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Marcello Sano

  • PhD
  • Research Fellow
  • Griffith University
  • 22PublicationsNumber of items in Marcello's My Publications folder on Mendeley.
  • 20Followers

Recent publications

  • A systems approach to identify sets of indicators: Applications to coastal management

    • Sanòa M
    • Medina R
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  • Improving public engagement in ICZM: A practical approach.

    • Areizaga J
    • Sanò M
    • Medina R
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Professional experience

Research Fellow

Griffith University

February 2012 - Present



Universidad de Cantabria

June 2004 - June 2009(5 years)

Laurea in Scienze Ambientali

Università degli Studi di Genova

September 1997 - September 2002(5 years)


Marcello Sanò is Research Fellow at Griffith Centre for Coastal Management, Griffith University, Australia with formal collaborations with universities in Australia, Spain and Italy. He specialises in coastal planning and management, climate change adaptation, integration of engineering, policy and the community. He holds a PhD from the Universidad de Cantabria, Spain and a MSc (Hons) in Environmental Science from the Università degli Studi di Genova, Italy. He has published in leading sectoral journals and presented his work in conferences worldwide. He is currently lecturing in Coastal Zone Management and Climate Change Adaptation at Griffith University, and has been invited as a guest lecturer at undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Spain, Italy and Australia. He has been active in coastal research and consultancy projects in Europe, the Mediterranean, Australia and, more recently, in the Pacific. Current research interests include vulnerability assessment of coastal systems, coastal policies analysis, complex systems thinking and climate change adaptation.

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