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Clara Armaroli

Senior assistant professor (fixed-term)

Department of Biological, Geological, and Environmental Sciences

Academic discipline: GEO/04 Physical Geography and Geomorphology

Curriculum vitae

EDUCATION

9 April 2002, University of Genova, MSc Degree in Environmental Sciences, Marine Studies. Thesis title: "Rapporto fra piogge intense e rischio di erosione superficiale in aree percorse da incendio"

March 18, 2008, PhD in Earth Sciences, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Ferrara, Curriculum: Physical Geography and Geomorphology (GEO/04). Period: January 2005 - December 2007, Title: "Classificazione Morfodinamica della spiaggia sommersa di Lido di Dante (Ravenna) tramite video monitoraggio"

 

WORKING ACTIVITIES

Research fellowships

- 4 November 2002 - 11 September 2011, Department of Earth Sciences of the University of Ferrara, SSD: GEO/04. Title of the fellowship: "Studio dei processi fisici di spiaggia in ambiente mediterraneo"

- 1 October 2011 - 30 September 2016, Department of Physics and Earth Sciences of the University of Ferrara, SSD: GEO/04. Title of the fellowship: "Studio dell’impatto e dei danni causati da mareggiate estreme sui litorali alto Adriatici tramite identificazione di soglie critiche"

Fixed-term contracts

- 1 July 2022 - ongoing, tenure track position (RTD-B), SSD: GEO/04. University of Bologna Alma Mater Studiorum, Bologna, Department of Biological, Geological and Environmental Sciences (BIGeA)

- 1 April 2022 - 30 June 2022, tenure track position (RTD-B), SSD: GEO/04. University School for Advanced Studies IUSS, Pavia

- 1 July 2019 - 31 March 2022, fixed-term researcher (RTD-A), SSD: GEO/04. University School for Advanced Studies IUSS, Pavia

Teaching activities at the University of Ferrara

- 2005, 2006 and 2007, teaching tutoring for the course "Elementi di Geologia e Geomorfologia", Course of Civil and Environmental Engineering of the Faculty of Engineering, University of Ferrara

- 2008-2010 (10 hours), Adjunct Professor of the course of Applied Geomorphological Cartography, supplementary course of the course "Elementi di Geologia e Geomorfologia", Civil and Environmental Engineering of the Department of Engineering, University of Ferrara

- 2011, 2012 and 2013, teaching support for the course "Elementi di Geologia e Geomorfologia" of the Course of Civil and Environmental Engineering of the Department of Engineering, University of Ferrara

- 2012, teaching support of "Remote Sensing Techniques" of the Master's Degree Course in Earth Sciences, Georesources and Territory of the Department of Physics and Earth Sciences of the University of Ferrara

- A.A. 2015/2016, 2016/2017, 2017/2018, 2018/2019, Adjunct Professor of the course “Elementi di Geologia e Geomorfologia”, Civil and Environmental Engineering of the Department of Engineering, University of Ferrara.

Teaching activities at the University School for Advanced Studies IUSS Pavia and the University of Pavia

- A.A. 2020/2021, 2021/2022, Lecturer of the course "Rischio costiero: prevedere per proteggersi o retrocedere adattandosi", University School for Advanced Studies IUSS Pavia

- A.A. 2021/2022, Lecturer of the coastal geomorphology and coastal risk module of the "Hydromorphology" course, Master Degree in Civil Engineering for Mitigation of Risks from Natural Hazards, HYRIS Curriculum, University of Pavia

- A.A. 2020/2021 - 2021/2022: Member of the faculty board of the PhD programme "Understanding and Managing Extremes", University School for Advanced Studies IUSS Pavia and University of Pavia.

- A.A. 2020/2021 - 2021/2022: Member of the faculty board of the national PhD programme "DOTTORATO NAZIONALE IN OSSERVAZIONE DELLA TERRA", Coordinator: University of Rome "La Sapienza".

