Dr. rer. nat. Angelo Rubino, Privatdozent

 

Personal

 

Date of birth: April 21, 1963
Place of birth: Formia, Italy
Family status: Married, one child
Work Address: Università Ca’ Foscari di Venezia,
Dipartimento di Scienze Ambientali,
Calle Larga Santa Marta,
Dorsoduro 2137,
I-30123 Venezia, Italy,
Contacts

phone: +39 041 2348952
e-mail: rubino@unive.it

 

Education 

1981-1984

Informatics at the University of Turin, Italy.

1985-1989

Physical Oceanography and Navigation at the Istituto Universitario Navale, Naples, Italy.

1989

Diploma (Laurea di Dottore in) “Discipline Nautiche” (summa cum laude).

1990-1991

Teacher in high schools of Bergamo and Rome, Italy.

1991

Equivalence between the Italian Laurea and the German Diploma in Physical Oceanography.

1992-1994

Graduate student in Physical Oceanography at the Institut für Meereskunde, Universität Hamburg, Germany in the frame of the European Program “Human Capital and Mobility”.

1994

Ph. D. in Physical Oceanography (magna cum laude), advisor: Prof. Dr. J. O. Backhaus.

1995

Acknowledgement of the equivalence between the German title of Ph.D. in Physical Oceanography and the Italian Ph.D. title.

  

Professional Experience 

1994-1997

Postdoctoral Scientist at the Institut für Meereskunde, Universtät Hamburg, Germany within the European project „EU Network” and the German Project „ARKTIEF”.

1997-Present

Hochschulassistent (University Assistant) at the Institut für Meereskunde, Universtät Hamburg, Germany.

1999-Present

Researcher at the Università Ca’ Foscari of Venice, Italy.

2005

Habilitation and Venia Legendi in Physical Oceanography at the University of Hamburg.

2007

Coordinator of the Ph.D. Programme in Science and Management of the Climate Change.

2007-Present

Member of the Scientific Board of the Ph.D. Programme in Science and Management of the Climate Change.

  

Awards 

1996

Humboldt-Ritter-Penck International Award of the Gesellschaft für Erdkunde zu Berlin for the studies carried out on natural hazards (tsunami).

 

Projects

1.

1991-1994

Participation to the project “Modelling of dense gravity plumes on continental slopes”.
2.

1992-1993

Participation to the European Project “Human Capital and mobility S/MAST – 913009”.
3.

1994-1996

Participation to the European Project “Network” (CHRX-CT93-0312 (DG 12 COMA) – Human Capital Program.
4.

1995

Co-direction of the experimental part of the project AIS’95 in the Strait of Messina.
5.

1996-1997

Participation to the German project BMBF 03f0178C – ARKTIEF.
6.

1997-2000

Participation to the European project MATER (EU MAST 3).
7.

1998 -2000

Participation, in the frame of the German project DFG SFB 512 Sonderforschungsbereich 512, to the project C3 „Mesoscale Dynamics of the Ocean in Arctic Key Regions: Variability of the Fresh Water Layer in the Greenland Sea“.
8.

1999

Direction of the European project “frictional and non-frictional decay of surface frontal anticyclonic vortices in a stratified environment” in Trondheim, Norway, rotating tank of  SINTEF/CORIOLIS.
9.

2000

Direction of the European project “frictional and non-frictional decay of surface frontal anticyclonic vortices”, Grenoble, France, rotating tank of LEGI/CORIOLIS.
10.

1998 - 2000

Direction, in the frame of the European project “III announcement of opportunity”, of the project ESA AO3-400: “Mesoscale and small-scale oceanic features in the Black Sea studied by remote sensing, in situ measurements, and numerical models.
11.

1999-present

Direction, in the frame of the European project ENVISAT–AO, of the project ID 735: “Study of small scale and mesoscale oceanic flow features in Norwegian Fjords”.
12.

1999-present

Direction, in the frame of the European project ENVISAT–AO, of the project ID 709: “Mesoscale flow features in river outflow regions studied by remote sensing, numerical modelling, and laboratory experiments”.
13.

1999-present

Direction, in the frame of the European project ENVISAT–AO, of the project ID 564: “Study of small and medium scale oceanic phenomena at the ice edge in the Greenland Sea”.
14.

2000-2003

Direction, in the frame of the German project DFG SFB 512 Sonderforschungsbereich 512: Tiefdruckgebiete und Klimasystem des Nordatlantiks / Cyclones and Climate System of the North Atlantic, of the project C3: „Remote sensing of oceanic convection in the Greenland Sea and its variability”.
15.

2003

Co-direction of the German Project “Ionio2003”, in the frame of the projects for the MITTLERE SCHIFFE 2003 POSEIDON.
16.

2004-present

Co-direction, in the frame of the German project DFG SFB 512 Sonderforschungsbereich 512: Tiefdruckgebiete und Klimasystem des Nordatlantiks / Cyclones and Climate System of the North Atlantic, of the project E1: „Remote sensing of water masses and transport anomalies in the Northern Seas”.
17.

2004-present

Participation to the Italian project “Centro Euro Mediterraneo per i cambiamenti climatici”.
18.

2006-present

Participation to the project CMCC.
19.

2007-present

Co-direction of the German project "Transient", DFG (RV Merian).
20.

2007

Coordinator of the Ph.D. Programme in Science and Management of the Climate Change.
21.

