Anna Cipriani


2007 Ph.D. in Earth and Environmental Sciences, Columbia University2004 M.Phil. in Earth and Environmental Sciences, Columbia University2002 “Dottorato di ricerca” (Doctorate) in Earth Sciences, Universita’ degli studi di Padova (Italy)1997 “Laurea” Cum Laude in Geological Sciences, Universita’ degli studi di Padova

Honors & Awards

2019-2021 co-PI, BANDO PRIN 2017, “Micro to Macro: disequilibrium processes to unravel the nature of large magmatic events” (PI Coltorti, UniFe).2017-2022 Scientific Collaborator, Work Package 3, ERC-724046-Consolidator grant - SUCCESS – The earlies migration of Homo Sapiens in Southern Europe – Understanding the biocultural processes that define our uniqueness. (PI Benazzi, UniBO).2014-2017 Renewal - Principal Investigator for the Italian MIUR, (Ministro dell’Istruzione, dell’Universita’ e della Ricerca, Programma per giovani ricercatori “Rita Levi Montalcini”, Crustal accretion during the transition from a continental to an oceanic rift.12/2012 Laureate of the European Commission (AD6-level in the field of Chemistry, Biology and Health Sciences - COM/AD/01-02/10).2011-2014 Principal Investigator for the Italian MIUR (Ministro dell’Istruzione, dell’Universita’ e della Ricerca, Programma per giovani ricercatori“Rita Levi Montalcini”), “Crustal accretion during the transition from a continental to an oceanic rift”2006-2011 Principal Investigator for the US NSF, Marine Geology and Geophysics Division; “25 Million Years of mantle upwelling below the Mid Atlantic Ridge: the Vema Lithospheric Section revisited”

Lugli F, Weber M, Giovanardi T, Arrighi S, Bortolini E, Figus C, Marciani G, Oxilia G, Romandini M, Silvestrini S, Jochum KP, Benazzi S, Cipriani A, Fast offline data reduction of laser ablation MC-ICP-MS Sr isotope measurements via the interactive Excelbased spreadsheet ‘SrDR’. Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry, doi: 10.1039/C9JA00424F.

Cerchiari A, Remitti F, Mittempergher S, Festa A, Lugli F, Cipriani A, Cyclical variations
of fluid sources and stress state in a shallow megathrust zone mélange. Journal of the Geological Society, doi: 10.1144/jgs2019-072.

Kocsis L., Dulai A., Cipriani A., Vennemann T., Yunsi M., Geochemistry of recent and
fossil brachiopod calcite of Megathiris detruncata (Terebratulida, Megathyrididae): a
modern baseline study to trace past environmental conditions, CHEMICAL GEOLOGY,
533, 119335, ISSN 0009-2541,, 2020

Li, P., Xia, Q., Dallai, L., Brunelli D., Bonatti E., Cipriani A., Ligi M., High H2O Content
in Pyroxenes of Residual Mantle Peridotites at a Mid Atlantic Ridge Segment.

Arrighi S, Bortolini E, Tassoni L, Benocci A, Manganelli G, Spagnolo V, Foresi LM,
Bambini AM, Lugli F, Badino F, Aureli D, Boschin F, Figus C, Marciani G, Oxilia G,
Silvestrini S, Cipriani A, Romandini M, Peresani M, Ronchitelli A, Moroni A, Benazzi S
(2020) Backdating systematic shell ornament making in Europe to 45,000 years ago.
Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences 12, 59, 2020

Lugli F., Giulia Di Rocco, Antonino Vazzana, Filippo Genovese, Diego Pinetti, Elisabetta
Cilli, Maria Cristina Carile, Sara Silvestrini, Gaia Gabanini, Simona Arrighi, Laura Buti,
Eugenio Bortolini, Cipriani A., Carla Figus, Giulia Marciani, Gregorio Oxilia, Matteo
Romandini, Rita Sorrentino, Marco Sola & Stefano Benazzi, Enamel peptides reveal the sex of the Late Antique ‘Lovers of Modena’, SCIENTIFIC REPORTS 9, 13130., 2019

