Senckenberg am Meer Wilhelmshaven

Marine Sedimentology


CV Ruggero Capperucci


Postgraduate experience

Since Dec 2009
PhD student, University of Bremen and University of Waikato (NZ)
INTERCOAST International Graduate College

01/04/2008 – 30/11/2009
Post Graduate fellow at CNR – IGAG (National Research Council of Italy, Institute of Environmental Geology and Geoengineering): processing and integrated interpretation of Multibeam, Side Scan Sonar and HR Reflection Seismic data within the MaGIC Project ( Person responsible for the Infor.mare work package. Grant renewed until 31/03/2010.

03/2008 – 07/2008
Co-supervisor in a Natural Science B.Sc. Thesis: CARFAGNA S., Definition of a methodology and quality classification of an acquisition and georeferencing process of geological cartography of marine areas, supervisor Prof. Dr. F.L. Chiocci, Sapienza University of Rome, 2007/2008.
Università degli Studi di Roma “La Sapienza”, Roma (Italy)

Feb.Mar. 2008
Processing of side scan sonar data within the project “Seismic prospecting and sediment core sampling of the sea floor offshore the Tuscan coast for detecting and estimating the extraction capabilities of sand and gravel marine quarries to be used for coastal defence.
CoNISMa (National Interuniversity Consortium For Marine Sciences)

Participation to oceanographic surveys (cores sampling; sedimentological and biological sampling; multibeam, side-scan sonar, seismic, video and photo data collecting). Data processing and interpretation. Reports writing.
Participation to several National and International Conferences.



Geological Science M.Sc. (Hons)
I experimental thesis title: Sparker, Sub-bottom profiler, Side Scan Sonar and Multibeam data processing and interpreting around the Punta Alice promontory (Calabrian coast, Southern Italy).
II experimental thesis title: Physical characterization of Fucino soil (Central Italy).
III compiled thesis title: Chirality of the Amphistegina Genus.
Università degli Studi di Roma “La Sapienza”, Roma (Italy)