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Gianvito Scaringi, Dr., Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Researcher and Geotechnical Engineer


Contact information

Institute of Hydrogeology, Engeneering Geology and Applied Geophysics
Albertov 3
128 43 Prague 2
Czech Republic

e-mail: gianvito.scaringi@natur.cuni.cz

supervisor: Doc. RNDr. David Mašín, Ph.D.


Research interests

Thermo-hydro-mechanical modelling of bentonite using hypoplasticity with application to nuclear waste repositories

Influence of pore fluid composition on clay behaviour: role in landslide occurrence and movement pattern and chemical ways for landslide stabilisation

Friction and viscosity in soils and rocks: shear/strain rate-dependent processes and application to landslide initiation and runout

Earthquake-induced landslides and their role in shaping mountain landscapes



Fan, X., Scaringi, G., Yang, F., Domènech, G., Guo, X., Dai, L., He, C., Xu, Q., Huang, R. (2018). Two multi-temporal datasets to track the enhanced landsliding after the 2008 Wenchuan earthquake. Earth System Science Data, doi: 10.5194/essd-2018-105 (in review)

Domènech, G., Yang, F., Guo, X., Fan, X., Scaringi, G., Dai, L., He, C., Xu, Q., Huang, R. (2018). Two multi-temporal datasets to track the enhanced landsliding after the 2008 Wenchuan earthquake. Version 1. Zenodo Repository, doi: 10.5281/zenodo.1405490 (dataset)

Fan, X., Xu, Q., Scaringi, G., Zheng, G., Huang, R., Dai, L., Ju, Y.,  (2018). The “long” runout rock avalanche in Pusa, China, on August 28, 2017: a preliminary report. Landslides, doi: 10.1007/s10346-018-1084-z

Hu, W., Yin, Z.-Y., Scaringi, G., Dano C., Hicher, P.-Y. (2018). Relating fragmentation, plastic work and critical state in crushable rock clasts. Engineering Geology, doi: 10.1016/j.enggeo.2018.10.012

Hu, W., Scaringi, G., Xu, Q., Huang, R. (2018). Acoustic Emissions and Microseismicity in Granular Slopes Prior to Failure and Flow-Like Motion: The Potential for Early Warning. Geophysical Research Letters, doi: 10.1029/2018GL079724

Tang, R., Fan, X., Scaringi, G., Xu, Q., van Westen, C. J., Ren, J., Havenith, H. B. (2018). Distinctive controls on the distribution of river-damming and non-damming landslides induced by the 2008 Wenchuan earthquake. Bulletin of Engineering Geology and the Environment, doi: 10.1007/s10064-018-1381-8

Fan, X., Domènech, G., Scaringi, G., Huang, R., Xu, Q., Hales, T. C., Dai, L., Yang, Q., Francis, O. (2018). Spatio-temporal evolution of mass wasting after the 2008 Mw 7.9 Wenchuan Earthquake revealed by a detailed multi-temporal inventory. Landslides, doi: 10.1007/s10346-018-1054-5

Huang, R., Fan, X., Xu, Q., Scaringi, G., Hu, W., Rengers, N., Wang, G. (2018). The iRALL Doctoral School 2018: advanced studies on large landslides on the 10th anniversary of the Wenchuan earthquake. Landslides , Vol. 15 (9), pp. 1901-1903, doi: 10.1007/s10346-018-1042-9

Scaringi, G., Hu, W., Xu, Q. (2018). Discussion on: “Experimental study of residual strength and the index of shear strength characteristics of clay soil” [Eng.Geo.233:183-190]. Engineering Geology, doi: 10.1016/j.enggeo.2018.06.021

Hu, W., Scaringi, G., Xu, Q., Huang, R. (2018). Internal erosion controls failure and runout of loose granular deposits: Evidence from flume tests and implications for post-seismic slope healing. Geophysical Research Letters, Vol. 45 (11), pp. 5518-5527, doi: 10.1029/2018GL078030

Fan, X., Juang, C. H., Wasowski, J., Huang, R., Xu, Q., Scaringi, G., van Westen, C. J., Havenith, H. B. (2018). What we have learned from the 2008 Wenchuan Earthquake and its aftermath: A decade of research and challenges. Engineering Geology, Vol. 241, pp. 25-32, doi: 10.1016/j.enggeo.2018.05.004

Zhang, X., Hu, W., Scaringi, G., Baudet, B. A., Han, W (2018). Particle shape factors and fractal dimension after large shear strains in carbonate sand. Géotechnique Letters, Vol. 8 (1), pp. 73-79, doi: 10.1680/jgele.17.00150

Hu, W., Scaringi, G., Xu, Q., van Asch, T. W. J., Huang, R., Han, W. (2018). Suction and rate-dependent behaviour of a shear-zone soil from a landslide in a gently-inclined mudstone-sandstone sequence in the Sichuan Basin, China. Engineering Geology, Vol. 237, pp. 1-11, doi: 10.1016/j.enggeo.2018.02.005

Fan, X., Scaringi, G., Xu, Q., Zhan, W., Dai, L., Li, Y., Pei, X., Yang, Q., Huang, R. (2018). Coseismic landslides triggered by the 8th August 2017 Ms 7.0 Jiuzhaigou earthquake, Sichuan, China: implications for the seismogenic fault identification. Landslides, Vol. 15 (5), pp. 967-983, doi: 10.1007/s10346-018-0960-x

Scaringi, G., Fan, X., Xu, Q., Liu, C., Ouyang, C., Domènech, G., Yang, F., Dai, L. (2018). Some considerations on numerical methods to simulate past landslides and possible new failures: the case of the recent Xinmo landslide (Sichuan, China). Landslides, Vol. 15 (7), pp. 1359-1375, doi: 10.1007/s10346-018-0953-9

