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Pier Matteo Barone

Archaeology and Classics Program, the American University of Rome, Rome, Italy

Pier Matteo Barone
Educations
From 2000 to 2004, BA - Laurea in Preservation of Cultural Heritage (Archaeology) , Italy
From 2004 to 2005, Master in Geoarchaeology , Italy
From 2005 to 2009, PhD in Landscape analisys and exploitation , Italy
Work Experiences
From 02/2010 to 05/2010, Postdoc , University of Roma Tre, Italy
From 06/2010 to 03/2013, Postdoc , University of Roma Tre, Italy
From 2010 to now, Adjunct Professor , The American University of Rome, Italy
From 04/2013 to 04/2016, Temporary research fellow , IGAG-CNR, Italy
Projects
From 04/2013 to 04/2016, Marmora Phrygiae , The project "Marmora Phrygiae" interdisciplinary methodologies for knowledge and conservation. The Archaeology of buildings, information technology and chemical-physical science for the reconstruction of historical sites and supply of stone materials of a Roman city and Byzantine Asia Minor, Hierapolis of Phrygia" has been funded by the Ministry of Education under the FIRB Programme.
From 2011 to 2012, Gabii Project , Scientific Consulting during the excavation of the archaeological site of Gabii (Rome, Italy)
Speciality
Archaeology
Applied Geophysics
Remote Sensing
Forensic Sciences
Geoarchaeology
Archaeological Methodology
Cultural Heritage
Roman Archaeology
Landscape Archaeology
Book
'Geologia Forense. Introduzione alle geoscienze applicate alle indagini giudiziarie', Flaccovio Ed. ISBN 9788857902333, Di Maggio R. – Barone P.M. – Pettinelli E. – Mattei E. – Lauro S.E. – Banchelli A.
2013: Barone P.M. – Ferrara C. – Pettinelli E., Advanced ground penetrating radar applied to landscape archaeology and cultural heritage, in F. Vermeulen and C. Corsi (eds.), Non-destructive approaches to complex archaeological sites in Europe: a round-up, Ghent University. ISBN 978-94-6197-109-8
2011: Pettinelli E. – Barone P.M. – Mattei E. – Di Matteo A. – Soldovieri F., Archaeology and Cultural Heritage, in A.S. Turk, A.K. Hocaoglu and A.A. Vertiy (eds.) Subsurface sensing, Wiley InterScience, pp. 644-666. ISBN: 978-0-470-13388-0.
2009: Barone P.M., Geoarchaeology and “Anthropocene”: examples of conflittualità between archaeology, geology and modern development in some areas of the Molise coast during Samnitic-Roman period, in Proceedings of the Young Archaeologists National Conference Uomo e Territorio – dinamiche di frequentazione e di sfruttamento delle risorse naturali nell’antichità, Nuova Stampa Color, Muros, pp. 263-270.
2013: Barone P.M. – Ferrara C. – Pettinelli E., Benchmark B detection with GPR technique, in T. Aebischer (ed.) La scoperta del caposaldo B della base geodetica di A. Secchi lungo la via Appia Antica, Ed. Nuova Prhomos, pp. 26-30. ISBN: 978-88-97900-57-3.
Journal Articles
2013: Barone P.M. – Pettinelli E., Non-destructive techniques in archaeology: recent GPR investigations in Crustumerium, in P.A.J. Attema, F. di Gennaro e E. Jarva (eds.), Crustumerium Ricerche internazionali in un centro latino. Archaeology and identity of a Latin settlement near Rome, «Corollaria Crustumina 1», ISBN-13: 9789491431203; pp. 45-53.
2013: Barone P.M. – Ferrara C. – Pettinelli E., Prospezioni georadar in località Colle Rotondo (Anzio - Roma), in G. Cifani, et al., Colle Rotondo (Anzio, Roma): le campagne di scavo del 2010 e del 2011, «Lazio e Sabina 9», Soprintendenza per i Beni Archeologici del Lazio.
