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Andrea D'alpaos

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- Born in Feltre (BL), Italy, on May 24th 1976;
- BS+MS, Civil Engineering (Hydraulics), 110/110 Summa cum Laude and mention of merit for curriculum studii, University of Padova (Italy), with a thesis entitled "On the hydrodynamics and morphodynamics of tidal environments" (advisors: Rinaldo, Defina, Lanzoni, Marani), April 2001.
- PhD, Hydrodynamics and Environmental Modelling, University of Padova (Italy), with a thesis entitled "Morphodynamics of tidal environments" (advisors: Rinaldo, Lanzoni, Marani), 2005.
- Research Fellow, School of Computational Science and Department of Geological Sciences, Florida State University, Tallahassee FL, working with Prof. Sergio Fagherazzi, 2003-2004.
- Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Padova, 2005-2007.
- Assistant Professor, Department of Geosciences, University of Padova, 2008-2014.
- Associate Professor, Department of G

- Prof. Aldo Gini Fellowship (2003-2004) for studies and research abroad, awarded by the Gini Foundation, Padova, Italy.
- Outstanding Student Paper Award, Fall meeting, American Geophysical Union, S. Francisco, CA (USA), 2004.

- Author and co-author of 39 papers published, or in press, on peer-reviewed international journals; 3 peer-reviewed book chapters; more than 50 papers published on the proceedings of Italian and International Conferences;
- Reviewer for Nature Geoscience; Geophysical Research Letters; Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA; Journal of Geophysical Research; Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science; Continental Shelf Research; Geomorphology; Earth Surface Processes and Landforms; Marine Ecology Progress Series; Advances in Water Resources; Water Resources Research; Coastal Engineering;
- Scientific Coordinator of the research project entitled “Analysis of the stability of fluvial levees through mathematical modelling and non-invasive geophysical investigations”, University of Padova, 2008-2011;
- Scientific Coordinator of the research project entitled “Reading signatures of the past to predict the future: 1000 years of stratigraphic record as a key for the future of the Venice Lagoon, "PASTtoFUTURE", Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio Padova e Rovigo, 2012-2015;
- Involved in several national and international research projects.

39. M. Roner, A. D'Alpaos, M. Ghinassi, M. Marani, S. Silvestri, E. Franceschinis, N. Realdon (2015), Spatial variation of salt-marsh organic and inorganic deposition and organic carbon accumulation: Inferences from the Venice lagoon, Italy, Advances in Water Resources,
38. D’Alpaos A. and M. Marani (2015), Reading the signatures of biologic–geomorphic feedbacks in salt-marsh landscapes, Advances in Water Resources,
37. Belliard, J.-P., M. Toffolon, L. Carniello, and A. D’Alpaos (2015), An ecogeomorphic model of tidal channel initiation and elaboration in progressive marsh accretional contexts, Journal of Geophysical Research- Earth Surface, 120(6), 1040–1064, doi:10.1002/2015JF003445.
36. Lanzoni, S., and A. D’Alpaos (2015), On funneling of tidal channels, Journal of Geophysical Research- Earth Surface, 120(3), 433-452, doi: 10.1002/2014JF003203.
35. Boaga, J., A. D’Alpaos, G. Cassiani, M. Marani, and M. Putti (2014), Plant-soil interactions in salt-marsh environments: experimental evidence from electrical resistivity tomography (ERT) in the Venice lagoon, Geophysical Research letters, 41(17), 6160-6166, doi:10.1002/2014GL060983.
34. Van Oyen, T., L. Carniello, A. D’Alpaos, S. Temmerman, P. Troch, and S. Lanzoni (2014), An approximate solution to the flow field on vegetated intertidal platforms: applicability and limitations, Journal of Geophysical Research- Earth Surface, 119(8), 1682-1703, doi:10.1002/2013JF003064.
33. Venier, C., A. D'Alpaos, and M. Marani (2014), Evaluation of sediment properties using wind and turbidity observations in the shallow tidal areas of the Venice lagoon, Journal of Geophysical Research- Earth Surface, 119(7), 1604-1616, doi: 10.1002/2013JF003019.
32. Zhou, Z., Olabarrieta M., L. Stefanon, A. D'Alpaos, L. Carniello and G. Coco (2014), A comparative study of physical and numerical modeling of tidal network ontogeny, Journal of Geophysical Research- Earth Surface, 119(4), 892-912, doi:10.1002/2014JF003092.
31. Carniello, L., S. Silvestri, M. Marani, A. D'Alpaos, V. Volpe, and A. Defina (2014), Sediment dynamics in shallow tidal basins: In situ observations, satellite retrievals, and numerical modeling in the Venice Lagoon, Journal of Geophysical Research- Earth Surface, 119(4), 802-815, doi:10.1002/2013JF003015.
30. Zhou, Z., L. Stefanon, Olabarrieta M., A. D'Alpaos, L. Carniello and G. Coco (2014), Analysis of the drainage density of experimental and modelled tidal networks, Earth Surface Dynamics, 2, 105–116, doi:10.5194/esurf-2-105-2014.
29. Da Lio, C., A. D'Alpaos, and M. Marani (2013), The Secret Gardener: Vegetation and the Emergence of Bio-geomorphic Patterns in Tidal Environments, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A, 371(2004), 20120367, doi:10.1098/rsta.2012.0367.
28. Viero, D. P., A. D'Alpaos, L. Carniello, and A. Defina (2013), Mathematical modeling of flooding due to river bank failure, Advances in Water Resources, 59, 82-94,
27. D'Alpaos, A. , L. Carniello, and A. Rinaldo (2013), Statistical mechanics of wind wave-induced erosion in shallow tidal basins: inferences from the Venice Lagoon, Geophysical Research letters, 40 (13), 3402–3407, doi:10.1002/grl.50666.
26. Marani, M., C. Da Lio, and A. D'Alpaos (2013), Vegetation engineers marsh morphology th