Ítalo Sousa de Sena, Ph.D.

Postdoc, Department of Geography

Correspondence Address:
Kotlářská 267/2, 611 37 Brno

E‑mail: ,

Curriculum Vitae

Person-Related Identification Information
  • Ítalo Sousa de Sena
  • Department of Geography
Employment - Position
  • Postdoctoral researcher
Education and Academic Qualifications
  • 2019: Ph.D. in Geography by the Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil; thesis: "Visualizing valuing landscapes through geogame" 2015: Master in Environmental System Modeling and Analysis by the Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil; thesis: "Analysis of the geotourism potential of Lagoa Santa Karst Natural Protection Area, Brazil" 2013: Geography degree by the Federal University of São João del-Rei, Brazil
  • 2019-2020: Lecturer in Physical Geography at Federal University of São João del-Rei, Brazil 2016-2018: Researcher at Minas Gerais State Environmental Foundation, Brazil 2013-2014: Field speleologist at Spelayon Consultants, Brazil
Teaching Activities
  • Geomorphology and Risk, Introduction to Geology, Environmental Planning, Hydrology, Applied Hydrology, Climatology, Geogames
Scientific and Research Activities
  • Virtual geographic environments, geovisualization, geogames, geodesign, urban planning, GIS, spatial analysis
  • 2018: Six months as visiting scholar at GeogamesLab, Iowa State University, U.S.
Activities Outside University
  • 2011: Co-founder of the Vertentes Speloegroup in São João del-Rei, Brazil
Major Publications
  • SOUSA DE SENA, Ítalo, Úrsula DE AZEVEDO RUCHKYS a Luiz Eduardo Panisset TRAVASSOS. Geotourism Potential in Karst Geosystems: An example from the Lund Warming Ramsar Site, Minas Gerais, Brazil. Catena. Elsevier B.V., 2022, roč. 208, January, s. 105717-105726. ISSN 0341-8162. doi:10.1016/j.catena.2021.105717. URL info
  • SOUSA DE SENA, Ítalo, Alenka POPLIN a Bruno DE ANDRADE. GeoMinasCraft: A Serious Geogame for Geographical Visualization and Exploration. In S. C. M. Geertman, Christopher Pettit, Robert Goodspeed, Aija Staffans. Urban Informatics and Future Cities. 1st. Cham: Springer, Cham, 2021. s. 613-632. ISBN 978-3-030-76058-8. doi:10.1007/978-3-030-76059-5_30. URL info


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