2013: Ferrara C. – Barone P.M. – Steelman C. – Pettinelli E. – Endres A.L., Monitoring shallow soil water content under natural field conditions using the early-time GPR signal technique, in «Vadose Zone Journal», DOI:10.2136/vzj2012.0202.
2013: Barone P.M. – Mattei E. – Pettinelli E., Non-Invasive Archaeological Exploration In Stratigraphically Complex Rural Settings: An Example From Ferento (Viterbo, Italy), in «Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences», DOI: 10.1007/s12520-013-0138-3.
2013: Lauro S.E. – Mattei E. – Barone P.M. – Pettinelli E. – Vannaroni G. – Valerio G. – Comite D. – Galli A. Estimation of subsurface dielectric target depth for GPR planetary exploration:Laboratory measurements and modeling, in «Journal of Applied Geophysics», DOI: 10.1016/j.jappgeo.2013.04.001.
2013: Salvati L. – De Angelis A. – Bajocco S. – Ferrara A. – Barone P.M., Desertification Risk, Long-Term Land-Use Changes and Environmental Resilience: A Case Study in Basilicata,Italy, in «Scottish Geographical Journal». DOI:10.1080/14702541.2013.781209
2013: Soldovieri F. – Catapano I. – Barone P.M. – Lauro S.E. – Mattei E. – Pettinelli E. – Valerio G. – Comite D. – Galli A.., GPR Estimation of the Geometrical Features of Buried Metallic Targets in Testing Conditions, in «Progress In Electromagnetics Research B», 49, pp. 339-362.
2013: Ferrara C. – Di Tullio V. – Barone P.M. – Mattei E. – Lauro S.E. – Proietti N. – Capitani D. – Pettinelli E., Combined GPR and unilateral NMR for water content measurements on a lab scale test site, in «Near Surface Geophysics», DOI: 10.3997/1873-0604.2012051.
2012: Benaki V. – Salvati L. – Barone P.M. – Ferrara C., Comparing Agricultural Land-use Statistics from Different Sources: a Case Study in Greece, in «International Journal of Latest Trends in Finance & Economic Sciences», 2, 3, pp. 211-227. E-ISSN: 2047-0916
2012: Stoddart S. – Barone P.M. – Bennett J. – Ceccarelli L. – Cifani G. – Clackson J. – della Giovampaola I. – Ferrara C. – Fulminante F. – Licence T. – Malone C. – Matacchioni L. – Mullen A. – Nomi F. – Pettinelli E. – Redhouse D. – Whitehead N., Opening the frontier: the Gubbio–Perugia frontier in the course of history, in «Papers of the British School at Rome», 80, pp 257 ­ 294. DOI: 10.1017/S0068246212000128
2012: Barone P.M. – Ferrara C. – Pettinelli E., How could Archaeo-Geophysics help the garbage disposal? A fortuitous discovery in Central Italy, in «Antiqua», DOI: 10.4081/4271
2012: Pettinelli E. – Barone P.M. – Di Matteo A – Mattei E. – Lauro S.E.., Mapping the undiscovered ruins of Pompeii (Naples, Italy) using Groundpenetrating Radar, in «Archaeometry», DOI: 10.1111/j.1475-4754.2011.00599.x
2012: Guido V. – Galli A. – Barone P.M. . – Lauro S.E. – Mattei E. – Pettinelli E., Gpr detectability of rocks in a martian-like shallow subsoil: a numerical approach, in «Planetary Space Science», DOI: 10.1016/j.pss.2011.12.003
2011: Barone P.M. – Bellomo T.. – Mattei E. – Lauro S.E. – Pettinelli E., Ground-penetrating Radar in the Regio III (Pompeii, Italy): Archaeological Evidence, in «Archaeological Prospection», Vol. 18, Iss. 3, pp. 187-194. DOI: 10.1002/arp.405
2011: Pettinelli E. – Barone P.M. – Di Matteo A. – Mattei E. – Lauro S.E., Radio waves technique for non-destructive archaeological investigations, in Contemporary Physics, Volume 52, Issue 2, 2011, Pages 121 – 130. DOI: 10.1080/00107514.2010.545208
2010: Barone P.M. – Di Matteo A. – Graziano F. – Mattei E. – Pettinelli E., GPR application to historical buildings structural control, in «Near Surface Geophysics», 8, 5, 407-413: doi: 10.3997/1873-0604.2010017.