Argentino C, Lugli F, Cipriani A, Conti S, Fontana F, A deep fluid source of radiogenic
Sr and highly dynamic seepage conditions recorded in Miocene seep carbonates of the northern Apennines (Italy), CHEMICAL GEOLOGY, 522, pp. 135-147, 2019

Lugli F, Cipriani A, Capecchi G, Ricci S, Boschin F, Boscato P, Iacumin P, Badino F,
Mannino MA, Talamo S, Richards MP, Benazzi S, Ronchitelli A, Strontium and stable
isotope evidence of human mobility strategies across the Last Glacial Maximum in
southern Italy. NATURE ECOLOGY & EVOLUTION, doi: 10.1038/s41559-019-0900-8,

Lugli, F. & Cipriani, A., Comment on: metals in bones of the middle-aged inhabitants of Sardinia island (Italy) to assess nutrition and environmental exposure [Bocca et al. (2018), Environ Sci Pollut Res], ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE AND POLLUTION RESEARCH, pp 1–5,, 2018

Brunelli D., Cipriani A, Bonatti E., Thermal effects of pyroxenites on mantle melting
below mid-ocean ridges, NATURE GEOSCIENCE, Volume 11, Issue 7, Pages 520-525, 1
July 2018

Lugli, F., Cipriani, A., Tavaglione, V., Traversari, M., Benazzi, S., Transhumance
pastoralism of Roccapelago (Modena, Italy) early-modern individuals: Inferences from Sr isotopes of hair strands, AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL ANTROPHOLOGY, doi: 10.1002/ajpa.23643, June 2018

Giovanardi, T., Mazzucchelli, M., Lugli, F., Girardi, V.A.V.a Correia, C.T., Tassinari, C.C.G., Cipriani, A., Isotopic constraints on contamination processes in the Tonian Goiás Stratiform Complex, LITHOS,Volume 310-311, pp. 136-152, June 2018

Sorrentino, R., Bortolini, E., Lugli, F., Mancuso, G., Buti, L., Oxilia, G., Vazzana, A., Figus, C., Serrangeli, M.C., Margherita, C., Penzo, A., Gruppioni, G., Gottarelli, A., Jochum, K.P., Belcastro, M.G., Cipriani, A., Feeney, R.N.M., Benazzi, S., Unravelling biocultural population structure in 4th/3rdcentury BC Monterenzio Vecchio (Bologna, Italy) through a comparative analysis of strontium isotopes, non-metric dental evidence, and funerary practices, PLoS ONE, Open Access, Volume 13, Issue 3, March 2018

Ligi, Marco; Bonatti, Enrico; Bosworth, William; Cai, Yue; Cipriani, A.; Palmiotto, Camilla; Ronca, Sara; Seyler, Monique - Birth of an ocean in the Red Sea: Oceanic-type basaltic melt intrusions precede continental rupture, GONDWANA RESEARCH - n. volume 54 - pp. 150 -160 ISSN: 1342-937X, 2018

Weber M., Lugli F., Jochum K.P., Cipriani A., Scholz D., Calcium carbonate and phosphate reference materials for monitoring bulk and microanalytical analysis of Sr isotopes, GEOSTANDARDS AND GEOANALYTICAL RESEARCH, 42(1) pp. 77-89, doi: 10.1111/ggr.12191, 2018

Laso Bayas, Juan Carlos; Lesiv, Myroslava; Waldner, François; Schucknecht, Anne; Duerauer, Martina; See, Linda; Fritz, Steffen; Fraisl, Dilek; Moorthy, Inian; Mccallum, Ian; Perger, Christoph; Danylo, Olha; Defourny, Pierre; Gallego, Javier; Gilliams, Sven; Akhtar, Ibrar Ul Hassan; Baishya, Swarup Jyoti; Baruah, Mrinal; Bungnamei, Khangsembou; Campos, Alfredo; Changkakati, Trishna; Cipriani, A. et al. - A global reference database of crowdsourced cropland data collected using the Geo-Wiki platform - SCIENTIFIC DATA 4, pp. 1-10 ISSN: 2052-4463, 2017