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Gender male
Job title Senior Scientist
Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale Trieste ( OGS)
Borgo Grotta Gigante 42/C Sgonico, Trieste 34010
Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale Trieste Borgo Grotta Gigante 42/C
Sgonico, Trieste
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Degree PhD
Job type Research
Research Area(s) Marine Geology, Geophysics , Marine Geology, Geophysics
Research Activities Antarctic margins: Geological and geophysical exploration by integration of multichannel seismic reflection, bathymetric, coring and oceanographic data and ODP log data aimed at the recognition of the depositional processes on the continental rise and shelf and the reconstruction of the glacial history. Mediterranean Sea (SINAPSI Project): Chirp Sonar profiling, heat-flow measurements, coring and CTD analyses aimed at understanding the climate interannual variability for the marine ecosystem of the Mediterranean basin. .
Research Region 18, 82, 84
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Michele REBESCO)

Rebesco, M., Hernández Molina J., van Rooij, D., Wåhlin, A., 2014. Contourites and associated sediments controlled by deep-water circulation processes: state-of-the-art and future considerations. Marine Geology, 352, 111?154.
Ogata, K., Poga?nik, T., Pini, G.A., Tunis, G., Festa, A., Camerlenghi, A., Rebesco, M. The carbonate mass transport deposits of the Paleogene Friuli Basin (Italy/Slovenia): Internal anatomy and inferred genetic processes (2014) Marine Geology 356, 88-110.
Rebesco M., Laberg J.S., Pedrosa M.T., Camerlenghi A., Lucchi R.G., Zgur F., Wardell N. 2014, Onset and growth of Trough-Mouth Fans on the North-Western Barents Sea margin ? implications for the evolution of the Barents Sea/Svalbard Ice Sheet. Quaternary Science Review 92, 227-234.
Llopart J, Urgeles R, Camerlenghi A, Lucchi RG, De Mol B, Rebesco M, Pedrosa MT, 2014. Slope Instability of Glaciated Continental Margins: Constraints from Permeability-Compressibility Tests and Hydrogeological Modeling Off Storfjorden, NW Barents Sea. Submarine Mass Movements and Their Consequences, 95-104
Rebesco M., Domack E., Zgur F., Lavoie C., Leventer A., Brachfeld S., Willmott V., Halverson G., Truffer M., Scambos T., Smith J., E. Pettit, 2014, Boundary Condition of Grounding Lines Prior to Collapse, Larsen-B Ice Shelf, Antarctica. Science, 12 September 2014, Vol. 345, #6202, 1354-1358.
Giustiniani M., Tinivella U., Jakobsson M., Rebesco M., in 2013, Arctic Ocean Gas Hydrate stability in a changing climate. Journal of Geological Research vol. 2013, Article ID 783969, 10 pages, 2013. doi:10.1155/2013/783969.
Arndt JE, Schenke HW, Jakobsson M, Nitsche FO, Buys G, Goleby B, Rebesco M, Bohoyo F, Hong J, Black J, Greku R, Udintsev G, Barrios F, Reynoso?Peralta W, Taisei M, Wigley R, 2013. The International Bathymetric Chart of the Southern Ocean (IBCSO) Version 1.0 - A new bathymetric compilation covering circum?Antarctic waters. Geophysical Research Letters 40, Issue 12, pages 3111?3117.
Rebesco, M., Wåhlin, A., Laberg, J.S., Schauer, A., Brezcynska-Möller, A., Lucchi, R.G., Noormets, R., Accettella, D., Zarayskaya, Y., Diviacco, P.,2013. Quaternary contourite drifts of the Western Spitsbergen margin. Deep-Sea Res. Part I, 79, 156?168
Lucchi, R.G., Camerlenghi, A., Rebesco, M., Urgeles, R., Sagnotti, L., Macri, P., Colmenero-Hildago, E., Sierro, F.J., Melis, R., Morigi, C., Barcena, M.A., Giorgetti, G., Villa, G., Persico, D., Flores, J.A., Pedrosa, M.T., Caburlotto, A., 2013, Postglacial sedimentary processes on the Storfjorden and Kveithola trough-mouth fans: impact of extreme glacimarine sedimentation. Global Planet. Change 111, 309-326.