2007: Barone P.M. – Graziano F. – Pettinelli E. – Ginanni Corradini R., Ground-Penetrating Radar investigation on the constructive techniques of the Concordia Temple (Agrigento, Sicily), in «Archaeological Prospection», 14, 47-59. DOI: 10.1002/arp.300.
In press: Ferrara C. – Barone P.M. – Pettinelli E. – Salvati L., A remote-sensing approach to investigate the root system architecture beneath the soil, «Applied Ecology And Environmental Research».
Conference Papers
2014: Barone P.M. – Ferrara C. (2014), You can’t make an omelette without breaking some eggs: in which way can non-destructive and destructive techniques coexist?, in Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Ground Penetrating Radar, Bruxelles 2014, IEEE.
2013: Barone P.M. – Ferrara C. – Pettinelli E., Advanced ground penetrating radar applied to landscape archaeology and cultural heritage, in 19th European Association of Archaeologists Annual Meeting (EAA 2013), 04th -08th September, Pilsen.
2013: Barone P.M. – Ferrara C. – Pettinelli E., What, when, who, why, where, how, how much, how long? Few questions in case of cultural heritage prevention and care in Rome, in 19th European Association of Archaeologists Annual Meeting (EAA 2013), 04th -08th September, Pilsen.
2013: Ferrara C., Comite D., Barone P.M., Lauro S.E., Mattei E., Vannaroni G., Galli A., Pettinelli E., An Evaluation of the Early-Time GPR Amplitude Technique for Electrical Conductivity Monitoring, in Proceedings of the 6th International Workshop on Advanced Ground Penetrating Radar, Nantes 2013.
2013: Barone P.M., Ferrara C., Mattei E., Lauro S.E., Proietti C., Viccaro M., Pettinelli E., Ground-penetrating Radar technique to investigate historic eruptions on the Mt. Etna volcano, in Proceedings of the 6th International Workshop on Advanced Ground Penetrating Radar, Nantes 2013.
2013: Barone P.M. – Ferrara C., From Geophysics to GIS: remote-sensing examples from Pompeii to Mt. Etna volcano, in 7th Workshop From the map to the GIS, 06th-07th June, Rome.
2013: Barone P.M. – Ferrara C. – Pettinelli E., From Radio Waves to Landscape Archaeology, in 10th International Conference on Archaeological Prospection, 29th May – 02nd June, Wien.
2012: Barone P.M. Archaeology, Geophysics And Forensic: United We Stand, Divided We Fall, Abstract in Proceedings of 31st 31st Conference of the National Group of Solid Earth Geophysics (GNGTS 2012), Potenza 20-22 November. ISBN 978-88-902101-3-6.
2012: Barone P.M. – Ferrara C. – Pettinelli E. – Annan A.P. – Fazzari A. – Redman D. (2012), Forensic Geophysics: how GPR could help police investigations, Abstract in Proceedings of the 18th European Meeting of Environmental and Engineering Geophysics of the Near Surface Geoscience Division of EAGE, Paris, 3-5 September 2012.
2012: Barone P.M. – Ferrara C.– Fazzari A. – Pettinelli E. (2012), Forensic geophysics: how the gpr technique can help forensic investigations, Abstract in Proceedings of the 6th European Academy Of Forensic Science Conference, The Hague 20-24 August 2012.
