Editorial Board for section 'Earth Sciences and Geography'

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Members (72)

Dr. Andrea L. Rizzo
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia (INGV), Sezione di Palermo, Via Ugo La Malfa, 153, 90146 Palermo, Italy
Interests: isotope geochemistry (mainly light noble gas and CO2) in gases, waters, minerals/rocks (fluid inclusions) from volcanic/geothermal areas and lithospheric mantle; application of isotope geochemistry to volcano monitoring
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Dr. Marco Bonini
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Institute of Geosciences and Earth Resources (IGG), National Research Council of Italy (CNR), 50121 Florence, Italy
Interests: structural geology and tectonics; mud volcanism; seismotectonics; continental rifting; analogue modelling
Dr. Luigi Borrelli
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Research Institute for Geo-Hydrological Protection (CNR-IRPI) Rende, National Research Council of Italy, 87036 Cosenza, Italy
Interests: geology and applied geology; engineering geology; structural geology and tectonics; natural hazards; landslide analysis and monitoring; weathering of rocks
Dr. Stephen A. Bowden
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School of Geosciences, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen AB24 3FX, UK
Interests: geology; geochemistry; marine geoscience; energy exploitation; analytical chemistry; microfluidics
Dr. Stefano Branca
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National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology, 95123 Catania, Italy
Interests: field geology; tectonics; volcano stratigraphy and tephrostratigraphy; volcano instability; history of volcanology
Dr. Andrea Cannata
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Department of Biological, Geological and Environmental Sciences (BIOMLG),University of Catania, Corso Italia 57, I-95129 Catania, Italy
Interests: study of seismic and acoustic signals in volcanic areas; volcano-earthquake interaction; integrated interpretation of multiparametric data recorded in volcanic areas; repeating earthquake analysis; seismic interferometry; seismic noise; time series analysis; signal processing techniques; seismic and volcano monitoring; glacial seismicity; microseism
Dr. Flavio Cannavò
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Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia (INGV), Osservatorio Etneo, Piazza Roma 2, 95123 Catania, Italy
Interests: time series analysis; signal processing; data modelling; inverse problems; pattern recognition; machine learning; volcano geodesy; volcano modelling
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Dr. Amerigo Capria
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RaSS (Radar and Surveillance Systems) National Laboratory, CNIT (National Inter-University Consortium for Telecommunications), 56124 Pisa, Italy
Interests: passive radar systems; HF-OTH radars; array processing; neural network applications in target classification; synthetic range profile reconstruction; weather radars signal processing; sea surface fractal modeling for environmental monitoring applications; space debris detection and design of fully digital radar based on photonic technologies
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Dr. Ricardo Castedo
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Departamento de Ingeniería Geológica y Minera, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, 28040 Madrid, Spain
Interests: blast and impact engineering (structures and materials); numerical modelling; computational fluid dynamics
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Prof. Dr. Bingrui Chen
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Institute of Rock and Soil Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Wuhan 430071, China
Interests: rock engineering; disaster mechanism; micro-seismic monitoring; geomechanics; rock burst; data analysis
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Prof. Dr. Yosoon Choi
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Department of Energy Resources Engineering, Pukyong National University, Busan 48513, Republic of Korea
Interests: smart mining; renewables in mining; space mining; AICBM (AI, IoT, cloud, big data, mobile) convergence; unmanned aerial vehicle; mine planning and design; open-pit mining operation; mine safety; geographic information systems; 3D geo-modeling; geostatistics; hydrological analysis; energy analysis and simulation; design of solar energy conversion systems; renewable energy systems
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Dr. Francesca Romana Cinti
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Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia, 00143 Rome, Italy
Interests: earthquake geology; paleoseismology; active tectonics; seismic hazard
Dr. Valerio Comerci
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Department for the Geological Survey of Italy, ISPRA (Italian institute for environmental protection and research) Via Vitaliano Brancati 48, 00144 Roma, Italy
Interests: natural hazards; seismic hazard; earthquake geology; active tectonics; paleoseismology; earthquake prediction; hydrogeochemistry; engineering geology; engineering seismology; remote sensing; InSAR; ground motion; land subsidence; environmental impact assessment
Prof. Dr. Félix Darve
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Laboratoire sols solides structures, UJF–INPG–CNRS, 38041 Grenoble, France
Interests: geomechanics; soils; rocks; constitutive relations; elasto-plasticity
Dr. Massimo De Marchi
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Laboratory GIScience and drones 4 Good, Department of Civil Environmental Architectural Engineering, University of Padova, 9 - 35131 Padova, Italy
Interests: Amazonia; Amazon; Yasuni; Indigenous People; Uncontacted people; climate change; climate justice; unburnable carbon; fossil fuel transitions; GIS; GISciemce; participatory GIS; drones; UAV; local sustainable development; post development; development cooperation; agroecology; biodiversity; rural development; environmental policies; environmental impact assessment; EIA; SEA; environmental conflict management; participatory approaches in territorial planning and policy design
Prof. Dr. Forte Emanuele
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Department of Mathematics and Geosciences, University of Trieste, via Weiss 2, 2 34128 Trieste, Italy
Interests: near surface geophysics; GPR; data processing and inversion; signal attributes
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Prof. Dr. Paola Fermo
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Dipartimento di Chimica, Università degli Studi di Milano, Via Golgi 19, 20133 Milan, Italy
Interests: aerosol particulate matter; atmospheric pollution; organic and elemental carbon; metals; degradation of cultural heritage; black crust formation
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Prof. Dr. Juan Carlos Fernández-Caliani
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Department of Earth Sciences, Faculty of Experimental Sciences, University of Huelva, Campus de El Carmen, 21071-Huelva, Spain
Interests: Soil pollution; risk analysis; mine soils; heavy metals; clay minerals
Prof. Dr. Ty P. A. Ferré
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Department of Hydrology and Water Resources, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
Interests: vadose zone hydrology; hydrogeophysics; water resources decision making
Dr. Alessandro Frigeri
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Istituto di Astrofisica e Planetologia Spaziali, Istituto Nazionale di Astrofisica, via del Fosso del Cavaliere, 100 00133 Rome, Italy
Interests: planetary science, planetary cartography, GIS, field geology/geophysics, data science, human–computer interaction (HCI)
Dr. Giandomenico Fubelli
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Earth Sci Dept, Turin Univ, Via Valperga Caluso 35, I-10125 Turin, Italy
Interests: applied geomorphology
Prof. Dr. Jianbo Gao
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Faculty of Geographical Sciences, Beijing Normal University, Beijing 100875, China
Interests: nonlinear dynamics; time series analysis; multiscale modeling; multiscale analysis of geophysical and geographic data; medical informatics; quantitative research on social, economic and financial complexity
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Dr. Matthieu Ghilardi

