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Fellowship & Grant details

Fellowship posted by Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (19/04/2013 02.48)

Data analysis of Infrasonic Array Network in Valle d’Aosta region for real-time monitoring of avalanche activity

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Monitoring of small-to-medium sized avalanches activity represents a crucial parameter to compare predictions and real effects. However, at present natural avalanche activity is mainly based on field observations, which have a limited range and are possible only during the daylight.

The present research has the following objectives: 1) Infrasonic analysis of the existing data in order to build a statistical model for infrasound propagation within the target area, which take into account topographical and meteorological effects. 2) Development and calibration of algorithms for real-time infrasonic signal identification and source location. 3) Combined, meteo-nivometric and infrasonic, data analysis of ground-truth avalanches (provided by the AWSAV) in order to verify the feasibility of a model of avalanche infrasound radiation

Deep knowledge of infrasonic array data acquisition, processing and interpretation are requested.

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Research Fields

Environmental science - Earth science


Programme Description
Eligible destination country/ies for fellowsItaly
Eligibility of fellows: country/ies of residenceAll
Eligibility of fellows: nationality/iesAll
Website of Fellowship Programmehttp://www.unifi.it/CMpro-v-p-391.html
Fellowship's Details
Career StageExperienced researcher or 4-10 yrs (Post-Doc)
Research ProfilesNot defined
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Application deadline

20/05/2013

Other fellowship details
Fellowship ID

51692

Funding organisation / Contacts
DST Dipartimento di scienze della Terra / Università di Firenze

Public research
Firenze - Italy
www.geo.unifi.it
E-mails
anna.donatelli@unifi.it

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