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OGS - Carcione José Maria

José M. Carcione was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He received the degree "Licenciado in Ciencias Fisicas" from Buenos Aires University in 1978, the degree "Dottore in Fisica" from Milan University in 1984, and the degree Ph.D. in Geophysics from Tel-Aviv University in 1987. In 1987 he was awarded the Alexander von Humboldt scholarship for a position at the Geophysical Institute of Hamburg University, where he stayed from 1987 to 1989. From 1978 to 1980 he worked at the "Comisión Nacional de Energía Atómica" at Buenos Aires. From 1981 to 1987 he worked as a research geophysicist at "Yacimientos Petrolíferos Fiscales", the national oil company of Argentina. Presently, he is a senior geophysicist at the OGS, where he was Head of the Department of Geophysics from 1996 to 2000. He has been editor of GEOPHYSICS since 1999. His current research deals with numerical modeling, the theory of wave propagation in acoustic and electromagnetic media, and their application to geophysical problems. He has written a book about wave propagation and is author of more than 130 journal articles. He is involved in EU CASTOR project, in the research activities within EU NoE Co2Geonet.