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Cortinovis, C. and Geneletti, D. (2020).

A performance-based planning approach integrating supply and demand of urban ecosystem services

Landscape and Urban Planning, 201



Babí Almenar, J., Bolowich, A., Elliot, T., Geneletti, D., Sonnemann, G. and Rugani, B. (2019).

Assessing habitat loss, fragmentation and ecological connectivity in Luxembourg to support spatial planning

Landscape and Urban Planning, 38:100946

Pietrapertosa, F., Salvia, M., De Gregorio Hurtado, S., D'Alonzo, V., Church, J. M., Geneletti, D., Musco, F. and Reckien, D. (2019).

Urban climate change mitigation and adaptation planning: Are Italian cities ready?

Cities, 91, 93-115


Mukherjee, N., Rose, D. C., Everard, M., Geneletti, D. and Surtherland, W. J. (2019).

Response to Expanding the role of social science in conservation through an engagement with philosophy, methodology and methods

Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 10: 3


Cortinovis, C., Geneletti, D. (2019).

A framework to explore the effects of urban planning decisions on regulating ecosystem services in cities

Ecosystem Services, 38:100946

Picchi, P., van Lierop, M., Geneletti, D., Stremke, S. (2019).

Advancing the relationship between renewable energy and ecosystem services for landscape planning and design: A literature review.

Ecosystem Services, 35:241-259.

Orsi, F. (2019).

Centrally located yet close to nature: A prescriptive agent-based model for urban design.

Computers, Environment and Urban Systems, 73, 157-170.

Cortinovis, C., Haase, D., Zanon, B., Geneletti, D. (2019).

Is urban spatial development on the right track? Comparing strategies and trends in the European Union.

Landscape and Urban Planning, 181:22-37.


Spyra, M. et al. (2018). 

The ecosystem services concept: a new Esperanto to facilitate participatory planning processes?

Landscape Ecology.


Pietrapertosa, F., Salvia, M., De Gregorio Hurtado, S., D'Alonzo, V., Church, J.M., Geneletti, D., Musco, F., Reckien, D. (2018).

Urban climate change mitigation and adaptation planning: Are Italian cities ready?



Babí Almenar, J., Rugani, B., Geneletti, D., Brewer, T. (2018).

Integration of ecosystem services into a conceptual spatial planning framework based on a landscape ecology perspective.

Landscape Ecology.

Geneletti, D., Scolozzi, R., Adem Esmail, B. et al. (2018).

Assessing ecosystem services and biodiversity tradeoffs across agricultural landscapes in a
mountain region.

International Journal of Biodiversity Science, Ecosystem Services & Management, 14(1):189-209.

Cortinovis, C., Zulian, G., Geneletti, D. (2018).

Assessing Nature-Based Recreation to Support Urban Green Infrastructure Planning in Trento (Italy).

Land, 7:112.

Burkhard, B., Maes, J., Potschin-Young, M.B., Santos-Martín, F., Geneletti, D., Stoev, P., Kopperoinen, L., Adamescu, C.M., Adem Esmail, B. et al. (2018).

Mapping and assessing ecosystem services in the EU - Lessons learned from the ESMERALDA approach of integration.

OneEcosystem, 3:e29153.

Geneletti, D., Adem Esmail, B., Cortinovis, C. (2018).

Identifying representative case studies for ecosystem services mapping and assessment across Europe.

OneEcosystem, 3:e25382.

Reckien, D., Salvia, M., Heidrich, O., Church, J. M., Pietrapertosa, F., De Gregorio-Hurtado, S., ... Geneletti, D. et al. (2018).

How are cities planning to respond to climate change? Assessment of local climate plans from 885 cities in the EU-28.

Journal of Cleaner Production, 191:207-219.

Orta Ortiz, M.S., Geneletti, D. (2018).

Assessing Mismatches in the Provision of Urban Ecosystem Services to Support Spatial Planning: A Case Study on Recreation and Food Supply in Havana, Cuba.

Sustainability, 10:2165.

Cortinovis, C., Geneletti, D. (2018).

Mapping and assessing ecosystem services to support urban planning: A case study on brownfield regeneration in Trento, Italy.

OneEcosystem, 3:e25477.

Orsi, F. (2018).

How densely populated and green are the places we live in? A study of the ten largest US cities.

Land Use Policy, 76:300-316.

