Topical Advisory Panel


Prof. Dr. Koji Wakita
Community Future Center, Yamaguchi University, 753-8512 Yamaguchi, Japan
Interests: melanges; accretionary tectonics; tectonics of East and Southeast Asia
National Institute of Hydrology and Water Management, București-Ploiești Road, 97E, 1st District, 013686 Bucharest, Romania
Interests: hydrology; natural hazards; geographic information science; bivariate statistics; machine learning and artificial intelligence applied in the natural hazard’s susceptibility assessment
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Department of Mathematics and Geosciences, University of Trieste, Trieste, Italy
Interests: slow-moving landslides; geohazard; coastal geomorphology; coastal boulder deposits; UAVs
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Water Resources Research and Documentation Centre (WARREDOC), University for Foreigners of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
Interests: regional planning and sustainability; hazard and risk mapping and management; citizen science and public engagement; open geo data and big data; hydrology; natural hazards; GIS; geospatial data
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Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning, Universidade de Lisboa, 1649-004 Lisbon, Portugal
Interests: geosimulation; geocomputation; artificial neural networks; graphs theory; cellular automata; multi-agent systems; urban morphology; remote sensing; epidemiology; health geography; geomarketing; tourism; smart cities; big data
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École doctorale Société et Environnement, Quisqueya University, Port-au-Prince, Haiti
Interests: health risk assessment; ecological risk assessment; water quality; water and wastewater treatment; medical geology; ecohydrology; water and climate change; microbiology of water; urban water
Department of Earth Sciences, Sapienza - University of Rome, Piazzale Aldo Moro 5, 00185 Roma, Italy
Interests: geomorphology; geomorphometry; landslides; GIS; mapping
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Dr. Małgorzata (Gosia) Pisarska-Jamroży
Institute of Geology, Adam Mickiewicz University, B.Krygowskiego 12; 61-680 Poznan, Poland
Interests: clastic sedimentology; quaternary geology; mechanisms of deposition in ice-marginal valleys; ice-marginal sedimentary environments; subaerial and subaqueous gravity flows processes and deposits; periglacial processes; soft-sediment deformation structures; Neotectonics; palaeoseismology; glacial geology
Prof. Dr. Christian Sue
Chrono-Environnement, CNRS, Université de Bourgogne Franche-Comté, Besançon, France
Interests: tectonics; seismotectonics; orogen's dynamics
Department of Earth, Environmental and Life Sciences, University of Genova, Corso Europa 26, 16132 Genova, Italy
Interests: coastal geomorphology; geo-hydrological hazard; risk assessment; landslide; flooding; land use changes; heavy rainfall events; agricultural terraced slopes; urban geomorphology; geomorphological heritage; geosites; geotourism
Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra, Università degli Studi di Milano, Via Mangiagalli, 34, 20133 Milano, Italy
Interests: geodynamics of convergent and divergent margins; numerical modeling of geological processes; Structural Geology; evolution of European Alps and Variscan chain geological mapping
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National Institute for Space Research, Cachoeira Paulista, São Paulo 12630-000, Brazil
Interests: data assimilation; climate prediction; level low jet; mesoscale convective system; numeric models
Joint Research Centre (JRC), European Commission, Building 44, Office 125, TP 441, Via E. Fermi 2749, I-21027 Ispra (VA), Italy
Interests: data mining; remote sensing; geoinformatics; alternative fuels infrastructure; electric vehicles
Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra, “Sapienza” Università di Roma, Piazzale Aldo Moro 5, 00185 Roma, Italy
Interests: geological mapping; field geology; sedimentary geology; carbonate sedimentology; facies analysis; carbonate platform-basin systems; pelagic carbonate platform-basin systems; drowning of carbonate platform; synsedimentary tectonics; mass-transport deposits; soft-sediment deformation structures; carbonate turbidites; paleogeography; paleoecology; Tethyan Mesozoic biostratigraphy
Department of Petroleum Engineering, Texas A&M University at Qatar, Education City, Doha, Qatar
Interests: structural geology and tectonics; field geology; fold and thrust belts; geological cross-sections; geological mapping; SfM photogrammetry; 3D models; faults and fractures analysis; DFN; fault roughness.
