Giuliano Di Baldassarre

Professor at Department of Earth Sciences, Program for Air, Water and Landscape Sciences; Environmental Analysis

Email:
Giuliano.Dibaldassarre[AT-sign]geo.uu.se
Telephone:
+4618-471 7162
Visiting address:
Geocentrum, Villavägen 16
752 36 Uppsala
Postal address:
Villavägen 16
752 36 UPPSALA

Short presentation

Giuliano Di Baldassarre is a professor of hydrology and environmental analysis. He is also the director of the Centre of Natural Hazards and Disaster Science (CNDS). His interdisciplinary work combines qualitative and quantitative research methods to unravel the interplay between water, environment and society. The aim is to advance fundamental science and inform policy in the context of disaster risk reduction, climate change adaptation and sustainability.

Keywords: disaster risk reduction sustainability interdisciplinarity socio-hydrology risk perception water and society floods and droughts climate change adaptation

Giuliano Di Baldassarre is a professor of hydrology and environmental analysis at the Department of Earth Sciences of Uppsala University, as well as the director of the Centre of Natural Hazards and Disaster Science (CNDS). His research deals with risks, crises or disasters resulting from the interplay between water, environment and society. His multi-, inter-, and trans-disciplinary work combines qualitative and quantitative methods to advance fundamental science and inform policy in the context of disaster risk reduction, climate change adaptation and sustainability.

Giuliano Di Baldassarre has been the recipient of international honours, including the Plinius Medal by the European Geosciences Union (EGU), the Witherspoon Lecture by the American Geophysical Union (AGU), and the Consolidator Grant by the European Research Council (ERC). He was one of the leaders (also serving as one of the Chairs) of Panta Rhei-Everything Flows, the global research initiative on water-society interactions of the International Association of Hydrological Sciences (IAHS). He published more than 150 papers in peer-reviewed journals, including multidisciplinary ones such as Nature Sustainability, Science Advances, Earth's Future and Nature.

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Giuliano Di Baldassarre