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Department of Geography

Alessandro Cicoira
Alessandro Cicoira, Dr.

Environment and Climate
Glaciology and Geomorphodynamics

Tel.: 044 63 55248
Room number: Y25 K 44

Research Interests

  • Rockglacier dynamics
  • Permafrost in alpine terrain
  • Numerical modelling
  • Close range sensing in alpine terrain
  • Natural hazards


2018 UNIS: Arctic Glaciers and Landscapes

2017 Karthaus: Glaciers and Ice Sheets in the Climate System

2017 ISPRS: Close Range Sensing in Alpine Terrain

2016 AINEVA: Avalanche blasting assistant

2016 AINEVA: Snow observer

2015 Master in Environmental Engineering. Unitn at (Trento - Italy)

2013 Eurostain: Sustainable Monitoring of European Mountain Regions

2012 Bachelor in Environmental Engineering at UniTn (Trento - Italy)


  • April 2019: Oral presentation at EGU 2019, Vienna, Austria.
  • December 2018: Oral Presentation at SGM (SEP Price for best oral presentation), Bern, Switzerland.
  • July 2018: Oral presentation at EUCOP5. Chamonix, France.
  • Jannuary 2018: Oral presentation at JJG 2018. Lyone, France.
  • August 2017: Oral presentation at SgmG  2017. Zermat, Switzerland. 
  • April 2017: Poster at EGU 2017. Vienna, Austria.
  • February 2017: Oral presentation at AK Permafrost 2018. Einsiedeln, Switzerland.
  • Jannuary 2017: Poster at AGM 2017. Zurich, Switzerland.


  • SS2019: Teaching assistant GEO411.1
  • SS2019: Supervisor Bachelor Thesis: Rockglaciers as a potential natural hazard: some illustrations from Switzerland
  • FS2018: Tutorship for GEO299.1
  • SS2018: Teaching assistant GEO411.1
  • SS2018: Supervisor Bachelor Thesis: Variations in Rock Glaciers Dynamics
  • FS2017: Lesson on rockglacier dynamics GEO 351.1
  • SS2016: Teaching assistant GEO411.1