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Marco Taviani Edit Profile

Marine geologist , paleontologist

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.

Achievements

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

Works

  • Other Work

    • 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