Marco Giardino

Associate Professor of Physical Geography and Geomorphology at the University of Torino, where he teaches “Geoheritage & Geodiversity” and other courses at the School of Science of Nature. His research topics: geomorphological mapping, geoheritage, natural hazards and cultural geology. Partnerships: Simon Fraser University (Canada), Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan (Poland), University of Canterbury, Christchurch (New Zealand). He uses innovative technologies for research and education purposes of Earth Sciences.  He is scientific coordinator of the Sesia Val Grande UNESCO Geopark, and of the “ProGEO-Piemonte” (Proactive management of geoheritage), “geoNatHaz” (EU-Canada partnership on natural hazards). Segretary General of the Italian Glaciological Committee, he is co-chair of IAG/AIG Working Group on Landform Evaluation for Geodiversity.

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