2012: Ferrara C. – Barone P.M. – Pajewski L. – Pettinelli E. – Rossi G. (2012), The detectability of archaeological structures beneath the soil using the ground penetrating radar technique, Abstract in Proceedings of the European Geosciences Union General Assembly (EGU 2012), Wien 22-27 April 2012.
2011: Ferrara C. – Barone P.M. – Lauro S.E. – Capitani D. – Di Tullio V. – Mattei E. – Proietti N. – Pettinelli E., Integrated GPR and unilateral NMR approach to estimate water content in a porous material, in Proceedings of the 6th International Workshop on Advanced Ground Penetrating Radar, Aachen 2011.
2010: Barone P.M. – Lauro S.E. – Mattei E. – Pettinelli E., Non-destructive technique to investigate an archaeological structure: a GPR survey in the Domus Aurea (Rome, Italy), in Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Ground Penetrating Radar, Lecce 2010, ISBN: 978-1-4244-4605-6.
2009: Pettinelli E. – Barone P.M. – Mattei E. – Lauro S. E. – Valerio G. – Galli A., Experimental measures to estimate the radar signal attenuation of WISDOM using simulate Martian soil, in Proceedings of the 9th National Congress of Planetology, Amalfi (SA – Italy) 2009, electronic version.
2009: Barone P.M. – Mattei E. – Di Matteo A. – Pettinelli E., The GPR technique for the preventive archaeology: the Monte Porzio Catone case (Rome, Italy), in Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Advanced Ground Penetrating Radar (IWAGPR 2009), ISBN 978-84-692-2661-2, Granada 2009, pp. 146-149.
2007: Barone P.M. – Pettinelli E. – Mattei E. – De Santis A. – De Minicis E., GPR investigations in the archaeological area of Ferento (Viterbo, Lazio, Italy), Abstracts, in Studijné Zvesti, Archeologického ùstavu slovenskej akadémie vied, 41, special theme 7th International Conference Archaeological Prospection 2007, Nitra 2007, pp. 101-103.
2007: Barone P.M. – Bellomo T.. – Pettinelli E. – Scarpati C., Applications of GPR to archaeology and geology: the example of the regio III in Pompeii (Naples, Italy), Abstracts, in Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Advanced Ground Penetrating Radar (IWAGPR 2007), Naples, pp. 64-68: DOI: 10.1109/AGPR.2007.386526.
2006: Barone P.M. – Pettinelli E. – Praticelli N. – Vettore L. – Zaja A., Confronto tra metodologie radar, magnetiche ed elettromagnetiche per la caratterizzazione di aree archeologiche, Abstracts, in Proceedings of the 25th Convegno Nazionale di Geofisica della Terra Solida, Trieste, pp. 415-416.
2006: Barone P.M. – Pettinelli E.., Indagini GPR sull’architrave del portico d’Ottavia a Roma, Abstracts, in Proceedings of the 25th Convegno Nazionale di Geofisica della Terra Solida, Trieste, pp. 458-461.
2006: Barone P.M., Archeologia del paesaggio nella Regione Molise: spunti, osservazioni ed un confronto con la realtà archeologica croata, in Proceedings of the 11th Interdisciplinary National Conference “Rarita', utilita' e bellezza nell'evoluzione sostenibile del mosaico paesistico-culturale”, ISPALEM, Udine.
2006: Barone P.M. – Pettinelli E. – Di Matteo A. – Perrotta A. – Scarpati C. – Ciarallo A. – Annan P.A., A GPR investigation in Pompeii (Neaples, Italy): the archaeological area of Nola Gate, Abstracts, in Proceedings of the 12th European Meeting of Environmental and Engineering Geophysics, E.A.G.E., Helsinki, electronic version.
2005: Barone P.M. – Pettinelli E. – Ginanni Corradini R., Un’ applicazione del georadar in campo archeologico: il Tempio della Concordia, Abstracts, in Proceedings of the 24th Convegno Nazionale di Geofisica della Terra Solida, Trieste, pp. 408-411.
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