOLI F. (2014) – Holocene coastal uplift  and coseismic deformation at Capo Vaticano (western Calabria). Journal of Geodynamics, 82, 178-193, Doi:10.1016/j.jog.2014.03.003.

ALOISI M., BRUNO V., CANNAVÒ F., FERRANTI L., MATTIA, M., MONACO, C. (2014) – Reply to ‘Comments on the paper “Are the source models of the M7.1 1908 Messina Straits earthquake reliable? Insights from a novel inversion and sensitivity analysis of levelling data” by Aloisi et al. (2012)’. Geophysical Journal International, 197 (3), 1403-1409.

ABATE T., BRANCA S., MONACO C. (2013) – Le eruzioni dell’Etna nell’opera di Orazio Silvestri (1835-1890). Il disegno come strumento per l’osservazione scientifica. Ed. Caracol, Palermo, 76 pp., 4 Tavv.

CAPOZUCCA F., BARRECA G., MONACO C., PAONE M. (2013) – Grandi opere civili e contesti geologici complessi: l’importanza del modello geologico nella realizzazione della galleria Caltanissetta (Sicilia centrale). Geoingegneria Ambientale e Mineraria, Anno L, n. 3, 21-26.
RISTUCCIA G.M., DI STEFANO A., GUELI A.M., MONACO C., STELLA G.,TROJA S.O. (2013) – OSL chronology of Quaternary terraced deposits outcropping between Mt. Etna volcano and the Catania Plain (Sicily, southern Italy).  Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, 63, 36-46, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pce.2013.03.002.
BARRECA G., MONACO C. (2013) - Vertical-axis rotations in the Sicilian Fold and Thrust Belt; new structural constraints from the Madonie Mts. (central-northern Sicily, Italy). Italian Journal of Geosciences, 132 (3), 407-421, doi: 10.3301/IJG.2012.44.
DI STEFANO A., DE PIETRO R., MONACO C., ZANINI A. (2013) - Anthropogenic influence on  coastal evolution: a case history from the Catania Gulf shoreline (eastern Sicily, Italy).  Ocean & Coastal Management, 80, 133-148, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ocecoaman.2013.02.013.
SANTORO E., FERRANTI L., BURRATO P., MAZZELLA M. E.,  MONACO C. (2013) – Deformed Pleistocene marine terraces along the Ionian Sea margin of southern Italy: Unveiling blind faul-related contribution to coastal uplift. Tectonics, 32, doi:10.1002/tect.20036.
SPAMPINATO C.R., BRAITENBERG C., MONACO C., SCICCHITANO G. (2013) – Analysis of vertical movements in eastern Sicily and southern Calabria (Italy) through geodetic levelling data. Journal of Geodynamics, 66, 1-12, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jog.2012.12.002.
SPAMPINATO C.R., SCICCHITANO G., FERRANTI L., MONACO C. (2012) – Raised Holocene paleo-shorelines along the Capo Schisò coast, Taormina: new evidence of recent co-seismic deformation in northeastern Sicily (Italy). Journal of Geodynamics, 55, 18-31, . doi:10.1016/j.jog.2011.11.007.
ORIOLI S., RISTUCCIA G.M., MONACO C., GIUNTA G., GUELI A.M., STELLA G., TROJA S.O. (2012) – Middle-late Pleistocene marine terraces and fault activity in the Sant’Agata di Militello coastal area (north-eastern Sicily). Journal of Geodynamics, 55, 32-40, doi:10.1016/j.jog.2011.11.005.
PALANO M., FERRANTI L., MATTIA M., MONACO C., ALOISI M., BRUNO V., CANNAVÒ F., SILIGATO G. (2012) – GPS velocity and strain fields in Sicily and southern Calabria, Italy: updated geodetic constraints on tectonic block interaction in the central Mediterranean. Journ. of Geophys. Research, 117, B07401, doi:10.1029/2012JB009254.
SCICCHITANO G., PIGNATELLI C., SPAMPINATO C.R., PISCITELLI A., MILELLA M., MONACO C, MASTRONUZZI G. (2012) – Terrestrial Laser Scanner techniques in the assessment of tsunami impact on the Maddalena peninsula (south-eastern Sicily, Italy). Earth Planetary Space, 64, 889–903, doi:10.5047/eps.2011.11.009.
