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Giuseppe Notarbartolo di Sciara Edit Profile

Marine biologist

Giuseppe Notarbartolo di Sciara, Italian marine biologist. Recipient Tridente d'oro Accademia International Science Technology Subacquee, Ustica, Italy, 1993. Fellow Linnean Society London; member European Cetacean Society (president 1993-1997), Society for Marine Mammalogy (life).

Background

Sciara, Giuseppe Notarbartolo di was born on November 27, 1948 in Venice, Italy. Son of Marco and Emma (Vanzetti) Notarbartolo di Sciara.

Education

Degree in Biological Sciences, University Parma, Italy, 1974. Degree in Natural Sciences cum laude, University Parma, Italy, 1976. Doctor of Philosophy in Marine Biology, University California, San Diego, 1985.

Career

Research associate Hubbs Sea World Research Institute, San Diego, 1977-1980. Coordinator Centro Studi Cetacei, Italy, 1985-1990. President, director Tethys Research Institute, Italy, 1986-1997.

President Institute Centrale Ricerca Applicata al Mare, Rome, since 1996. Consultant United Nations Environmental Program, Mediterranean Action Plan, since 1996. Director marine mammal working group C.I.E.S.M., Monaco, 1992-1995.

Member species survival commission International Union for Conservation of Nature, since 1991. Deputy chair Cetacean Special Group, International Union for Conservation of Nature, since 1997.

Membership

Fellow Linnean Society London. Member European Cetacean Society (president 1993-1997), Society for Marine Mammalogy (life).

Connections

Married Flavia Pizzi, June 18, 1988. Children: Marco, Bianca.

father:
Marco Notarbartolo

mother:
Emma (Vanzetti) Notarbartolo

spouse:
Flavia Pizzi

children:
Marco Sciara

Bianca Sciara