Mario Floris

Assistant Professor

Department of Geosciences, University of Padua

Phone: +39 049 827 9121

Email: mario [dot] florisatunipd [dot] it

Research interest

  • Slope dynamics
  • GIS-based landslide hazard evaluation
  • Remote sensing techniques in the detection and characterization of instability phenomena
  • Forecasting modelling of rainfall-induced landslides
  • Modelling of landslide triggering and propagation mechanisms
  • Influence of geo-structural and geo-mechanical features on landslide kinematics, distribution and activity

Most relevant pubblications

Xue Chen, Vladimiro Achilli, Massimo Fabris, Andrea Menin, Michele Monego, Giulia Tessari, Mario Floris (2021). Combining Sentinel-1 Interferometry and Ground-Based Geomatics Techniques for Monitoring Buildings Affected by Mass Movements.. REMOTE SENSING, vol. 13, 452, ISSN: 2072-4292, doi: 10.3390/rs13030452

Caporali A., Floris M., Chen X., Nurce B., Bertocco M., Zurutuza J. (2020). The november 2019 seismic sequence in albania: Geodetic constraints and fault interaction. REMOTE SENSING, vol. 12, 846, ISSN: 2072-4292, doi: 10.3390/rs12050846

Fiaschi, Simone, HOLOHAN, EOGHAN PATRICK, Sheehy, Michael, Floris, Mario (2019). PS-InSAR analysis of Sentinel-1 data for detecting ground motion in temperate oceanic climate zones: A case study in the Republic of Ireland. REMOTE SENSING, vol. 11, 348, ISSN: 2072-4292, doi: 10.3390/rs11030348

Floris, Mario, Fontana, Alessandro, TESSARI, GIULIA, MULÈ, MARIACHIARA (2019). Subsidence zonation through satellite interferometry in coastal plain environments of ne italy: A possible tool for geological and geomorphological mapping in Urban Areas. REMOTE SENSING, vol. 11, 165, ISSN: 2072-4292, doi: 10.3390/rs11020165

FIASCHI, SIMONE, Fabris, Massimo, Floris, Mario, Achilli, Vladimiro (2018). Estimation of land subsidence in deltaic areas through differential SAR interferometry: the Po River Delta case study (Northeast Italy). INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF REMOTE SENSING, vol. 39, p. 8724-8745, ISSN: 0143-1161, doi: 10.1080/01431161.2018.1490977

Fiaschi, Simone, Tessitore, Serena, Bonì, Roberta, Di Martire, Diego, Achilli, Vladimiro, Borgstrom, Sven, Ibrahim, Ahmed, Floris, Mario, Meisina, Claudia, Ramondini, Massimo, Calcaterra, Domenico (2017). From ERS-1/2 to Sentinel-1: two decades of subsidence monitored through A-DInSAR techniques in the Ravenna area (Italy). GISCIENCE & REMOTE SENSING, vol. 54, p. 305-328, ISSN: 1548-1603, doi: 10.1080/15481603.2016.1269404

Tessari G, Floris M., Pasquali P. (2017). Phase and amplitude analyses of SAR data for landslide detection and monitoring in non-urban areas located in the North-Eastern Italian pre-Alps. ENVIRONMENTAL EARTH SCIENCES, vol. 76, 85, ISSN: 1866-6280, doi: 10.1007/s12665-017-6403-5

FIASCHI, SIMONE, Mantovani, M., Frigerio, S., Pasuto, A., FLORIS, MARIO (2017). Testing the potential of Sentinel-1A TOPS interferometry for the detection and monitoring of landslides at local scale (Veneto Region, Italy). ENVIRONMENTAL EARTH SCIENCES, vol. 76, 492, ISSN: 1866-6280, doi: 10.1007/s12665-017-6827-y

