Researcher

ISSIA CNR – Genova

 

SHORT BIO

Sara Pensieri holds the Ph.D. in “Electronic and Computer Engineering, Robotics and Telecommunications” and since 2005 she is a scientist within the research group for the Marine Environmental Monitoring at CNR-ISSIA in Genoa. She is involved in the scientific and technological development of the W1M3A observatory based on the ODAS Italia 1 spar buoy. Her expertise spans from the marine technologies supporting the operational oceanography to the underwater acoustics and the analysis of physical processes at the air-sea interface. She was involved in several European Projects (MERSEA, EuroSITES, MyOCEAN, PERSEUS) aiming at the development of innovative methodologies for the marine environmental monitoring from unmanned platform. She has experience in data-management and in the design of field experiment at sea during oceanographic cruises.

JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

  1. P. Picco, M.E.Schiano, S. Pensieri, R. Bozzano

    Time-frequency analysis of migrating zooplankton in the Terra Nova Bay polynya (Ross Sea, Antarctica), Journal of marine systems, Vol. 166, February 2017, Pages 172–183.

  2. M. Ravaioli , C.Bergami, F. Riminucci, L. Langone , V. Cardin et al.

    The RITMARE Italian Fixed-Point Observatory Network (IFON) for marine environmental monitoring: a case study, Journal of operational oceanography, Vol. 9, No. 1, 2016

  3. S. Pensieri, R. Bozzano, M.E. Schiano, M. Ntoumas, E. Potiris, C. Frangoulis, D. Podaras, G. Petihakis

    Methods and best practice to intercompare dissolved oxygen sensors and fluorometers/turbidimeters for oceanographic applications, Sensors, Vol. 16., No.5, 2016

  4. S. Pensieri, R. Bozzano, J. A. Nystuen, E. N. Anagnostou, M. N. Anagnostou, and R. Bechini

    "Underwater Acoustic Measurements to Estimate Wind and Rainfall in the Mediterranean Sea", Advances in Meteorology, Vol. 15, pp. 1-18, 2015, ISSN: 1687-9317

  5. Bozzano, R. and Fanelli, E. and Pensieri, S. and Picco, P. and Schiano, M. E.

    Temporal variations of zooplankton biomass in the Ligurian Sea inferred from long time series of ADCP data", Ocean science, ISSN: 1812-0792, Vol. 10, No. 1, 2014

  6. Bozzano, R. and Fanelli, E. and Pensieri, S. and Picco, P. and Schiano, M. E.

    Temporal variations of zooplankton biomass in the Ligurian Sea inferred from long time series of ADCP data, Ocean science, Vol. 10, No. 1, 93-105, 2014

  7. Balzarini ,A.; Pirovano,G.; Riva,G. M.; Toppetti ,A.; Bozzano,R.; Pensieri,S.; Canepa,E.; Schiano,E.

    WRF evaluation exercise using open sea in situ measurements and land coastal data, International journal of environment and pollution, Vol. 50, 2011

  8. Pensieri S.; Bozzano R.; Schiano M.E.

    Comparison between QuikSCAT and buoy wind data in the Ligurian Sea, Journal of marine systems, Vol. 81, No. 4, 2010

  9. Picco P.; Cappelletti A.; Sparnocchia S.; Schiano M. E.; Pensieri S.; Bozzano R.

    Upper layer current variability in the Central Ligurian Sea, Ocean Science, Vol. 6, No. 4, 2010

  10. Sempreviva, A. M.; Schiano, M. E.; Pensieri, S.; Semedo, A.; Tomé, R.; Bozzano, R.; Borghini, M.; Grasso, F.; Soerensen, L. L.; Teixeira, J.; Transerici, C.

    Observed development of the vertical structure of the marine boundary layer during the LASIE experiment in the Ligurian Sea, Annales geophysicae, Vol. 28, No. 1, 2010

  11. Tonani, M.; Pinardi, N.; Fratianni, C.; Pistoia, J.; Dobricic, S.; Pensieri, S.; De Alfonso, M.; Nittis, K.

    Mediterranean Forecasting System: Forecast and analysis assessment through skill scores, Ocean Science, Vol. 5, No. 4, 2009

  12. M. Tonani, N. Pinardi, C. Fratianni, J. Pistoia, S. Dobricic, S. Pensieri, M. de Alfonso, K. Nittis

    Mediterranean Forecasting System: forecast and analysis, Ocean science, Vol. 6, 2009

CONFERENCE PUBLICATIONS

  1. Pensieri, S.; Bozzano, R.; Schiano, M. E.; Pensieri, L.; Traverso, F.; Trucco, A.; Picco, P.; Bordone, A.

    Environmental acoustic noise observations in Tethys Bay (Terra Nova Bay, Ross Sea, Antarctica), 2014 Oceans - St. John's, OCEANS 2014

  2. S. Pensieri, R. Bozzano, M.E. Schiano, L. Pensieri, F. Traverso, A.Trucco, P. Picco, A.Bordone

    (2014) "Environmental acoustic noise observations in Tethys Bay (Terra Nova Bay, Ross Sea, Antarctica)", Proceedings of OCEANS conference, St. John's, 14-19 Sept. 2014

  3. A. Bordone, R. Bozzano, S. Pensieri, P. Picco, E. Schiano, F. Traverso, A. Trucco

    (2014) "Under sea-ice acoustic noise and propagation measurements in the Thethys Bay (Ross Sea, Antarctica)", 2nd International Conference and Exhibition on Underwater Acoustics, Rodhes, 22-27 June 2014

  4. Bozzano, R.; Pensieri, S.; Pensieri, L.; Cardin, V.; Brunetti, F.; Bensi, Manuel; Petihakis, George I.; Tsagaraki, Tatiana Margo; Ntoumas, Manolis C.; Podaras, D.; Perivoliotis, L.

