National Research Council of Italy

Institute of Biosciences and BioResources

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Salvatore Pasta

Role: Researcher
Section: Researchers and Technologists
Division: Palermo
Tel: (39) 091-6574578
E-mail: salvatore.pasta@ibbr.cnr.it


Curriculum vitae

Name: Salvatore Pasta

Address: Institute of Biosciences and BioResources, Unit of Palermo, National Research Council, - Corso Calatafimi nr. 414, I-90129 Palermo, Italy

Tel: +39 091 6574578, Fax: +39 091 423424

Mobile phone: ++39-379-1905914
E-mail: salvatore.pasta@ibbr.cnr.it

ORCID id: 0000-0003-3265-9072

Position

December 2018 to present: Permanent position as Researcher at the Institute of Biosciences and BioResources

Education

July 1997: PhD in Plant Biosystematics and Ecology, University of Florence (Italy)

March 1993: Master Degree in Natural History Sciences at the University of Palermo (Italy)

Scientific research products

Author or co-author of 123 PAPERS on peer-reviewed international and national Journals provided with ISSN code (LAST UPDATE: APRIL 1, 2021)

Author or co-author of 99 BOOKS, MONOGRAPHS, ABSTRACTS of oral communications or posters provided with ISBN code (LAST UPDATE: APRIL 1, 2021)

Teaching activity

January 2021 to present: involved in research and tutorial activities in collaboration with the Zürcher Hochschule fur Angewandte Wissenschaften (ZHAW = Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland) on topics like on Urban Ecology, Citizen Science, Urban native and alien Vascular Flora and Vegetation)

October 2014: Invited lecturer in the framework of the biogeography courses at the University of Fribourg (Switzerland) on the topic: “Conservation biogeography of the Mediterranean Islands”

October 2004-January 2005: Contract professor of the course of Ecology for the bachelor students of Ecology and Landscape Planning at the Faculty of Architecture of the University of Palermo (Italy)

October 2005-January 2006: Contract professor of the course of Forest Systems Management (‘Gestione dei Sistemi Forestali’ for the master students of Ecology and Landscape Planning at the Faculty of Architecture of the University of Palermo (Italy)

Academic appointments and activities

January 2016 to present: Member of the Mediterranean Islands Plant Specialist Group (MIPSG) of IUCN (International Union for the Conservation of Nature) (iucn.org/themes/sgs/mipsg) (vice-chair since October 2016)

October 2013 to present: Member of the COREGE (Comité de Recherche et Gestion = research and Management Committee) of the PIM (Petites Iles de la Méditérranée) Initiative initially promoted by the Conservatoire National du Littoral of Aix-en-Provence (France) and since September 2016 by PIM-ONG; member of the Scientific Committee since March 2019 (http://www.initiative-pim.org/it/Equipe).

Research Interests

  • Conservation biology
  • Landscape dynamics and human impact
  • Floristics and Vegetation Science
  • Urban Ecology
  • Ethnobotany
  • Palaeo- and Archaeobotany
  • Island Biogeography
 

Selected Publications

(full list available at CNR People)

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