Maes, J., Burkhard, B., Geneletti, D. (2018).

Ecosystem services are inclusive and deliver multiple values. A comment on the concept of nature's contributions to people.

OneEcosystem, 3:e24720.

Scuttari, A., Orsi, F., Bassani, R. (2018).

Assessing the tourism-traffic paradox in mountain destinations. A stated preference survey on the Dolomites’ passes (Italy).

Journal of Sustainable Tourism.

Sutherland, W.J., Dicks, L.V., Everard, M., Geneletti, D. (2018).

Qualitative methods for ecologists and conservation scientists.

Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 9:7-9.

Adem Esmail, B., Geneletti, D. (2018).

Multi-criteria decision analysis for nature conservation: A review of 20 years of applications.

Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 9:42-53.

Mukherjee, N., Zabala, A., Huge, J., Nyumba, T.O., Adem Esmail, B., Sutherland, W.J. (2018).

Comparison of techniques for eliciting views and judgements in

Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 9:54-63.

Rosaz-Vásquez, D., Fürst, C., Geneletti,D., Almendra, O.​ (2018).

Integration of ecosystem services in strategic environmental assessment across spatial planning scales.

Land Use Policy, 71:303-310.

Cortinovis, C., Geneletti, D. (2018).

Ecosystem services in urban plans: What is there, and what is still needed for better decisions.

Land Use Policy, 70:298-312.



Fürst, C., Luque, S., Geneletti, D. (2017).

Nexus thinking-how ecosystem services can contribute to enhancing the cross-scale and cross-sectoral coherence between land use, spatial planning and policy-making.

International Journal of Biodiversity Science, Ecosystem Services & Management, 13(1):412-421.

Geneletti, D., Biasiolli, A., Morrison-Saunders, A. (2017).

Land take and the effectiveness of project screening in Environmental Impact Assessment: Findings from an empirical study.

Environmental Impact Assessment Review, 67:117-123.

Raymond, C. M., Frantzeskaki, N., Kabisch, N., Berry, P., Breil, M., Nita, M. R., Geneletti, D., Calfapietra, C. (2017).

A framework for assessing and implementing the co-benefits of nature-based solutions in urban areas.

Environmental Science & Policy, 77:15-24.

Zardo, L., Geneletti, D., Pérez-Soba, M., Van Eupen, M. (2017).

Estimating the cooling capacity of green infrastructures to support urban planning.

Ecosystem Services, 26:225-235.


Sallustio, L., De Toni, A., Strollo, A., Di Febbraro, M., Gissi, E., Casella, L., Geneletti, D., Munafò, M. Vizzarri, M., Marchetti, M. (2017). 

Assessing habitat quality in relation to the spatial distribution of protected areas in Italy.

Journal of Environmental Management, 201:129-137.

La Rosa, D., Geneletti, D., Spyra, M., Albert, C. (2017)

Special issue on sustainable planning approaches for urban peripheries.

Landscape and Urban Planning, 165:172-176.

Madadi, H., Moradi, H., Soffianian, A., Salmanmahiny, A., Senn, J., Geneletti, D. (2017).

Degradation of natural habitats by roads: Comparing land-take and noise effect zone.

Environmental Impact Assessment Review, 65:147-155.

Adem Esmail, B., Geneletti, D., Albert, C. (2017).

Boundary work for implementing adaptive management: A water sector application.

Science of The Total Environment, 593–594:274–285.


Geneletti, D.,  La Rosa, D., Spyra, M., Cortinovis, C. (2017).

A review of approaches and challenges for sustainable planning in urban peripheries.

Landscape and Urban Planning, 165:231-243.


Locatelli, B., Lavorel, S., Sloan, S., Tappeiner, U., Geneletti, D. (2017).

Characteristic trajectories of ecosystem services in mountains.

Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 2017:1470.

Carolli, M., Zolezzi, G., Geneletti, D., Siviglia, A., Carolli, F., Cainelli, O. (2017).

Modeling white-water rafting suitability in a hydropower regulated Alpine river.

Science of The Total Environment, 579:1035-1049.

Carolli, M., Geneletti, D., Zolezzi, G. (2017).

Assessing the impacts of water abstractions on river ecosystem services: an eco-hydraulic modelling approach.

Environmental Impact Assessment Review, 63:136-146.

Scolozzi, R., Geneletti, D. (2017).

