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Function: Post doctoral research fellow

Main Research Unit: LMV



Davide was a ClerVolc postdoctoral fellow between 2013 and 2015, during which time he worked with Nathalie Bolfan and Gheet Manthilake on the solubility of water in mantle minerals and on the distribution of water in the mantle.


303. Bolfan-Casanova N., Schiavi F., Novella D., Bureau H., Raepsaet C., Khodja H., Demouchy S. (2018). Examination of Water Quantification and Incorporation in Transition Zone Minerals: Wadsleyite, Ringwoodite and Phase D Using ERDA (Elastic Recoil Detection Analysis). Frontiers in Earth Science vol.6, doi:10.3389/feart.2018.00075.

233. Novella D., Dolejs D., Myhill R., Pamato M.G., Manthilake G., Frost D.J. (2017). Melting phase relations in the systems Mg2SiO4–H2O and MgSiO3–H2O and the formation of hydrous melts in the upper mantle. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta vol.204, p.68-82, doi:10.1016/j.gca.2016.12.042.

199. Manthilake G., Bolfan-Casanova N., Novella D., Mookherjee M., Andrault D. (2016). Dehydration of chlorite explains anomalously high electrical conductivity in the mantle wedges. Science Advances vol.2, p.e1501631, doi:10.1126/sciadv.1501631.

174. Chantel J., Manthilake G., Andrault D., Novella D., Yu T., Wang Y. (2016). Experimental evidence supports mantle partial melting in the asthenosphere. Science Advances vol.2, p.e1600246, doi:10.1126/sciadv.1600246.

158. Novella D., Bolfan-Casanova N., Nestola F., Harris J.W. (2015). H2O in olivine and garnet inclusions still: trapped in diamonds from the Siberian craton: Implications for the water content of cratonic lithosphere peridotite. Lithos vol.230, p.180-183, doi:10.1016/j.lithos.2015.05.013.