Papers in refereed journals

  • Rubio, L., Rodríguez-Freire, M., Mateo-Sánchez, M.C., Estreguil, C., Saura, S. (2012) Sustaining forest landscape connectivity under different land cover change scenarios. Forest Systems 2012 21 (2), 223-235.doi:10.5424/fs/2012212-02568
  • M Bucki, D Cuypers, P Mayaux, F Achard, C Estreguil, G Grassi (2012) Assessing REDD+ performance of countries with low monitoring capacities: the matrix approach. Environ. Res. Lett.7 014031 doi:10.1088/1748-9326/7/1/014031
  • Sedano, F., Kempeners, P., Strobl, P., McInerney, D., San-Miguel-Ayanz, J. (2012) On the feasibility of increasing spatial detail of burnt scar maps: An IRS-AWiFS-based burned scar map for Mediterranean Europe, Remote Sensing Remote Sensing, 4, 726-744.
  • Bosetti V., M. Catenacci, G. Fiorese, E. Verdolini (2012) The future prospect of PV and CSP solar technologies: An expert elicitation survey Energy Policy, 49, 308-317.
  • Fiorese G., G. Guariso (2012) Energy from agricultural and animal farming residues: Potential at a local scale. Energies, 5(9), 3198-3217.
  • Ferré, C., Zenone, T., Comolli, R., Seufert, G. (2012) Estimating heterotrophic and autotrophic soil respiration in a semi-natural forest of Lombardy, Italy. Pedobiologia 55: 285-294
  • Moreno, A., Naselli, F.,Gilabert, MA, Chiesi, M., Martínez, G., Seufert, G. (2012) Assessment of MODIS imagery to track light-use efficiency in a water-limited Mediterranean pine forest. Remote Sensing of Environment 123: 359-367
  • Cescatti, A., Marcolla, B., Santhana Vannan, SK, Yun Pan, J., O Román, M., Yang, X., Ciais, P., Cook, RB, Law, BE, Matteucci, G., Migliavacca, M., Moors, E., Richardson, AD, Schaaf, C., Seufert, G. (2012) Intercomparison of MODIS albedo retrievals and in situ measurements across the global FLUXNET network. Remote sensing of environment 121: 323-334
  • Ferré, C., Zechmeister-Boltenstern, S., Comolli, R., Andersson, M., Seufert, G. (2012) Soil microbial community structure in a rice paddy field 1 and its relationships to CH4 and N2O fluxes. Nutr Cycl Agroecosyst 93: 35–50
  • Niu, S., Luo, Y., Fei, S., Yuan, W., Schimel, D., Law, BE, Ammann, C., Altaf Arain, M., Arneth, A., Aubinet, M., Seufert, G., et al. (2012) Thermal optimality of net ecosystem exchange of carbon dioxide and underlying mechanisms. New Phytologist 194: 775-783
  • Grassi, G., den Elzen, M.G.J. Hof, A., Pilli R. ,& Federici, S. (2012) The role of the land use, land use change and forestry sector in achieving Annex I reduction pledges. Climatic Change, 115(3-4),873-881.
  • Pilli, R. (2012) Calibrating CORINE Land Cover 2000 on forest inventories and climatic data: an example for Italy. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, 9: 59-21.
  • Blujdea, V., Pilli, R., Dutca, I., Ciuvat, L., Abrudan, I.V., (2012) Allometric biomass equations for young broadleaved trees in plantations in Romania. Forest Ecology and Management.264: 172-184.
  • Petrescu, A. M. R., Abad-Viñas, R., Janssens-Maenhout, G., Blujdea, V. N. B., and Grassi, G. (2012) Global estimates of carbon stock changes in living forest biomass: EDGARv4.3 – time series from 1990 to 2010. Biogeosciences, 9, 3437-3447, doi: 10.5194/bg-9-3437
  • Böttcher, H., Verkerk, P. J., Gusti, M., Havlík, P., & Grassi, G. (2012) Projection of the future EU forest CO 2 sink as affected by recent bioenergy policies using two advanced forest management models GCB Bioenergy, 4(6), 773-783.