Fiaschi Simone, Closson Damien, Abou Karaki Najib, Pasquali Paolo, Riccardi Paolo, Floris Mario (2017). The complex karst dynamics of the Lisan Peninsula revealed by 25 years of DInSAR observations. Dead Sea, Jordan. ISPRS JOURNAL OF PHOTOGRAMMETRY AND REMOTE SENSING, vol. 130, p. 358-369, ISSN: 0924-2716, doi: 10.1016/j.isprsjprs.2017.06.008

Artese, Giuseppe, FIASCHI, SIMONE, Di Martire, Diego, Tessitore, Serena, FABRIS, MASSIMO, ACHILLI, VLADIMIRO, Ahmed, Ahmed, Borgstrom, Sven, Calcaterra, Domenico, Ramondini, Massimo, Artese, Serena, FLORIS, MARIO, MENIN, ANDREA, Monego, Michele, Siniscalchi, Valeria (2016). Monitoring of land subsidence in Ravenna municipality using integrated SAR - GPS techniques: description and first results. THE INTERNATIONAL ARCHIVES OF THE PHOTOGRAMMETRY, REMOTE SENSING AND SPATIAL INFORMATION SCIENCES, vol. XLI-B7, p. 23-28, ISSN: 1682-1777, doi: 10.5194/isprs-archives-XLI-B7-23-2016

Toaldo, Miriam, TESSARI, GIULIA, Monego, Michele, ACHILLI, VLADIMIRO, FABRIS, MASSIMO, MENIN, ANDREA, FLORIS, MARIO (2016). Preliminary study of conditions influencing slope dynamics in the area of Rovegliana (North-Eastern Italian pre-Alps). RENDICONTI ONLINE DELLA SOCIETÀ GEOLOGICA ITALIANA, vol. 41, p. 207-209, ISSN: 2035-8008, doi: 10.3301/ROL.2016.130

Tessari Giulia, Velterop Emma, Pasquali Paolo, Floris Mario (2016). Using high resolution SAR data to monitor deformations at a very detailed scale. RENDICONTI ONLINE DELLA SOCIETÀ GEOLOGICA ITALIANA, vol. 41, p. 259-262, ISSN: 2035-8008, doi: 10.3301/ROL.2016.143

Toaldo Miriam, Salbego Giorgio, Busnardo Enrico, Secco Michele, Floris Mario (2015). Caratterizzazione geotecnica e mineralogica di depositi vulcanici alterati soggetti a fenomeni di scivolamento nell'area pedemontana della Provincia di Vicenza. RENDICONTI ONLINE DELLA SOCIETÀ GEOLOGICA ITALIANA, vol. 35, p. 292-295, ISSN: 2035-8008

Salbego G., Floris M., Busnardo E., Toaldo M., Genevois R. (2015). Detailed and large-scale cost/benefit analyses of landslide prevention vs. post-event actions. NATURAL HAZARDS AND EARTH SYSTEM SCIENCES, vol. 15, p. 2461-2472, ISSN: 1561-8633, doi: 10.5194/nhess-15-2461-2015

L. Zorzi, M. Massironi, N. Surian, R. Genevois, M. Floris (2014). How multiple foliations may control large gravitational phenomena: A case study from the Cismon Valley, Eastern Alps, Italy. GEOMORPHOLOGY, vol. 207, p. 149-160, ISSN: 0169-555X, doi: 10.1016/j.geomorph.2013.11.001

M. Floris, F. Bozzano, C. Strappaveccia, V. Baiocchi, A. Prestininzi (2014). Qualitative and quantitative evaluation of the influence of anthropic pressure on subsidence in a sedimentary basin near Rome. ENVIRONMENTAL EARTH SCIENCES, vol. 72, p. 4223-4236, ISSN: 1866-6280, doi: 10.1007/s12665-014-3317-3

G. Tessari, C. Cioli, G. Stevan, M. Floris (2013). Using PS-InSAR data to evaluate temporal evolution of instability phenomena: the case study of Cischele landslide (North-Eastern Italian Alps). RENDICONTI ONLINE DELLA SOCIETÀ GEOLOGICA ITALIANA, vol. 24, p. 313-315, ISSN: 2035-8008

