Fabrizio Ferretti

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As a consequence of the spread of technology, also the forest sector needs to develop methods and tools capable to integrate the new available technology (Geographical Information Systems, databases, Decision Support Systems, GPS, satellite imaging, laser etc.) with the traditional tools. In specific the present paper refers to the context of forest(More)
Measuring gender inequality and women's empowerment is essential to understand the determinants of gender gaps, evaluate policies and monitor countries' progress. With this aim, over the past two decades, research has mainly been directed towards the development of composite indices. The purpose of this paper is to introduce a new and interdisciplinary(More)
In the current global economy, chronic non-communicable diseases (NCDs) have become the leading cause of death and a major health concern for both developed and developing countries. Among other factors, the worldwide spread of NCDs is driven by the globalisation of unhealthy habits. The purpose of this paper is to develop a simple statistic to measure, at(More)
Deadwood is an important habitat for vertebrate and invertebrate species, a key factor in the nutrient cycle and a valuable carbon pool. Difference in the deadwood C stock depends on many variables such as forest type, microclimate and forest management. We investigated the relationship between C stock in deadwood and forest management in oak stands of(More)
Forest-energy chain in Tuscany: economic, environmental and social effects in several mountain territories and possible trade-off between traditional production and new energy products 36 6. Stakeholders' perceptions on Sustainable Forest Management (SFM) in a rural district of Southern Italy 93 13. Jean-Luc Peyron Economic analysis of forest adaptation to(More)
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