2007 - present:

Participation at the Scientific Board of the Ph.D. Programme in Science and Management of the Climate Change.

 

Field Activities

1. Sonne cruise S093, Jan.-Feb. 1994, Indian Ocean, Tasks: CTD, Oxygen.
2. Meteor cruise M32/4, Jun.-Jul. 1995, Arabian Sea, Tasks: CTD, Oxygen.
3. Alliance cruise, AIS’95 (SACLANT Centre), Oct. 1995, Strait of Messina.
4. Alliance cruise, RR’97 (SACLANT Centre), Aug. 1997, Strait of Messina.
5. Planet cruise, Oct. 1997, Strait of Gibraltar, CTD-chain, CTD.
6. Sonne cruise SO127, Dec.-Jan. 1998,  WOCE, Bay of Bengal, Responsibilities: CTD-chain.
7. Poseidon Cruise, Mai 2003, Ionian Sea, CTD, ADCP.
8. Maria Sybilla Merian, Cruise, 2009, Ionian Sea, CTD, ADCP.

 

Laboratory Activities

1. Laboratory experiments at the rotating tank of the SINTEF Civil and Environmental Engineering, Trondheim, Norway, Aug.-Sep. 1999.
2. Laboratory experiments at the LEGI Coriolis rotating tank of Grenoble, France, Sep.-Oct. 2000.

 

Didactic Experience

Teaching:

·         At the Institute of Oceanography of the University of Hamburg, Germany, since 1997:

 

1.

Seminars for students before the Vordiplom on “General Oceanography” (semester load: two weekly hours).

2.

Lectures on “Observation and numerical modelling of oceanic phenomena detectable by remote sensing” for students after the Vordiplom (semester load: two weekly hours).

3.

Exercises on “Observation and numerical modelling of oceanic phenomena detectable by remote sensing” for students after the Vordiplom (semester load: two weekly hours).

 

·         At the Università Ca’ Foscari of Venice, Italy, since 1999:

 

4.

Lecture on “Oceanographic instruments and methods” (60 hours) - 2000/2001.

5.

Lecture on “Physical Oceanography” (30 hours) - 2000/2001.

6.

Lecture on “Meteorology” (30 hours) - 2000/2001.

7.

Lectures on “Climatology and Meteorology” (3 credits) - 2002/2003.

8.

Lectures on “Physical Oceanography” (3 credits) - 2002/2003.

9.

Lectures on “Geophysical Fluid Dynamics” (3 credits)  -2002/2003.

10.

Lectures on “Climatology and Meteorology” in the frame of an introductory lecture on Geophysics (2 credits) - 2002/2003.

 

·         At the State University of St. Petersburg, Russia (November 2004)

 

11.

Lecture on “Introduction to Geophysical Fluid Dynamics” (20 hours) - 2004/2005.

 

Supervision or participation in supervision:

 

·         At the Institute of Oceanography of the University of Hamburg, Germany:

        

Graduation Thesis

1.

Schacht, A. 1994: Boden geführte Dichteströmungen im zweigeschichteten Ozean: numerische Fallstudien.

2.

Wolf, S. 1996: Die Ausbreitung von topographisch geführten Dichteströmungen im Golf von Bengalen.

3.

Weigele, R. 1998: Eine Untersuchung der Dynamik gezeitenerzeugter nichtlinearer dispersiver interner Wellen in der Strasse von Messina mit Hilfe eines numerischen Dreischichtenmodells.
 
Ph.D. Thesis

4.

Brandt, P. 1996: Interne Wellen in den Straßen von Gibraltar und Messina - Eine Untersuchung mit numerischen Modellen und Radarbildern der ERS-1/2 Satelliten.

5.

Hessner, K. 1998: Zur Dynamik mesoskaliger Frontenwirbel im Ozean.

6.

Martinez, B. 2002: A Study of the Influence of Surface Forcing on the Variability of the Oceanic Circulation in the Gulf of Mexico Using an Isopycnic Coordinate Mode.

 

·         At the Università Ca’ Foscari of Venice, Italy:

 

Graduation Thesis
7. Ferretto, M. 2004: Oceanografia Fisica dell’Adriatico: rassegna di studi recenti.
8. Lovato, T. 2004: Applicazione di un modello idrodinamico per un golfo del Mediterraneo.
9. Lovato, T. 2005-2008: Simulazione della circolazione idrodinamica e dei cicli biochimici di carbonio, azoto e fosforo in laguna di venezia e lungo la fascia costiera adriatica.

 

·         At the University of Copenhagen, Denmark:

 

Graduation Thesis
10. Wilkenskjeld, S. 2003: A study of the overflow over the Greenland-Scotland Ridge with focus on the Iceland-Faroe part.

 

Thesis

 

1.

Rubino, A., Fenomenologia e modellistica di onde lunghe gravitazionali negli oceani, Diploma Thesis at the “Istituto Universitario Navale” of Naplees, Italy.

2.

Rubino, A., Anregung und Ausbreitung von Tsunami-Wellen, die durch untermeerische Erdrutsche verursacht werden, Berichte aus dem Zentrum für Meeres- und Klimaforschung, Reihe B: Ozeanographie, Hamburg, pp. 97, 1994.

3.

Rubino, A., Fluctuating mesoscale frontal features: structures and manifestations in the real ocean, Habilitationsschrift, Universität Hamburg, 2004.