Florence National Research Council
Born in Florence, Italy, in 1955. Agronomist, has been working as a researcher for CNR since 1982. In 1985 and 1989 he worked as a visiting scientist at the Institute of Ecology of Edinburgh University. His main scientific interests have been related to plant ecophysiology, global change, and more recently to rural development and to science dissemination. Since 2009 he is Director of the Institute of Biometeorology of the National Research Council (CNR-IBIMET). He has taken part in several European Projects and he has been National Delegate in five COST Projects. He is author or co-author of more than 100 refereed papers.