Scottish Alliance for Geoscience, Environment and Society

Simona Caruso

Department / group: Geology & geophysics and Geography & Environment
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Research interests:

Deep water sediments delivery mechanisms and depositional elements
Sediment dynamics related to seafloor landforms
Seismic Geomorphology
Offshore/nearshore shallow ground conditions characterisation and ground modelling focusing on Quaternary formations

Career history:

2017 – Present – PhD, University of Aberdeen – (Part time)
MSc Geological/Geophysical Surveys and Cartography applied to Sedimentary and Marine Geology, 2007 (100/100 with laude, maximum ranked in Italian system)
BSc Geology Science, 2004 (100/100 with laude, maximum ranked in Italian system)

2019 – Present: Senior Geoscientist at Vysus Group
2013 – 2019: Geohazard Interpreter to Consultant at RPS Group
2008 – 2013: Geophysicist to Geoscience Team Leader at FUGRO

Active research projects:

PhD project: Sediment dynamics and destabilization of continental margins: Predicting shelf and slope instability under a changing climate

Recent publications:

Caruso, S., Maselli V., Rea, B., Spagnolo, M., 2022. Deep-water sedimentation processes on a glaciated margin: The Foula Wedge trough mouth fan, West of Shetland. Marine Geology 446, 106769.

Caruso, S., Icehouse versus Greenhouse Basin Fan System Architectures over the Cambo Field Area – West of Shetland from 3D Seismic Data, Abstract Volume Seismic 2021 Conference, May 2021. (Oral Presentation)

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