Stefano Vignudelli is working for Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (National Research Council) in the Earth and Environment Division at branch in Pisa, Italy. He is a researcher, with 15+ years of experience in the field of satellite remote sensing from sensor data to added value information. His current activities include international coordination, cooperation, and research. He is a major figure in developing satellite radar altimetry in the coastal zone to monitor sea level changes - his pioneering work on data processing, validation of altimeter products (using in situ observations), and exploitation is one of major contributions. He is one of the organizers of a regular series of coastal altimetry workshops (Silver Spring 2008, Pisa, 2008, Frascati 2009, Porto 2010, San Diego 2011) and co-editor of the Springer Book “Coastal Altimetry” (20 chapters, 70 people involved). He has been chairman of various international meetings, workshops and symposia and invited speaker at different international events. He is regular author and reviewer for many international journals. Some recent publications include: Liu Y., Weisberg R. H., Vignudelli S., Roblou L., Merz C. R.: Comparison of the X-TRACK Altimetry Estimated Currents with Moored ADCP and HF radar Observations on the West Florida Shelf, in Special Issue “COSPAR Symposium”, Journal of Advances in Space Research, doi:10.1016/j.asr.2011.09.012, 2011. Katsaros K., Timothy L., Gower J., Bentamy A., Vignudelli S., Bourassa M., Ebuchi N., Climate Data Issues from an Oceanographic Remote Sensing Perspective, in Remote Sensing of the Changing Oceans (Jim Gower, Gad Levy, Malcolm Heron, Danling Tang, Kristina Katsaros, Ramesh Singh Editors), Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, 7-32, doi:10.1007/978-3-642-16541-2_2, 2011.
Biography Updated on 1 March 2012