GIACOMONI P.P., FERLITO C., ALESCI G., COLTORTI M., MONACO C., VICCARO M., CRISTOFOLINI R. (2012) – A common feeding system of the NE and S rifts as revealed by the bilateral 2002/03 eruptive event at Mt. Etna (Sicily, Italy). Bulletin of Volcanology, DOI 10.1007/s00445-012-0672-3.
ALOISI M., BRUNO V., CANNAVÒ F., FERRANTI L., MATTIA M., MONACO C., PALANO M. (2012) – Are the source models of the M 7.1 1908 Messina Straits earthquake reliable? Insights from a novel inversion and a sensitivity analysis of Loperfido (1909) levelling data. Geophysical Journal International, DOI 10.1093/gji/ggs062.
SPAMPINATO C., COSTA B., DI STEFANO A., MONACO C., SCICCHITANO G. (2011) – The contribution of tectonics to relative sea-level change during the Holocene in coastal south-eastern Sicily: new data from boreholes. Quaternary International, 232, 214-227, doi: 10.1016/j-quaint.2010.06.025.
SCICCHITANO G., SPAMPINATO C., FERRANTI L., ANTONIOLI F., MONACO C., CAPANO M., LUBRITTO C. (2011) – Uplifted Holocene shorelines at Capo Milazzo (NE Sicily, Italy): evidence of co-seismic and steady-state deformation. Quaternary International, 232, 201-213, doi: 10.1016/j-quaint.2010.06.028.
BIANCA M., CATALANO S., DE GUIDI G., GUELI A.M., MONACO C., RISTUCCIA G.M., STELLA G., TORTORICI G., TORTORICI L., TROJA S.O. (2011) – Luminescence chronology of Pleistocene marine terraces of Capo Vaticano peninsula (Calabria, Southern Italy). Quaternary International, 232, 114-121, doi: 10.1016/j-quaint.2010.07.013.
SCICCHITANO G., LO PRESTI V., SPAMPINATO C., GASPARO MORTICELLI M., ANTONIOLI F., AURIEMMA R., FERRANTI L., MONACO C. (2011) – Millstones as indicators of relative sea-level changes in northern Sicily and southern Calabria coastlines, Italy. Quaternary International, 232, 92-104, doi: 10.1016/j-quaint.2010.08.019.
ALOISI M., MATTIA M., MONACO C., PULVIRENTI F. (2011) – Magma, faults and gravitational loading at Mt. Etna: the 2002-2003 eruptive period. JGR. 116, B05203, Doi:10.1029/2010JB007909.
MARTINO C., CURCURUTO E., DI STEFANO A., MONACO C., ZANINI A (2011) – Fenomeni erosivi lungo il litorale di Marina di Butera (CL), Sicilia centro-meridionale. Geologi di Sicilia, 19 (3), 4-14.
TORTORICI L., CAPUTO R., MONACO C. (2010) – Late Neogene to Quaternary contractional structures in Crete (Greece). Tectonophysics, 483, 203-213.
CASTAGNINO BERLINGHIERI E.F., MONACO C. (2010) – The ancient harbour system of Catania (Italy): new evidence from the reinterpretation of geo-archaeological data, literary sources and historical iconographic documentation. In: M. Beltrando, A. Peccerillo, M. Mattei, S. Conticelli and C. Doglioni (Eds.), The Geology of Italy: tectonics and life along plate margins, Journal of the Virtual Explorer, Electronic Edition, ISSN 1441-8142, volume 36, paper 25, doi: 10.3809/jvirtex.2010.00222. Download from: http://virtualexplorer.com.au/article/2010/222/ancient-harbour-catania
FERRANTI L., ANTONIOLI F., ANZIDEI M., MONACO C., STOCCHI P. (2010) – The timescale and spatial extent of vertical tectonic motions in Italy:insights from relative sea-level changes studies. In: M. Beltrando, A. Peccerillo, M. Mattei, S. Conticelli and C. Doglioni (Eds.), The Geology of Italy: tectonics and life along plate margins, Journal of the Virtual Explorer, Electronic Edition, ISSN 1441-8142, volume 36, paper 23, doi: 10.3809/jvirtex.2010.00255. Download from: http://virtualexplorer.com.au/article/2010/255/vertical-tectonic-motions-in-italy
CAPUTO R., CATALANO S., MONACO C., ROMAGNOLI G., TORTORICI G., TORTORICI L. (2010) –Middle-Late Quaternary geodynamics of Crete, southern Aegean, and seismotectonic implications. Proceedings of the 12th International Congress, Patras, May, 2010, Bulletin of the Geological Society of Greece.
