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Expert NameDr. Claudio Zucca
TitleResearcher
DivisionCENTRO INTERDIPARTIMENTALE DI ATENEO NRD-UNISS (NUCLEO RICERCA DESERTIFICAZIONE)
Institution
CityVia Sassari
CountryItalian
Telephone+39 79 2111016
Emailclzucca(at)uniss.it
Work ExperienceAfter collaborating with Milan university (Pedo/gis lab., 1997-1999), he moved to Sassari, where he collaborated (1999-today), with increasing degree of responsibility, with the NRD(NUCLEO RICERCA Desertification), the most authoritative Italian academic centre of studies on desertification. He works in particular on sustainable management and conservation of fragile soils and land resources in dry areas, performing integrated analysis of land degradation systems, developing assessment and monitoring tools. he performed or supervised the implementation of several research and technical cooperation projects; coordinated interdisciplinary teams in project design and implementation; kept linkages with partners and donors; participated to several UNCCD-COPs .
QualificationsPHD – soil science – university of Milano-Bicocca/university of Palermo - 2003
Number of Publications50
Awards
Other Activities1. Member of edn-wg1, working group set up by the UNCCD to organize the first CST meeting in a scientific conference format. 2. Scientific societies: member of: European society of soil conservation (ESSC); international union of soil science (IUSS), and member of IUSS working group on land degradation; Italian society of soil science (SISS); Italian society of Pedology (SIPE). 3. FAO consultant in the frame of LADA project. 4. JRC (EC joint research centre) consultant on soil conservation and management. 5. Reviewer for international journals.
Publications1. ZUCCA C, BAUTISTA S., PREVITALI F., 2008. DESERTIFICATION PREVENTION AND REVERSAL THROUGH MITIGATION AND RESTORATION PROGRAMS. ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SOIL SCIENCE. TAYLOR & FRANCIS GROUP. NEW YORK. (ENTRY INVITED ON JUNE 20, 2007. ACCEPTED FOR PUBLICATION ON AUGUST 20, 2008). ON-LINE PUBLICATION. 2. ZUCCA C., CANU A., DELLA PERUTA R., 2006. EFFECTS OF LAND USE AND LANDSCAPE ON SPATIAL DISTRIBUTION AND MORPHOLOGICAL FEATURES OF GULLIES IN AN AGROPASTORAL AREA IN SARDINIA (ITALY). CATENA VOL. 68. PP. 87-95. ELSEVIER. ISSN 0341-8162. 3. ENNE G., ZUCCA C., ZANOLLA C., 2002. INDICATORS AND INFORMATION REQUIREMENTS FOR COMBATTING DESERTIFICATION. IN H.-J. BOLLE (ED.) MEDITERRANEAN CLIMATE - VARIABILITY AND TRENDS. PP 89-105. SPRINGER - VERLAG, BERLIN, HEIDELBERG, NEW YORK. ISBN 3-540-43838-6. 4. D’ANGELO M., ENNE G., MADRAU., ZUCCA C, 2001. LAND COVER CHANGES AT LANDSCAPE-SCALE IN SARDINIA (ITALY): THE ROLE OF AGRICULTURAL POLICIES ON LAND DEGRADATION. IN A. CONACHER. LAND DEGRADATION. PP 127-140. KLUWER ACADEMIC PUBLISHERS. DORDRECHT, THE NETHERLANDS. 5. ENNE G., ZUCCA C., 2000. DESERTIFICATION INDICATORS FOR THE EUROPEAN MEDITERRANEAN REGION. STATE OF THE ART AND POSSIBLE METHODOLOGICAL APPROACHES. PP. 121. .ANPA, ROME.
DisciplineSoil Science
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