Casciello, Emilio

Emilio Casciello

Contract Scientist


Educational Background

  • Ph.D.,  1997-2000, Tectonics and Structural Geology, University of Camerino, Italy.
  • M. Sc., 1997-1998, Applied Structural Geology and Rock Mechanics,  Imperial College, London, UK.
  • First Degree, 1990-1996, Geology, University of Naples “Federico II”, Italy.


Research Interests

Structural geology, Tectonics, Geodynamics, Remote sensing, Geological mapping, fault-related mineral transformations,


Past Projects







Cesarano, M., E. Casciello, P. Esestime, and G. Pappone (2012), Tectonic and sedimentary evolution of the Ofanto thrust-top basin, Rendiconti Online Societa Geologica Italiana, 21(PART 1), 164-165.

Casciello, E., J. W. Cosgrove, M. Cesarano, E. Romero, I. Queralt, and J. Vergés (2011), Illite-smectite patterns in sheared Pleistocene mudstones of the Southern Apennines and their implications regarding the process of illitization: A multiscale analysis, Journal of Structural Geology, 33(11), 1699-1711, doi: 10.1016/j.jsg.2011.08.002.

Casini, G., et al. (2011), Sub-seismic fractures in foreland fold and thrust belts: Insight from the Lurestan Province, Zagros Mountains, Iran, Petroleum Geoscience, 17(3), 263-282, doi: 10.1144/1354-079310-043.

Cesarano, M., et al. (2011), Stratigraphy and tectonic setting of the Sannio Unit in the northern sector of Matese Mountains, Stratigrafia ed assetto geometrico dell'Unità del Sannio nel settore settentrionale dei monti del Matese, 12(SUPPL.), 35-38.

Pappone, G., M. Cesarano, V. Amato, P. Aucelli, S. Baranello, E. Casciello, R. Monaco, and C. Rosskopf (2011), The impact of new criteria of modern geological mapping (CARG project) on the seismic microzonation of the Campobasso Province, La ricaduta dei criteri di realizzazione della moderna cartografia geologica (progetto CARG) negli studi di microzonazione sismica della Provincia di Campobasso, 12(SUPPL.), 73-75.

Saura, E., et al. (2011), Basin architecture and growth folding of the NW Zagros early foreland basin during the Late Cretaceous and early Tertiary, Journal of the Geological Society, 168(1), 235-250, doi: 10.1144/0016-76492010-092.

Vergés, J., E. Saura, E. Casciello, M. Fernàndez, A. Villaseñor, I. Jiménez-Munt, and D. García-Castellanos (2011), Crustal-scale cross-sections across the NW Zagros belt: Implications for the Arabian margin reconstruction, Geological Magazine, 148(5-6), 739-761.

Romaire, I., J. Verges, E. Casciello, E. Saura, N. Fernández, D. W. Hunt, and G. Casini (2010), Fracture distribution of a non-cylindrical anticline located on a major basement fault.

Vergés, J., E. Saura, E. Casciello, M. Fernàndez, I. Jiménez-Munt, D. García-Castellanos, S. Homke, D. Hunt, and I. Sharp (2010), Late cretaceous to present protracted convergence between Arabia and Iran.

Casciello, E., J. Vergés, E. Saura, G. Casini, N. Fernández, E. Blanc, S. Homke, and D. W. Hunt (2009), Fold patterns and multilayer rheology of the Lurestan Province, Zagros Simply Folded Belt (Iran), Journal of the Geological Society, 166(5), 947-959, doi: 10.1144/0016-76492008-138.


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