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Bonora Laura


Researcher at Biometeorology Institute of Italian National Research Council in Florence.
E-Mail: l.bonora@ibimet.cnr.it

Phone. +39 055 5226030

Fax. +39 05505226025

•    Born in Florence, September 24th, 1968
•    Degree in Forest Science - University of Florence (1995)
•    Work experiences:
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    1993-1994: Job assignment for field surveys and data processing of the La Selva / Carline’s Forest Management Plan - Radicondoli (SI).
    1995: Job assignment by  Applied Meteorology Foundation in the framework of  GUFO Project: development of a prototype for automatic wildlife census.
    1996-2000: Organization of lessons and tours of Environmental Education with the State Forestry Department.
    1996-1997: Scholarship by Applied Meteorology Foundation on "Territorial and environmental Planning in the area of the Colline Metallifere (GR and SI)”.
    1998-1999: Job assignment by Centre for Computer Science in Agricolture (Ce.SIA) -Accademia dei Georgofili  in the framework of European Project Adapt-EEC on the applications of informatics in floriculture. (FLO Project).
    1999: Contract with the Centre for Computer Science in Agricolture (Ce.SIA) -Accademia dei Georgofili  for web page design for the enhancement of the floriculture industry.
    1998-1999: Job assignment by Applied Meteorology Foundation (FMA) on "Evaluation of new sensors for remote sensing in the Mediterranean Area".
    2000: Research fellowship by the Institute of Agrometeorology and Environmental Analysis for Agriculture (CNR-IATA) on the topic "The development of ground data and remote sensing to detect desertification processes in Mediterranean environment  and related geoDb project"(EU Project Cameleo).
    2001: Contract with the Centre for Computer Science in Agricolture (Ce.SIA) -Accademia dei Georgofili  in the framework of Community Project "MANTLE" for collecting and processing of environmental and spatial data.
    2002-2003: Research fellowship by Biometeorology Institute (CNR-Ibimet) concerning  EU projects SPREAD related to  forest fires risk and prevention studies.
    2003: Job assignment by  Centre for Computer Science in Agricolture (Ce.SIA) -Accademia dei Georgofili  for the Development of a forest fire risk index for Firefighting Tuscany  Region Dept..
    2004: Research fellowship by Biometeorology Institute (CNR-Ibimet)  in the framework  of EU projects related to the risk and prevention of forest fires (SPREAD project-2001-00043).
    2004-2005: Research fellowship by Biometeorology Institute (CNR-Ibimet) in the framework  of EU projects BACCHUS "Methodological approach for vineyard inventory and management".
    2005-2006: Research fellowship by Biometeorology Institute in the framework  of EU Project FIRELAB "Euro-Mediterranean Wildland Fire Laboratory."
    2006-present: Researcher  at  Biometeorology Institute of Italian National Research Council.
•    Author of 30 publications

•    Selected publications:

1.    - F. Maselli, L. Bonora, P. Battista –Integration of spatial analysis and fuzzy classification for estimating forest     parameters in Mediterranean areas.  Remote Sensing Review, 2001, Vol.20, pp 71-88 Scopus code:2-s2.0-0035342812
2.    - M. Chiesi, F. Maselli, M. Bindi, L. Fibbi, L. Bonora, A. Raschi, R. Tognetti, J. Cermak, N. Nadezhdina – Calibration and application of FOREST-BGC in a Mediterranean area by the use of conventional and remote sensing data.   ECOLOGICAL MODELLING vol. 154 –2002- pag. 251-262 Scopus code:2-s2.0-0036721897 doi:10.1016/S0304-3800(02)00057-1
3.    - A.Barducci, M.Benvenuti, L.Bonora, F.Castagnoli, D.Guzzi, P.Marcoionni, I.Pippi –  Hyperspectral remote sensing for light pollution monitoring. Annals of geophysics ISSN: 1593-5213 N. vol.49 Pag. 305-310 (2006) Scopus code:2-s2.0-33747156399
4.    - L. Bonora, E. Checcacci, M. Romani, E. Tesi, C. Conese – Correlation between meteorological data and fire occurrence in a Mediterranean area (Tuscany Region). Forest ecology and management – volume 234s (2006) – Elsevier – ISSN 0378-1127 supplement of Forest ecology and management.
5.    - L. Bonora, E. Checcacci, M. Romani, E.Tesi, C. Conese. – Correlation between meteorological data and fire occurrence in a Mediterranean area (Tuscany Region).Forest Ecology and Management, Volume 234, Supplement 1, 15 November 2006, pag. S63 XXII IUFRO Congress, Brisbane (Australia) ISSN 0727-6273 2005
6.    - E. Marchi, E. Tesi,  N. Brachetti Montorselli C. Conese, L. Bonora M. Romani – Forest fire prevention: a GIS tool for fire-fighting planning and management. 6th International Workshop on Advanced in RS and GIS applications In Forest Fire Management- Towards an Operational Use of RS in Forest Fire Management, Thessaloniki September 2007  pag.102-106;  EUR 22892 EN; ISBN 978-92-79-06620-7; ISSN 1018-5593
7.    - Romani M., Rapi B., Conese C, Bonora L. – Integrated techniques for vineyard variability evaluation  Proceedings of Conference on International Workshop on Advances in Grapevine and Wine Research Venosa, ITALY SEP  2005 Book Series: ACTA HORTICULTURAE   Issue: 754   Pages: 379-384   Editor: Nuzzo V; Giorio P; Giulivo C, Published: 2007 Scopus Code:2-s2.0-70449336668,  ISI Web of Science (WOS) Codice:000253557600050
8.    - E. Tesi,  L. Bonora,  M. Romani, N. Brachetti Montorselli,  C. Conese –Incidenza degli incendi nelle diverse tipologie forestali in toscana. ATTI del Terzo Congresso Nazionale di Selvicoltura per il miglioramento e la conservazione dei boschi italiani. 16-19 ottobre 2008 TAORMINA Volume Terzo pag.: 1319-1323 ed: Accademia Italiana di Scienze Forestali Firenze 2009  ISBN 978-88-87553-16-1
9.    - R.Carlà, L. Santurri L. Bonora, C. Conese – Improvement of dNBR burnt areas detection procedure by physical considerations based on NDVI index. EARSEL 7th International Workshop on Advances in RS and GIS applications in Forest Fire Management (Matera, Italy) EARSeL eProceedings ISSN 1729-3782 pp 203-207  2009.
10.    - R. Carlà, L. Santurri, L. Bonora, C. Conese  –  Multitemporal burnt area detection methods based on a couple of images acquired after the fire event. Remote Sensing for Agriculture, Ecosystems, and Hydrology XI, Proc. of SPIE Vol. 7472, 74720C • © 2009 SPIE • CCC code: 0277-786X/09/$18 • doi: 0.1117 /12.832908 Scopus code:2-s2.0-70449389873