School of Earth and Environment

Marco Patacci Dr Marco Patacci

Research Fellow

Telephone number: +44(0) 113 34 35234
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Room: 8.20 SCR

Affiliation: Institute of Applied Geoscience

Turbidites Research Group


Marco is the Executive Officer of the Turbidites Research Group (TRG) and his role incorporates research together with the administration of the group. He holds a Bsc in Geology from Rome Tre University (2004) and a PhD from University College Dublin (2010), gained with a thesis titled "Termination of Turbidites against Confining Slopes: Flow Behaviour and Facies Trends". Marco's research interests include the mechanics of transport and deposition of clastic sediment in the deep water, with particular focus on the behaviour of particulate gravity currents and on their interaction with subaqueous topography.