Jakobsson, M., Mayer, L., Coakley, B., Dowdeswell, J.A., Forbes, S., Fridman, B., Hodnesdal, H., Noormets, R., Pedersen, R., Rebesco, M., Schenke, H.W., Zarayskaya, Y., Accettella, D., Armstrong, A., Anderson, R.M., Bienhoff, P., Camerlenghi, A., Church, I., Edwards, M., Gardner, J.V., Hall, J.K., Hell, B., Hestvik, O., Kristoffersen, Y., Marcussen, C., Mohammad, R., Mosher, D., Nghiem, S.V., Pedrosa, M.T., Travaglini, P.G., Weatherall, P. 2012 The International Bathymetric Chart of the Arctic Ocean (IBCAO) Version 3.0. Geophysical Research Letters 39, L12609
Rebesco, M., Liu, Y., Camerlenghi, A., Winsborrow, M., Laberg, J.S., Caburlotto, A., Diviacco, P., Accettella, D., Sauli, C., Tomini, I., and Wardell, N., 2011. Deglaciation of the Barents Sea Ice Sheet - a swath bathymetric and sub-bottom seismic study from the Kveitehola Trough. Marine Geology. 279, 141-14
Pedrosa M, Camerlenghi A, De Mol B, Urgeles R, Rebesco M, Lucchi RG, SVAIS and EGLACOM Cruises shipboard parties (2011) Seabed Morphology and Shallow Sedimentary Structure of the Storfjorden and Kveitehola Trough-Mouth Fans (north west Barents Sea). Mar Geol., 286 (2011) 65?81.
Sagnotti, L., Macrì, P., Lucchi, R., Rebesco, M. & Camerlenghi, A. 2011, A Holocene paleosecular variation record from the northwestern Barents Sea continental margin, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, vol. 12, no. 11, Q11Z33.
Hillenbrand C.-D., A. Camerlenghi, E.A. Cowan, F.J. Hernández-Molina, R.G. Lucchi, M. Rebesco & G. Uenzelmann-Neben, 2008, The present and past bottom-current flow regime around the sediment drifts on the continental rise west of the Antarctic Peninsula, Marine Geology 255, 50-63
Rebesco M., A. Camerlenghi, 2008, Late Pliocene margin development and mega debris flow deposits on the Antarctic continental margins: Evidence of the onset of the modern Antarctic Ice Sheet?, Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 260, 149-167.
Donda F., P.E. O?Brien, L. De Santis, M. Rebesco, G. Brancolini, 2008, Mass wasting processes in the Western Wilkes Land margin: possible implications for East Antarctic glacial history, Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 260, 77-91.
Macri, P., Sagnotti, L., Lucchi, R., Rebesco, M., 2006, A stacked record of relative geomagnetic paleointensity for the past 270 kyr from the western continental rise of the Antarctic Peninsula, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 252, (1-2), 162-179
Hernandez-Molina, J., Larter, R., Rebesco, M., Maldonado, A., 2006, Miocene reversal of bottom water flow along the Pacific Margin of the Antarctic Peninsula: stratigraphic evidence from a contourite sedimentary tail, Marine Geology, 228, 93?116
Scheuer C., Gohl K., Larter R., Rebesco M. and Udintsev G., 2006, Variability in Cenozoic sedimentation along the continental rise of the Bellingshausen Sea, West Antarctica, Marine Geology, 227, 279?298
Amblas, D., Urgeles, R., Canals, M., Calafat, A.M. Rebesco, M., Camerlenghi , A., Estrada, F., De Batist, M., And Hugues-Clarke, J.E. 2006. Relationship between continental rise development and palaeo-ice sheet dynamics, Northern Antarctic Peninsula Pacific margin. Quaternary Science Reviews, 25, 933?944.
Domack, E., Amblas, D., Gilbert, R., Brachfeld, S., Camerlenghi, A., Rebesco, M., Canals, M., and Urgeles, R., 2006, Subglacial Morphology and Glacial Evolution of the Palmer Deep Outlet System, Antarctic Peninsula, Geomorphology. 75, (1-2), 125-142.
Rebesco M., Camerlenghi, A., Geletti, R., Canals, M., 2006. Margin architecture reveals the transition to the modern Antarctic Ice Sheet (AIS) at about 3 Ma, Geology, Vol. 34, No. 4, pp. 301?304.
Grützner, J., Hillenbrand, C.-D., Rebesco, M., 2005. Terrigenous flux and biogenic silica deposition at the Antarctic continental rise during the late Miocene to early Pliocene: implications for ice sheet stability and sea ice coverage. Global and Planetary Change. V. 45 (1-3), 131-149.
Hernandez-Molina, J., Larter, R., Rebesco, M., Maldonado, A. 2004, Miocene changes in bottom current regime recorded in continental rise sediments on the Pacific margin of the Antarctic Peninsula. Geophysical Research Letters, 31, L22606, 5 pp., doi:10.1029/2004GL020298
Villa G., Persico D., Bonci M.C., Lucchi R. G., Morigi C., Rebesco M., 2003, Biostratigraphic Characterization and Quaternary Microfossil Palaeoecology in Sediment Drifts West of the Antarctic Peninsula - Implications for Cyclic Glacial-Interglacial Deposition, Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 198, 237-263
Volpi V., Camerlenghi A., Hillenbrand C.-D., Rebesco M. and Ivaldi R., 2003, The effects of biogenic silica on sediment consolidation on the Pacific margin of the Antarctic Peninsula, Basin Research, 15, 339?363.
