Manuel Bensi, PhD (2012), oceanographer with extensive experience in ocean data acquisition and analysis. His scientific activity focuses on thermohaline deep sea circulation, dense water formation processes, and climate change in the Mediterranean Sea and Polar regions. Member of the Italian scientific commission for Antarctica, He is author and co-author in more than 70 scientific publications, including articles in ISI 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