SCICCHITANO G., COSTA B., DI STEFANO A., LONGHITANO S., MONACO C. (2010) – Tsunami and storm deposits preserved within a ria-type rocky coastal setting (Siracusa, SE Sicily). Annals of Geomorphology/Zeitschrift fur Geomorphologie, 54, Suppl. 3, 51-77.
BARRECA G., BARBANO M.S., CARBONE S., MONACO C. (2010) – Archaeological evidence for Roman age faulting in central-northern Sicily: possible effects of coseismic deformation. In Sintubin, M., Stewart I.S., Niemi, T.M. and Altunel, E. eds. Ancient Earthquakes, Geol. Soc of Am. Spec. Pap., 471, 223-232, doi: 10.1130/2010.2471 (18).
CAPUTO R., CATALANO S., MONACO C., ROMAGNOLI G., TORTORICI G., TORTORICI L. (2010) – Active faulting on the island of Crete (Greece). Geophysical Journal International, 183 (1), 111-126.
MONACO C., DE GUIDI G., FERLITO C. (2010) – The morphotectonic map of Mt. Etna. Boll. Soc. Geol. It., 129 (3), 408-428.
DUTTON A., SCICCHITANO G., MONACO C., DESMARCHELIER J.M., ANTONIOLI F., LAMBECK K., ESAT T.M., FIFIELD L.K., MCCULLOCH M.T., MORTIMER G. (2009) – Uplift rates defined by U-series and 14C ages of serpulid-encrusted speleothems from submerged caves near Siracusa, Sicily (Italy). Quaternary Geochronology, 4, 2-10.
DE GUIDI G., MONACO C. (2009) – Late Holocene vertical deformation along the coast of Pantelleria Island (Sicily Channel, Italy). Quaternary International, 206, 158-165.
ANTONIOLI F., FERRANTI L., FONTANA A., AMOROSI A., M., BONDESAN A, BRAITENBERG C., DUTTON A., FONTOLAN G., FURLANI S., LAMBECK K., MASTRONUZZI G., MONACO C., SPADA G., STOCCHI P., ORRÙ P. (2009) – A review of the Holocene sea-level changes and tectonic movements along the Italian coastline. Quaternary International, 206, 102-133.
TORTORICI L., CATALANO S., MONACO C. (2009) – Ophiolite-bearing mèlanges in southern Italy. Geol. Journal, 44, 1–14.
CATALANO S., DE GUIDI G., LANZAFAME G., MONACO C., TORTORICI L. (2009) – Late Quaternary deformation on the island of Pantelleria: new constraints for the recent tectonic evolution of the Sicily Channel Rift (southern Italy). Journal of Geodynamics, 48, 75-82.
FERRANTI L., SANTORO E., MAZZELLA M. E., MONACO C., MORELLI D. (2009) – Active transpression in the northern Calabria Apennines, Southern Italy. Tectonophysics, 476, 226-251.
FERRANTI L., MONACO C., ANTONIOLI F., MASCHIO L., MORELLI D. (2008) – Holocene activity of the Scilla fault, southern Calabria: insights from morpho-structural and marine geophysical data. Tectonophysics, 453, 74-93.
CATALANO S., DE GUIDI G., MONACO C., TORTORICI G., TORTORICI L. (2008) – Active faulting and seismicity along the Siculo-Calabrian rift zone. Tectonophysics, 453, 177-192.
SCICCHITANO G., ANTONIOLI F., CASTAGNINO BERLINGHIERI E.F., DUTTON A., MONACO C. (2008) – Submerged archaeological sites along the Ionian Coast of south-eastern Sicily and implications for the Holocene relative sea level change. Quaternary Research, 70, 26-39.
