MESSINA MARIO

Dottorando di ricerca
sede: LABORATORIO PROF. ATTORRE piano T stanza 9.1
telefono(i): 22818-445


STUDIES AND FORMATION:

2008: Scientific technologic high school degree grant at “I.T.I.S. G. Giorgi” in Rome with score of 98/100.

From 09/2008 to 07/2012: Student career in Biological Science at University of Rome Tor Vergata.

From 09/2010 to 02/2011: Stay as Erasmus student at Université de Liège in Belgium.

2012: Bachelor’s degree in Biological Science at University of Rome Tor Vergata with score of 93/110.

From 10/2012 to 01/2015: Student career in Ecobiology at La Sapienza University of Rome.

2015: Master’s degree in Ecobiology at La Sapienza University of Rome with score of 110/110 cum laude.

From 11/2015: PhD Student in Evolutionary and Environmental Biology at Department of Environmental Biology at La Sapienza University of Rome.

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES:

From 10/2012 to 04/2013: Volunteer at Aquaculture and Sperimental Ecology Laboratories at University of Rome Tor Vergata to cooperate in ecological field’s researches under Prof. M. F. Gravina in the Sabella spallanzanii polychaete’s monitoring and conservation project of him and his bioconstruction on Lazio’s shoreline.

From 10/2012 to 04/2013: Researcher in the project RITMARE – Ricerca Italiana per il Mare leaded by the CoNISMa - Consorzio Nazionale Interuniversitario per le Scienze del Mare, inside the National Research Program 2011-2012 coordinated by the CNR - National Reasearch Council of Italy.

From 02/2013 to 04/2013: Researcher in the project National gesture plan for hydraulic dredges and rakes related to scientific activities finalized to clam resource monitoring leaded by Consorzio Mediterraneo Scarl s.c.r.l.” for analysis activity of Ensis siliqua’s associate fauna execution.

From 13/04/2015 to 24/04/2015: Apprentice in the project Global Forest Survey leaded by FAO - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations for data collection on Southern Africa drylands with Open Foris tools.    

From 26/08/2015 to 28/08/2015: Responsible of the data collection of Southern Africa and Sahel drylands with Open Foris tools within the Global Forest Survey project leaded by FAO - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

From 11/2015: Remote Sensing and GIS expert in the SECOSUD II project leaded by the Department of Environmental Biology in collaboration with the Italian Development Cooperation office of the Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs.

From 30/05/2016 to 10/06/2016: Formation responsible of the Collect Earth training course at Eduardo Mondlane University of Maputo in Mozambique.

From 26/09/2016 to 14/10/2016: Responsible of the data collection of Global Assessment with Open Foris tools within the Global Drylands Assessment project leaded by FAO - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

From 22/05/2017 to 26/05/2017: Formation responsible of the Collect Earth training course at Department of Environmental Affairs of Cape Town in South Africa.

 

PUBLICATIONS AND CONGRESS PARTECIPATION:

04/2016: European Geoscience Union General Assembly 2016 - Wien, Austria. Poster session in BG 2.6: Remote Sensing and data assimilation in the Biogeosciences. EGU2016-17829: Systemic analysis of desertification processes taking place in the Limpopo river basin (Messina M., Attorre F. and Vitale M.). 

03/2017: 15th Annual Savanna Science Network Meeting - Skukuza, South Africa. Oral presentation in Multiple Drivers of Vegetation Structure session: Disentangling the effect of management and environment on tree cover and density of African savannas (Messina M., Malatesta L., Cunliffe R., Ribeiro N., Smit I.P.J., Vitale M. , Guillet A., Attorre F.)

04/2017: 51° Congresso della Società Italiana di Scienze della Vegetazione "Servizi Ecosistemici & Scienza della Vegetazione" - Bologna, Italy. Oral presentation in Free session: Collect Earth, a new tool to support vegetation studies from global to local scale (Messina M., Malatesta L., Vitale M., Testolin R., Patriarca C., Mollicone D., Attorre F.)