CARLO BLASI

Carlo Blasi (PHOTO)

CARLO BLASI

Sapienza University of Rome - Department of Environmental Biology

Full Professor of Plant Ecology

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ISTITUTIONAL ROLES

Director of the Botanical Garden of Rome, Director of the "Biodiversity, Phytosociology and Landscape Ecology” Interuniversity Research Centre

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MAIN RESEARCH INTERESTS
Biodiversity, Plant Ecology, Bioclimatology, Phytosociology, Mapping of Vegetation, Landscape Ecology and Ecological Land Classification, Ecological Network, Natural Resources Planning and Management, Land and Urban Planning

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ACADEMIC CAREER

Currently he is appointed member of National Observatory on Biodiversity (Ministry for the Environment, Land and Sea protection) and member of National Commission for Forecasting and Preventing Great Risks (Civil Protection Department). He is member of the technical-scientific commission "Man and Biosphere (MAB) - Italy" of the UNESCO. He is in charge of the scientific aspects in many research projects funded by the National research Council of Italy (CNR), the Italian Ministry of Education, Universities and Research (MIUR) and the European Union.
Prof. Blasi has published over 420 publications which have appeared in Italian and international journals. He is Editor-in-chief of “Plant Biosystems”, an international journal dealing with all aspects of Plant Biology published by Taylor and Francis.
He is also coordinator and editor of several national projects concerning the publication of monographs such as:
- "Biodiversity in Italy" (2007);
- "An annotated Check-list of the Italian Vascular Flora" (2007);
- "La Vegetazione d’Italia” with maps at 1:500.000 scale (2010).
Prof. Blasi is Honorary President of the Italian Botanical Society (SBI), Past President of the Italian Association for Vegetation Science (SIVs), Past President of the Fédération International de Phytosociologie (FIP).

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Sponsoring Organizations:


Sapienza Università di Roma University of Helsinki Università di Torino Western Michigan University

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With the support of:


ESA

Publisher:
Edizioni Nuova Cultura

 

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