Monitoring health, vitality and sustainability of forest ecosystems in relation to the main criteria and indicators of Sustainable Forest Management (SFM).
Study of the various aspects of species diversity (indicator species, functional traits, ecosystem function and services).
Biomonitoring of environmental pollution
Biological monitoring by means of lichens, mosses and vascular plants of trace elements and gaseous atmospheric pollutants. As expert members of UNI, we participated in the drafting of European standards within the CEN working groups.
Quality Assurance Plans and Quality Control Procedures for field investigations. Identification of Data Quality Limits and Measurement Quality Objectives for a series of ecological measures.
Design of experiments and monitoring surveys
Statistical design of ecological experiments, field surveys, long-term ecological research.
Data analysis and modeling
Statistical and geo-statistical processing of ecological data to investigate status, changes, trends and cause-effect relationships.