The anthroposphere as an anticipatory system: Open questions on steering the climate.

Science of The Total Environment, 579:957-965.

Rosaz-Vásquez, D., Fürst, C., Geneletti,D., Muñoz, F.​ (2017).

Multi-actor involvement for integrating ecosystem services in strategic environmental assessment of spatial plans.

Environmental Impact Assessment Review, 62:135-146.


La Notte, A., D'Amato, D., Mäkinen, H., Paracchini, M.L., Liquete, C., Egoh, B., Geneletti, D., Crossman, N.​​​ (2017).

Ecosystem services classification: A systems ecology perspective of the cascade framework.

Ecological Indicators, 74:392-402.


Adem Esmail, B., Geneletti, D. (2017).

Design and impact assessment of watershed investments: An approach based on ecosystem services and boundary work.

Environmental Impact Assessment Review, 62:1-13.



Carolli, M., Zolezzi, G., Geneletti, D., Siviglia, A., Carolli, F., Cainelli, O.​ (2016).

Modelling white-water rafting suitability in a hydropower regulated Alpine River.

Science of The Total Environment.

Tattoni, C., Ianni, E., Geneletti, D., Zatelli, P., Ciolli, M.​​ (2016).

Landscape changes, traditional ecological knowledge and future scenarios in the Alps: A holistic ecological approach.

Science of The Total Environment.

Sander, J., Dendoncker, N., Martín-López, B., Barton, D,N., Gomez-Baggethun, E., Boeraeve, F., McGrath, L.F., Vierikko, K., Geneletti, D., Sevecke, J.K., Pipart, N., Primmer, E., Mederly, P., Schmidt, S., Aragão, A., Baral, H., Bark, H.R., Briceno, T., Brogna, D., Cabral, P., De Vreese, R., Liquete, C., Mueller, H., S.-H. Peh, K., Phelan, A., Rincón Ruiz, A., Rogers H., S., Turkelboom, F., Van Reeth, W., van Zantenac, B.T., Wam, H.K., Washbourne, C.-L. (2016).

A new valuation school: Integrating diverse values of nature in resource and land use decisions.

Ecosystem Services.

Saarikoski, H., Mustajoki, J., Barton, D.N., Geneletti, D., Langemeyer, J., Gomez-Baggethun, E., Martthunen, M., Antunes, P., Keune, H., Santos, R. (2016).

Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis and Cost-Benefit Analysis: Comparing alternative frameworks for integrated valuation of ecosystem services.

Ecosystem Services.

Kumar, P., Geneletti, D., Nagedra, H. (2016).

Spatial assessment of climate change vulnerability at city scale: A study in Bangalore, India.

Land Use Policy, 58:514-532.

Orsi, F., Geneletti, D. (2016).

Transportation as a protected area management tool: An agent-based model to assess the effect of travel mode choices on hiker movements.

Computer, Environment and Urban Systems, 60:12-22.

Heidrich, O., Reckien, D., Olazabal, M., Foley, A., Salvia, M., de Gregorio Hurtado, S., Orru, H., Flacke, J., Geneletti, D., Pietrapertosa, F., Hamann, J.J.-P., Tiwary, A., Feliu, E., Dawson, R.J. (2016).

National climate policies across Europe and their impacts on cities strategies.

Journal of Environmental Management, 168:36-45.


Geneletti, D., Zardo, L. (2016).

Ecosystem-based adaptation in cities: An analysis of European urban climate adaptation plans.

Land Use Policy.



Geneletti, D. (2015).

A Conceptual Approach to Promote the Integration of Ecosystem Services in Strategic Environmental Assessment.

Journal of Environmental Assessment Policy and Management, 17(4):1550035.

Mandle, L., Bryant, B. P., Ruckelshaus, M., Geneletti, D., Kiesecker, J. M., Pfaff, A. (2015).

Entry Points for Considering Ecosystem Services within Infrastructure Planning.

Conservation Letters.


Loro, M., Ortega, E., Arce, R. M., Geneletti, D. (2015).

Assessing landscape resistance to roe deer dispersal using fuzzy set theory and multicriteria analysis: a case study in Central Spain.

Landscape and Ecological Engineering.


Carolli, M., Vanzo, D., Siviglia, A., Zolezzi, G., Bruno, M. C., Alfredsen, K. (2015).

