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Peresani Marco, born at Udine the 02.11.1963Working adress:Dipartimento delle Risorse Naturali e Culturali, Università di Ferrara, Corso Ercole I d’Este, 32, 44100 Ferrara – tel. 0532293721, fax 0532208561, e-mail marco.peresani@unife.itPrivate adress:Via Umberto I 244, Costa (RO) - tel. 0425497231Scholastic and academic profile1982 – Certificate of Education as agrarian expert at the Istituto Tecnico Agrario Statale Duca degli Abruzzi, Padua. 1989 – Degree in Geology at the Università di Ferrara. Thesys: The Pleistocenic series of Grotta di San Bernardino. Sedimentological and palaeopedological study of the sedimetns and tchno-typological analysis of the lithic industries. Tutor Prof. Alberto Broglio, co-tutor Prof. Mauro Cremaschi, A.Y. 1987-88.1993 – PhD Degree in Anthropological Sciences, Union between the Universities of Bologna, Ferrara and Parma, Curriculum Human Palaeontology. Thesys: The prehistoric peopling on Europe: the adaptation to the arid and coll environments in the southern slope of the Alps. Tutor Prof. A. Broglio. Actual employmentUniversity researcher from June 1993 at the Dipartimento delle Risorse Naturali e Culturali of the Ferrara University; assigned to the Degree Course on Technologies for the Cultural Goods.Disciplines of interestAnthropology, Prehistoric Ecology, Geoarchaeology, Quaternary Geology, Palaeoantropology, Paletnology (Middle and Upper Palaeolithic, Mesolithic). Offices· Member Collaborator of the Istituto Italiano di Preistoria e Protostoria since 1994.· Member of the Associazione Italiana Quaternario· Member of the Associazione Italiana Antropologi· President of the Centro Ricerche Corbanese3.1. Working ability· Scientific direction of excavations of palaeo-mesolithic sites since 1993.· Logistic organization of field-works.· Recognition, description, documentation and sampling of pedo-sedimentologic successions.· Recognition, description, documentation and sampling of anthropogenic evident structures.· Study of prehistoric lithic industries: reconstruction of reduction sequences, blank production and shaping, typology and typometry of brute and retouched flaking products.· Experimentation in lithic technology (Bifaces, Levallois, Discoïde, Quina and laminar methods, realization of tools and armatures).· Coordination of research projects at local ambit.· Member in research projects at nazional level (MIUR, CNR).Advices2001 – Consulting for the archaeological section of the Environmental Project of the Cansiglio.2003 – Consulting for the Ente Parco Regionale dei Colli Euganei in the Project “Ville e Musei” for the census of the cultural evidence.Scientific Committee· Member of the Scientific Committee of the Museo Eco-antropologico del Cansiglio.· Member of the Scientific Committee and technical-operative for the Archaeological Museum of Torre (PN).· Member of the Scientific Committee of the 100e Congrés de la Societé Préhistorique Française, Avignon, 2004.· Member of the Scientific Committee of the Archaeological Museum of the Asiago Plateau (VI).Attività di comitato in ambito editoriale· Member since 2003 del Review Committee of Préhistoire Anthropologie Méditerranéenne.· Member since 2003 del Review Committee of Paléo.Organization and coordination of scientific meetings1996 – Organization of the International Workshop Lithic technology: from raw material procurement to tool production, in the XIII UISPP Congress, 8-14 september, Forlì, in collaboration with S.Milliken. 2003 - Organization of the Section on Palaeolithic and Mesolithic at the XXXVIII Riunione Scientifica Istituto Italiano di Preistoria e Protostoria, Ancona, 1-5 ottobre 2003Didactics at the Ferrara University in the faculty of Science.Currenlty he teaches Quaternary Geology and Palaeonthology, Prehistoric Ecology, Archaeopedology, Methodologies for the reconstruction of the palaeo-human environments for the Short Degree course in Environmental Communication, Geology, Technology for the Cultural Goods and for the Master Degree courses in Prehistoric Sciences, Ecology and Evolution, Natural Science.In the A.Y. 2000-2001 and 2004-2005 was member of the Teachers College of the Dottorato di Ricerca in Biologia, Università di Ferrara. In the A.Y. from 1993-1994 to 2003-2004 is member of the Teachers College of the Dottorato di Ricerca in Scienze Antropologiche, in the Union between Bologna, Ferrara, Parma. Publications Since 1988 he has published almost one hundred and thirty scientific works concerning the targets mentioned above in international and national reviews and in proceedings of national and international meetings, several notes, four books and almost twenty vulgarized articles.