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William Cavazza


Department of Biological, Geological, and Environmental Sciences

Academic discipline: GEO/02 Stratigraphy and Sedimentology

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William Cavazza is a Professor of Stratigraphy and Sedimentology at the University of Bologna since 2002. His current research focuses on the combined application of structural geology, geodynamics, sedimentology, and stratigraphy to the analysis of ancient and modern sedimentary basins. He has directed a number of international scientific cooperation projects involving UNESCO, IUGS, NATO, Italian and foreign research institutions, as well as the oil/mining industry. He has undertaken fieldwork in the Rocky Mountains, the Chilean Andes, the Rio Grande Rift, the Alps, the Greater and Lesser Caucasus, and Iran. He is vice-President of the International Union of Geological Sciences and Editor-in-Chief of the Italian Journal of Geosciences. Go to the Curriculum vitae


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