Sciacca Virginia

Sciacca Virginia Researcher at the Institute of Polar Sciences (CNR-ISP) since December 2021. MSc. in Biology and Ecology of the Coastal Marine Environment (2012) and PhD in Environmental Sciences: Marine Environment and Resources (2016) at the University of Messina. Her main research fields include marine bioacoustics ecology, distribution, and impact of anthropogenic noise on marine mammals, with a focus on new applications and IT tools for the automated analysis of large datasets from acoustic sensors and integrated underwater systems.
From 2012 to 2018 she participated in various national and international research projects, as a student, doctoral student and as an associate in the research activities of the Institute of Nuclear Physics - LNS of Catania: KM3NeT international collaboration, SMO (FIRB-2008) and EMSO European Research Infrastructure. She conducted a research stay at the Ocean Acoustics Lab of the AWI Institute of Bremerhaven (Germany) in 2015. She was a member of the.
She collaborated on the National Marine Strategy II project, first on behalf of CoNISMa (2017), then as a research fellow at IAMC-CNR (2017-2018). She is founding member of the nonprofit organization eConscience- Art of Soundscape for research and scientific dissemination. She took part in several scientific expeditions at sea. She is co-author of about 20 international publications on ISI scientific journals and over 30 publications among national scientific journals, proceedings, books, and technical reports. She presented and co-authored over 30 presentations at national and international conferences. She is Principal Investigator of the project PRIN PNRR 2022 – KNOWhale - KNOwledge improvement for the conservation of endangered Mediterranean fin Whale in Southern Italy and Research Unit Leader of the project PRIN 2022 – Deep-sea Investigation with a View to protect Elusive cetacean Species (DIVES).

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