Calfapietra C.*, Guidolotti G., Churkina G., Grote R., 2017
Urban Tree Physiology: Methods and Tools. In: Ed. Ferrini F., Konijnendijk Van Den Bosch CC. and Fini A., Routledge Handbook of Urban Forestry, in press.


Baldacchini C., Castanheiro A., Maghakyan N., Sgrigna G., Verhelst J., Alonso R., Amorim Jh., Bellan P., Đunisijević Bojović P., Breuste J., Bühler O., Cântar Ic., Cariñanos P., Carriero G., Churkina G., Dinca l., Esposito R., Gawroński Sw., Kern M., Le Thiec D., Moretti M., Ningal T., Rantzoudi Ec., Sinjur I., Stojanova B., Aničić Urošević M., Velikova V., Živojinović Ai., Sahakyan l., Calfapietra C.*, Samson R., 2017
How Does the Amount and Composition of PM Deposited on Platanus acerifolia Leaves Change Across Different Cities in Europe?. Environmental Science and Technology, in press.


O’Brien, L. De Vreese, R. Kern, M. Sievänen, T. Stojanova, B. Atmiş, E., 2017
Cultural ecosystem benefits of urban and peri-urban green infrastructure across different European countries. Urban Forestry and Urban Greening, in press.



Hegetschweiler T., De Vries S., Arnberger A., Bell S., Brennan M., Siter N., Olafsson A., Voigt A., Hunziker M., 2016
Linking demand and suply factors in identifying cultural ecosystem services of urban green infrastructures: A few of European Studies. Urban Forestry and Urban Greening 21: 48-59 2.


Calfapietra C., Morani A., Sgrigna G., Di Giovanni S., Muzzini V., Pallozzi E., Guidolotti G., Nowak D., Fares S., 2016

Uptake of O3 by urban and peri-urban forests: evidences from laboratory, field and modeling approaches. Journal of Environmental Quality, in press.


Cariñanos P., Casares-Porcel M., Valle Díaz de la Guardia A., de la Cruz-Márquez R., Díaz de la Guardia C., 2016

Charting trends in the evolution of the La Alhambra forest (Granada, Spain) through analysis of pollen-amission dynamics over time. “Climatic Change” DOI: 10.1007/s10584-015-1589-6


Churkina G., 2016

The role of urbanization in the global carbon cycle. “Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution” 3, 2016.


Cariñanos P., Adinolfi C., Díaz de la Guardia C., de Linares C., Casares Porcel M., 2016

Characterization of Allergen Emission Sources in Urban Areas. “Journal of Environmental Quality” 45: 144-252.


Sgrigna G., Baldacchini C., Esposito R.,  Calandrelli R., Tiwary A., Calfapietra C., 2016

Characterization of leaf-level particulate matter for an industrial city using electron microscopy and X-ray microanalysis. “Science of the total Environment”. 2016.


Varras G., Andreopoulou Z., Tasoulas E., Papadimas C., Tsirogiannis I., Myriounis C., Koliouska C., 2016

Multi-purpose internet-based information system “URBAN”: Urban tree database and climate impact evaluation. Journal of Environmental Protection and Ecology, Vol. 17, 2016.


Grote R., Samson R., Alonso R., Amorim JH., Cariñanos P., Churkina G., Fares S., Le Thiec D., Niinemets Ü., Mikkelsen TN., Paoletti E., Tiwary A., Calfapietra C., 2016.

Functional traits of urban trees in relation to their air pollution mitigation potential: A holistic discussion. “Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment”, in press.


Livesley SJ., Mcpherson EG., Calfapietra C., 2016.

The urban forest and ecosystem services:  impacts on urban water, heat and pollution cycles at the tree, street and city scale. “Journal of Environmental Quality”, in press.


Hansmann R., Whitehead I., Krajter Ostoić S., Živojinović I., Stojanovska M., Jones N., Bernasconi A., Benamar S., Lelieveld C., Barstad J., 2016

Partnerships for urban forestry and green infrastructure delivering services to people and the environment: a review on what they are and aim to achieve,SEEFOR South-east European forestry, 7(1), 9-19.




Tiwary A., Williams I.D., Heidrich O., Namdeo A., Bandaru V., Calfapietra C., 2015

Development of multi-functional streetscape green infrastructure using a performance index approach. Environmental Pollution, in press.


Tallis M. J., Freer-Smith P. H., Amorim J. H., Calfapietra C., Grimmond S., Kotthaus S., Lemes De Oliveira F., Mirando A. I. and Toscano P., 2015

The impacts of green infrastructure on air quality and temperature. In the Handbook on Green Infrastructure: Planning, design and implementation Ed. Sinnett D, Burgess S and Smith N. Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd., in press.


Aromolo R., Savi F., Salvati L., Ilardi F., Moretti V., Fares S., 2015.