CASTAGNINO BERLINGHIERI, E.F., MONACO, C. (2008) – Il sistema portuale di Catania antica. Studi interdisciplinari di geo-archeologia marittima, in Archeologia Marittima Mediterranea, Papers, 3, Istituti Editoriali e Poligrafici Internazionali, Pisa-Roma.
SCICCHITANO G., MONACO C., TORTORICI L. (2007) – Large boulder deposits by tsunami waves along the Ionian coast of south-eastern Sicily. Marine Geology, 238, 75-91.
FERRANTI L., MONACO C., ANTONIOLI F., MASCHIO L., KERSHAW S., VERRUBBI V. (2007) – The contribution of regionl uplift and coseismic slip to the vertical crustal motion in the Messina Straits, southern Italy: evidence from raised Late Holocene shorelines. Journal of Geophysical Research, 112, B06401, doi: 10.1029/2006JB004473.
CATALANO S., GRASSO G., MAZZOLENI P., MONACO C., TORTORICI L. (2007) – Intracontinental tectonic melange Southern Apennines. Terra Nova, 19, 287-293.
MONACO C., TORTORICI L. (2007) – Active faulting and related tsunami in eastern Sicily and south-western Calabria. Bollettino di Geofisica Teorica e Applicata, 48 (2), 163-184.
FERRANTI L., ANTONIOLI F., MAUZ B., AMOROSI A., DAI PRÀ G., MASTRONUZZI G., MONACO C., ORRÙ P., PAPPALARDO M., RADTKE U., RENDA P., ROMANO P., SANSÒ P., VERRUBBI V. (2006) – Markers of the last interglacial sea-level high stand along the coast of Italy: tectonic implications. Quaternary International. 145-146, 30-54.
MONACO C., DE GUIDI G. (2006) – Structural evidence for Neogene rotations in the eastern Sicilian fold and thrust belt. Journal of Structural Geology, 28, 561-574.
LOMBARDO G., LANGER H., GRESTA S., RIGANO R., MONACO C., DE GUIDI G. (2006) – On the importance of geolithological features for the estimate of the site response: the case of Catania metropolitan area (Italy). Natural Hazard. 38, 339-354.
CAPUTO R., MONACO C., TORTORICI L. (2006) – Multi-seismic cycle deformation rates from Holocene normal fault scarps on Crete (Greece). Terra Nova, 18, 181-190.
SCICCHITANO G., MONACO C. (2006) – Grotte carsiche e linee di costa sommerse tra Capo Santa Panagia e Ognina (Siracusa, Sicilia sud-orientale). Il Quaternario, 19 (2), 187-194.
MONACO C., CATALANO S., COCINA O., DE GUIDI G., FERLITO C., GRESTA S., MUSUMECI C., TORTORICI L. (2005) – Tectonic control on the eruptive dynamics at Mt. Etna volcano (eastern Sicily) during the 2001 and 2002-2003 eruptions. J. Volc. Geoterm. Res., 144, 221-233.
CATALANO C., MONACO C., PALTRINIERI W., STEEL N., TORTORICI L. (2004) – The Neogene-Quaternary tectonic evolution of the southern Apennines. Tectonics, 23, TC2003, doi: 10.1029/2003TC001512.
MONACO C., TORTORICI L. (2004) – Faulting and effects of earthquakes on Minoan archaeological sites in Crete (Greece). Tectonophysics, 382, 103-116.
MONACO C., ANTONIOLI F., DE GUIDI G., LAMBECK K., TORTORICI L., VERRUBBI V. (2004) – Tectonic uplift and sea-level change during the Holocene in the Catania Plain (eastern Sicily). Quaternaria Nova, 8, 171-185.
CATALANO S., DE GUIDI G., MONACO C., TORTORICI L. (2003) – Long-term behaviour of the Late Quaternary normal faults in the Strait of Messina region: structural and morphological contraints. Quaternary International, 101-102, 81-91.
TORTORICI G., BIANCA M., DE GUIDI G., MONACO C., TORTORICI L. (2003) – Fault activity and marine terracing in the Capo Vaticano area (southern Calabria) during the Middle-Late Quaternary. Quaternary International, 101-102, 269-278.
DE GUIDI G., CATALANO S., MONACO C., TORTORICI L. (2003) – Morphological evidences of Holocene coseismic deformation in the Taormina area (NE Sicily). J. of Geodynamics, 36, 193-211.
