Pressures and impacts on structure, functioning and services in marine, terrestrial, and transitional ecosystems

Fausto Manes, Salvatrice Vizzini, Elvira Buonocore, Monia Renzi, Pier Paolo Franzese



Goal of the special issue - Given this premise, the special issue will gather theoretical, methodological, and applied papers focusing on the assessment of pressures and impacts on structure, functioning and services in marine, terrestrial, and transitional ecosystems

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Buonocore, E., Picone, F., Donnarumma, L., Russo, G.F., Franzese, P.P., 2019. Modeling matter and energy flows in marine ecosystems using emergy and eco-exergy methods to account for natural capital value. Ecol. Modell. 392, 137-146.

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Galychyn, O., Buonocore, E., Franzese, P.P., 2020. Exploring the global scientific literature on urban metabolism. Ecological Questions 31(4), 1-16.

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Pauna, V.H., Picone, F., Le Guyader, G., Buonocore, E., Franzese, P.P., 2018. The scientific research on ecosystem services: A bibliometric analysis. Ecol. Quest. 29, 1.

Pauna, V.H., Buonocore, E., Renzi, M., Russo, G.F., Franzese, P.P., 2019. The issue of microplastics in marine ecosystems: A bibliometric network analysis. Marine Pollution Bulletin 149, 110612.

Pepi, M., Leonzio, C., Focardi, S.E., Renzi, M., 2020. Production of methylmercury by sulphate-reducing bacteria in sediments from the orbetello lagoon in presence of high macroalgal loads. Ecological Questions 31(4), 1-31.

Picone, F., Buonocore, E., D'Agostaro, R., Donati, S., Chemello, R., Franzese, P. P., 2017. Integrating natural capital assessment and marine spatial planning: A case study in the Mediterranean sea. Ecological Modelling, 361, 1-13.

Picone, F., Buonocore, E., Claudet, J., Chemello, R., Russo, G.F., Franzese, P.P., 2020. Marine protected areas overall success evaluation (MOSE): A novel integrated framework for assessing management performance and social-ecological benefits of MPAs. Ocean Coast. Manag. 198, 105370.

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Rendina, F., Ferrigno, F., Appolloni, L., Donnarumma, L., Sandulli, R., Russo, G.F., 2020. Anthropic pressure due to lost fishing gears and marine litter on different rhodolith beds off the Campania Coast (Tyrrhenian Sea, Italy). Ecological Questions 31(4), 1-17.

Signa, G., Andolina, C., Mazzola, A., Vizzini, S., 2020. Macroalgae transplant to detect the occurrence of anthropogenic nutrients in seawater of highly tourist beaches in Mediterranean islands. Ecological Questions 31(4), 1-23.

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Skaf, L., Buonocore, E., Dumontet, S., Capone, R., Franzese, P. P., 2019. Food security and sustainable agriculture in Lebanon: An environmental accounting framework. Journal of Cleaner Production, 209, 1025-1032.

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Ulgiati S., Ascione M., Bargigli S., Cherubini F., Federici M., Franzese P.P., et al., 2010. Multi-Method and Multi-Scale analysis of energy and resource conversion and use. In: Barbir, F. and Ulgiati, S. (Eds.), Energy Options Impacts on Regional Security. NATO Science for Peace and Security Series – C: Environmental Security, pp. 1-36, Springer. (ISBN: 978-90-481-9567-1; ISSN 1874-6519).

Vihervaara, P., Franzese, P.P., Buonocore, E., 2019. Information, energy, and eco-exergy as indicators of ecosystem complexity. Ecological Modelling 395, 23-27.

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