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Roberto Romeo

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2005-2009      Ph. D. Environmental Sciences (Physical, Marine and Coastal Environment), at the Geoscience Department of the University of Trieste - Doctoral thesis: High-resolution geophysical study of marine deposits and structure of the substrate of the Miramare Riviera (Gulf of Trieste)

1998 - Professional examination for Geologist

1990-1997      Graduation in Geological Sciences University of Trieste Department of Geological, Marine and Environmental  Sciences, University of Trieste, Graduation thesis: Geology of the mountains of San Simeon and Brancot (Carnic Alps)


1999-2012      Geologist (technologist) at OGS – Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale, Sgonico – Trieste, Italy

1997-1999      Geologist at Georicerche S.r.l., Trieste, Italy

I work in the LIAD team (Land and Inshore Acquisition and technology Development) of the Section of Technical Infrastructure IRI, the geophysical research and development department of the OGS as a technologist (technology expert).

The LIAD research unit focuses on of geophysical projects, with particular regard to the conservation of the territory, the issues concerning the hydrogeological slope stability, hydrology, coastal dynamics and high resolution geophisical surveys of land and marine environment.

Since 2005, I contribute to the research and development onboard our research vessels OGS Explora: I deal with acquisition and interpretation of geophysical data of the seabed, participating in various scientific cruises surveys in the Mediterranean Sea, Canada, Greenland, Iceland, Ireland, Norway, Morocco and Spain.

I’m a PADI Rescue Diver and in 2010 I obtained the Reef Check Indo-Pacific Eco Diver Certification by Coral Cay Conservation UK in Cambodia.

Skills & Interests: 

MARINE GEOPHYSICS: acquisition, elaboration and analysis of Sub-bottom Profiler, Side Scan Sonar, Multibeam and Multichannel seismic data

COMPUTER GRAPHICS: use of various softwares such as Autodesk Map 3D, Surfer, Microstation, Corel suite, Adobe suite, ArcView, Global Mapper

GEOTECNICS LABORATORY: use of various equipment for the physical and mechanical analysis and characterization  of soil and rocks

Spoken languages: 
Mother Tongue: Italian, English (CEF level B1.2)