AlbaniAlberto
Associate Professor Alberto Albani
Role: 
Honorary Associate Professor
Contact details:
Office: 

Room 624
Biological Sciences Building (D26)
UNSW, Kensington 2052

Research & Current Projects


  • Use of benthic foraminifera (protozoa) in coastal environmental assessments and in monitoring programs;
  • Statistical evaluation of marine sediments as indicators of the behaviour of water masses;
  • Geochemistry of recent sediments and its impact on the benthic fauna;
  • Management of coastal regions and the estuaries.

 

Publications


ALBANI, A.D. (1964) Photography of Microfossils. Micropaleontology,  10: 396-398.

ALBANI, A.D. (1965) The foraminifera in a sample dredged from the vicinity of Salisbury Island, Durban Bay, South Africa. Contributions of the Cushman Foundation for Foraminiferal Research,  16: 60-65.

ALBANI, A.D. (1968) Recent Foraminiferida from Port Hacking, New South Wales. Contribution of the Cushman Foundation for Foraminiferal Research,  19: 85-119.

ALBANI, A.D. (1970) A foraminiferal fauna from the Eastern Continental Shelf of Australia. Contribution of the Cushman Foundation for Foraminiferal Research,  21: 71-77.

ALBANI, A.D. (1973) An hydrological investigation of Brisbane Water, N.S.W. Australian Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research,   24: 127-142.

ALBANI, A.D., CARTER, A.N. and JOHNSON, B.D. (1973) The bedrock topography of Jervis Bay, New South Wales. In  FRASER: Oceanography of the South Pacific, New Zealand National Commission for UNESCO, Wellington: 179-184.

ALBANI, A.D., and GEJSKES, R. (1973) Recent foraminifera from the Northwest Shelf. In JONES, H.A. Marine Geology of the Northwest Australian Continental Shelf. Bureau of Mineral Resources, Bulletin  136:  56-82.

JOHNSON, K.R. and ALBANI, A.D. (1973) Biotopes of Recent benthonic foraminifera in Pitt Water, Broken Bay, N.S.W. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology,  14: 265-276.

ALBANI, A.D. (1974) New benthonic Foraminiferida from Australian Waters. Journal of Foraminiferal Research,  2: 33-39.

ALBANI, A.D., and JOHNSON, B.D. (1974) The bedrock topography and origin of Broken Bay, N.S.W. Journal of the Geological Society of Australia,   21: 209-214.

ALBANI, A.D. (1974) Sedimentary environments in Broken Bay, N.S.W., Australia. Journal of the Geological Society of Australia, 21: 277-288.

JOHNSON, B.D. and ALBANI, A.D. (1975) Bedrock topography in Northern Jervis Bay. Journal & Proceedings of the Royal Society of N.S.W., 108: 12-15.

ALBANI, A.D., and JOHNSON, K.R. (1975) Resolution of foraminiferal Biotopes in Broken Bay, N.S.W.  Journal of the Geological Society of Australia,  22: 435-446.

ALBANI, A.D., and BROWN, G.A. (1976) Geological Contribution to Environmental Management of Coastal Lagoons at Gosford, N.S.W. (Australia). Bulletin of the International Association of Engineering Geology, 14: 84-104.

ALBANI, A.D. (1978) Recent foraminifera of an estuarine environment in Broken Bay, New South Wales. Australian Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research,  29: 355-398.

ALBANI, A.D., RICKWOOD, P.C., JOHNSON, B.D., McGRATH, C.A. and TAYTON, J.W. (1978) A Geological Investigation of the Seaboard Area of the Sutherland Shire. UNISEARCH Ltd., Sydney, 143 pp.

ALBANI, A.D. (1979) Recent Shallow Water Foraminiferida from New South Wales. AMSA Handbook no.3,  Australian Marine Sciences Association., Sydney, 57 pp.

ALBANI, A.D. (1980) Pleistocene foraminifera from Botany Bay, New South Wales. Alcheringa, 5: 147-160.

ALBANI, A.D. (1981) Sedimentary environments and Pleistocene chronology of the Botany Basin, N.S.W., Australia. Geo-marine Letters,  1: 163-167.

ALBANI, A.D., and SERANDREI BARBERO, R. (1982) A foraminiferal fauna from the Lagoon of Venice. Journal of Foraminiferal Research, 12: 234-241.

ALBANI, A.D., RICKWOOD, P.C., TAYTON, J.W. and JOHNSON, B.D. (1983) Some geological aspects of the Port Hacking Estuary. pp.17-26. In  CUFF, W.R. and TOMCZAK, M. (Ed.), Synthesis and Modelling of Intermittent Estuaries. Springer-Verlag, New York, 302 pp.

