The Team

Dr Chiara Lombardi– Marine Ecologist

Marine Ecology Laboratory, Italian National Agency for New Technologies, Energy and Sustainable Development ENEA

Research interests: plasticity and adaptive responses in calcifying organisms; ecology and physiology of calcifying modular organisms (Bryozoa); climate changes and biomineralization processes in marine organisms; in field and laboratory experimental activities on Mediterranean calcifying ecosystems

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Chiara_Lombardi

Dr Federica Ragazzola – Marine Biologist

Institute of Marine Sciences, University of Portsmouth (UK)

Research interests: resilience and vulnerability of marginal populations of coralline algae; plasticity and adaptive responses in calcifying organisms; ecology and physiology of coralline algae; skeletal geochemistry and biomineralization processes; ecosystem shift; culturing and in field experiment on calcifying seaweeds

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Federica_Ragazzola

Dr Silvia Cocito– Marine Ecologist

Marine Ecology Laboratory, Italian National Agency for New Technologies, Energy and Sustainable Development ENEA

Research interests: ecology and biodiversity of marine bioconstructions (coralligenous, Bryozoa); vulnerability and adaptation to Climate Changes; biomineralization processes in marine bryozoans

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Silvia_Cocito

Dr Paul D Taylor– Bryozoologist

Department of Earth Sciences, Natural History Museum, London (UK)

Research interests: taxonomy, phylogeny and ecology of bryozoans; evolution of biomineralization in bryozoan and its responses to environmental changes

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Paul_Taylor5

Dr Giancarlo Raiteri – Applied Physicist

Marine Ecology Laboratory, Italian National Agency for New Technologies, Energy and Sustainable Development ENEA

Research interests: thermo-mechanical metrology; transducer characterization; data acquisition and uncertainty analysis; technical drawing aimed to design of experimental set-up

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Giancarlo_Raiteri

Dr Andrea Peirano– Marine Biologist

Marine Ecology Laboratory, Italian National Agency for New Technologies, Energy and Sustainable Development ENEA

Research interests: ecology and biology of long living benthic organisms (corals and seagrasses); responses to climate changes; sclerochronology and lepidochronology; non destructive sampling strategies;  video surveys and long term monitoring.

https://scholar.google.it/citations?user=DklCfzAAAAAJ&hl=it

Dr Claudio Vasapollo– Marine Biologist

Institute of Marine Sciences CNR-ISMAR, Italian National Research Council

Research interests: Ecosystem ecology; population ecology; coastal research and management; marine biodiversity, macro and meiobenthos assemblages, seagrass, fishery; univariate and multivariate statistics, geostatistics

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Claudio_Vasapollo

Dr Agnese Marchini– Ecologist

Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Pavia (Italy)

Research interests: ecology of benthic invertebrates; taxonomy of peracarid crustaceans; assessment of ecological quality; invasive species

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Agnese_Marchini

Dr Paolo Montagna– Marine Geologist/Geochemist

Institute of Marine Science CNR-ISMAR, Italian National Research Council

Research interests: geochemistry of biogenic carbonates for biomineralization studies, chemical oceanography, geochemical proxy development, paleoclimatology

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Paolo_Montagna

Dr Gabriella Cerrati- Biologist, Lab Analyst

Marine Ecology Laboratory, Italian National Agency for New Technologies, Energy and Sustainable Development ENEA

Research interests: seawater chemistry and nutrient analyses; in field monitoring of water column parameters (chemical and biological)

Dr Claudia Turchi– Biologist, Aquarist

Association of Applied Ecological Sciences FOR-MARE (Italy)

Research interests: aquariology; jellifishes rearing; marine fishes reproduction and rearing; vertebrates and invertebrates captive breeding; zooplankton and phytoplancton culturing

Andrea Bordone- Technician

Marine Ecology Laboratory, Italian National Agency for New Technologies, Energy and Sustainable Development ENEA (Italy)

Research interests: measurements of sea water physical-chemical parameters; CTD; moorings; electronic equipments; scientific software developer

STUDENTS

Matteo Nannini- Master Student

Department of Biology, University of Pisa; Marine Ecology Laboratory, ENEA (La Spezia, Italy)

Research interests: field and laboratory activities; marine ecology; ecosystem engineers; coralline algae; Mediterranean Sea; climate change

 

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