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Angelo Camerlenghi

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Laurea cum laude,  Earth Sciences, Department of Earth Sciencesm  University of Milano, Italy, 1984.

Master of Sciences,  Geological Oceanography, Department of Oceanography of Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, 1988.

Research Doctorate, Earth Sciences,  Department of Earth Sciences University of Milano, Italy, 1991.



Fullbright Fellow, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas (1986 - 1988)

Research Assistant, Ocean Drilling Program, College Station, Texas (1986 - 1988)

Contract ResearcherIstituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale (OGS) (1991 – 1996)

Staff Researcher, Primo Ricercatore, Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale (OGS) (1996 – 2004)

Contracted Professor, Marine Geology, Department of Earth Sciences “A. Desio”, University of Milano (1996 - 1998)

Lecturer, Geosciences, International Maritime Academy, Trieste (1999)

ICREA Research Professor, Istitució Catalana de Recerca i Estudis Avançats (ICREA), Universitat de Barcelona / Facultat de Geologia (2004 – 2012)

Associate Professor, Master of Oceanography and Marine Environment Management, University of Barcelona and  Polytechnic University of Barcelona (2007 – 2011)

Skills & Interests: 


Geology and geophysics of Polar continental margins.

Submarine Geohazards.

Natural gas hydrates in the marine environment.

Mediterranean sub-salt fluids.


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Major projects: 

PI: The development of an Arctic ice stream-dominated sedimentary system: The southern Svalbard continental margin (SVAIS) (POL2006-07390/CGL) under the Spanish activities for the International Polar Year (IPY). 2006 – 2009

PI: Evolución de la DINámica SEDimentaria en márgenes continentales durante cambios de régimen climático (EDINSED) (CTM2007-64880/MAR). 2007-2010

PI: Corrientes de hielo del Neogeno y procesos sedimentarios en margenes continentales polares (IPY - NICE STREAMS) CTM2009-06370-E/ANT. 2009-2010

PI: Historia de la deglaciacion del mar de barents norte-occidental en sedimentos marinos de paleo-corrientes de hielo (DEGLABAR). CTM2010-17386 2010 – 2013

PI: EU 7th FWP EUROFLEETS (Towards an Alliance of European Research Fleets) project Salt deformation and sub-salt fluid circulation in the Algero-Balearic abyssal plain (SALTFLU). 2010-2013

Spanish member in the Management Committee of COST Action ES0902 - Permafrost and gas hydrate related methane release in the Arctic and impact on climate change: European  cooperation for long-term monitoring (PERGAMON). 2009-2013

Participant: Scientific Drilling in Arctic areas: response of the Barents Ice Sheet to global climate change (Perforacion cientifica marina en zonas articas)(CORIBAR España). CTM2011-14807-E. 2012-2014

Participant: Reconstructing the response of grounded ice sheets and sea ice to climatic changes by coring glacial bedforms and meltwater deposits in the Kveithola trough (CORIBAR) R/V Maria S. Merian (scheduled in summer 2013, Barents Sea)

Spoken languages: 
English, Spanish, Catalan and Italian