RICKWOOD, P.C., ALBANI, A.D., and CHORLEY, G.I. (1983) The relationship between sediment composition and the distribution of benthic foraminifera in Broken Bay, New South Wales, Australia.pp 135-147. In: The Significance of Trace Elements in Solving Petrogenetic Problems and Controversies. Theophrastus Publ., Athens, 917 pp.

ALBANI, A.D., and SERANDREI BARBERO, R. (1983) Biotopi a foraminiferi nella Laguna di Venezia. Rapporti e Studi dell'Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti, 8: 133-140.

ALBANI, A.D., FAVERO, V. and SERANDREI BARBERO, R. (1984) Benthonic foraminifera as indicators of intertidal environments. Geo-marine Letters . 4: 43-47.

ALBANI, A.D., FAVERO, V. and SERANDREI BARBERO, R. (1988) Situazione di stress ambientale e microfaune a foraminiferi nella laguna a sud di Venezia. Rapporti e Studi dell'Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti, 10: 5-28.

ALBANI, A.D., RICKWOOD, P.C., TAYTON, J.W., GORDON, A. and HOFFMAN, J. (1988) Cainozoic morphology of the inner continental shelf near Sydney, N.S.W. Journal & Proceedings Royal Society of N.S.W., 121: 11-28.

ALBANI, A.D. and YASSINI, I. (1989) Taxonomy and Distribution of Shallow Water Lagenid Foraminifera from the South Eastern Coast of Australia. Australian Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research, 40 (4): 369-401.

SERANDREI BARBERO, R., ALBANI, A.D. & FAVERO, V.M. (1989) Distribuzione dei foraminiferi recenti nella Laguna di Venezia. Bollettino della Società Geologica Italiana, 108: 279-288

ALBANI, A.D., RICKWOOD, P.C., FAVERO, V. and SERANDREI BARBERO, R. (1989) The geochemistry of marine sediments off the Lagoon of Venice. Bulletin of Marine Pollution,  20 (9): 438-442

ALBANI, A.D. and BROWN, G.A. (1989) Exploration Licences 3221 and 3222 - First Annual Report. Seasearch Ltd. and Unisearch Ltd.. 210 pp.

ALBANI, A.D. and BROWN, G.A. (1990)  A Case for Marine Aggregates. Placer Deposits, A Symposium. Aust. Inst. Min. Met.: 45-65.

ALBANI, A.D. e SERANDREI BARBERO, R. (1990) I foraminiferi della Laguna e del Golfo di Venzia, Memorie di Scienze Geologiche, Università di Padova, 42: 271-341.

ALBANI, A.D., FAVERO, V. and SERANDREI BARBERO, R. (1991) The distribution and ecological significance of Recent Foraminifera in the Lagoon south of Venice. Revista Espanola de Micropaleontologia, 23 (2): 129-143.

ALBANI, A.D., RICKWOOD, P.C., NIELSEN, L. and LORD, D. (1991) Geological and Hydrodynamic Conditions in Broken Bay, New South Wales. UNSW Centre for Marine Science, Technical Contribution Series, No. 1, 88 pp.

ALBANI, A.D. (1993) Use of benthonic foraminifera to evaluate the environmenta characteristics of Port Hacking: significance for coastal engineering works and pollution; pp. 28-37. In  McNALLY, G., KNIGHT, M. and SMITH, R, (Ed), Collected Case Studies in Engineering Geology, Hydrogeology and Environmental Geology, Geological Society of Australia  , 137 pp.

ALBANI, A.D. and YASSINI, I. (1994) Taxonomy and distribution of the Family Elphidiidae (Foraminiferida) from shallow Australian Waters. UNSW Centre for Marine Science, Technical Contribution Series, No. 5, 54 pp.

ALBANI, A.D., FAVERO, V.M. and SERANDREI BARBERO, R. (1995) Condizioni ambientali nel sottosuolo di Venezia: la Chiesa di S. Lorenzo. Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti, Rapporti e Studi,  12: 155-183.

ALBANI, A.D., RICKWOOD, P.C., FAVERO, V. and SERANDREI BARBERO, R. (1995) The geochemistry of recent sediments in the Lagoon of Venice: environmental implications. Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti, Atti,  153: 235-321.

SERANDREI BARBERO, R, ALBANI, A.D. and ZECCHETTO, S. (1997) Palaeoenvironmental significance of a benthic foraminiferal fauna from an archaeological excavation in the Lagoon of Venice, Italy. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology,  136: 41-52

ALBANI, A.D., FAVERO, V. and SERANDREI BARBERO, R. (1998) Distribution of Sediment and Benthic Foraminifera in the Gulf of Venice, Italy. Estuarine,

ALBANI, A.D.and RICKWOOD, P.C. (1998) The Botany Basin: its bedrock morphology and recent geological history, pp. 190-196.In  McNALLY, G.H and Jancowski, J, (Ed), Collected Case Studies in Engineering Geology, Hydrogeology and Environmental Geology, Geological Society of Australia  , 262 pp.

