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G. Marino Sorriso-Valvo Edit Profile

Geologist , consultant , research scientist

G. Marino Sorriso-Valvo, Italian geologist, research scientist, consultant. Achievements include landslide hezarol development and Geomorphologic model for landslide-debris fan self-regulating cycles. Member National Research Council Earth Science Committee, 1994—1997; Member of International Association of Engineering Geologists (associate), Whinter Sports Italian Federation (associate), Italian Alpine Club (associate).

Background

Sorriso-Valvo, G. Marino was born on January 8, 1947 in Calascibetta, Italy. Son of Raffaele Sorriso-Valvo and Norma Nerina Fracasso.

Education

Doctor in Geology, University Catania, 1970.

Career

Director Institute Research Hydro-Geological Hazards Reduction National Research Council, Roges di Rende, 1972—2008, section director, 1997—2005, director natural and man-induced risks of the territory project, 2006—2007, institute director Italy, since 2008. Lieutenant United States Army, 1971-1972, Catania.

Achievements

  • Achievements include landslide hezarol development and Geomorphologic model for landslide-debris fan self-regulating cycles.

Membership

Member National Research Council Earth Science Committee, 1994—1997. Member of International Association of Engineering Geologists (associate), Whinter Sports Italian Federation (associate), Italian Alpine Club (associate).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Trekking, alpine skiing, swimming.

Connections

Married Agnese Di Natale, December 9, 1972. Children: Luca, Dario.

father:
Raffaele Sorriso-Valvo

mother:
Norma Nerina Fracasso

spouse:
Agnese Di Natale

children:
Luca Sorriso-Valvo

Dario Sorriso-Valvo