DE AGOSTINI A., BARBIERI M., CANTONE A., DEFILIPPI M., FLAIM L., FLORIS M., GANDOLFO L., GENEVOIS R., PASQUALI P. & RICCARDI P. (2013). Using satellite radar images to investigate the influence of tectonic setting on large slope instabilities. ITALIAN JOURNAL OF ENGINEERING GEOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENT, vol. 6, p. 323-330, ISSN: 1825-6635, doi: 10.4408/IJEGE.2013-06.B-30

M. Floris, A. D’Alpaos, A. De Agostini, G. Stevan, G. Tessari, R. Genevois (2012). A process-based model for the definition of hydrological alert systems in landslide risk mitigation. NATURAL HAZARDS AND EARTH SYSTEM SCIENCES, vol. 12, p. 3343-3357, ISSN: 1561-8633, doi: 10.5194/nhess-12-3343-2012

R.W. Romeo, M. Mari, M. Floris, G. Pappafico, U. Gori (2011). An approach to join the spatial and temporal components of landslide susceptibility: an application to the Marche region (central Italy). ITALIAN JOURNAL OF ENGINEERING GEOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENT, vol. 2, p. 63-78, ISSN: 1825-6635, doi: 10.4408/IJEGE.2011-02.O-04

M. MASSIRONI, GENEVOIS R, FLORIS M, STEFANI M (2011). Influence of the antiformal setting on the kinematics of a large mass movement: the Passo Vallaccia, eastern Italian Alps. BULLETIN OF ENGINEERING GEOLOGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT, vol. 70, p. 497-506, ISSN: 1435-9529, doi: 10.1007/s10064-010-0340-9

M. FLORIS, Iafelice M, Squarzoni C, Zorzi L, De Agostini A, Genevois R (2011). Using online databases for landslide susceptibility assessment: an example from the Veneto Region (northeastern Italy). NATURAL HAZARDS AND EARTH SYSTEM SCIENCES, vol. 11, p. 1915-1925, ISSN: 1561-8633, doi: 10.5194/nhess-11-1915-2011

M. FLORIS, A. D'ALPAOS, C. SQUARZONI, R. GENEVOIS, M. MARANI (2010). Recent changes in rainfall characteristics and their influence on thresholds for debris flow triggering in the Dolomitic area of Cortina d'Ampezzo, north-eastern Italian Alps. NATURAL HAZARDS AND EARTH SYSTEM SCIENCES, vol. 10, p. 571-580, ISSN: 1561-8633, doi: 10.5194/nhess-10-571-2010

L. Superchi, M. Floris, M. Ghirotti, R. Genevois, M. Jaboyedoff, D. Stead (2010). Technical Note: Implementation of a geodatabase of published and unpublished data on the catastrophic Vaiont landslide. NATURAL HAZARDS AND EARTH SYSTEM SCIENCES, vol. 10, p. 865-873, ISSN: 1561-8633, doi: 10.5194/nhess-10-865-2010

F. Bozzano, P. Mazzanti, M. Anzidei, C. Esposito, M. Floris, G.B. Fasani, A. Esposito (2009). Slope dynamics of Lake Albano (Rome, Italy): insights from high resolution bathymetry. EARTH SURFACE PROCESSES AND LANDFORMS, vol. 34, p. 1469-1486, ISSN: 0197-9337, doi: 10.1002/esp.1832

M. Floris, F. Bozzano (2008). Evaluation of landslide reactivation: a modified rainfall threshold model based on historical records of rainfall and landslides. GEOMORPHOLOGY, vol. 94, p. 40-57, ISSN: 0169-555X, doi: 10.1016/j.geomorph.2007.04.009

