Carrion Daniela

  • Qualification: Assistant professor
  • Belonging Department: Dipartimento di Ingegneria Civile e Ambientale
  • Scientific-Disciplinary Sector: ICAR/06 – Surveying And Mapping
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Daniela Carrion graduated in 1999 in Environmental Engineering at Politecnico di Milano with a thesis about the automatic identification of landfill sites on Remotely Sensed images. She received the PhD in Geodetic and Topographic Sciences at Politecnico di Milano in 2003, in her thesis she developed a method for the automatic classification of Remote Sensing images. From 2003 to 2009 she was Research Fellow at Politecnico di Milano working on: Geoid computation, for Italy and other countries; Modelling and implementation of a GIS with historical data and historical cartography; GIS designing and prototype implementation for local administrations; analysis of the state of the art and implementation of data quality standards; High resolution Remote Sensing images georeferencing in urban environment. From 2009 to 2011 she had a post-doc position at the Joint Research Centre (Ispra, Italy) of the European Commission, where she was involved in the development of a Scientific Validation Protocol for Emergency Response Services and she performed technical and scientific validation of Emergency Services and Maps in the framework of SAFER (Services and Applications for Emergency Response) FP7 project. She is now Assistant Professor at Politecnico di Milano. Her main research activities are about: i) geoid computation, in particular she is now involved in the Geomed project with ESA for the computation of the Mediterranean geoid and in a project with the IGM (Italian Military Geographical Institution) for the computation of the new version of the italian geoid; ii) analysis of gravity field interaction with leveling measurements; iii) database design and implementation for historical data, old maps georeferencing and integration of historical
data and maps into a GIS; iv) Map readability analyses; v) environmental data analisys in a GIS. She is author and co-author of over 60 scientific publications.