Xu, Q., Fan, X., Scaringi, G. (2018). Brief communication: Post seismic landslides, the tough lesson of a catastrophe. Natural Hazard and Earth Systems Sciences, Vol. 18 (1), pp. 397-403, doi: 10.5194/nhess-18-397-2018

Scaringi, G., Hu, W., Xu, Q., Huang, R. (2017). Shear-rate-dependent behavior of clayey bi-material interfaces at landslide stress levels. Geophysical Research Letters, Vol. 45 (2), pp. 766-777, doi: 10.1002/2017GL076214

Hu, W., Hicher, P.-Y., Scaringi, G., Xu, Q., van Asch, T. W. J., Wang G. (2018). Seismic precursor to instability induced by internal erosion in loose granular slopes. Géotechnique, Vol. 68 (11), pp. 989-1001, doi: 10.1680/jgeot.17.p.079

Hu, W., Xu, Q., Wang, G., Scaringi, G., McSaveney, M., Hicher, P.-Y. (2017). Shear resistance variations in experimentally-sheared mudstone granules: a possible shear-thinning and thixotropic mechanism. Geophysical Research Letters, Vol. 44 (21), pp. 11040-11050, doi: 10.1002/2017GL075261

Hu, W., Scaringi, G., Xu, Q., Pei, Z., van Asch, T. W. J., Hicher, P.-Y. (2017). Sensitivity of the initiation and runout of flowslides in loose granular deposits to the content of small particles: An insight from flume tests. Engineering Geology, Vol. 231, pp. 34-44, doi: 10.1016/j.enggeo.2017.10.001

Fan, X., Xu, Q., Scaringi, G., Dai, L., Li, W., Dong, X., Zhu, X., Pei, X., Dai, K., Havenith, H.-B. (2017). Failure mechanism and kinematics of the deadly June 24th 2017 Xinmo landslide, Maoxian, Sichuan, China. Landslides, Vol. 14 (6), pp. 2129-2146, doi: 10.1007/s10346-017-0907-7

Fan, X., Xu, Q., Scaringi, G., Li, S., Peng, D. (2017). A chemo-mechanical insight into the failure mechanism of frequently occurred landslides in the Loess Plateau, Gansu Province, China. Engineering Geology, Vol. 228, pp. 337-345, doi: 10.1016/j.enggeo.2017.09.003

Di Maio, C., Vassallo, R., Scaringi, G., De Rosa, J., Pontolillo, D. M. (2017). Monitoring and analysis of an earthflow in tectonized clay shales and study of a remedial intervention by KCl wells. Italian Geotechnical Journal, Vol. 3/2017, pp. 63-78, doi: 10.19199/2017.3.0557-1405.048

Di Maio, C., Scaringi, G. (2016). Shear displacements of a clay in the residual condition induced by decrease in pore solution concentration. Engineering Geology, Vol. 200, pp. 1-9, doi: 10.1016/j.enggeo.2015.11.007

Pontolillo, D. M., De Rosa, J., Scaringi, G., Di Maio, C. (2016). Clay creep and displacements: influence of pore fluid composition. VI Italian Conference of Researchers in Geotechnical Engineering, CNRIG2016, Bologna, Italy, 22-23 September 2016. Procedia Engineering, Vol. 158, pp. 69-74, doi: 10.1016/j.proeng.2016.08.407

Scaringi, G. (2016). Influence of pore fluid composition on clay behaviour and chemo-mechanical study of a clayey landslide. Ph.D. thesis, University of Basilicata, Italy, doi: 10.13140/RG.2.2.32935.24486

Scaringi, G., Di Maio, C. (2016). Influence of displacement rate on residual shear strength of clays. The Fourth Italian Workshop on Landslides, Naples, Italy, 23-25 November 2015. Procedia Earth and Planetary Science, Vol. 16, pp. 137-145, doi: 10.1016/j.proeps.2016.10.015

Di Maio, C., Scaringi, G., Vassallo, G., Rizzo, E., Perrone, A. (2016). Pore fluid composition in a clayey landslide of marine origin and its influence on shear strength along the slip surface. In: S. Aversa et al. (eds), Landslides and Engineered Slopes. Experience, Theory and Practice, Proc. 12th Int. Symp. on Landslides, Naples, Italy, 12-19 June 2016, Vol. 2, pp. 813–820, ISBN: 978-1-138-02988-0, doi: 10.1201/b21520-95, link: bit.ly/2KFwiwM

Di Maio, C., Scaringi, G., Vassallo, R. (2015). Residual strength and creep behaviour on the slip surface of specimens of a landslide in marine origin clay shales: influence of pore fluid composition. Landslides, Vol. 12 (4), pp. 657-667, doi: 10.1007/s10346-014-0511-z

Di Maio, C., Scaringi, G., Vassallo, R. (2015). Influence of pore fluid composition on the residual strength of a clayey landslide. In: G. Lollino et al. (eds), Engineering Geology for Society and Territory, Proc. XII IAEG Congress, Turin, Italy, 15-19 September 2014, Vol. 2, pp. 2133-2136, doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-09057-3_382

Scaringi, G., Di Maio, C. (2014). Residual Shear Strength of Clayey Soils: The Influence of Displacement Rate. In: G. Chiorean (ed.), Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference for PhD Students in Civil Engineering and Architecture-CE-PhD 2014, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, 10-12 December 2014, pp. 325-332, UTPress, ISSN 2392–9715, link: bit.ly/2jBZyIF

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