R.W. Romeo, M. Floris, F. Veneri (2006). Area-scale landslide hazard and risk assessment. ENVIRONMENTAL GEOLOGY, vol. 51, p. 1-13, ISSN: 0943-0105, doi: 10.1007/s00254-006-0294-1

ROBERTO W. ROMEO, PIERPAOLO TIBERI, FLORIS M, MILENA MARI, MAURO PERUGINI, GIULIO PAPPAFICO, FRANCESCO VENERI (2006). Indagine sui rapporti esistenti tra uso del suolo e dissesto idrogeologico nella Regione Marche. GIORNALE DI GEOLOGIA APPLICATA, vol. 4, p. 253-256, ISSN: 1826-1256

FLORIS M, NADIA PAVANELLI, BRUNO CAPACCIONI, GIANLUIGI TONELLI, ORLANDO VASELLI, ELIECER DUARTE (2006). Studio delle condizioni di instabilità del versante meridionale del vulcano Irazu (Costa Rica, America centrale). GIORNALE DI GEOLOGIA APPLICATA, vol. 2, p. 75-79, ISSN: 1826-1256

F. Bozzano, M. Floris, M. Gaeta, S. Martino, G. Scarascia Mugnozza (2005). Geological setting and gravity-induced evolution of volcanic cliffs in northern Latium (Italy).. BOLLETTINO DELLA SOCIETÀ GEOLOGICA ITALIANA, vol. 124, p. 413-436, ISSN: 0037-8763

FLORIS M, FRANCESCO VENERI (2004). Landslide Risk Assessment in Italy: A Case Study in the Umbria-Marche Apennines. LECTURE NOTES IN EARTH SCIENCES, vol. 104, p. 738-744, ISSN: 0930-0317

FLORIS M, MILENA MARI, ROBERTO W. ROMEO, UMBERTO GORI (2004). Modelling of Landslide-Triggering Factors - A Case Study in the Northern Apennines, Italy. LECTURE NOTES IN EARTH SCIENCES, vol. 104, p. 745-753, ISSN: 0930-0317

FLORIS M, ALBERTO PRESTININZI, ROBERTO ROMEO, GIANLUIGI TONELLI, FRANCESCO VENERI (2003). Evoluzione morfologica dell’area del Sasso di Urbino e valutazione delle condizioni di stabilità. QUADERNI DI GEOLOGIA APPLICATA- SERIE A.I.G.A, vol. 1, p. 51-67, ISSN: 1593-8433

CARDARELLI E, DI FILIPPO G, FLORIS M, MARTINO S, SCARASCIA MUGNOZZA G (2003). Stability of slope debris at the margins of intra-montane basins: the Fonte Grande landslide (Celano – AQ). QUADERNI DI GEOLOGIA APPLICATA- SERIE A.I.G.A, vol. 1, p. 1-22, ISSN: 1593-8433

FLORIS M, LA ROSA I, PELLEGRINO A, PRESTININZI A (2002). L'evento alluvionale del settembre 2000 nella Calabria ionica (Italia): effetti prodotti sui principali elementi geomorfologici e infrastrutturali. QUADERNI DI GEOLOGIA APPLICATA- SERIE A.I.G.A, vol. 1, p. 145-175, ISSN: 1593-8433


BOZZANO F, CHERUBINI C, FLORIS, MARIO, LUPO M, PACCAPELO F. (2002). Landslide phenomena in the area of Pomarico (Basilicata-Italy): methods for modelling and monitoring. PHYSICS AND CHEMISTRY OF THE EARTH, vol. 27, p. 1601-1607, ISSN: 1474-7065

F. BOZZANO, FLORIS M, P. TRAVERSA (2001). Valutazione dell'incidenza del fattore antropico sulla franosità della collina di Montalbano Ionico (Basilicata). MEMORIE DELLA SOCIETA' GEOLOGICA ITALIANA, vol. 56, p. 21-29, ISSN: 0375-9857

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