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Details of Prof. Daniela Basso   


Gender female
Job title Professor
Department Earth and Environmental Sciences
Piazza della Scienza 4
Tel [0039]0264482083
Fax [0039]0264484273
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Website http://http//www.geo.unimib.it
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Degree PhD
Job type Research
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Marine Geology, Geophysics , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Marine Geology, Geophysics
Research Activities Taxonomy and benthic ecology/paleoecology of mollusks and calcareous red algae (corallines); Deep-sea fauna and chemosynthesis; biogenic constructions; coralline systematics and geochemistry
Research Region 2, 3, 71
Skills/Expertise Analysis of recent coastal change (natural or anthropogenic). Using paleoecological techniques to bridge the geological and paleobiological record with the present-day environment, in order to reconstruct the occurrence of major changes in the coastal zone
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Prof. Daniela BASSO)

Negri, M.P., Sanfilippo, R., Basso, D., Rosso, A. and Di Geronimo, S.I.[2014] Molluscan associations from the Pak Phanang Bay (SW Gulf of Thailand) as a record of natural and anthropogenic changes. Cont. Shelf Res., 84:204-218.
Basso, D., Caragnano, A., Rodondi G. [2014] Trichocytes in Lithophyllum kotschyanum and Lithophyllum spp. (Corallinales, Rhodophyta) from the NW Indian Ocean. J. Phycol.
Basso, D. and Granier, B. (Eds) [2012] Calcareous algae and global change: from identification to quantification. Geodiversitas, special volume 34.
Spezzaferri, S., Basso, D. & Koral, H. [2000] Holocene paleoceanographic evolution of the Iskenderun Bay, South-Eastern Turkey, as a response to river mouth diversions and human impact. Mediterranean Marine Science, 1 (1): 19-43 Basso, D. & Corselli, C. [2002] Community versus biocoenosis in multivariate analysis of benthic molluscan thanatocoenosis. Riv. It. Paleont. Strat., 108, 1: 153-172. Basso, D. & Brusoni, F. [2004] The molluscan assemblage of a transitional environment: the Mediterranean maërl from off the Elba Island (Tuscan Archipelago, Tyrrhenian Sea). Bollettino Malacologico, 40 (1-4): 37-45. Basso, D. & Corselli, C. [2006] Molluscan paleoecology in the reconstruction of coastal changes. In: Yanko-Hombach V., Gilbert A.S., Panin N., Dolukhanov P.M. (Eds.) The Black Sea Flood Question: Changes in Coastline, Climate and Human Settlement, NATO Science Series IV - Earth and Environmental Sciences, 23-46. Basso, D., Morbioli, C., Corselli, C. [2006] Rhodolith facies evolution and burial as response to Holocene transgression at the Pontian Islands shelf break. In: Pedley, H.M. & Carannante G. (eds). Cool-water carbonates: depositional systems and palaeoenvironmental control. Geol. Soc. London, Special Publications, 255: 23-34
Basso, D. [1998] Deep rhodolith distribution in the Pontian Islands, Italy: a model for the paleoecology of a temperate sea. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 137, 173-187 Basso, D., Fravega P. and Vannucci, G. [1996] Fossil and living corallinaceans related to the Mediterranean endemic species Lithophyllum racemus (Lamarck) Foslie. Facies, 35, 275-292 Corselli, C. and Basso, D. [1995] First evidence of benthic communities based on chemosynthesis on the Napoli mud volcano (Eastern Mediterranean). Marine Geology, 132, 227-239 De Capitani, L., Basso, D. and Lacerenza, S. [2000] Distribution of heavy metals in the sediments of Iskenderun Bay (Turkey). Chemie der Erde, 60, 209-230 Bressan, G., Babbini, L., Ghirardelli, L. and Basso, D. [2001] Bio-costruzione e bio-distruzione di Corallinales nel mar Mediterraneo. Atti del 31° Congresso della Società Italiana di Biologia Marina, Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt 13-20/5/2000. Biologia marina mediterranea, 8, 131-174 Basso, D. and Spezzaferri, S. [2000] The distribution of living (stained) benthic foraminifera in Iskenderun Bay (Eastern Turkey): a statistical approach. Boll. Soc. Paleont. It., 39, 359-379
Basso D. & Rodondi G. ? 2006. A Mediterranean population of Spongites fruticulosus (Rhodophyta, Corallinales), the type species of Spongites, and the taxonomic status of S. stalactitica and S. racemosa. Phycologia 45: 403-416. Basso D., Bernasconi M.P., Robba E. & Marozzo S. - 2008. Environmental evolution of the Marsala Sound, Sicily, during the past 6000 years. Journal of Coastal Research, 24 (1): 177-197. Pubblicato on line 2007. Basso D., Nalin R., Nelson C.S. ? 2009. Shallow-water Sporolithon rhodoliths from North Island (New Zealand). Palaios, 24 (2-3): 92-103. Caragnano A., Colombo F., Rodondi G., Basso D. ? 2009 (online). 3-D distribution of nongeniculate Corallinales: a case study from a reef crest of South Sinai (Red Sea, Egypt). Coral Reefs, DOI 10.1007/s00338-009-0524-6. Basso D., Rodondi G. & Bressan G. ? 2011. A re-description of Lithothamnion crispatum and the status of Lithothamnion superpositum (Rhodophyta, Corallinales). Phycologia 50 (2), 144?155. Benzoni F., Basso D., Caragnano A. & Rodondi G. ? 2011. Hydrolithon spp. (Rhodophyta, Corallinales) overgrow live corals (Cnidaria, Scleractinia) in Yemen. Marine Biology, DOI:10.1007/s00227-011-1743-2

Created: 1997-03-19 Last Updated: 2015-07-03 by Daniela BASSO