MONACO C., BIANCA M., CATALANO S., DE GUIDI G., TORTORICI L. (2002) – Sudden change in the Late Quaternary tectonic regime in easternSicily: evidences from geological and geomorphological features. Boll. Soc. Geol. It., Volume speciale n.1, 901-913.
JACQUES E., MONACO C., TAPPONNIER P., TORTORICI L., WINTER T. (2001) – Faulting and earthquake triggering during the 1783 Calabria seismic sequence. Geophys. J. Int., 147, 499-516.
TORTORICI L., MONACO C., MAZZOLI S., BIANCA M. (2001) – Timing and modes of deformation in the western Sicilian thrust system (southern Italy). Journ. Petr. Geol., 24 (2), 191-211.
MONACO C., TORTORICI L., CATALANO S., PALTRINIERI W., STEEL N. (2001) – The role of Pleistocene strike-slip tectonics in the Neogene-Quaternary evolution of the southern Apennine orogenic belt: implications for oil trap development. Journ. Petr. Geol., 24 (3), 339-359.
MONACO C., TORTORICI L., CATALANO S. (2000) – Tectonic escape in the Sicanian Mountains (western Sicily). Mem. Soc. Geol. It., 55, 17-25.
MONACO C., TORTORICI L. (2000) – Active faulting in the Calabrian Arc and eastern Sicily. J. of Geodynamics, 29, 407-424.
BIANCA M., MONACO C., TORTORICI L., CERNOBORI L. (1999) – Quaternary normal faulting in southeastern Sicily (Italy): a seismic source for the 1693 large earthquake. Geophys. J. Int., 139, 370-394.
MONACO C., TORTORICI L., PALTRINIERI W. (1998) – Structural evolution of the Lucanian Apennines (Southern Italy). J. Struct. Geol., 20 (5), 617-638.
MONACO C., TAPPONNIER P., TORTORICI L. (1997) – Late Quaternary slip-rates on the Acireale-Piedimonte fault system and tectonic origin of Mt. Etna. Earth and Planetary Science Lett., 147, 125-139.
MONACO C. (1997) –  Tettonica pleistocenica nell’area a sud dell’Etna (Sicilia orientale). Il Quaternario, 10 (2), 393-398.
HIRN A., NICOLICH R., GALLART J. and the ETNASEIS scientific Group (1997) – Roots of Etna Volcano, faults of great earthquakes. Earth and Planetary Science Lett., 148, 171-191.
MONACO C., MAZZOLI S., TORTORICI L. (1996) – Active thrust tectonics in western Sicily (southern Italy): the 1968 Belice earthquake sequence. Terra Nova, 8, 372-381.
MONACO C., TORTORICI L., CERNOBORI L., NICOLICH R., COSTA M. (1996) – From collisional to rifted basins: an example from the southern Calabrian Arc (Italy). Tectonophysics, 266, 233-249.
MONACO C., TORTORICI L. (1996) – Clay diapirs in Neogene-Quaternary sediments of central Sicily: evidence for accretionary processes. J. Struct. Geol., 18 (10), 1265-1269.
CIRRINCIONE R.,  MONACO C. (1996) – Evoluzione tettono-metamorfica dell’Unità del Frido (Appennino Meridionale). Mem. Soc. Geol. It., 51, 83-92.
MONACO C., TORTORICI L. (1995) – Tectonic role of ophiolite-bearing terranes in the development of the Southern Apennines orogenic belt. Terra Nova, 7, 153-160.
TORTORICI L., MONACO C., TANSI C., COCINA O. (1995) – Recent and active tectonics in the Calabrian arc (Southern Italy). Tectonophysics, 243, 37-55.
MONACO C., VENTURA G. (1995) – Magmatic and structural features of the “Valverde Center” (Mt. Etna, Sicily). Studi Geologici Camerti, 13, 89-101.
MONACO C., PETRONIO L., ROMANELLI M. (1995) – Tettonica estensionale nel settore orientale del Monte Etna (Sicilia): dati morfotettonici e sismici. In: Atti del Convegno “Geodinamica e tettonica attiva del sistema Tirreno-Appennino”, Camerino 9-10 febbraio 1995, Studi Geologici Camerti, Volume Speciale (2), 363-374.
