Pia Rosella TECCA

Research personnel
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DEGANUTTI A.M., TECCA P.R., GENEVOIS R. (2019). The measure of friction angles for different types of granular material. J. Mt. Sci., 16(4), 769-777. DOI: 10.1007/s11629-018-5329-z

GENEVOIS R., TECCA P.R., DEGANUTTI A.M. (2018). Debris flows mitigation and control in the Dolomites (North-Eastern Italy). Italian Journal of Engineering Geology and Environment, 2 (2018), La Sapienza Università Editrice, Roma, 21-29. DOI:10.4408/IJEGE.2018-01.O-01

TECCA P.R., GENEVOIS R., DEGANUTTI A.M. (2017). Surface velocity distribution and rheological properties estimation of debris flows. Italian Journal of Engineering Geology and Environment, 2 (2017), La Sapienza Università Editrice, Roma, 57-65. DOI:10.4408/IJEGE.2017-02.O-03

DEGANUTTI A.M., TECCA P.R., NIGRO G. (2017). Comparative numerical modelling of a debris flow fan in Eastern Italian Alps. In: Geology and Geomorphology of Alluvial and Fluvial Fans: Terrestrial and Planetary Perspectives. Ventra, D. & Clarke, L.E. (eds). Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 440, 15 pp., https://doi.org/10.1144/SP440.13.

GENEVOIS R., TECCA P.R., DEGANUTTI A.M. (2016): Interference of tectonic and mining activities on the stability of a rock slope. In: S. Aversa, L. Cascini, L. Picarelli, C. Scavia (Eds), Landslides in Research, Theory and Practice, Proceedings of the 12th International Symposium on Landslides, Napoli, June 12-19, 2016. AGI, vol. 1, 969-974. DOI: 10.1201/b21520-114. 

TECCA P.R., DEGANUTT I A.M., NIGRO G. (2015): Comparison of numerical models of a debris flow fan in Eastern Italian Alps. Proceedings of  the 5th International Meeting on Alluvial Fans, Christchurch, New Zealand, Nov. 30 – Dec. 4, 2015.

TECCA P.R., DEGANUTT I A.M., PASUTO A. (2014): Debris flow hazard assessment of abandoned tailings ponds in Friuli, Italy. Proceedings of International Conference Analysis and Management of Changing Risks for Natural Hazards, Padua, Italy, 18-19 November 2014. pp 4.

TECCA P.R., GENEVOIS R., DEGANUTT I A.M. & DAL PRÀ M., (2013): Field study and bi-dimensional numerical simulation of runout and deposition of La Marogna rockslide (Vicenza, Italy).  In: R. Genevois & A. Prestininzi (Eds), (2013). Proceedings of  the International Conference Vajont 1963-2013. Thoughts and analyses after 50 years since the catastrophic landslide, Padua, Italy, October 8-10, 2013. Italian Journal of Engineering Geology and Environment - Book Series (6), www.ijege.uniroma1.it, La Sapienza Università Editrice 201-210. ISBN 978-88-95814-96-4. DOI: 10.4408/IJEGE.2013-06.B-17. ISSN: 1825-6635.

MARCHI  L., TECCA P.R. (2013): Debris-flow monitoring in Italy. In:. Dating Torrential Processes on Fans and Cones. Schneuwly-Bollschweiler M., Stoffel M.,  Rudolf-Miklau F. (Eds.), Springer,  The Netherlands, 377 pp.. , 309-318. ISBN 978-94-007-4335-9. DOI  10.1007/978-94-007-4336-6_20.

DEGANUTTI A.M., TECCA P.R., GENEVOIS R., (2011). Characterization of friction angles for stability and deposition of granular material. In: Genevois R., Hamilton D.L. & Prestininzi A. (Eds.), Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Debris Flow Hazard and Mitigation - Mechanics, Prediction, and Assessment,  Padova, Italy, June. 13-17, 2011, Casa Editrice Università La Sapienza, Roma, 313-318. DOI: 10.4408/IJEGE.2011-03.B-036.

TECCA P.R., GENEVOIS R. (2009):  Field observations of the June 30, 2001 debris flow at Acquabona (Dolomites, Italy). Landslides, 6,1, Springer-Verlag Berlin, (DEU), 39-45. DOI: 10.1007/s10346-009-0145-8.



Fields of activity

Monitoring and study of debris flows;
Debris flows rheology;
Soil mechanics;
Landslide and debris flow risk assessment;
Airphoto interpretation;
Slope modelling by Finite and Distinct Elements codes.

Curriculum vitae

Born in Rome on January 23, 1960.
Degree in Geological Sciences in December 1981 at the University of Rome "La Sapienza", with dissertation of Applied Geology on slopes stability.
Collaborated in the years 1982-1986 with the Soil Mechanics Laboratory of the Department of Earth Sciences of the University of Rome, getting experience in Soil Mechanics.
Since April 1st 1986, Researcher at the Institute for Hydrological and Geological Disaster Prevention of National Research Council (CNR) in Cosenza (Southern Italy), working on Applied Geomorphology.
In 1988 she moved to the Institute of Applied Geology of National Research Council (CNR) in Padova (Italy), where, at present, she is working on the subject of debris flows.
Author of 45 papers.
Collaborates to several national and EC (DFR, THARMIT) research programmes, in the field of debris flows and landslides.

In 1987 member of the Technical Commission for the study of hydrological and landslide risk in Valtellina (Northern Italy) by the National Department for Public Safety.
Visiting Senior Fellow in february 1993 at the Department of Civil and Mining Engineering di Wollongong (Australia), presenting during this period, two seminars on debris flows.
Helding several National and International Symposiums.
ITASCA Software Training in Geoengineering, Vienna, 18-29 Novembre 1998.
Seminar for the Master in Land Protection and Management, Faculty of Agricoltural Sciences, University of Padova, in March 2002.
Co-supervisor of some experimental degree thesis on landslides and debris flows.