  • G Strona, P Galli, S Montano, D Seveso, S Fattorini (2012) Global-scale relationships between colonization ability and range size in marine and freshwater fish. PLoS ONE 7 (11), e49465.
  • Höhne, N., Taylor, C., Elias, R., Den Elzen, M., Riahi, K., Chen, C., Rogelj, J., Grassi, G., Wagner, F., Levin, K., Massetti, E., & Xiusheng Xiusheng, Z. (2012) National GHG emissions reduction pledges and 2°C: Comparison of studies. Climate Policy, 12(3), 356-377
  • Luyssaert, S., Abril, G., Andres, R., Bastviken, D., Bellassen, V., Bergamaschi, P., Grassi, G.,... Zaehle, S. (2012) The european land and inland water CO 2, CO, CH 4 and N 2O balance between 2001 and 2005. Biogeosciences, 9(8), 3357-3380
  • Fiorese G., M. Catenacci, E. Verdolini, V. Bosetti (2012) Advanced Biofuels: Future Perspectives from an Expert Elicitation Survey, Energy Policy DOI: 10.1016/j.enpol.2012.12.061.
  • Kempeneers, P., Sedano, F., Pekkarinen, A., Seebach, L., Strobl, P., San-Miguel-Ayanz, J. (2012) Pan-European Forest Maps Derived from Optical Satellite Imagery IEEE Earthzine 5 (2nd quarter theme).
  • Rossini, M., Cogliati, S., Meroni, M., Migliavacca, M., Galvagno, M., Busetto, L., Cremonese, E., Julitta, T., Siniscalco, C., Morra Di Cella, U., Colombo, R. (2012) Remote sensing-based estimation of gross primary production in a subalpine grassland
  • Lindquist, E. J., McInerney, D., D'Annunzio, R., Barredo, J. (2012) Improving Access, Utility and Analyses of FAO Forestry Statistics via Geographic Web-based Services IEEE Earthzine 5 (2nd quarter theme).
  • Bastin, L., McInerney, D., Revez, G., Figueiredo, C., Simonetti, D., Barredo, J., Achard, F., San-Miguel-Ayanz, J. (2012) Web Services for Forest Data, Analysis and Monitoring: Developments from EuroGEOSS IEEE Earthzine 5 (2nd quarter theme).
  • Pérez-Hoyos, A., García-Haro, F.J., San-Miguel-Ayanz, J. (2012) Conventional and fuzzy comparisons of large scale land cover products: Application to CORINE, GLC2000, MODIS and GlobCover in Europe, ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 74, pp. 185-201
  • Jonsson R., Mbongo W., Felton A., and M. Boman. (2012) Leakage implications for European timber markets from reducing deforestation in developing countries. Forests, 3, 736-744. Online at:
  • G Strona, KD Lafferty (2012) FishPEST: an innovative software suite for fish parasitologists. Trends in parasitology 28 (4).
  • G Strona, KD Lafferty (2012) How to catch a parasite: Parasite Niche Modeler (PaNic) meets Fishbase. Ecography 35: 481–486.
  • Pérez-Hoyos, A., García-Haro, J., San-Miguel-Ayanz, J. (2012) A methodology to generate a synergetic land-cover map by fusion of different land-cover products, International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation 19, 72-87.
  • Oliveira S, Oehler F, San-Miguel-Ayanz J, Camia A, Pereira JMC, (2012) Modeling spatial patterns of fire occurrence in Mediterranean Europe using Multiple Regression and Random Forest. Forest Ecology and Management 275, 117–129.
  • Estreguil, C., Caudullo, G., de Rigo, D., Whitmore, C., San-Miguel-Ayanz, J. (2012) Reporting on European forest fragmentation: standardized indices and web map services. IEEE Earthzine 5 (2), 384031+. 2nd quarter theme: Forest Resource Information. URL

Books and chapters

Publications in conference proceedings

  • Estreguil, C., Caudullo, G., Clerici, N., Halabuk, A., Halada, L. (2012) The contribution of landscape pattern and phenology in improving biodiversity knowledge. Presented at the EBONE Final Conference; 12-13 March 2012; Brussels (Conscience Conference Centre); Rob Jongman, ALTERRA, Netherlands (Organiser). JRC Pubsy number 69966. Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union.
  • Estreguil, C., Caudullo, G., de Rigo, D., Whitmore, C., San-Miguel-Ayanz, J. (2012) European forest landscape pattern and fragmentation: status and trends in the period 1990-2006. JRC 69960. Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union.
  • de Rigo, D. (2012) Semantic Array Programming for Environmental Modelling: Application of the Mastrave Library. In: Seppelt, R., Voinov, A. A., Lange, S., Bankamp, D. (Eds.), International Environmental Modelling and Software Society (iEMSs) 2012 International Congress on Environmental Modelling and Software. Managing Resources of a Limited Planet: Pathways and Visions under Uncertainty, Sixth Biennial Meeting. ISBN: 978-88-9035-742-8
  • de Rigo, D., Caudullo, G., San-Miguel-Ayanz, J., Stancanelli, G. (2012) Mapping European forest tree species distribution to support pest risk assessment. In: Baker, R., Koch, F., Kriticos, D., Rafoss, T., Venette, R., van der Werf, W. (Eds.), Advancing risk assessment models for invasive alien species in the food chain: contending with climate change, economics and uncertainty. Vol. 7 of Bioforsk FOKUS. OECD Co-operative Research Programme on Biological Resource Management for Sustainable Agricultural Systems; Bioforsk - Norwegian Institute for Agricultural and Environmental Research, Bioforsk, Frederik A. Dahls vei 20, 1432 Ås, Norway.
  • Estreguil, C., Caudullo, G., San-Miguel-Ayanz J. (2012) European forest fragmentation: an insight into pattern and connectivity. Poster prepared for the UN Environmental Program - Green-Up initiative event on reconnecting forests on the 11th October 2011 in Brussels. JRC 69862. Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union.
  • Magagna, B., Estreguil, C., Peterseil, J., Schentz, H., Whitmore, C., Caudullo, G. (2012) Cooperation of two research groups to develop the prototype EBONE data management system. Presented at the EBONE Final Conference; 12-13 March 2012; Brussels (Conscience Conference Centre); Rob Jongman, ALTERRA, Netherlands (Organiser). JRC 75344. Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union.
  • Gilabert, MA Moreno, M., Maselli, F., Chiesi, M., Martinez, M., Seufert, G., Melia, J. (2012) Tracking seasonal drought effects on ecosystem light use efficiency in a mediterranean forest using climatic and remote sensing data. In: Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS), 2012 IEEE International: 1147-1150
  • Corti, P., San-Miguel-Ayanz, J., Camia, A., McInerney, D., Boca, R., Di Leo, M. (2012) Fire news management in the context of the european forest fire information system (EFFIS). In: proceedings of "Quinta conferenza italiana sul software geografico e sui dati geografici liberi" (GFOSS DAY 2012). doi: 0.6084/m9.figshare.101918
  • Di Leo, M., Shorter, C. (2012) A complete review of the breadth of quality Geospatial Open Source Software available to Hydrologists, using OSGeo-Live In proceeding of: EGU Leonardo Conference 2012 – Hydrology and Society. Torino, Italy, 14–16 November 2012
  • Estreguil, C., Caudullo, G., de Rigo, D., Whitmore, C. (2012) Forest landscape pattern in a nutshell: Local and continental applications of a four-families index set. In: 16th International Symposium on Problems of Landscape Ecological Research - Landscape Ecology: From Theory to Practice. pp. 12-13.

Scientific and technical reports

  • Magagna, B, Estreguil C., Peterseil, J., Schentz H., Whitmore C., Caudullo G., (2012) Cooperation of two research groups to develop the prototype EBONE data management system. Presented at the EBONE Final Conference; 12-13 March 2012; Brussels (Conscience Conference Centre); Rob Jongman, ALTERRA, Netherlands (Organiser). JRC Pubsy number 75344. Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union.
  • Estreguil, C., Caudullo, G., de Rigo, D., Whitmore, C., San-Miguel-Ayanz, J. (2012) European forest connectivity: status and trends in the period 1990-2006. JRC 69896. Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union.
  • Schmuck G, San-Miguel-Ayanz J, Camia A, Durrant T, Boca R, Whitmore C, Libertà G, Corti P, Schulte E. (2012) Forest Fires in Europe, Middle East and North Africa 2011 EUR 25483 EN. Luxemburg (Luxemburg): Publications Office of the European Union; 2012. JRC74152
  • Barredo, J. I. , San-Miguel-Ayanz, J., Caudullo, G., Busetto, L. (2012) A European map of living forest biomass and carbon stock. EUR 25730 EN. Luxemburg: Publications Office of the European Union. JRC77439. DOI: 10.2788/780
  • Estreguil, C., Caudullo, G., de Rigo, D., San-Miguel-Ayanz, J. (2012) Forest Landscape in Europe: Pattern, Fragmentation and Connectivity. EUR – Scientific and Technical Research (ISSN: 1831-9424) EUR 25717 EN. (JRC 77295). ISBN 978-92-79-28118-1, DOI: 10.2788/77842
  • De Roo A., Bouraoui F., Burek PA., Bisselink B., Vandecasteele I., Mubareka S., Salamon P., Pastori M., Zambrano H., Thiemig V., Bianchi A., Lavalle C. (2012) Current water resources in Europe and Africa - Matching water supply and water demand EUR 25247 EN. doi:10.2788/16165.
  • Burek, P., Mubareka, S., Rojas, R., de Roo, A., Bianchi, A., Baranzelli, C., Lavalle, C., Vandecasteele, I. (2012) Evaluation of the effectiveness of Natural Water Retention Measures, Support to the EU Blueprint to Safeguard Europe’s Waters. Report EUR 25551 EN. doi:10.2788/5528.
  • de Roo, A., Burek, P., Gentile, A., Udias, A., Bouraoui, F., Aloe, A., Bianchi, A., La Notte, A., Kuik, O., Elorza Tenreiro, J., Vandecasteele, I., Mubareka, S., Baranzelli, C., van der Perk, M., Lavalle, C., Bidoglio, G. (2012) A multi-criteria optimisation of scenarios for the protection of water resources in Europe: support to the EU blueprint to safeguard Europe's waters. EUR 25552 EN doi:10.2788/55540


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