A simple procedure for the assessment of hydropeaking flow alterations applied to several European streams.

Acquatic Science.


Lamorgese, L., Geneletti, D., Partidario, M. R. (2015).

Reviewing Strategic Environmental Assessment Practice in the Oil and Gas Sector.

Journal of Environmental Assessment Policy and Management, 17(02).


Sallustio, L., Quatrini, V., Geneletti, D., Corona, P., Marchetti, M. (2015).

Assessing land take by urban development and its impact on carbon storage: Findings from two case studies in Italy.

Environmental Impact Assessment Review, 54:80-90.


Geneletti, D. (2015).

Research in strategic environmental assessment needs to better address analytical methods.

Journal of Environmental Assessment Policy and Management, 17(01).


Loro, M., Ortega, E., Arce, R. M., Geneletti, D. (2015).

Ecological connectivity analysis to reduce the barrier effect of roads. An innovative graph-theory approach to define wildlife corridors with multiple paths and without bottlenecks.

Landscape and Urban Planning, 39:149-162. 


Ianni, E., Geneletti, D., Ciolli, M. (2015).

Revitalizing Traditional Ecological Knowledge: A Study in an Alpine Rural Community.

Environmental Management, 56(1):144-156. 


Kumar, P., Geneletti, D. (2015).

How are climate change concerns addressed by spatial plans? An evaluation framework, and an application to Indian cities.

Land Use Policy, 42:210–226.




Grêt-Regamey, A., Weibel, B., Bagstad, K. J., Ferrari, M., Geneletti, D., Klug, H., Schirpke, U., Tappeiner, U. (2014).

On the Effects of Scale for Ecosystem Services Mapping.

PloS one, 12.


Orsi, F., Geneletti, D. (2014).

Assessing the effects of access policies on travel mode choices in an Alpine tourist destination.

Journal of Transport Geography, 39:21–35.


Zamorano-Elgueta, C., Cayuela, L., Rey-Benayas, J. M., Donoso, P. J., Geneletti, D., Hobbs, R. J. (2014).

The differential influences of human-induced disturbances on tree regeneration community: a landscape approach.

Ecosphere, 5(7):90.


Geneletti, D. (2014).

Integration of impact assessment types improves consideration of alternatives.

Impact Assessment and Project Appraisal, 32(1):17-18.


Ferrari, M., Geneletti, D. (2014).

Mapping and assessing multiple ecosystem services in an alpine region: A study in Trentino, Italy.

Annali di Botanica, 4:65-71. 


Demuzere, M., Orru, K., Heidrich, O., Olazabal, E., Geneletti, D., Orru, H., Bhave, A. G., Mittal, N., Feliu, E., Faehnle, M. (2014).

Mitigating and adapting to climate change: Multi-functional and multi-scale assessment of green urban infrastructure.

Journal of Environmental Management, 146:107-115.


Fürst, C., Berry, P., Geneletti, D., Khamzina, A., Sanfo, S. (2014).

Inaugural editorial.

Change and Adaptation in Socio-ecological Systems, 1:35–39.


Uribe, D., Geneletti, D., del Castillo, R. F., Orsi, F. (2014).

Integrating Stakeholder Preferences and GIS-Based Multicriteria Analysis to Identify Forest Landscape Restoration Priorities.

Sustainability, 6(2):935-951.


Ianni, E., Silva Rivera, E., Geneletti, D.  (2014).

Sustaining cultural and biological diversity in rapidly changing communities: the revitalization of the Voladores ritual in northern Veracruz (Mexico).

Environment, Development and Sustainability, 16(6):1197-1208 


Rosas Vazques, D. A., Geneletti, D., Pena, F. (2014).

Scenario modelling to support Strategic Environmental Assessment: Application to spatial planning of coastal wetlands in La Araucanía Region, Chile.

Journal of Environmental Assessment Policy and Management, 16(2).


Speziale, L., Geneletti, D. (2014).

Applying an ecosystem services approach to support land-use planning. A case study in Koboko District, Uganda.

Ecological Processes, 3(1):10. 


Reckien, D., Flacke, J., Dawson, R. J., Heidrich, O., Olazabal, M., Foley, A.,Geneletti, D., Pietrapertosa, F. (2014).

Climate change response in Europe : what’s the reality? Analysis of adaptation and mitigation plans from 200 urban areas in 11 countries.

