Fabio Caratori Tontini


Full Name: Fabio Caratori Tontini

Position: Marine Geophysicist

Contact details

Email: F.Caratori.Tontini
Phone: +64-4-570 4760


1998: MSc Hons (Physics); 2003: PhD (Physics)

Areas of expertise

Geology: Arcs and back-arcs
Geology: Hydrothermal alteration mapping
Geology: Marine geology and geophysics
Geology: Submarine volcanoes
Geophysics: Aeromagnetic Interpretation
Geophysics: Airborne geodesy
Geophysics: Geomagnetic measurements
Geophysics: Gravity interpretation
Geophysics: Magnetic Interpretation
Geophysics: Marine Geophysics
Geophysics: Mathematical inversion techniques

Professional activities

American Geophysical Union: member
Society of Exploration Geophysics: member

Major publications

Caratori Tontini, F.; de Ronde, C.E.J.; Yoerger, D.; Kinsey, J.; Tivey, M. 2012 3-D focused inversion of near-seafloor magnetic data with application to the Brothers volcano hydrothermal system, Southern Pacific Ocean, New Zealand. Journal of Geophysical Research. Solid Earth, 117(10): B10102; doi: 10.1029/2012JB009349

Caratori Tontini, F.; Cocchi, L.; Carmisciano, C. 2009 Rapid 3-D forward model of potential fields with application to the Palinuro Seamount magnetic anomaly (southern Tyrrhenian Sea, Italy). Journal of Geophysical Research. Solid Earth, 114: B02103; doi: 10.1029/2008JB005907

Maus, S.; Barckhausen, U.; Berkenbosch, H.; Bournas, N.; Brozena, J.; Childers, V.; Dostaler, F.; Fairhead, J.D.; Finn, C.; von Frese, R.R.B.; Gaina, C.; Golynsky, S.; Kucks, R.; Luehr, H.; Milligan, P.; Mogren, S.; Mueller, R.D.; Olesen, O.; Pilkington, M.; Saltus, R.; Schreckenberger, B.; Thebault, E.; Caratori Tontini, F. 2009 EMAG2 : a 2-arc min resolution Earth Magnetic Anomaly Grid compiled from satellite, airborne, and marine magnetic measurements. Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems, 10(8): Q08005; doi: 10.1029/2009GC002471

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