Nicola Zaccarelli received an M.S. degree in environmental sciences from the University of Parma in 1997, and a Ph.D. degree in fundamental ecology from the University of Salento, Lecce, Italy in 2005. She has been an Adjoin Professor of applied ecology to landscape planning since 2006 at the University of Salento and of ecology at the School of Specialization in Archaeology of Lecce since 2009. Her areas of specialization are: the analysis of socio-ecological systems from a landscape perspective focusing on ecosystem services, land-use/land-cover change, sustainable planning, and quantitative multiscale analysis of spatiotemporal patterns in remotely sensed time-series of images (especially NDVI data from the MODIS platform) Retrospective analysis of socioecological systems (SES), and socioecological landscapes from modern to ancient age; development and Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA, 2001/42/CE) of planning tools at the municipality or province scale.
Biography Updated on 3 November 2012