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dc.date.issued2019-02-19-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2122/12361-
dc.description.abstractSeismic resonance inside sedimentary basins severely influences ground shaking at the free surface in case of earthquakes. Starting from few observations of a low-frequency resonance in the historical center of Rome, Italy, we performed several single-station ambient vibration measures to verify and estimate the resonance frequency in a wide area of the city by Horizontal-to-Vertical spectral ratio method. We verified a stable low-frequency peak in the range 0.3–0.4 Hz. Recordings of August 24th 2016, Mw 6.0 Amatrice earthquake, available both inside and outside the basin of Rome, confirm the presence of high-energy components at frequencies of 0.2–0.4 Hz within the basin. These observations support the hypothesis of a deep seismic impedance contrast responsible for the low frequency resonance. To infer the depth range of subsoil deposits related to this impedance contrast, we analyzed ambient vibration data recorded by 2-D seismic arrays aiming at retrieving the shear-wave velocity structure up to relevant depths. To increase the investigation depth (up to 2000 m), we jointly inverted for Rayleigh-waves dispersion and ellipticity curves and resonance frequency. The shear-wave velocity profile shows two main discontinuities at depths of about 500 m and 1800 m that can be related to the bottom of the Plio-Pleistocene filling of the Rome basin and to the top of the basal limestone formation, respectively. These results fill a gap of knowledge about the deep velocity structure in the city that may be helpful for ground-motion scenario studies.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher.nameSpringer International Publishingen_US
dc.relation.ispartofPure and Applied Geophysicsen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries6/176 (2019)en_US
dc.subjectAmbient vibrationsen_US
dc.subjecthorizontal-to-vertical spectral ratioen_US
dc.subjectsurface-waves dispersion curveen_US
dc.subjectjoint inversionen_US
dc.titleThe Deep Bedrock in Rome, Italy: A New Constraint Based on Passive Seismic Data Analysisen_US
dc.typearticle-
dc.description.statusPublisheden_US
dc.type.QualityControlPeer-revieweden_US
dc.description.pagenumber2395–2410en_US
dc.subject.INGV04.06. Seismologyen_US
dc.identifier.doi10.1007/s00024-019-02130-6en_US
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dc.description.obiettivoSpecifico4T. Sismicità dell'Italiaen_US
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dc.relation.eissn1420-9136en_US
dc.contributor.authorMarcucci, Sandro-
dc.contributor.authorMilana, Giuliano-
dc.contributor.authorHailemikael, Salomon-
dc.contributor.authorCarlucci, Giorgia-
dc.contributor.authorCara, Fabrizio-
dc.contributor.authorDi Giulio, Giuseppe-
dc.contributor.authorVassallo, Maurizio-
dc.contributor.departmentDipartimento della Protezione Civile, Rome, Italyen_US
dc.contributor.departmentIstituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia (INGV), Sezione Roma1, Roma, Italiaen_US
dc.contributor.departmentENEA, Centro Ricerche Frascati, Frascati, Italyen_US
dc.contributor.departmentDepartment of Science, Roma Tre University, Rome, Italyen_US
dc.contributor.departmentIstituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia (INGV), Sezione Roma1, Roma, Italiaen_US
dc.contributor.departmentIstituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia (INGV), Sezione Roma1, Roma, Italiaen_US
dc.contributor.departmentIstituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia (INGV), Sezione Roma1, Roma, Italiaen_US
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