Marcello Petitta

Climate Scientist

  • Extreme events statistics
  • Atmospheric remote sensing
  • Data integration and assimilation
  • Science dissemination
At 11 years old Marcello wanted to become astronomer and spent most of his nights watching the stars. One day, he suddenly he realized that it was planet Earth and its process what interested him the most. Now he is a man of science and a father. As a climate scientist he strives to mix approaches from different disciplines in order to solve complex problems. He believes that the key to finding new solutions is “perspective”. In his career, he has been leading scientific research groups and he is still collaborating with several international research centers. He likes to think of himself as a potential karate champion.