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Marco Taviani

Marco Taviani, Italian paleontologist, marine geologist. Achievements include research work in quaternary paleoclimatology, extreme environments, Cenozoic paleobiology, coral reefs, biosedimentology, Antarctic geoecological history. Fellow in marine geology North Atlantic Treaty Organization, 1985-1986; recipient Antarctica Service medal National Science Foundation, 1994.

Background

  • Taviani, Marco was born on August 1, 1952 in Rome. Son of Sergio Taviani and Gina Mileto.

  • Education

    • Master of Science, University Bologna, Italy, 1976. Doctor of Philosophy, University Rome, 1987.

    Career

    • Fellow in marine geology National Research Council, Bologna, 1978-1981, research scientist, 1982-1998. Postdoctoral National Research Council fellow Lamont-Doherty Geological Observatory, Palisades, New York, 1981-1982. 1st researcher National Research Council, Bologna, since 1998.

      Visiting professor Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, 1985-1986. National Research Council fellow University Houston, 1989. Member Italian National Antarctic Program, since 1987.

      National representative European projects, 1991-1997. Speaker conferences in field.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include research work in quaternary paleoclimatology, extreme environments, Cenozoic paleobiology, coral reefs, biosedimentology, Antarctic geoecological history.

    Works

    • Co-author educational science documentaries on Antarctic Research, paleobiology, paleoclimatology, since 1998. Science co-editor Boll. Malacol.

      Journal, Italy, 1992-1996. Newspaper science columnist, Bologna, since 1998. Contributor over 200 articles to professional journals, chapters to books.

    Membership

    Member Paleontological Society, Italian Malacol. Society (science advisor since 1992).

    Connections

    • father: Sergio Taviani
    • mother: Gina Mileto
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    Born August 1, 1952
    (age 65)
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    • 1976
      University Bologna
    • 1987
      University Rome
    • 1978 - 1981
      Fellow, in marine geology National Research Council
      Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
    • 1981 - 1982
      postdoctoral National Research Council fellow, Lamont-Doherty Geological Observatory
      Palisades, New York, United States
    • 1998
      1st researcher, National Research Council
      Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy