Scientific papers.   * MSc/PhD students advised

[15] Brizzi, S., Becker, T.W., Faccenna, C., Behr, W.M., van Zelst, I., Dal Zilio, L., & van Dinther, Y. (2021). The role of sediment subduction and buoyancy on subduction dynamics and geometry. Geophysical Research Letters, 48. [⬇︎pdf ]

[14] Michel, S., Jolivet, R., Rollins, C., Jara, J., & Dal Zilio, L. (2021). Seismogenic potential of the Main Himalayan Thrust constrained by coupling segmentation and earthquake scaling. Geophysical Research Letters, 48. [⬇︎pdf ]

[13] Dal Zilio, L., Hetényi, G., Hubbard, J., & Bollinger, L. (2021). Building the Himalaya from tectonic to earthquake scales. Nature Reviews Earth & Environment, 1-18. [⬇︎pdf ]


[12] Dal Zilio, L., Ruh, J., and Avouac, J.-P. (2020). Structural evolution of orogenic wedges: interplay between erosion and weak décollements. Tectonics 39(10). [⬇︎pdf ]


[11] Dal Zilio, L., Kissling, E., Gerya, T. and van Dinther, Y. (2020). Slab Rollback Orogeny Model: A Test of Concept. Geophysical Research Letters 47(18). [⬇︎pdf ]


[10] D’Acquisto, M. *,  Dal Zilio, L., Molinari, I., Kissling, E., Gerya, T., van Dinther, Y. (2020). Tectonics and seismicity in the Northern Apennines driven by slab retreat and crustal delamination. Tectonophysics, 789: 228-481 [⬇︎pdf ]


[9] Dal Zilio, L., Lapusta, N., Avouac, J-P. (2020). Unraveling scaling properties of slow-slip events. Geophysical Research Letters [⬇︎pdf ]


[8] Dal Zilio, L., Jolivet, R., van Dinther, Y. (2020). Segmentation of the Main Himalayan Thrust Illuminated by Bayesian Inference of Interseismic Coupling. Geophysical Research Letters 47 (4) [⬇︎pdf ]


[7] Dal Zilio, L., van Dinther, Y., Gerya, T., Avouac, J.-P. (2019). Bimodal seismicity in the Himalaya controlled by fault friction and geometry. Nature Communications [⬇︎pdf ]


[6] Dal Zilio, L. (2018). Subduction-driven Earth machine. Nature Geoscience (News and Views), 11, 229 [⬇︎pdf ]


[5] Dal Zilio, L., van Dinther, Y., and Gerya, T. V., (2018). Seismic behaviour of mountain belts controlled by plate convergence rate. Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 482, 81–92 [⬇︎pdf ]


[4] Ficini, E. *, Dal Zilio, L., Doglioni, C., and Gerya, T. V., (2017). Horizontal mantle flow controls subduction dynamics. Scientific Reports, 7(1), 7550 [⬇︎pdf ]


[3] Dal Zilio, L., Faccenda, M., and Capitanio, F. A., (2017). The role of deep subduction in supercontinent breakup. Tectonophysics [⬇︎pdf ]


[2] Faccenda, M., and Dal Zilio, L., (2017). The role of solid–solid phase transitions in mantle convection. Lithos 268, 198-224 [⬇︎pdf ]


[1] Meyzen, C.M., Massironi, M., Pozzobon. R., and Dal Zilio, L.., (2015). Are plumes on motionless plates analogues to Martian plume feeding the giant shield volcanoes? Geological Society of London, v. 401 [⬇︎pdf ]



Thesis.  

PhD thesis: Dal Zilio, L. (2019). Cross-scale modeling of mountain building and the seismic cycle: From Alps to Himalaya (Doctoral dissertation, ETH Zurich). [⬇︎pdf ]


MSc thesis: Dal Zilio, L. (2014) Subduction-induced break-up and drifting of continental plates (Master dissertation, Padova University). [⬇︎pdf ]

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