I went to the woods

   because I wished to live deliberately,

      to front only the essential facts of life,

         and see if I could not learn what it had to teach,

            and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.


Giorgio Vacchiano

I am a forest ecologist and forest model developer

at the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission.

My research focuses on forest management, forest ecosystem services,

climate change, and natural disturbance ecology in temperate forests.

I am also a forestry and statistics consultant

and I engage in science teaching and science communication.

This is my website.

Member of the Italian Society for Silviculture and Forest Ecology SISEF, the Ecological Society of America ESA, the Italian Society for Climate Science SISC, the American Association for the Advancement of Science AAAS, and Pro Silva Italia.

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1998-2004 MS Forestry, Certified forester

2005-2006 Fulbright Scholar, Utah State University

2003-2007 PhD Agricultural, Forest and Food Sciences

2008-2016 Postdoc in Forest Ecology, University of Turin

2014-2015 Certified high school science teacher

2016-2017 Scientific Project Officer, European Commission