Climatic Change, 122:331–340.


Bragagnolo, C., Geneletti, D. (2014).

Dealing with land use decisions in uncertain contexts: a method to support Strategic Environmental Assessment of spatial plans.

Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, 57(1):50-77.




Geneletti, D. (2013).

Ecosystem services in Environmental Impact Assessment and Strategic Environmental Assessment.

Environmental Impact Assessment Review, 40:1-2. doi:10.1016/j.eiar.2013.02.005


Geneletti, D (2013).

Assessing the impact of alternative land-use zoning policies on future ecosystem services.

Environmental Impact Assessment Review, 40:25-35. doi:10.1016/j.eiar.2012.12.003


Helming, K., Diehl, K., Geneletti, D., Wiggering H. (2013).

Mainstreaming ecosystem services in European policy impact assessment.

Environmental Impact Assessment Review, 40:82-87. doi:10.1016/j.eiar.2013.01.004


Lamorgese, L., Geneletti, D. (2013).

Sustainability principles in strategic environmental assessment: A framework for analysis and examples from Italian urban planning.

Environmental Impact Assessment Review, 42:116-126. doi:10.1016/j.eiar.2012.12.004


Retief, F., Morrison-Saunders, A., Geneletti, D., Pope, J. (2013).

Exploring the psychology of trade-off decision-making in environmental impact assessment.

Impact Assessment and Project Appraisal, 31(1):13–23. doi:10.1080/14615517.2013.768007


Orsi, F., Geneletti, D., Borsdorf, A. (2013).

Mapping wildness for protected area management: A methodological approach and application to the Dolomites UNESCO World Heritage Site (Italy).

Landscape and Urban Planning. 120:1-15. doi:10.1016/j.landurbplan.2013.07.013


Orsi, F., Geneletti, D. (2013).

Using geotagged photographs and GIS analysis to estimate visitor flows in natural areas.

Journal for Nature Conservation, 21(5):359–368. doi:10.1016/j.jnc.2013.03.001




Geneletti, D. (2012).

Reasons and options for integrating ecosystem services in strategic environmental assessment of spatial planning.

International Journal of Biodiversity Science, Ecosystem Services & Management, 7(3):143-149. doi:10.1080/21513732.2011.617711


Leal-Nares, Ó., Mendoza, M. E., Pérez-Salicrup, D., Geneletti, D., López-Granados, E. (2012).

Distribución potencial del Pinus martinezii: un modelo espacial basado en conocimiento ecológico y análisis.

Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad, 83(4):1152-1170. doi:10.7550/rmb.27199 


Bragagnolo, C., Geneletti, D. (2012).

Addressing cumulative effects in Strategic Environmental Assessment of spatial planning.

AESTIMUM, 60:39-52. doi:10.13128/Aestimum-11270


Newton, A. C., del Castillo, R. F., Echeverría, C., Geneletti, D., González-Espinosa, M., Malizia, L. R, Premoli, A. C., Rey Benayas, J. M., Smith-Ramírez, C., Williams-Linera, G. (2012).

Forest landscape restoration in the drylands of Latin America.

Ecology and Society, 17(1). doi:10.5751/ES-04572-170121


Bragagnolo, C., Geneletti, D., Fischer, T. B. (2012).

Cumulative effects in SEA of spatial plans - evidence from Italy and England.

Impact Assessment and Project Appraisal, 30(2):100-110. doi:10.1080/14615517.2012.677522


Bassi, A., Howard, R., Geneletti, D., Ferrari, S. (2012).

UK and Italian EIA systems: a comparative study on management practice and performance in the construction industry.

Environmental Impact Assessment Review, 34:1-11. doi:10.1016/j.eiar.2011.11.002


Scolozzi, R., Geneletti, D. (2012).

A multi-scale qualitative approach to assess the impact of urbanization on natural habitats and their connectivity.

Environmental Impact Assessment Review, 36:9-22. doi:10.1016/j.eiar.2012.03.001


Scolozzi, R., Geneletti, D. (2012).

Assessing habitat connectivity for land-use planning: a method integrating landscape graphs and Delphi survey.

Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, 55(6):813-830. doi:10.1080/09640568.2011.628823


Geneletti, D. (2012).

Environmental assessment of spatial plan policies through land use scenarios. A study in a fast-developing town in rural Mozambique.