Teaching activities at international summer schools

- Lecturer for the international summer school SEDIMENT DYNAMICS AND ASSOCIATED RISKS (LPP ERASMUS, contract n °: 2012-1-IT2-ERA10-38853), Coordinator: University of Ferrara, Ferrara, 26 August - 5 September 2013

- Lecturer for the international summer school DISASTER RISK REDUCTION FOR COASTAL AREAS of the European RISC-KIT project (contract n ° 603458). Coordinator: Deltares, The Netherlands. Ferrara, 12 - 16 September 2016

- Lecturer for the DISS international summer school - DELTA INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL, Effects of Coastal Resilience in Rural Areas. Coordinator: Department of Architecture of the University of Ferrara. Ravenna, 11-16 June 2018.

Erasmus + staff mobility for teaching between Program Countries

Seminars and lectures to students at HZ University of Applied Sciences, Vlissingen, The Netherlands, 31/05/2017 - 02/06/2017.

Teaching assignments at qualified international institutes

Academic years: 2018-2019 (period 10-14 June 2019), 2019-2020 (period 8-12 June 2020), 2020-2021 (period 7-11 June 2021). Lecturer for the Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree, Water and Coastal Management program (WACOMA, Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree between the University of Bologna; University of Cadiz and University of the Algarve) at the University of Cadiz, Spain. Course title: Coastal land subsidence effects on freshwater resources and flood risk (44 hours)

Responsibility and coordination of studies entrusted by qualified public or private institutions

- November 2009 - November 2011, project coordinator and contract holder of the "Servizio di sperimentazione tecnica ed analisi di un sistema di video monitoraggio sperimentale ad alta risoluzione della linea di riva della spiaggia San Michele-Sassi Neri sulla Riviera del Conero". Assignee: Marche Region, Territorial Government, Mobility and Infrastructure Office.

- March 2018 (duration 24 months), scientific manager of the project entrusted by Fondazione Flaminia to the Consorzio Futuro in Ricerca of Ferrara of the project "Sandway – misura degli apporti fluviali di sabbia al litorale ravennate". Assignee: Fondazione Flaminia - Centro per L’innovazione, Ravenna.

- from April 2021 to June 2022, principal investigator for the University School for Advanced Studies IUSS Pavia of the project "Convenzione di collaborazione per l’approfondimento tecnico-scientifico sui quadri conoscitivi in ambito costiero". Assignee: Autorità di Bacino del fiume Po (ADBPO), Coordinator: University of Ferrara.

Collaborations at national level

2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2011, 2014 and 2020, participation, as Research Assistant, in projects entrusted to the Department of Earth Sciences, Physics and Earth Sciences of the University of Ferrara and IUSS Pavia by the Ministry of Economic Development and the Ministry of the Environment and Protection of the Territory and the Sea, the Emilia-Romagna Region, ENI, ADBPO on issues related to the monitoring of the coastal area of the Emilia-Romagna Region and in the Floods Directive framework.

International collaborations

- May 2002 - May 2005, Research Assistant in the European project CoastView (Developing Coastal Video Systems in Support of Coastal Zone Management) V Framework Program; coordinator: University of Plymouth, UK (GA n ° EVK3-CT-2001-00054).

- June 2008 - September 2011, post-doctoral researcher in the European project MICORE (Morphological Impacts and COastal Risks induced by Extreme storm events), VII Framework Program, Research and Development; coordinator: University of Ferrara. Topic: ENV.2007.1.3.1.European Storm Risk (GA n ° 202798), www.micore.eu

- 2009-2010 (24 months), Research Assistant of the ESDODDS project (Experiments on Sediment Depth Of Disturbance for beaches under the influence of Drainage Systems) at GWK in Hannover, Germany; Hydralab3 2007; coordinator: University of Ferrara. https://hydralab.eu/research--results/ta-projects/project/104/. Contract n °: HY3-GWK-05