Particulate matter and meteorological conditions in Castelporziano forest: a brief commentary  “Rend. Lincei”. doi:10.1007/s12210-015-0414-5


Calfapietra C.,  Niinemets Ü., Peñuelas J., 2015

Urban Plant Physiology: adaptation-mitigation strategies under permanent stress. “Trends in Plant Science”, Volume 20, Issue 2, Pages 65-134 (February 2015)


Churkina G., Grote R., Butler T. M., Lawrence M., 2015

Natural selection? Picking the right trees for urban greening. “Environmental Science & Policy” 47, 12-17. 2015.


Fares S., Loreto F., 2015.

Isoprenoid emissions by the Mediterranean vegetation in Castelporziano. “Rend. Lincei” 26, 2–4. doi:10.1007/s12210-014-0331-z


Fares S., Scarascia Mugnozza G., Corona P., Palahí M., 2015

Sustainability: Five steps for managing Europe’s forests. “Nature” 519, 407–9. doi:10.1038/519407a


Ugolini F., Massetti L., Sanesi G., Pearlmutter D., 2015

Knowledge transfer between stakeholders in the field of urban forestry and green infrastructure: Results of a European survey, “Land Use Policy” 49: 365–381


Chianucci F., Puletti N., Giacomello E., Cutini A., Corona P., 2015

Estimation of leaf area index in isolated trees with digital photography and its application to urban forestry, “Agricultural and Forest Meteorology” 198 – 199 (2014) 259-264


Vuković G., Aničić Urošević M., Goryainova Z., Pergal M., Škrivanj S., Samson R., Popović A., 2015

Activemoss biomonitoring for extensive screening of urban air pollution: Magnetic and chemical analyses, “Sci. Total. Environ.”, 2015 Jul 15; 521-522:200-10. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2015.03.085. Epub 2015 Mar 31.


Marozas V., Cekstere G., Laivins M., Straigyte L., 2015

Comparison of neophyte communities of Robinia pseudoacacia L. and Acer negundo L. in the eastern Baltic Sea region cities of Riga and Kaunas. “Urban Forestry & Urban Greening” ISSN 1618-8667. Vol. 14 (2015), p. 826-834.


Ugolini F., Massetti L., Sanesi G., Pearlmutter D., 2015

Scientific knowledge transfer and collaboration between stakeholders in Green Infrastructure and Urban Forestry, IBIMET-CNR, Florence, Italy, January 2015 ISBN: 9788895597270


Sgrigna G., Sæbø A., Gawronski S., Popek R., Calfapietra C. 2015

Particulate matter deposition on Quercus ilex leaves in an industrial city of central Italy. “Environmental Pollution”, 2015 Feb;197:187-94. doi: 10.1016/j.envpol.2014.11.030. Epub 2014 Dec 26.


Straigyte L., Cekstere G., Laivins M., Marozas V., 2015

The spread, intensity and invasiveness of the Acer negundo in Riga and Kaunas. “Dendrobiology”. ISSN 1641-1307. Vol. 74 (2015), p. 155-166.


Straigyte L., Cekstere G., Laivins M., Marozas V., 2015

Pest plant score of alien Robinia pseudoacacia in Riga (Latvia) and Kaunas (Lithuania). Proceedings of the Latvian Academy of Sciences : Section B. ISSN 1407-009X. 2015, Vol. 69, N 3, p. 112-119.


Ugolini F., Massetti L., Sanesi G., Pearlmutter D., 2015

Trasferimento della conoscenza scientifica e collaborazione tra stakeholders nella Infrastruttura Verde e Selvicoltura Urbana, CNR-IBIMET, Firenze, ISBN: 9788895597263


Wu C., Pullinen I.,  Andres S., Carreiro G., Fares S., Goldbac H., Hacker L., Kasal T., Kiendler-Scharr A., Kleist E., Paoletti E., Wahner A.,. Wildt J, Mentel Th. F., 2015

Impacts of soil moisture on de novo monoterpene emissions from European beech, Holm oak, Scots pine, and Norway spruce. “Biogeosciences”, 12, 177–191, 2015.




Bertè E., Panagopoulos T., 2014

Enhancing city resilience to climate change by means of ecosystem services improvement: A SWOT analysis for the city of Faro, Portugal. “International Journal of Urban Sustainable Development”. (in press). http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/19463138.2014.953536


Fares S., Savi F., Muller J., Matteucci G., Paoletti E., 2014.