Environmental Impact Assessment Review, 32(1):1-10. doi:10.1016/j.eiar.2011.01.015




Orsi, F., Church, R. L., Geneletti, D. (2011)

Restoring forest landscapes for biodiversity conservation and rural livelihoods: A spatial optimisation model.

Environmental Modelling & Software, 26(12):1622-1638. doi:10.1016/j.envsoft.2011.07.008


Vettorato, D., Geneletti, D., Zambelli, P. (2011).

Spatial comparison of renewable energy supply and energy demand for low-carbon settlements.

Cities, 28(6):557-566. doi:10.1016/j.cities.2011.07.004


Diamantini, C., Geneletti, D., Nicchia, R. (2011).

Promoting urban cohesion through town planning. The case of Caia, Mozambique.

International Development Planning Review, 33(7):179-186.


Zanon, B., Geneletti, D. (2011).

Integrating Ecological, Scenic and Local Identity Values in Protected Areas. The challenges of an Alpine Natural Park.

Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, 94(6). doi:10.1080/09640568.2010.537544


Orsi, F., Geneletti, D., Newton, A. C. (2011).

Towards a common set of criteria and indicators to identify forest restoration priorities: An expert panel-based approach.

Ecological Indicators, 2(11):337-347. doi:10.1016/j.ecolind.2010.06.001


Mendoza, M. E., Granados, E. L. , Geneletti, D., Pérez-Salicrup, D. R., Salinas, V. (2011).

Analysing land cover and land use change processes at watershed level: A multitemporal study in the Lake Cuitzeo Watershed, Mexico (1975-2003).

Applied Geography, 31:237-250. doi:10.1016/j.apgeog.2010.05.010


Scolozzi, R., Geneletti, D. (2011).

Spatial rule-based assessment of habitat potential to predict impact of land use change on biodiversity at municipal scale.

Environmental Management, 47(3):368-383. doi:10.1007/s00267-011-9613-8



Geneletti, D. (2010).

Combining stakeholder analysis and spatial multicriteria evaluation to select and rank inert landfill sites.

Waste Management, 30:328-337. doi:10.1016/j.wasman.2009.09.039


Orsi, F., Geneletti, D. (2010).

Identifying priority areas for forest landscape restoration in Chiapas (Mexico): An operational approach combining ecological and socioeconomic criteria.

Landscape and Urban Planning, 94(1):20-30. doi:10.1016/j.landurbplan.2009.07.014


Ianni, E., Mattenet, M., Geneletti, D., Malizia, L. (2010).

Community-based forest management in the Yungas Biosphere Reserve, Northern Argentina.

Environment, Development and Sustainability. doi: 10.1007/s10668-009-9216-1



Geneletti, D., Dawa, D. (2009).

Environmental impact assessment of mountain tourism in developing regions: A study in Ladakh, Indian Himalaya.

Environmental Impact Assessment Review, 29:229-242. doi:10.1016/j.eiar.2009.01.003

Newton, A., Cayuela, L., Echeverria, C., Armesto, J., Del Castillo, R., Golicher, D., Geneletti, et al. (2009).

Toward Integrated Analysis of Human Impacts on Forest Biodiversity: Lessons from Latin America.

Ecology and Society, 14(2).


Geneletti, D., van Duren, I. (2008).

Protected area zoning for conservation and use: a GIS-based integration of multicriteria and multiobjective analysis.

Landscape and Urban Planning, 85:97-110.


Geneletti, D. (2008).

Impact assessment of proposed ski areas: a GIS approach integrating biological, physical and landscape indicators.

Environmental Impact Assessment Review, 28:116-130. doi:10.1016/j.eiar.2007.05.011

Buenrostro Delgado, O., Mendoza, M., Lopez Granados, E., Geneletti, D. (2008).

Analysis of land suitability for the siting of inter-municipal landfills in the Cuitzeo Lake Basin, Mexico,

Waste Management, 28:1137-1146.


Geneletti, D. (2008).

Incorporating biodiversity assets in spatial planning: Methodological proposal and development of a planning support system.

Landscape and Urban Planning, 84:252-265. doi:10.1016/j.landurbplan.2007.08.005


Geneletti, D., Bagli, S., Napolitano, P., Pistocchi, A. (2007).

Spatial decision support for strategic environmental assessment of land use plans. A case study in southern Italy.