- 1 February 2010 - 31 January 2012, Research Assistant of the CONHAZ project (Costs Of Natural HAZards), VII Framework Program, Research and Development; coordinator: Helmholtz Center for Environmental Research, Germany. https://climate-adapt.eea.europa.eu/knowledge/adaptation-information/research-projects/conhaz. Theme: FP7-ENV.2009.1.3.2.1 (GA n °: 244159)

- November 2013 - April 2017, Research Assistant of the European project RISC-KIT (Resilience-Increasing Strategies for Coasts - toolKIT), VII Framework Program, Research and Development; coordinator: Deltares, The Netherlands. https://climate-adapt.eea.europa.eu/metadata/projects/resilience-increasing-strategies-for-coasts-toolkit. Theme: ENV.2013.6.4-3 Coasts at threat in Europe: tsunamis and climate-related risks (GA n °: 603458)

- 1 March 2014 to 30 June 2014, Researcher for the Fulbright Scholar Award (Italy) project assigned to Prof. Nancy L. Jackson, New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA.

- 1 March 2014 to 31 July 2014, Member of the project called "Geomorphic compatibility of shore protection structures" funded by the National Geographic Society Research and Exploration Grant. Principal Investigator: Prof. Nancy L Jackson, New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA.

- June 2016 - December 2019, Research Assistant for the European project ANYWHERE (EnhANcing emergencY management and response to extreme WeatHER and climate Events), Horizon 2020 Program; coordinator: Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Spain. Topic: H2020-DRS-01-2015 (GA n °: 700099), www.anywhere-h2020.eu

Projects coordination

- Coordinator of the VIMOVER project (VIdeo Monitoring of OVerwash Events), 2013 Young Researchers programme of the University of Ferrara (http://www.unife.it/ricerca/5x1000/23-progetti-finanziati-1). Project in collaboration with Centro de Investigação Marinha and Ambiental, University of the Algarve (Faro, Portugal). Duration: 3 months

- Coordinator of the European project ECFAS (A Proof-of-Concept for the Implementation of a European Copernicus Coastal Flood Awareness System), Horizon 2020 Programme. Coordinated by the University School for Advanced Studies (IUSS) Pavia. www.ecfas.eu. Theme: LC-SPACE-18-EO-2020: Copernicus evolution: Research activities in support of the evolution of the Copernicus services. Contract n °: 101004211. Project duration: January 1, 2021 - December 31, 2022 (24 months)

Scientific consultant for international projects

- May 2012 - May 2015, Portugal, National Project, Centro de Investigação Marinha and Ambiental, University of the Algarve (UAlg). Title: RUSH - from runup to overwash. Role in the project: main scientific consultant for video monitoring of the overwash

- January 2015 - December 2017, Spain, National Project funded by MINECO, University of Cadiz (UCA). Title: ADACOSTA, Vulnerabilidad costera en el marco del cambio climático: respuesta y medidas de adaptación. Role in the project: main scientific consultant for video monitoring

Editorial boards of international Journals

- Guest Associate Editor of the Research Topic "Coastal Risk: Shores and Deltas in Peril" of the international scientific journal Frontiers in Earth Science. https://www.frontiersin.org/research-topics/8392/coastal-risk-shores-and-deltas-in-peril

- Associate Editor of the international scientific journal Frontiers in Earth Science of the Geohazards and Georisks Section.

Awards and acknowledgments

- December 2017 - Certificate of Outstanding Contribution in Reviewing, awarded by: the Editors of Ocean and Coastal Management, Elsevier, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

- EGU General Assembly 2017, highlight in the Natural Hazards section (EGU2017-10512 | NH9.1 / CL2.26) of the presentation “Impact of storms on coastlines: preparing for the future without forgetting the past? Examples from European coastlines using a Storm Impact Database" by Paolo Ciavola, Emmanuel Garnier, Oscar Ferreira, Thomas Spencer and Clara Armaroli (https://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2017/abstracts-of-special-interest/highlight)

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