|Marco was born in 1979, in Civitella del Tronto, a little town on the east coast of central Italy. In 2007 he received his M. S. degree in Geology from the University of Rome La Sapienza. His thesis discussed paleo-environmental and paleo-geographic reconstruction of the Jurassic carbonate shelf outcropping in the central part of the Apennines (Central Italy). From 2007 to 2010 Marco has worked as geologist and geophysicist for a private Italian geophysical surveying company, mainly collecting shallow geophysical data for civil engineering and archeological purposes. Marco specializes in both off-shore and on-shore geospatial data analysis. Marco loves to cook and to experience new recipes, especially combining ingredients from the cuisines of different cultures.