Paolo Tarolli

Paolo Tarolli

Associate Professor


Address: Viale dell'Università, 16 - Legnaro (PD)

Phone: +39 0498272677

Fax:+39 0498272750





CV (english), CV (chinese), CV (italian)

2017 – Adjunct Professor. University of Georgia (USA)
2017    Visiting Professor. Guangzhou University (P.R. China)
2015 – Associate Professor. Department of Land, Environment, Agriculture and Forestry, University of Padova (Italy)
2013 – Visiting Professor. China University of Geosciences in Beijing (P.R. China)
2011 / 2014  Assistant Professor. Department of Land, Environment, Agriculture and Forestry, University of Padova (Italy)
2011 / 2013  Visiting Professor. Earth Sciences Department, National Cheng Kung University (Taiwan)
2011    Visiting Professor. School of Architecture, Civil and Environmental Engineering, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
2010    Visiting Scholar. Geography Dept., National Taiwan University (Taiwan)
2010    Marie Curie Fellow (Experienced Researcher). Institute of Inland Waters, Hellenic Centre for Marine Research (Greece)
2009 / 2013   Adjunct Professor. Marche Polytechnic University (Italy)
2008    Visiting Scholar. Civil Engineering Dept. and St. Anthony Falls Laboratory, University of Minnesota, USA

2016 – Chair of the European Geosciences Union SSS subdivision SSS12: Material and Methods in Soil Science
2015 – Chair of the European Geosciences Union NH subdivision NH6: Remote Sensing & Hazards

2017 – Editorial Board Member: Quaternary (MDPI)
2017 – Associate Editor: Remote Sensing (MDPI)

2015 – Editorial Board Member: Heliyon (Elsevier)
2014 – Editorial Board Member: Anthropocene (Elsevier)
2014 – Editorial Board Member: Earth Surface Processes and Landforms (Wiley) 
2014 – Editorial Board Member: Land Degradation & Development (Wiley)
2013 – Associate Editor: Journal of Mountain Science (Springer)
2012 – Editor: NHESS (Copernicus)
2012 / 2014 - Guest Editor: Geomorphology (Elsevier)


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Google Scholar, SCOPUS, ResearcherID, ORCID

Tarolli is author, since year of PhD (2006), of 68 papers (2 invited review articles, 5 special issue editorials) published and in press in international peer reviewed journals with the following publication metrics: Google Scholar (h-index 29, total citations 2409), SCOPUS (h-index 26, total citations 1725). He is also author of 1 movie review and 3 book reviews in international peer-reviewed ISI journals, 2 chapters in Encyclopaedia, 10 papers in books, 18 papers in conference Proceedings, and 127 presentations (3 invited keynote talks, 3 invited talks) at national/international meetings (37 orals and 90 posters).

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- Earth surface processes analysis
- Humans-Earth interactions
- Water Resources and Society
- Anthropogenic landscape analysis
- Land Degradation
- Soil erosion
- Natural Hazards
- Landslides
- Hydrogeomorphology
- Digital Terrain Analysis
- Lidar
- Structure-from-Motion photogrammetry



Humans-Earth interactions; Soil and Water Resources Management; Agricultural impact on water resources; Effects of urbanization and technological innovation in agriculture; Earth-Surface Processes analysis through high-resolution topography; Land Degradation; Landslide and erosion processes analysis; Digital Terrain Analysis; Lidar applications; Structure-from-Motion photogrammetry.

Italy, France, UK, Taiwan, P.R. China, New Zealand.