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Roberto Francese

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Name: 
Roberto
Surname: 
Francese
Section: 
GEO
Telephone number: 
0402140432
qualification: 
Affiliato
Education: 

2002-2004: Post-doctoral research fellowship – University of Padova, Italy

2002: 6 months Research grant – University of Milan, Italy

2002: 6 months Research grant – University of Padova, Italy

1998-1999: Post-doctoral fellowship – University of Saskatchewan, Canada

1995-1998: PhD Applied Geophysics, University of Trieste, Italy

1993: Master degree in Geological Sciences (Summa cum laude) – University of Padova, Italy

Experience: 

2004 to present: Researcher – OGS, Trieste, Italy

2006-2012: Professor – University of Parma, Italy

2000-2002: Graduate technician, University of Padova, Italy

1999-2000: Research associate – Environmental Science and Technology Alliance Canada, Toronto

1995-2001: Technical manager – Land Technology and Services, Treviso, Italy

1993: Technical manager – Water and Soil Remediation, Mantova, Italy

1993: Analyst – Geocontractors, Rome, Italy

Skills & Interests: 

Development of a solid geophysical approach for large scale monitoring of earthen levees;

Comprehensive Geophysical modeling (3d seismic and resistivity tomography) of large alpine landslides to assist monitoring and remediation;

Development of a quasi-real time processing platform for multichannel (kart) radar data for archeological, engineering and environmental applications;

Geophysical methods for the characterization of geothermal fields;

Passive seismic data analysis and processing;

Geophysical (seismic) imaging of near surface aquifers;.

Processing of shallow seismic reflection data;

Major projects: 

2013 - EMAR (A geophysical protocol to image levee interior); MESVES & RISVE;  

2012 - QUARRY LAKE II (Geophysical characterization of the bottom sediments in quarry lakes); 

2011 - GEOTHERMAL AREAS; LANDSLIDE RISK;

2010 - ARCHAEOIMAGE (Very high resolution geophysical techniques for archaeologiocal investigation in Syria and North-Eastern Italy); 

2009a - ROMAN CITY OF ALTINUM (Integrated geophysical approach to study the buried remains of the ancient Altinum);

2009b - COMELICO DOLOMITES (3d seismic and 3d resistivity tomography to study a landslide affecting a large village in the dolomite area);  

2009c - AATO VENICE (A new radar kart for underground utility detection and mapping -  simulation of storm water subsurface runoff in the reconstructed network);  

Spoken languages: 
italian; english