RICKWOOD, P.C., and ALBANI, A.D. (1998) Movement of sandhills on the Kurnell Peninsula, pp.205-222. In  McNALLY, G.H and Jancowski, J, (Ed), Collected Case Studies in Engineering Geology, Hydrogeology and Environmental Geology, Geological Society of Australia  , 262 pp.

ALBANI, A.D. and SERANDREI BARBERO, R. (1999) Interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary approach to environmental monitoring of the Lagoon and Gulf of Venice. Proceedings of the 21st Urban Data Management Symposium. Venice. Urban Data Management Society, Venice 21-23 April. Full paper printed electronically.

ALBANI, A.D.and RICKWOOD, P.C. (2000) Marine aggregates near Sydney. 260-266. In  McNally, G.H and Franklin, B.J, (Ed), Sandstone City, Monograph no. 5, Environmental, Engineering and Hydrogeology Specialist Group, Geological Society of Australia, 330 pp.

ALBANI, A.D., FAVERO, V., RICKWOOD, P.C. and SERANDREI BARBERO, R. (2000) Aspetti ambientali del Golfo e della Laguna di Venezia; biotopi a foraminiferi e caratteristiche fisiche e chimiche dei sedimenti: pp. 996-1014. In  La Ricerca Scientifica per Venezia, Il Progetto "Sistema Lagunare Veneziano", Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti.

SERANDREI BARBERO, R., LEZZIERO, A., ALBANI, A.D. and ZOPPI, U. (2001) Depositi tardo-pleistocenici ed olocenici nel sottosuolo veneziano: paleoambienti e cronologia. Il Quaternario. Italian Journal of Quaternary Science, 14 (1): 9-22.

ALBANI, A.D. and SERANDREI BARBERO, R. (2001) The distribution of surface sediments in the Lagoon of Venice (Italy) in the 1980s. Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti, Atti,  154: 363-378.

ZOPPI, U., ALBANI, A., AMMERMAN, A., HUA, Q., LAWSON, E.M. and SERANDREI BARBERO, R. (2001) Preliminary estimate of the reservoir age in the Lagoon of Venice. Radiocarbon, 43 (2A): 489-494.

SERANDREI BARBERO, R., ALBANI, A.D. and BONARDI, M. (2004) Ancient and modern salt marshes in the Lagoon of Venice. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 202: 229-244

SERANDREI BARBERO, R, ALBANI, A.D., DONNICI, S. and RIZZETTO, F. (2004) Foraminifera as proxy record of marginal environments: the age of the sediments of the Lagoon of Venice. In Campostrini, P.(Ed) – Scientific Research and Safeguarding of Venice. CORILA, Venezia.

ALBANI, A.D. (2005) Cooks River Surey – prepared for the Environmental Services of the Marrickville Council. 51 pp.

SERANDREI BARBERO, R, ALBANI, A.D., DONNICI, S. and RIZZETTO, F. (2006) Past and recent sedimentation rates in the Lagoon of Venice (Northern Italy). Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 69: 255-269

ALBANI, A.D., SERANDREI BARBERO, R., DONNICI, S. (2007) Foraminiferal Biotopes as biological indicators in estuarine monitoring programs. Ecological Indicators, 7: 239-253

ALBANI, A.D. (2007) Kyle Bay Survey – bottom morphology and sediment study (unpublished).

ALBANI, A.D. (2008) Environmental Assesment of Botany Bay, N.S.W. – prepared for the Sydney Metropolitan Catchment Management Authority. 57 pp.www.sydney.cma.nsw.gov.au/bbcci/publications

ALBANI,A.D., DONNICI, S., SERANDREI BARBERO, R. and RICKWOOD, P.C. (2010) Seabed sediments and foraminifera over the Lido Inlet: Comparison between 1983 and 2006 distribution patterns. Continental Shelf Research, 30: 847-858.

ALBANI, A.D. and RICKWOOD, P.C. (2010) An environmental assessment of Georges River. prepared for the CMA Sydney. 106 pp.

ALBANI, A.D., EDWARDS, D. and HYDE, M. (2011) Cooks River Survey, Part 2, Cores. prepared for the Rockdale, Marrickville and Canterbury City Councils. 66 pp.

ALBANI, A.D. (2011) Distribution and occurrence of Benthic Foraminifera (Protozoa) in the Georges River. An Environmental Assessment. 45 pp

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