Manuel Bensi, PhD (2012), is a marine scientist in the field of physical oceanography with extensive experience in ocean data acquisition and analysis. His scientific activity focuses on thermohaline deep sea circulation, dense water formation, and climate change in the Mediterranean Sea and Polar regions. He is author and co-author in more than 80 scientific publications, including articles in journals, book chapters, and conference proceedings. Since 2003 he has participated in more than 25 oceanographic cruises (in the Mediterranean Sea, Atlantic and Arctic Ocean). Coordinator and task leader in several national and international projects. Supervisor of doctoral students, he constantly participates in scientific dissemination activities. He serves as reviewer and guest editor for several ISI journals. He speaks 3 languages (Italian, English, Portuguese).
Thermohaline circulation; Mediterranean Sea; Polar Science; Deep Water Formation; Cascading Events; Long-term variability; Climate changes; Experimental Oceanography