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Patrizia Ziiveri

Patrizia Ziveri is ICREA research professor at the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB), where she is assistant research director at the Institute of Science and Environmental Technology (ICTA). She holds a PhD in Earth science from the University of Padua and has continued her academic career at institutions around the world, focusing on the impacts of global environmental changes on marine ecosystems. Particularly noteworthy is her work as head of the international MedSea project, which carries out research into the effects of the warming and acidification of the Mediterranean sea on the key species and ecosystems in the region. This pioneering European research alerted people to the dangers of climate change in the survival of marine ecosystems. 

Update: 24 October 2017


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Reinhabiting the Earth

Ricard Solé and Patrizia Ziveri in conversation