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limnologist , phycologist

Marco Cantonati, German, Italian limnologist, phycologist. Recipient Garbini prize for limnolog. research Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Verona, 1992; grantee Hydrobiology of springs of the Adamello-Brenta Regional Park, 1995-1996, High mountain lakes of the Adamello-Brenta Regional Park, 1996-1999, others. Member International Society Diatom Research, Ecological Society of Italy, Society International Limnology.

Background

Cantonati, Marco was born on April 19, 1967 in Neuburg Donau, Bavaria, Germany. Son of Cleto Cantonati and Helga Frieda Rupp.

Education

Master of Science in Biology, University Pavia, Italy, 1990. Master of Science in Natural Sciences, University Pavia, Italy, 1992. Doctor of Philosophy in Limnology, University Innsbruck, Austria, 1998.

Career

Assistant keeper with the hydrobiology/invertebrate zoology sect Museo Tridentino di Scienze Naturali, Trento, Italy, 1995-2000, keeper of the limnology and phycology section Italy, since 2000. Coordinator work packages 2 and 6 SALTO/BEST Project, since 2001, work packages 2 and 3 OLOAMBIENT Project, since 2002.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: (book) The springs of the Adamello-Brenta Regional Park, 1998, The Lakes of the Adamello-Brenta Regional Park, 2002. Contributing author: Algae and extreme environments, Diatom communities in high mountain streams of the Alps and the Himalaya, 2001. Contributor articles to professional publications.

Membership

Member International Society Diatom Research, Ecological Society of Italy, Society International Limnology.

Connections

Married Carla Contessi, May 10, 1997.

father:
Cleto Cantonati

mother:
Helga Frieda Rupp

spouse:
Carla Contessi