Simultaneous measurements of above and below canopy ozone fluxes help partitioning ozone deposition between its various sinks in a Mediterranean Oak Forest, “Agric. For. Meteorol.” 198-199, 181–191. doi:10.1016/j.agrformet.2014.08.014


Besse F., Conigliaro M., Fages B., Gauthier M., Mille G., Salbitano F., Sanesi G., 2014

Case study: Montpellier, green city,  “Unasylva” 242, Vol. 65, 2014/1


Karanikola P., Tampakis S., Panagopoulos T., Karipidou-Kanari A., 2014

Perceptions and expectations in urban green infrastructure in the municipality of Kalamaria, Greece, “Management of Environmental Quality”


Karanikola P., Tampakis S., Panagopoulos T., Karipidou-Kanari A., 2014

Residents’ evaluation of the city’s green infrastructure: The case of Kalamaria municipality, Greece. In Liakopoulos, A., Kungolos, A., Christodoulatos, C., Koutsospyros, A. (eds) Protection and Restoration of the Environment XII, June 29th-July 3rd 2014, Skiathos, Grafima Publ. Thessaloniki, Greece, pp:1117-1124. ISBN 978-960-88490-5-1


Morani A., Nowak D., Hirabayashi S., Guidolotti G., Medori M., Muzzini V., Fares S., Scarascia Mugnozza G., Calfapietra C., 2014

Comparing i-Tree modeled ozone deposition with field measurements in a periurban Mediterranean forest. “Environmental Pollution” 195: 202-209.


Niinemets Ü., Fares S., Harley P., Jardine K.J., 2014

Bidirectional exchange of biogenic volatiles with vegetation: emission sources, reactions, breakdown and deposition. “Plant. Cell Environ.” 37, 1790–1809. doi:10.1111/pce.12322


Cariñanos P., Casares-Porcel M., Quesada-Rubio J.-M., 2014

Estimating the allergenic potential of urban green spaces: A case-study in Granada, Spain, “Landscape and Urban Planning” 123(134):144 · January 2014


Tiwary A., Kumar P., 2014

Impact of green infrastructure on the built-up environment: evaluation of an emerging perspective to urban ecosystem service, “Science of the Total Environment” 487, 350-360. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2014.03.032).




Lawrence A., De Vreese R., Johnston M., Konijnendijk van den Bosch C., Sanesi G., 2013

Urban forest governance: Towards a framework for comparing approaches “Urban Forestry & Urban Greening”, Available online 3 July 2013


Calfapietra C., Fares S., Manes F., Morani A., Sgrigna G., Loreto F., 2013

Role of biogenic volatile organic compounds (BVOC) emitted by urban trees on ozone concentration in cities: a review. “Environmental Pollution” 183: 71-80


Calfapietra C., Pallozzi E., Lusini I., Velikova V., 2013.

Modification of BVOC Emissions by Changes in Atmospheric [CO2] and Air Pollution. In: Niinemets Ü, Monson RK (eds) Biology, controls and models of tree volatile organic compound emissions, “Tree Physiology”, 5. Springer, Berlin, 253-284.


Carrus G., Lafortezza R., Colangelo G., Dentamaro I., Scopelliti M., Sanesi G., 2013

Relations between naturalness and perceived restorativeness of different urban green spaces  Las relaciones entre la naturalidad y el potencial restaurador percibido de diferentes zonas verdes urbanas, “Psyecology: Revista Bilingüe de Psicología Ambiental – Bilingual Journal of Environmental Psychology”, Volume 4, Number 3,   pp. 227-244(18)


Fares S., Matteucci G., Scarascia Mugnozza G., Morani A., Calfapietra C., Salvatori E., Fusaro L., Manes F., Loreto F., 2013.

Testing models of stomatal ozone fluxes with field measurements: the case study of a mixed Mediterranean forest. “Atmospheric Environment”, 67: 242-251.


Amorim J. H., Valente J., Cascão P., Rodrigues V., Pimentel C., Miranda A. I., Borrego C., 2013

Pedestrian Exposure to Air Pollution in Cities: Modeling the Effect of Roadside Trees, “Advances in Meteorology” Article ID 964904, 7 pages http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/964904


Klubicová K., Danchenko M., Skultety L., Berezhna VV., Rashydov NM., Hajduch M., 2013

A radioactive Chernobyl environment has produced high-oil flax seeds that show proteome alterations related to carbon metabolism during seed development. “J Proteome Res.” in press http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24111740


Lafortezza R., Davies C., Sanesi G., Konijnendijk CC., 2013

Green Infrastructure as a tool to support spatial planning in European urban regions. “iForest” (early view): e1-e7


Marziliano P. A., Lafortezza R., Colangelo G., Davies C., Sanesi G., 2013

Structural diversity and height growth models in urban forest plantations: A case-study in northern Italy, “Urban Forestry & Urban Greening”, Volume 12, Issue 2,  Pages 246-254


 Tiwary A.,  Chatterton T., Namdeo A., 2013

Co-managing carbon and air quality: pros and cons of local sustainability initiatives. “Journal of Environmental Planning and Management”, 1-18.  (doi:10.1080/09640568.2013.802677).


Tiwary A., Namdeo A., Fuentes J., Dore A., Hu X.-M., Bell M., 2013

Systems scale assessment of the sustainability implications of emerging green initiatives, “Environmental Pollution” 183: 213-223. (doi:10.1016/j.envpol.2013.03.049).