Renato R. Colucci


PhD in Environmental Sciences at the Department of Mathematics and Geosciences (DMG) of the University of Trieste - “Evidence of recent and holocenic evolution of the cryosphere in Friuli Venezia Giulia, northeastern italian Alps”


He works  since 2000 in the permanent staff of the ISMAR (CNR), Department of Earth System Sciences and Environmentale Technology, dealing with meteomarine network and climatology. Main part of his research activity is devoted to the study of high-altitude glacial and periglacial environments both in the Alps (Stelvio, Dolomiti, Eastern Alps, Austria, Slovenia) and outside of Europe (Cordillera andina – Chile, Karakorum-Pakistan). Since 2011 he holds seminars and lectures on glacial and periglaciali topics at the University of Trieste and he's tutoring bachelor and MSc thesis.

At present  involved in the following projects:

JERICO (Towards a joint European research infrastructure network for coastal observatories, FP7)

MONICA (integrated MONitoring of Ice within Caves, FRA 2013 - UniTS)



Weather observation, climatology, glaciology, glacial and periglacial geomorphology, paleoclimatology, quaternary geology, geophysical applications in glacial and periglacial environments, reconstruction of climatological records, permanent ice deposits in caves, GIS techniques, scientific dissemination activity,



Person in charge for the meteomarine weather network at ISMAR Trieste

Research in the fields of glacial and periglacial geomorphology and climatological reconstruction

Person in charge at the Karstic Climatological Observatory of Borgo Grotta Gigante (Trieste)

President of the “Friuli Venezia Giulia Meteorological Association “(UMFVG,,

Member of European Meteorological Society (EMS,

Chief Editor of semiannual journal of UMFVG “Meteorologica” (ISSN 1827-3858)

Member of Italian Glaciological Committee since December 2013


Curriculum Vitae (pdf)