Department / group: Department of Geology & Petroleum Geology, School of Geosciences
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Research interests:

Sedimentology and sequence stratigraphy of clastic systems

Source-to-sink sediment transport and event-scale stratigraphy

Quaternary evolution of the Eastern Africa margin

Humans and environment

Career history:

Lecturer in Petroleum Geoscience, University of Aberdeen (May 2016 – Present)
Research scientist at the Institute of Marine Sciences, ISMAR-CNR, Italy (May 2014 – May 2016)
Research fellow at the Institute of Marine Sciences, ISMAR-CNR, Italy (May 2013 – May 2014)
Post-doctoral fellow at the Institute of Marine Sciences, ISMAR-CNR, Italy (May 2011 – May 2013)

Ph.D. in Marine Geology, University of Bologna, Italy (27 April 2011)
M.Sc. in Geophysics, University of Trieste, Italy, 110/110 cum Laude (26 October 2007)
B.Sc. in Earth Science, University of Bologna, Italy, 110/110 (10 March 2005)

Active research projects:

Teaching/Research collaboration University of Aberdeen and University of Dar es Salaam (Tanzania)

WIMBI – Tsunami hazards along Tanzanian coastlines

Recent publications:

Marini, M., Maselli, V., Campanelli, A., Foglini, F. & Grilli, F. (2016). ‘Role of the Mid-Adriatic deep in dense water interception and modification’. Marine Geology, vol 375, pp. 5-14.

Pellegrini, C., Maselli, V. & Trincardi, F. (2016). ‘Pliocene-Quaternary contourite depositional system along the south-western Adriatic margin: changes in sedimentary stacking pattern and associated bottom currents’. Geo-Marine Letters, vol 36, no. 1, pp. 67-79.

Taviani, M., Franchi, F., Angeletti, L., Correggiari, A., Lopez-Correa, M., Maselli, V., Mazzoli, C. & Peckmann, J. (2015). ‘Biodetrital carbonates on the Adriatic continental shelf imprinted by oxidation of seeping hydrocarbons’. Marine and Petroleum Geology, vol 66, no. Part 3, pp. 511-531.

Pellegrini, C., Maselli, V., Cattaneo, A., Piva, A., Ceregato, A. & Trincardi, F. (2015). ‘Anatomy of a compound delta from the post-glacial transgressive record in the Adriatic Sea’. Marine Geology, vol 362, pp. 43-59.

Maselli, V., Trincardi, F., Asioli, A., Ceregato, A., Rizzetto, F. & Taviani, M. (2014). ‘Delta growth and river valleys: the influence of climate and sea level changes on the South Adriatic shelf (Mediterranean Sea)’. Quaternary Science Reviews, vol 99, pp. 146-163.