Dr. Michele Paternoster
Environmental Geochemistry Department of Sciences - University of Basilicata. Campus Macchia Romana, Viale dell'Ateneo Lucano, 10, 85100 Potenza, Italy
Interests: water-rock interaction processes; fluid geochemistry in volcanic and seismic areas; stable isotope geochemistry (O, H, C, N, B and S) in catchment hydrology; environmental geochemistry
Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia, sezione di Sismologia e Tettonofisica, via di Vigna Murata 605, 00143 Rome, Italy
Interests: active tectonics; geology of earthquakes; coseismic hydrogeological changes; historical seismology and macroseismology
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Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra, Università degli Studi di Torino, 10125 Turin, Italy
Interests: structural geology; tectonics; orogenic belts; regional geology; shear zones; petrochronology; metamorphic petrology; Himalaya; Southern European Variscan belt
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1. Instituto Dom Luiz (IDL), Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa, Campo Grande, 1749-016 Lisboa, Portugal
2. Physics Department, Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa, Rua Conselheiro Emidio Navarro,1, 1959-007 Lisbon, Portugal
Interests: seismic noise; surface waves tomography; ocean bottom seismology; mantle geodynamics; hotspots and volcanic islands - origin at depth and plume-mantle interaction
Dr. Alireza Baniasad
Energy and Mineral Resources Group, Institute of Geology and Geochemistry of Petroleum and Coal, RWTH Aachen University, Lochnerstr. 4-20, Haus B, Room 104, D-52056 Aachen, Germany
Interests: dynamics of sedimentary basins; basin modeling; petroleum system analysis; organic geochemistry; biomarkers
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Dr. Neesha R. Schnepf
Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics, University of Colorado, Boulder, Geomagnetism Team, NOAA, Boulder, CO, USA
Interests: geomagnetism; electromagnetic induction; marine electromagnetism; external fields; core field
School of Minerals and Energy Resources Engineering, UNSW, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
Interests: computational rock physics; pore-scale modelling; X-ray computed tomography; digital core analysis; flow in porous media; fractured media; carbon geosequestration
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Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia, Via di Vigna Murata 605, 00143, Rome, Italy
Interests: Ionosphere modelling; space weather; GNSS; Sun-Earth coupling
Department of Hydrogeology and Engineering Geology, AGH University of Science and Technology, Mickiewicza 30 Av., 30-059 Kraków, Poland
Interests: hydrogeochemistry; analytical chemistry; environmental engineering; estimation of groundwater chemical status; stability of the chemical composition of mining; mineral, curative and thermal waters; quality control/quality assurance in water monitoring; the impact of disruptive objects on the chemical status of the aquatic environment; statistical data analysis; data reliability
Schlumberger, Exploration and Field Development Platform, Data Analytics Program, Houston, TX 77042, USA
Interests: applied geophysics; seismic; machine learning
Dr. Henryk Sechman
Department of Energy Resources, AGH University of Science and Technology, Mickiewicza 30 Av., 30-059 Kraków, Poland
Interests: surface geochemistry in petroleum exploration; geochemical monitoring of underground gas storages; methane and carbon dioxide emission to the atmosphere; tightness evaluation of oil and gas wells; evaluation of gas hazard in post-mining areas; environmental aspect of shale-gas exploration
Department of Pure and Applied Sciences, University of Urbino Carlo Bo, 61029 Urbino, Italy
Interests: mineralogy; petrology; geochemistry
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Avignon Université, UMR EMMAH, 301 rue Baruch de Spinoza, 84916-Avignon, France
Interests: hydrogeology; hydrodynamics; karst; carbonates; numerical modelling
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UNESCO Chair on Prevention and Sustainable Management of Geo-Hydrological Hazards, University of Florence, Largo Fermi 1, 50142 Florence, Italy
Interests: cultural heritage; rock mechanic; engineering geology
Centro Austral de Investigaciones Científicas (CADIC), Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Tecnológicas (CONICET), Polar Sciences Institute, University of Tierra del Fuego, Ushuaia, Argentina
Interests: geoethics; meteorites and planetary geology; geoheritage
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