TORTORICI L.,VENTURA G., MAZZUOLI R., MONACO C. (1995) – Strutture del settore orientale dell’arcipelago eoliano: interpretazione tettonica e modellizazione numerica. In: Atti del Convegno “Geodinamica e tettonica attiva del sistema Tirreno-Appennino”, Camerino 9-10 febbraio 1995, Studi Geologici Camerti, Volume Speciale (2), 455-466.
MONACO C. (1993) – Pleistocene strike-slip tectonics in the Pollino Mountain Range (Southern Italy). Annales Tectonicae, 7 (2), 100-112.
CRITELLI S., MONACO C. (1993) – Depositi vulcanoclastici nell’Unità del Flysch calabro-lucano (Complesso Liguride, Appennino Meridionale). Boll. Soc. Geol. It., 112, 121-132.
MONACO C. (1993) – Le Unità Liguridi nel Confine calabro-lucano (Appennino meridionale): revisione dei dati esistenti, nuovi dati ed interpretazione. Boll. Soc. Geol. It., 112,  751-769.
CATALANO S., MONACO C., TORTORICI L., TANSI C. (1993) – Pleistocene strike-slip tectonics in the Lucanian Apennine (Southern Italy). Tectonics, 12 (3), 656-665.
MONACO C., TANSI C. (1992) – Strutture transpressive lungo la zona trascorrente sinistra nel versante orientale del Pollino (Appennino calabro-lucano). Boll. Soc. Geol. It., 111, 291-301.
MONACO C. (1991) – Relazione tra dissesti e tettonica nel bacino del Torrente Casale (Appennino lucano). Boll. Soc. Geol. It., 110, 405-416.
MONACO C., TANSI C., TORTORICI L., DE FRANCESCO A.M., MORTEN L. (1991) – Analisi geologico-strutturale dell’Unita’ del Frido al Confine calabro-lucano (Appennino meridionale). Mem. Soc. Geol. It., 47, 341-353.

 

CARTE GEOLOGICHE

MONACO C., DI STEFANO A., MANISCALCO R., DE GUIDI G., CRISTOFOLINI R., FERLITO C., PAPPALARDO A., PETRALIA F., TORTORICI L., DI GRANDE A., TORRISI S. (2014) – Carta Geologica d’Italia alla scala 1:50.000, Foglio 624 M.Etna. Ispra – Servizio Geologico d’Italia.
TORTORICI L., MONACO C., DI STEFANO A., MANISCALCO R., DE GUIDI G., PAPPALARDO G., CURCURUTO E., BRESCIA., BARRECA G., CATALANO S., GRASSO M., STURIALE G. (2014) – Carta Geologica d’Italia alla scala 1:50.000, Foglio 631 Caltanissetta. Ispra – Servizio Geologico d’Italia.
MONACO C., TORTORICI L., BIANCA M., DE GUIDI G., DI STEFANO A., MANISCALCO R., MONTANARI L., VERTINO A., LE PERA E.,  FESTA A., MAMMINO P. (2009) – Carta Geologica d’Italia alla scala 1:50.000, Foglio 535 Trebisacce. Ispra – Servizio Geologico d’Italia.
MONACO C., DE GUIDI G., FERLITO C., CATALANO S., TORTORICI G., TORTORICI L. (2008) – Carta morfotettonica del Monte Etna. L.A.C., Firenze.
MONACO C., TORTORICI L. (1999) – Carta Geologica dell’Area Urbana di Catania. Scala 1:10.000. S.EL.CA., Firenze.
MONACO C., TORTORICI L., MORTEN L. (1994) – Carta Geologica del versante nord-orientale del massiccio del Pollino (confine calabro-lucano). Scala 1:50.000. S.EL.CA., Firenze.
BARRIER P., CARBONE S., CATALANO S., D’ANDREA M., GRASSO M., LAZZARI S., LENTINI F., MONACO C., ROMEO M., TRAMUTOLI M. (1991). Carta Geologica del Bacino del Fiume Agri. Scala 1:50.000. S.EL.CA., Firenze.
CARBONE S., CATALANO S., GRASSO M., MONACO C. (1990) – Carta Geologica della Sicilia centro-orientale. Scala 1:50.000. S.EL.CA., Firenze.