Environmental Impact Assessment Review, 27:408-423. doi:10.1016/j.eiar.2007.02.005


Geneletti, D. (2007).

An approach based on spatial multicriteria analysis to map the nature conservation value of agricultural land.

Journal of Environmental Management, 83:98-105. doi:10.1016/j.jenvman.2006.03.002


Geneletti, D. (2007).

Expert panel-based assessment of forest landscapes for land use planning.

Mountain Research and Development, 27(3), 220-223. doi: 10.1659/0276-4741(2007)27[220:EPAOFL]2.0.CO;2


Geneletti, D. (2006).

Ecological evaluation of land: some considerations on approaches and shortcomings,

Journal of Sustainable Development and Planning, 1(4), 419-428. doi: 10.2495/SDP-V1-N4-419-428


Geneletti, D. (2006).

Some common shortcomings in the treatment of impacts of linear infrastructures on natural habitat.

Environmental Impact Assessment Review, 26:257-267. doi:10.1016/j.eiar.2005.10.003


Bordogna, G., Chiesa, S., Geneletti, D. (2006).

Linguistic modeling of Imperfect Spatial Information in a Fuzzy Database.

Information Sciences, 176(4):366-389. doi:10.1016/j.ins.2005.07.005

Geneletti, D. (2005).

Formalising expert’s opinion through multi-attribute value functions. An application in landscape ecology.

Journal of Environmental Management, 76:255-262. doi:10.1016/j.jenvman.2005.01.025


Geneletti, D. (2005).

Multicriteria analysis to compare the impact of alternative road corridors. A case study in northern Italy.

Impact Assessment and Project Appraisal, 23(2):135-146. doi:10.3152/147154605781765661


Geneletti, D. (2004).

A GIS-based decision support system to identify nature conservation priorities in an alpine valley.

Land Use Policy, 21:149-160.doi:10.1016/j.landusepol.2003.09.005


Geneletti, D. (2004).

Using spatial indicators and value functions to assess ecosystem fragmentation caused by linear infrastructures

International Journal of Applied Earth Observations and Geoinformation, 5:1-15. doi:10.1016/j.jag.2003.08.004


Diamantini, C., Geneletti, D. (2004).

Reviewing the application of Strategic Environmental Assessment to sectoral plans in Italy. The case of the mobility plan of an alpine region.

European Environment, 14:123-133.


Geneletti, D., Beinat, E., Chung, C. J., Fabbri, A. G. , Scholten, H. J. (2003),

Accounting for uncertainty factors in biodiversity impact assessment: lessons from a case study.

Environmental Impact Assessment Review, 23(4):471-487. doi:10.1016/S0195-9255(03)00045-3


Geneletti, D. (2003).

Biodiversity Impact Assessment of roads: an approach based on ecosystem rarity.

Environmental Impact Assessment Review 23(3): 343-365. doi:10.1016/S0195-9255(02)00099-9


Geneletti, D., Gorte, B. G. H. (2003).

A method for object-oriented land cover classification combining Landsat TM data and aerial photograph.

International Journal of Remote Sensing, 24(6):1273-1286. doi:10.1080/01431160210144499


Geneletti, D., Beinat, E., Fabbri, A. G., Scholten, H. J. (2003).

Prediction of the ecosystem-loss impact using a GIS.

Acta Geologica, 78:133-138.


Geneletti, D., Alkema, D., (2003).

A case study in Environmental Impact Assessment.

Acta Geologica, 78:97-102.


Calzadilla Pérez, A., Damen, M. C. J., Geneletti, D., Hobma, T. W. (2002).

Monitoring a recent delta formation in a tropical coastal wetland using remote sensing and GIS. Case study: Laguna de Tacarigua, Venezuela.

Environment, Development and Sustainability, 4(2):201-219.


La Rosa, D., Geneletti, D., Spyra, M., Albert, C., Fürst, C. (2018).

Sustainable Planning for Peri-urban Landscapes.

In: A.H. Perera, U. Peterson, G. Martínez Pastur, L. R. Iverson (Eds.), Ecosystem Services from Forest Landscapes. Broadscale Considerations. Springer.

Geneletti, D., Ferretti, V. (2015).

Multicriteria analysis for sustainability assessment: concepts and case studies.

In: A. Morrison-Saunders, J. Pope and A. Bond (Eds.), Handbook of Sustainability Assessment. Edgar Elgar Publishing Ltd.