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IRD, Aix-Marseille Universite,13007 Marseille, France
Interests: sedimentology; incore drilling; bioindicators in the palaeoenvironmental reconstruction; geomorphology and geoarchaeology of the Mediterranean and surrounding areas.
Prof. Dr. Murray Gingras
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Faculty of Science, Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB T6G 2E3, Canada
Interests: ichnology; sedimentology; petroleum geology; modern sedimentary environments; stratigraphy
Prof. Dr. Valentina Alena Girelli
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Department of Civil, Chemical, Environmental and Materials Engineering (DICAM), University of Bologna, Viale del Risorgimento 2, 40132 Bologna, Italy
Interests: 3D digitization for cultural heritage; digital photogrammetry; laser scanning; 3D surveying and modeling
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Dr. José A. González-Pérez
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MOSS Group, Instituto de Recursos Naturales y Agrobiologia de Sevilla (IRNAS-CSIC), Sevilla, Spain
Interests: environmental organic geochemistry, including organic matter and soil health; organic contaminants in nature; refractory C forms in nature; molecular characterization of soil organic matter and its agronomic and environmental implications; biogeochemical markers in soils and sediments; the use of advanced techniques for organic matter and biopolymer characterization (GC/MS, Py-GC/MS, FT-IR, ED-XRF, IRMS, CSIA, 13C-MAS-NMR; high resolution MS, GC/Q-TOF)
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Dr. Stephen Grebby
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Nottingham Geospatial Institute, University of Nottingham, Nottingham NG7 2TU, UK
Interests: earth observation; geohazards; mineral exploration; geological remote sensing; ground deformation; InSAR; LiDAR; hyperspectral; geophysics
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Prof. Dr. Stuart Hardy
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Faculty of Geology, Universitat de Barcelona, C/Martí i Franqués s/n, 08028 Barcelona, Spain
Interests: mathematical modelling; structure; folding; faulting; sedimentation; volcanism
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Dr. Kelin Hu
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Department of River-Coastal Science and Engineering, Tulane University, 6823 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans, LA 70118, USA
Interests: modeling of storm surge, hurricane waves, and sediment transport and morphological developments in coastal and estuarine areas
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Dr. Harry D. Kambezidis
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Atmospheric Research Team, Institute of Environmental Research & Sustainable Development, National Observatory of Athens, Lofos Nymphon, 11810 Athens, Greece
Interests: solar radiation (measurements, modelling); atmospheric aerosols; atmospheric turbidity; daylighting; meteorology; climatology
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