DELLA SETA Marta

English
Professore associato
Associate Professor
telefono: 
(+39)064991 4802
edificio: 
Geologia-Mineralogia
stanza: 
204
 
 
Short curriculum vitae

1999: Graduated in Geological Sciences from the "Roma Tre” University.
2003: Ph.D. in Earth Sciences.
2005-2006: Post-doc at “La Sapienza" University of Rome.
2006 – 2018: Researcher at “La Sapienza" University of Rome.
2018 – ongoing: Associate Professor at “La Sapienza" University of Rome, Department of Earth Sciences, Physical Geography and Geomorphology section.

2010 – 2016: in the Board of the Department of Earth Sciences of “La Sapienza" University of Rome.
2010 – ongoing: Member of the CERI Research Centre (Prediction, Prevention and Mitigation of Geological Risks) 
2013 – ongoing: Member of the Executive Committee of the International Association of Geomorphologists (IAG), of which she is currently the Training Officer.
2018 - ongoing: vice-coordinator of the PhD School in Earth Sciences of "La Sapienza" University of Rome.
2020 – ongoing: Coordinator of the Student Orientation Commission of the Faculty of Mathematical, Physical, and Natural Sciences of "La Sapienza" University of Rome.

Training 

  • 1999 Degree in Geological Sciences - "Roma Tre” University
  • 1992 PhD in Earth Sciences - “La Sapienza" University of Rome

 
Professional experience

  • 2005-2006: Post-doc position – “La Sapienza" University of Rome
  • 2006-2018: University Researcher - “La Sapienza" University of Rome
  • 2018 – ongoing: Associate Professor - “La Sapienza" University of Rome

 

Research
Research Topics

  1. Quaternary geomorphology 
  2. Geomorphic markers of active tectonics
  3. Landscape evolution modelling for slope stability analysis 
  4. Geomorphological monitoring of areas affected by accelerated soil erosion

 
Study areas
south-eastern Spain, central and western Iran and, in Italy, Marche-Abruzzo peri-Adriatic belt, Tuscany-Latium peri-Tyrrhenian belt, intermontane basins of central Apennines, northern Sicily, western Tyrrhenian Calabria and the island of Ischia.

Institutional roles

  • Member of the Executive Committee of the International Association of Geomorphologists (IAG), of which she is currently the Training Officer.
  • Vice-coordinator of the PhD School in Earth Sciences of "La Sapienza" University of Rome.
  • Coordinator of the Student Orientation Commission of the Faculty of Mathematical, Physical, and Natural Sciences of "La Sapienza" University of Rome.

Membership

  • AIGA, Italian Association of Physical Geography and Geomorphology
  • Società Geologica Italiana
  • IAG, International Association of Geomorphologists

Active Research Project 

  • 2020: "Geomorphic response of fluvial systems to climate change during the last glacial-interglacial cycle in the northern Apennines of Italy". Funded by "La Sapienza" University of Rome. P.I.: Prof. Francesco Troiani
  • 2020: "The Archaeological Mission in the Sahara. Environment and societies in prehistoric Tunisia". Funded by "La Sapienza" University of Rome. P.I.: Prof. Savino Di Lernia
  • 2019: "The Archaeological Mission in the Rift Valley. Environment, populations and cultures in prehistoric NW Kenya". Funded by "La Sapienza" University of Rome. P.I.: Prof. Savino Di Lernia
  • 2019: "Integrated analysis and hazard-oriented modeling of large scale slope instabilities featured by Mass Rock Creep". Funded by "La Sapienza" University of Rome. P.I.: Prof. Carlo Esposito
  • 2018: "Multi-scale evolution modelling of tectonically active landscapes: implications for geological hazards". Funded by "La Sapienza" University of Rome. P.I.: Prof. Marta Della Seta

Editorial Activities
 

  • 2005 – today: Reviewer for the following journals: Tectonics, Solid Earth Discussions, Journal of Maps, Arabian Journal of Geosciences, International Journal of Sediment Research (Elsevier), Earth Surface Processes and Landforms (Wiley), Land Degradation & Development (Wiley), Geomorphology (Elsevier), Environmental Monitoring and Assessment (Springer), Geologica Carpathica (Official journal of the Carpathian-Balkan Geological Association), Catena (Elsevier), Zeitschrift fur Geomorphologie (Schweizerbart), Engineering – Hydro – Environmental Geology, Italian Journal of Geosciences (Official journal of Italian Geological Society)
  • 2014 – today:  Member of Editorial Board of the ITALIAN JOURNAL OF ENGINEERING GEOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENT
  •  2015 – today:  Member of Editorial Board of CATENA (Elsevier)
  • 2018 – today:  Member of Editorial Board of Geological Field Trips and Maps (Società Geologica Italiana)

 

Teaching

Courses

  • Geography and cartography (I year - I semester of the Bachelor Degree in Natural Sciences)
  • Geomorphological survey and GIS applications (I year - II semester of the Master Degree in Engineering, Territory and Risk Geology)

Papers
List of papers in Google Scholar (https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=it&user=HE2qCngAAAAJ&view_op=lis...)

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Citations: 1035; h-index 19 (from Scopus April 2021).
 
ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0005-0182
SCOPUS: https://www.scopus.com/authid/detail.uri?authorId=6602778097  

Website of the Professor:
http://www.dst.uniroma1.it/en/DellaSeta
 

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