Francesco Cappuccio

Career / Education:

since 01/07/2017 - Ph.D. in Earth Science at University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand

Ph.D. projects:

1-Automated fracture detection and characterization in X-ray Computed Tomographic images.

2-Structural and chemical correlations in drilled rock cores by means of Joint Recurrence Plots and multifractals.


07/2016 - Master's Degree at University of Perugia

01/10/2014 - 15/07/2016 - MSc in Petroleum Geology at University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy

Master’s Thesis: Total organic carbon (TOC) enrichment and source rock evaluation by well log interpretation: the case of the Upper Jurassic - Lower Cretaceous rocks in the Barents Sea (Norway).


03/2014 - Bachelor's Degree at University of Naples Federico II

Bachelor’s Thesis: Structural analysis of volcanic deposits of Solfatara by means of scan-line method.

01/10/2010 - 20/03/2014 - BSc in Geological Sciences at University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy



Verolino, A., White, J. D. L., Dürig, T., & Cappuccio, F. (2019). Black Point–Pyroclasts of a Surtseyan eruption show no change during edifice growth to the surface from 100 m water depth. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 384, 85-102.