    (2013) "The M3A network of open ocean observatories in the Mediterranean Sea", OCEANS 2013 MTS/IEEE, Bergen, 10-13 June 2013

  5. Pensieri S.; Bozzano R.; Anagnostou M.N.; Anagnostou E.N.; Bechini R.; Nystuen J.A.

    (2013) "Monitoring the oceanic environment through passive underwater acoustics", OCEANS 2013 MTS/IEEE, Bergen, 10-13 June 2013

  6. Pensieri S.; Bozzano R.; Schiano M.E.; Canepa E.; Picco P.; Pensieri L.

    (2013) "The W1-M3A multidisciplinary off-shore observing system", OCEANS'13 MTS/IEEE Conference, Bergen, 10-13 June 2013

  7. M.N. Anagnostou, S. Pensieri, E.N. Anagnostou, R. Bozzano, R. Bechini, J.A. Nystuen

    (2013) "Acoustic signatures of the 2011 Floods in the Ligurian Region", Underwater Acoustics, Corfù, 23-28 June 2013

  8. Schiano E.; Pensieri S.; Bozzano R.; Picco P.

    (2013) "Analysis of long time series of ADCP backscatter data in the Ligurian Sea to investigate the zooplankton variability", OCEANS 2013 MTS/IEEE, Bergen, 10-13 June 2013

  9. Pensieri S.; Schiano M.E.; Picco P.; Canepa E.; Bozzano R.; Trucco A.

    (2011) The contribution of the ligurian sea off-shore observatory to the calibration and validation of remote sensed data, ESA, SOLAS & EGU Joint Conference. Earth Observation for Ocean-Atmosphere Interactions Science, 29 Nov - 2 Dic 2011

  10. Kishcha P.; Starobinets B.; Bozzano R.; Pensieri S.; Canepa E.; Nickovic S.; Di Sarra A.; Udisti R.; Becagli S.; Alpert P.

    (2011) "Sea-salt aerosol forecasts compared with wave and sea-salt measurements in the open mediterranean sea", ESA, SOLAS & EGU Joint Conference. Earth Observation for Ocean-Atmosphere Interactions Science, Frascati, Italy, December 2011

  11. Balzarini A., Pirovano G., Riva G. M., Toppetti A., Bozzano R., Pensieri S., Canepa E., Schiano E.

    (2011) WRF evaluation exercise using open sea in situ measurements and land coastal data, in 14th International Conference on Harmonisation within Atmospheric Dispersion Modelling for Regulatory Purposes, Kos Island, Greece, 2-6 October 2011

  12. M.E. Schiano, E. Canepa, S. Pensieri, R. Bozzano, A.M. Sempreviva

    (2010) Marine Atmospheric Boundary Layer Observations over the Mediterranean Sea, in 4th HyMeX Workshop, Bologna, Italy

  13. R. Bozzano, S. Pensieri, M.E. Schiano, E. Canepa, P. Picco

    (2010) Meteorological and Marine Time Series Collected Offshore in the Ligurian Sea, in 4th HyMeX Workshop, Bologna, Italy

  14. P. Kishcha, B. Starobinets, S. Pensieri, R. Bozzano, E. Canepa, S. Nickovic, P. Alpert

    (2010) Sea-salt aerosol forecasts compared with wave measurements in the open sea, in 31st NATO/SPS International Technical Meeting on Air Pollution Modelling and its Application, Torino, Italy

BOOK CHAPTERS

  1. S. Pensieri, R. Bozzano

    Active and passive acoustic methods for in-situ monitoring of the ocean status, Advances in underwater acoustics, InTech Open Science/Open Minds, Rijeka (Croazia), 2017

  2. Kishcha P.; Starobinets B.; Bozzano R.; Pensieri S.; Canepa E.; Nickovic S.; di Sarra A.; Udisti R.; Becagli S.; Alpert P.

    (2012) Sea-salt aerosol forecasts compared with wave height and sea-salt measurements in the open sea, in Air Pollution Modeling and its Application XXI, 2012

  3. Pensieri S.; Bozzano R.; Schiano M. E.; Canepa E.; Sparnocchia S.; Picco P.

    (2011) An Integrated Marine Observing System in the Ligurian Sea, CNR, Roma (Italia) in Marine Research at CNR, 2011

  4. Kishcha P.; Starobinets B.; Bozzano R.; Pensieri S.; Canepa E.; Nickovic S.; di Sarra A.; Udisti R.; Becagli S.; Alpert P.

    (2011) Sea-salt aerosol forecasts compared with wave height and sea-salt measurements in the open sea, Springer, Dordrecht (Paesi Bassi) in Air Pollution Modeling and its Application XXI, 2011

  5. S. Pensieri, R. Bozzano, M.E. Schiano, S. Sparnocchia

    (2011) Studies on the Interaction of the Ocean Upper Layer with the Atmosphere in the Mediterranean, in Marine Research at CNR, Oceanography, 2011