Vanina Pasqualini was born in Paris, France, in 1970. She received her M.S. degree in ecology in 1993 from the University of Marseilles, France, her Ph.D. degree in ecology in 1997, and her Habilitation in ecology in 2005 from the University of Corsica Pascal Paoli, Corsica, France. From 1997 to 1999, she was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the CNRS laboratory in Geomer, Brest, France, and at the IRD laboratory in Montpellier, France and Madagascar. Between 1999 and 2009, Pasqualini worked as an Assistant Professor at the University of Marseilles, the Mediterranean Institute of Ecology and Paleoecology, the University of Corsica, and the CNRS laboratory (Sciences for Environment). Since 2009, she wroks as a Professor and Director of the Faculty of Sciences and Technology at the University of Corsica. Pasqualini is working on the influence of anthropogenic pressures of the communities or ecosystems in mediterranean areas for environmental management. She is mainly interested in spatial dynamics (remote sensing, GIS) and ecophysiological functioning (primary and secondary metabolites) of the plants. These investigations concern several ecosystems (coastal marine, wetland, and terrestrial).
Biography Updated on 23 October 2010