Lamorgese, L., Geneletti, D. (2015).

Equity in sustainability assessment: A conceptual framework.

In: A. Morrison-Saunders, J. Pope and A. Bond (Eds.), Handbook of Sustainability Assessment. Edgar Elgar Publishing Ltd.

Pistocchi A., Geneletti, D., Crestaz, E., Mazzoli, P. (2014).

Soft Computing Methods for the Overlaying of Chemical Data with Other Spatially Varying Parameters.

In: A. Pistocchi, GIS Based Chemical Fate Modeling: Principles and Applications. Wiley, New York. 

Geneletti, D., et al. (2011).

Identifying priority areas for dryland forest restoration.

In: Newton, A.C. and Tejedor, N. (Eds.). Principles and Practice of Forest Landscape Restoration: Case studies from the drylands of Latin America. Gland, Switzerland: IUCN. 273-306.

Geneletti, D. (2006).

Ecosystem fragmentation assessment for the Trento-Rocchetta road project.

In: Lahti, P., Calderon, E., Jones, P., Rijsberman, M. (Eds) Towards sustainable urban infrastructures, European Science Foundation, Helsinki.

Geneletti, D. (2003).

Sustainable urban infrastructure and ecosystem fragmentation: issues and examples.

In: B. Zanon (Ed.) Sustainable urban infrastructure. Approaches, solutions, methods. Temi Editrice, Trento.


Maes, J., Zulian, G., Thijssen, M., Castell, C., Baró, F., Ferreira, A.M., Melo, J., Garrett, C.P., David, N., Alzetta, C., Geneletti, D., Cortinovis, C., Zwierzchowska, I., Alves, F.L., Cruz, C.S., Blasi, C., Alós Ortí, M.M., Attorre, F., Azzella, M.M., Capotorti, G., Copiz, R., Fusaro, L., Manes, F., Marando, F., Marchetti, M., Mollo, B., Salvatori, E., Zavattero, L., Zingari, P.C., Giarratano, M.C., Bianchi, E., Duprè, E., Barton, D., Stange, E., Perez-Soba, M., van Eupen, M., Verweij, P., de Vries, A., Polce, C., Cugny-Seguin, M., Erhard, M., Nicolau, R., Fonseca, A., Fritz, M., Teller, A. (2016).

Mapping and Assessment of Ecosystems and their Services. Urban Ecosystems.

Publications Office of the European Union, Luxembourg.​

De Gregorio Hurtado, S., Olazabal, M., Salvia, M., Pietrapertosa, F., Olazabal, E., Geneletti, D., D’Alonzo, V., Feliú, E., Di Leo, S., Reckien, D. (2014).

Implications of governance structures in urban climate action: evidence from Italy and Spain.

BC3 Working Paper Series 2014-02. Basque Centre for Climate Change (BC3). Bilbao, Spain.

UNEP (2014).

"Integrating Ecosystem Services in Strategic Environmental Assessment: A guide for practitioners”. A report of Proecoserv.

Author: D. Geneletti.

Geneletti, D. (2012).

Integrating Ecosystem Services in Land Use Planning: Concepts and Applications.

ID Research Fellow and Graduate Student Working Paper No. 54. Center for International Development at Harvard University, January 2012.

Gonzalez-Espinosa, M., Parra-Vazquez, M. R., Huerta-Silva, M. H., Ramirez-Marcial, N., Armesto, J. J., Brown, A. D., Echeverria, C., Ferguson, B. G., Geneletti, D., et al. (2011).

Development of policy recommendations and management strategies for restoration of dryland forest landscapes. Principles and Practice of Forest Landscape Restoration: Case studies from the drylands of Latin America.

Gland, Switzerland: IUCN. 307-352.


Cortinovis, C. (2018).

Integrating ecosystem services in urban planning.

Ph.D. dissertation, University of Trento.


Zardo, L. (2017).

Analyzing ecosystem services and green urban infrastructures to support urban planning.

Ph.D. dissertation, University of Trento.

Adem Esmail, B. (2016).

Ecosystem services for watershed management and planning.

Ph.D. dissertation, University of Trento.

Orsi, F. (2010).

Restoring forest landscapes for nature conservation and human well-being: advanced spatial decision support tools.

Ph.D. dissertation, University of Trento.

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