Interests: Expanding Earth
Forese Carlo Wezel is Professor of Stratigraphy at Urbino University (Italy). His research activities are concerned with global geology, the geology of the central Mediterranean region (both on-land and offshore), mass biotic extinctions, and Holocene paleoclimatology. He served as chief scientist of many research cruises and as scientist of DSDP Leg 13. He has been member of the editorial board of Tectonophysics and Terra Nova and editor of volumes of proceedings of national and international workshop. He is one of the founders of the European Union of Geosciences (EUG) of which was appointed secretary for the period 1991-93. He is currently corresponding member of the Italian National Academy (of Lincei) and chairperson of the Advisory Board for the 32ndInternational Geological Congress.