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The Insubric Ecosystems Group aims understanding the ecological and cultural component of such biogeographic transition regions and their role in driving biological and cultural diversity. Dynamics and changes are investigated from geo-historical perspectives and at different biotic levels (from the species, to the population and community composition) and interpreted in the light of different socio-cultural context.
Main research topics are the chestnut forests and cultivation, forest fire history and ecology, neophytes, biodiversity in disturbed and urban ecosystems.
Location of our Group Insubric ecosystems: