The ecosystem disservices of trees on sidewalks: A study based on a municipality urban tree inventory in Central Italy

Masini E., Tomao A., Corona P., Fattorini dL., Giuliarelli D., Portoghesi L., Agrimi M.
Urban Forestry & Urban Greening

Emotion regulation and virtual nature: Cognitive reappraisal as an individual-level moderator for impacts on subjective vitality

Theodorou, A., Spano, G., Bratman, G. N., Monneron, K., Sanesi, G., Carrus, G., Imperatori, C. & Panno, A.
Scientific Reports

Could climate change and urban growth make Europeans regard urban trees as an additional source of danger?

Portoghesi L., Masini E., Tomao A., Agrimi M.
Front. For. Glob. Change 6


Tree Measurements in the Urban Environment: Insights from Traditional and Digital Field Instruments to Smartphone Applications.

Pace R., Masini E., Giuliarelli D., Biagiola L., Tomao A., Guidolotti G., Agrimi M., Portoghesi L., De Angelis P. and Calfapietra C.
Arboriculture & Urban Forestry 2022. 48(2):113–123  

Planning coastal Mediterranean stone pine (Pinus pinea L.) reforestations as a green infrastructure: combining GIS techniques and statistical analysis to identify management options

Portoghesi L.,Tomao, A.,Bollati, S., Mattioli W, Angelini, A.,Agrimi, M.
Annals of Forest Research, 2022, 65(1), pp. 31–46. Open access

Molecular markers dataset to assess the genetic diversity of oriental plane trees from historical sites in Lazio (Central Italy)

Alicandri, E., Vettraino, A.M., Agrimi, M., Ciaffi, M., Kuzminsky, E.
Data in Brief, , 42, 108100 Data Paper Open access 

Dimensional and genetic characterization of the last oriental plane trees (Platanus orientalis L.) of historical sites in Lazio (central Italy)

Ciaffi M.,Vettraino A.M.,Alicandri E., Tomao A., Adducci F., Kuzminsky E.,Agrimi M.
Urban Forestry & Urban Greening 69, 127506, 9 pp. Open access.  

Characterizing green and gray space exposure for epidemiological studies: Moving from 2D to 3D indicators

Giannico, V., Stafoggia, M., Spano, G., Elia, M., Dadvand, P., & Sanesi, G.
Urban Forestry & Urban Greening, 72, 127567.

Can we barter local taxes for maintaining our green? A psychological perspective

Theodorou, A., Panno, A., Agrimi, M., Masini, E., & Carrus, G.
Frontiers in Psychology

Virtual nature and psychological outcomes: A systematic review [pre-print]

Spano, G., Theodorou, A., Carrus, G., Sanesi, G., & Panno, A.

The Embeddedness of Nature-Based Solutions in the Recovery and Resilience Plans as Multifunctional Approaches to Foster the Climate Transition: The Cases of Italy and Portugal

Di Pirro E., Mendes R., Fidélis T., Sallustio L., Roebeling P., Marchetti M., Lasserre B.



Facing Multiple Environmental Challenges through Maximizing the Co-Benefits of Nature-Based Solutions at a National Scale in Italy

Di Pirro E., Sallustio L., Castellar J. A. C., Sgrigna G., Marchetti M., Lasserre B.



Integrating Copernicus land cover data into the i-Tree Cool Air model to evaluate and map urban heat mitigation by tree cover

Pace R., Chiocchini F., Sarti M., Endreny TA., Calfapietra C., Ciolfi M.

European Journal of Remote Sensing



Ecosystem Services Provided by Urban Forests in the Southern Caucasus Region: A Modeling Study in Tbilisi, Georgia

Alpaidze L., Pace R.

Climate 9(11):157.


Go Greener, Less Risk: Access to Nature Is Associated with Lower Risk Taking in Different Domains during the COVID-19 Lockdown

Panno, A.; Theodorou, A.; Carbone, G.A.; De Longis, E.; Massullo, C.; Cepale, G.; Carrus, G.; Imperatori, C.; Sanesi, G.

Sustainability 2021, 13, 10807.


Is Experience the Best Teacher? Knowledge, Perceptions, and Awareness of Wildfire Risk

Spano, G.; Elia, M.; Cappelluti, O.; Colangelo, G.; Giannico, V.; D’Este, M.; Lafortezza, R.; Sanesi, G.

Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2021, 18, 8385.


A scenario-based approach to tackle trade-offs between biodiversity conservation and land-use pressure in Central Italy

Di Pirro E., Sallustio L., Capotorti G., Marchetti M., Lasserre B.

Ecological Modelling, Volume 448, 2021, 109533, ISSN 0304-3800,


Thermal Comfort and Perceptions of the Ecosystem Services and Disservices of Urban Trees in Florence

Speak, A.F.; Salbitano, F.

Forests 2021, 12, 1387.


Estimation of multitemporal dry deposition of air pollution by urban forests at city scale

Fanara V., et al.

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Nature-Based Solutions as Tools for Monitoring the Abiotic and Biotic Factors in Urban Ecosystems

Catalano C., Andreucci M.B., Guarino R., Bretzel F., Leone M., Pasta S.

Urban Services to Ecosystems. Future City, vol 17. Springer, Cham.


Exploring new strategies for ozone-risk assessment: A dynamic-threshold case study

Conte A., Otu-Larbi F., Alivernini A., Hoshika Y., Paoletti E., Ashworth K., Fares S.

Environmental Pollution, Volume 287, 2021, 117620, ISSN 0269-7491,


Estimating CO2 balance through the life cycle assessment prism: A case - study in an urban park.

Nicese F. P., Colangelo G., Comolli R., Azzini L., Lucchetti S., Marziliano P. A., Sanesi, G.

Urban Forestry and Urban Greening, _57_ doi: 10.1016/j.ufug.2020.126869 (2021)


Comparing i-Tree Eco Estimates of Particulate Matter Deposition with Leaf and Canopy Measurements in an Urban Mediterranean Holm Oak Forest

Rocco Pace, Gabriele Guidolotti, Chiara Baldacchini, Emanuele Pallozzi, Rüdiger Grote, David J. Nowak, Carlo Calfapietra

Environmental Science & Technology. (2021)



Testing removal of carbon dioxide, ozone and atmospheric particles by urban parks in Italy

Fares S., Conte A., Alivernini A., Chianucci F., Grotti M, Zappitelli I, Petrella F., Corona P.

Environ. Sci. Technol. doi:


Relationships between air particulate matter capture efficiency and leaf traits in twelve tree species from an Italian urban-industrial environment

Sgrigna G., Baldacchini C., Dreveck S., Cheng Z., Calfapietra C.

Sci. Total Environ. 718, 137310. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.137310. (2020)


Innovative characterization of particulate matter deposited on urban vegetation leaves through the application of a chemical fractionation procedure

Ristorini M., Baldacchini C., Massimi L., Sgrigna G., Calfapietra C.

Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 17, 1–19. doi:10.3390/ijerph17165717. (2020)


Particulate matter concentrations and fluxes within an urban park in Naples

Pallozzi E., Guidolotti G., Mattioni M., Calfapietra C.

Environ. Pollut. 266, 115134. doi:10.1016/j.envpol.2020.115134. (2020)


Landscape Preference for Trees Outside Forests along an Urban–Rural–Natural Gradient

Di Cristofaro M., Sallustio L., Sitzia T., Marchetti M., Lasserre B.

Forests. Vol. 11 (Issue 7). - Open Access journal (2020)


Dendrochemistry: Ecosystem Services Perspectives for Urban Biomonitoring.

Semeraro T., Luvisi A., De Bellis L., Aretano R., Sacchelli S., Chirici G., Marchetti M., Cocozza C.

Front. Environ. Sci. 8:558893. doi: 10.3389/fenvs.2020.558893. (2020)


Nature reappraisers, benefits for the environment: A model linking cognitive reappraisal, the “being away” dimension of restorativeness and eco-friendly behavior

Panno A., Theodorou A., Carrus G., Imperatori C., Spanò G., Sanesi G.

Front. Psychol., 11-1986. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2020.01986 (2020)


Are Community Gardening and Horticultural Interventions Beneficial for Psychosocial Well-Being? A Meta-Analysis

Spano G., D’Este M., Giannico V., Carrus G., Elia M., Lafortezza R., Panno A., Sanesi G.

Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health, 17(10), 3584. doi:10.3390/ijerph17103584 (2020)



Towards an integrative approach to evaluate the environmental ecosystem services provided by urban forest

Roeland S., Moretti M., Amorim J.H., Branquinho C., Fares S., Morelli F., Niinemets Ü., Paoletti E., Pinho P., Sgrigna G., Stojanovski V., Tiwary A., Sicard P., Calfapietra C.

J. For. Res. 30. doi:10.1007/s11676-019-00916-x. (2019)


Urban Food Forestry: Current state and future perspectives

Salbitano F., Fini A., Borelli S., Konijnendijk C.C.

Urban For. Urban Green., vol. 45, ottobre 2019, 126482. (2019)