Lucchi R., Rebesco M., Camerlenghi A., Busetti M., Tomadin L., Villa G., Persico D., Morigi C., Bonci M.C., and Giorgetti G. (2002), Glacimarine Sedimentary Processes of a high-latitude, deep-sea sediment drift (Antarctic Peninsula Pacific margin), Marine Geology 189, 343-370.
Rebesco M., Stow D. (Eds.), 2001, Seismic expression of contourites and related deposits, Marine Geophysical Researches, 22 (5-6), 220 pp.
Sagnotti, L., Macri', P., Camerlenghi, A., and Rebesco, M. (2001), Environmental magnetism of Antarctic Pleistocene sediments and interhemispheric correlation of climatic events. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett.,192, 65-80
Rebesco M., Della Vedova B., Cernobori L., and Aloisi G. (2000). Acoustic Facies of Holocene Megaturbidites in the Eastern Mediterranean. In: Shiki T., Cita M., Gorsline D. (Ed), Sedimentary Features of Seismities, Seismo-turbidites and Tsunamites, Sedimentary Geology 135, 1/4 (Special Issue), 65-74.
Rebesco M., Camerlenghi A., De Santis L., Domack E., Kirby M. (1998), Seismic stratigraphy of Palmer Deep: a fault bounded Late Quaternary sediment trap on the inner continental shelf, Antarctic Peninsula Pacific margin, Marine Geology, 15 (1-4), 89-110.
Rebesco M., Camerlenghi A., & Zanolla C. (1998). Bathymetry and morphogenesis of the continental margin west of the Antarctic Peninsula. Terra Antartica, 5 (4), 715-725
Rebesco M. & Camerlenghi A. (1997). Sediment Drifts on the Continental Rise of the Antarctic Peninsula. In: T.A. Davies, T. Bell, Cooper A.K., Josenhans H., Polyak L., Solheim A., Stoker AM.S., and Stravers J.A. (Eds.),Glaciated Continental Margins. An Atlas of Acoustic Images. Chapman & Hall, London, 294-297.
Rebesco M., Larter R.D., Barker P.F., Camerlenghi A. & Vanneste L.E (1997). The History of Sedimentation on the Continental Rise West of the Antarctic Peninsula. In: A.K. Cooper and P.F. Barker (Eds), Geology and Seismic Stratigraphy of the Antartcic Margin II, AGU Antarctic Research Series, Volume 71, 28-49.
Rebesco M., Larter R.D., Camerlenghi A. & Barker P.F. (1996). Giant Sediment Drifts on the Continental Rise West of the Antarctic Peninsula. Geo-Marine Letters, 16, 65-75.
Hanebuth, T.J.J., Rebesco, M., Urgeles, R., Lucchi, R.G., Freudenthal, T., 2014. Drilling glacial deposits in offshore polar regions. Eos 95 (31), 277-278
Donda, F., Gordini, E., Rebesco, M., Pascucci, V., Fontolan, G., Lazzari, P., Mosetti, R., 2008, Shallow water sea-floor morphologies around Asinara Island (NW Sardinia, Italy), Continental Shelf Research, 28 (18), pp. 2550-2564.
Grützner J., Rebesco M., Cooper A. K., Forsberg C.F., Kryc K.A., and Wefer G., 2003, Evidence for orbitally controlled size variations of the East Antarctic Ice Sheet during the late Miocene, Geology. 31 (9), 777?780
Volpi V., Rebesco M. and Diviacco, P. 2009, New insights in the evolution of Antarctic glaciation from depth conversion of well-log calibrated seismic section of Prydz Bay. International Journal of Earth Sciences, 98 (8), pp. 1991-2007
Hernández Molina J., Paterlini M., Somoza L., Violante R., Arecco M.A., de Isasi M., Rebesco M., Uenzelmann-Neben G., Neben S., Marshall P., 2010, Giant mounded drifts in the Argentine Continental Margin: origins and global implications in the thermohaline circulation. Marine and Petroleum Geology, 27 (7), 1508-1530
Hernández-Molina F.J., Paterlini M., Violante R., Marshall P., de Isasi M., Somoza L., Rebesco M., 2009. Contourite depositional system on the Argentine slope: An exceptional record of the influence of Antarctic water masses. Geology 37 (6), pp. 507-510.
Neagu C. R., U. Tinivella, V. Volpi, M. Rebesco, A. Camerlenghi, 2009, Estimation of biogenic silica content in marine sediments using seismic and log data. Sediment drift 7 ? Antarctica. International Journal of Earth Sciences, 98 (4), pp. 839-848.
Rebesco M, Neagu RC, Cuppari A, Muto F, Accettella D, Dominici R, Cova A, Romano C and Caburlotto A, 2009, Morphobathymetric analysis and evidence of submarine mass movements in the western Gulf of Taranto (Calabria margin, Ionian Sea). International Journal of Earth Sciences, 98 (4), pp. 791-805

Created: 2002-01-18 Last Updated: 2016-06-16