Andrea describes the geography of the lagoon and the factors that lead to the infamous high tides that can sometimes have devastating consequences for the city of Venice and its surroundings.[January 2016]
Degree in Physics, 1978, University of Padua.He is a Physical Oceanographer, focused on water formation, dispersion and mixing processes. He work mainly in General Circulation Modelling, both in Polar Regions and in the Mediterranean seas. Actually his research is focused on dense water overflows and cascade processes characterising the shelf-slope interactions, abyssal renewal variability and its correlation with climate change, stable isotopes multi-proxies study with seasonal to multi-decadal resolution and sea-ice formation processes in polynya area.