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name and surname   Andrea Cutini
positionsenior scientist
mailandrea.cutini@crea.gov.it
phone0575-353021
fax0575-353490
  

 

Education

  • M.Sc. in Forest Sciences (first class) -University of Florence, 1986
  • Research Fellow at Forest Research Institute – Arezzo – Italy, 1987-1989

Career

  • Researcher at the Forestry Research Centre (CRA-SEL) of the Consiglio per la ricerca e la sperimentazione in agricoltura - Italy, 1990
  • Visiting Researcher at Station de Sylviculture et Production, INRA – Nancy, 1991
  • Visiting Researcher at the Institute of Ecologyand Resource Management,University of Edinburgh, 2000
  • Senior researcher at the CRA-SEL, 2001
  • Chief of the Forest Ecology Laboratory at the CRA-SEL  http://www.selvicoltura.eu/cont__5030.phtml

Research interests

  • Forest ecology and ecophysiology: forest stand structure, primary productivity (litterfall, above ground and below ground biomass), carbon stocks, carbon allocation, solar radiation, ground water content, natural regeneration, water stress, gas exchanges
  • Canopy properties (Leaf area index, crown porosity, foliage clumping) and indirect methods (sunfleck ceptometer, plant canopy analyzer, digital hemispherical photography)
  • Sustainable silviculture: relationships between silvicultural systems and practices (coppicing, thinning, regeneration cuttings…) and forest ecosystems dynamics and functioning
  • Forest-wildlife (ungulates) relationships: qualitative and quantitative analysis of the impact of wild ungulates on forest ecosystems
  • Silviculture and adaptive management of forests and of natural resources 

Member of the Italian Society of Silviculture and Forest Ecology http://sisef.org/

Member of the Italian Society of Botany http://www.societabotanicaitaliana.it

Member of the editorial board of Forest@, the journal of the Italian Society of Silviculture and Forest Ecology http://www.sisef.it/forest@/

Member of the editorial board of iForest Journal of Biogeosciences and Forestry http://www.sisef.it/iforest/

Professor in charged of Forest mensuration at Università Politecnica delle Marche – Ancona – Italy (2003-2006)

He has published more than 100 scientific papers

Google scholar profile http://scholar.google.it/citations?user=xso285oAAAAJ&hl=it&oi=ao

Research gate profile https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Andrea_Cutini/?ev=hdr_xprf

 

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