Giovanni Muttoni


PROFILE:








Libro di Testo 
TERRA PIANETA ABITABILE 
per le secondrie superiori

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 ACADEMIC EDUCATION:
  • 1990. Laurea cum laudeUniversity of Milan 
  • 1994. PhD, University of Milan 
  • 1994-1995. Post-doctoral fellow at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University, USA.
  • 1995-1997. Post-doctoral fellow at the Institute of Marine Geology, National Research Council, Bologna, Italy.
  • 1997-2000. Wissenschaft Assistant at the Institute of Geophysics, ETH Zurich, Switzerland.
  • 1996-2000. Adjunct Assistant Research Scientist at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University, USA.
  • 1998-2000. Adjunct Assistant Research Scientist at the Institute of Marine Geology, C.N.R. Bologna, Italy.
  • 2000-2005. Researcher at the Department of Earth Sciences, University of Milan, Italy.
  • 2006-2019.  Associate Professor at the Department of Earth Sciences, University of Milan, Italy.
  • 2019- Full Professor at the Department of Earth Sciences, University of Milan, Italy.
RESEARCH INTERESTS:
  • Definition of the geomagnetic polarity time scale for the Triassic and Jurassic.
  • Pangea configuration during the Permian–Triassic.
  • Response of the natural systems to the motion of plates across zonal climate belts.
  • Geological causes of the transition from greenhouse to icehouse conditions in the Cenozoic.
  • Paleocene–Eocene global climate and the signature of the silicate weathering machine in sedimentary rocks.
  • Climatic and sedimentary evolution of the Mediterranean region during the Pliocene- Pleistocene.
  • Stratigraphy and age of the earliest human occupation of southern Europe during the late Early Pleistocene climate transition.

 A SELECTION OF RECENT PAPERS:

2018. Muttoni, G., Scardia, G., and Kent, D.V. "Early hominins in Europe: The Galerian migration hypothesis." Quaternary Science Reviews180 (2018): 1-29.

2018 Tourloukis, V., Muttoni, G., Karkanas, P., Monesi, E., Scardia, G., Panagopoulou, E., & Harvati, K. (2018). Magnetostratigraphic and chronostratigraphic constraints on the Marathousa 1 Lower Palaeolithic site and the Middle Pleistocene deposits of the Megalopolis basin, Greece. Quaternary International 497, 154-169.

2018 Muttoni, G., Visconti, A., Channell, J. E., Casellato, C. E., Maron, M., & Jadoul, F. (2018). An expanded Tethyan Kimmeridgian magneto-biostratigraphy from the S'Adde section (Sardinia): Implications for the Jurassic timescale. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 503, 90-101.

2018 Bachtadse, V., Aubele, K., Muttoni, G., (...), Kirscher, U., Kent, D.V. New early Permian paleopoles from Sardinia confirm intra-Pangea mobility. Tectonophysics, 749, pp. 21-34.

2018 Satolli, S., Lanci, L., Muttoni, G., Di Cencio, A. The Lower Toarcian Serrone Marls (Northern Apennines, Italy): A 3.5 Myr record of marl deposition in the aftermath of the T-OAE. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 508, pp. 35-47.

2019 Muttoni, G. and Kent, D.V. Jurassic monster polar shift confirmed by sequential paleopoles from Adria, promontory of Africa. J. Geophys. Res., 124, https://doi.org/10.1029/2018JB017199

2019 Muttoni, G. and Kent, D.V. Adria as promontory of Africa and its conceptual role in the Tethys Twist and Pangea B to Pangea A transformation in the Permian. Rivista Italiana di Paleontologia e Stratigrafia, 125(1), 249-269. 

2019 Maron, M., Muttoni, M., Rigo, M., Gianolla, P., Kent, D.V. New magnetobiostratigraphic results from the Ladinian of the Dolomites and implications for the Triassic geomagnetic polarity timescale. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 517, 52-73, doi.org/10.1016/j.palaeo.2018.11.024.