Fabio Caratori Tontini

GNS Science

Fabio Caratori Tontini is a marine geophysicist at the Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences (GNS Science). He received a Ph.D. in physics from University of Pisa (Italy) in 2003 and joined GNS Science in 2009 after 6 years as research scientist at Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia (INGV-Italy). His research interests involve arc volcanoes and back-arc basins, seafloor hydrothermal systems and deep-sea mineral resources, computational geophysics and development of scientific software.This research is carried out using a variety of methods, including geological and geophysical investigations from different platforms (shipborne, airborne, AUV, ROV, drilling), geomagnetism, rock magnetism and paleomagnetism, potential-field data (gravity and magnetics), heat-flow data.

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