Oppo, D., Capozzi, R., Tingay, M., Marabini, S. (2021) – Early burial mud diapirism: Lateral overpressure transfer and slope failure in a deformed foredeep. Geophysical Research Letters, 48, e2021GL094922. https://doi.org/10.1029/2021GL094922

Maselli, V., Micallef, A., Normandeau, A., Oppo, D., Iacopini, D., Green, A. & Ge, Z. (2021). Active faulting controls bedforms development on a deep-water fan. Geology, 49 (12): 1495–1500. Cover Article!

Boyden, P., Weil-Accardo, J., Deschamps, P., Oppo, D., & Rovere, A. (2021). Last Interglacial sea-level proxies in East Africa and the Western Indian Ocean. Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 13, 1633–1651, 2021 https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-13-1633-2021

Oppo, D., Evans, S., Iacopini, D., Kabir, S. M., Maselli, V., & Jackson, C. A. (2021). Leaky salt: pipe trails record the history of cross-evaporite fluid escape in the northern Levant Basin, Eastern Mediterranean. Basin Research 33 (3), 1798-1819. https://doi.org/10.1111/bre.12536


Evans, S., Jackson, C. A., & Oppo, D. (2021). Taking the pulse of salt-detached gravity gliding in the eastern Mediterranean. Tectonics, 40, e2020TC006476. https://doi.org/10.1029/2020TC006476.

Oppo D., De Siena, L. & Kemp, D.B. (2020) – A record of seafloor methane seepage across the last 150 million years. Scientific Reports 10, 2562.
Media: Thomasy, H. (2020), Oceanic changes correlate with methane seepage, Eos, 101

Maselli, V., Oppo, D., Moore, A.L., Gusman, A.R., Mtelela, C., Iacopini, D., Taviani, M., Mjema, E., Mulaya, E., Che, M., Tomioka, A.L., Mshiu, E., Ortiz, J.D., (2020) – A 1000-yr-old tsunami in the Indian Ocean points to greater risk for East Africa. Geology 48 (8), 808–813. Cover article!


Media: phys.org; National Geographic; Scientific American

Russell, J.M., …, Oppo D., et al., (2020) – ICDP workshop on the Lake Tanganyika Scientific Drilling Project: a late Miocene–present record of climate, rifting, and ecosystem evolution from the world’s oldest tropical lake. Scientific Drilling 27, 53–60.

Oppo D., Hovland M., (2019) – Role of deep-sourced fluids on the initiation and growth of isolated carbonate build-ups. Marine and Petroleum Geology 105, 141-157

Oppo D., Hurst A. (2018) – Seepage of hydrothermally generated petroleum in East African Rift lakes: an example from Lake Tanganyika. Marine and Petroleum Geology 92, 149-159.

Oppo D. , Viola I.*, Capozzi R. (2017) – Fluid source and stable isotopes signatures in Authigenic Carbonates: examples from the Northern Apennines, Italy. Marine and Petroleum Geology 86, 606-619.

Capozzi R., Oppo D., Taviani M. (2017) – Cold Seepages: An Economic Tool for Hydrocarbon Appraisal. In: Hurst A., Kenter J., Graham S. (eds.), Outcrops that change the way we practice petroleum geology, Special Issue AAPG Bulletin 101 (4), 617-623.

Oppo D., Capozzi R. (2016) – Spatial association of mud volcano and sandstone intrusions, Boyadag anticline, western Turkmenistan. Basin Research 28, 827-839.

Oppo D., Capozzi R., Picotti V., Ponza A. (2015) – A genetic model of hydrocarbon-derived carbonate chimneys in shelfal fine grained sediments: the Enza River field, Northern Apennines (Italy). In: Capozzi R., Negri A., Rietner J. and Taviani M. (eds), Carbonate conduits linked to hydrocarbon enriched fluid escape, Marine and Petroleum Geology 66, 555-565.

Viola I.*Oppo D., Dinelli E., Capozzi R., Franchi F., Liverani B., Taviani M. (2015) – Mineralogy, geochemistry and petrography of Methane-Derived Authigenic Carbonates from Enza River, Northern Apennines (Italy). In: Capozzi R., Negri A., Rietner J. and Taviani M., (eds), Carbonate conduits linked to hydrocarbon enriched fluid escape, Marine and Petroleum Geology 66, 566-581.

Oppo D., Capozzi R., Nigarov A., Esenov P. (2014) – Mud volcanism and fluid geochemistry in the Cheleken Peninsula, western Turkmenistan. Marine and Petroleum Geology 57, 122-134.

Oppo D., Capozzi R., Picotti V. (2013) – A new model of the Petroleum System in the Northern Apennines, Italy. Marine and Petroleum Geology 48, 57-76.

Capozzi R., Guido F.L., Oppo D., Gabbianelli G. (2012) – Methane-Derived Authigenic Carbonates (MDAC) in Northern-Central Adriatic Sea: relationships between reservoirs and methane seepages. In: Anka Z., Berndt C. and Gay A., (eds.), Natural gas seepage and Focused fluid flow on continental margins, Marine Geology 332-334, 174-188.

Capozzi R., Artoni A., Torelli L., Lorenzini S., Oppo D., Mussoni P., Polonia A. (2012) – Neogene to Quaternary tectonics and mud diapirism in the Gulf of Squillace (Crotone-Spartivento Basin, Calabrian Arc, Italy). Marine and Petroleum Geology 35, 219-234.