C.V. of Prof. Jo DE WAELE

Born in Deinze ( Belgium ) on September 12, 1968

Graduated at High School (Deinze) in 1986

M.Sc in Geology in 1990 at the University of Ghent ( Belgium )

Project Erasmus 1990-1991 (Univ. Ghent and Univ. Cagliari - Italy)

PhD in Mineral Prospection at the Department of Engineering Geology and Environmental Techniques (DIGITA) in University of Cagliari (Italy) in 1995

Temporary researcher at the Department of Earth Sciences (DISTER) in University of Cagliari from 1998 to 2006.

Associate Professor since October 2006 at the Department of Earth Sciences and Environmental Geology of the University of Bologna Alma Mater (Italy)

Main interests: environmental geology, physical geography, geomorphology, hydrogeology and palaeoclimate studies in karst areas.

Participation in various research projects in several countries among which: Italy, Morocco, Tunisia, Zambia, Chile, Egypt, Austria, Croatia, Spain, etc.

The results of these researches have been published in more than 120 scientific papers since 1993.

 

Since 2005 he is Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Speleology (ISSN 0392-6672), ISI listed since 2007 and IF 0.900 in JCR 2009, IF 2.057 in JCR2010) of U.I.S. (Union International de Speleologie).

Guest-editor, together with Mario Parise ( Italy ) and Francisco Gutierrez ( Spain ) in 2006-2007, of a Special Issue “Engineering and Environmental Problems in Karst” of Engineering Geology (Elsevier)

Guest-editor, together with Mario Parise ( Italy ) and Francisco Gutierrez ( Spain ) in 2007-2008, of a Special Issue “Natural and Anthropogenic Hazards in Karst Areas” of Environmental Geology (Springer).

Managing-Editor in 2007-2008 of the Special Issue “Surface and Subsurface Karst Geomorphology” of Geomorphology (Elsevier).

Guest-editor in 2008, together with Lukas Plan ( Austria ) and Mario Parise ( Italy ) of the Special Issue “Pure and Applied Karst Geomorphology” of Zeitschrift fur Geomorphologie (Borntraeger, Germania ).

Guest-editor in 2009-2010 together with Eric Gilli (France), Mario Parise (Italy) and Francisco Gutierrez (Spain) of the Special Issue “Karst Systems” of Geodinamica Acta (Lavoisier)

Managing-Editor in 2010-2011 of the Special Issue “Geomorphology and Natural Hazards in Karst Areas” of Geomorphology (Elsevier).

 

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