Model-based Estimation of Amazonian Forests Recovery Time After Drought and Fire Events

Lopes de Faria B., Marano G., Piponiot C., Silva C.A., Dantas V.L., Rattis L., Rech A., Collalti A.


Unravelling resilience mechanisms in forests: role of non-structural carbohydrates in responding to extreme weather events

D'Andrea E., Scartazza A., Battistelli A., Collalti A., Proietti S., Rezaie N., G. Matteucci, Moscatello S.


Forest production efficiency increases with growth temperature

A. Collalti, A. Ibrom, A. Stockmarr, A. Cescatti, R. Alkama, M. Fernández-Martínez, G. Matteucci, S. Sitch, P. Friedlingstein, P. Ciais, D.S. Goll, J.E.M.S. Nabel, J. Pongratz, A. Arneth, V. Haverd, I.C. Prentice


Frost and drought: effects of extreme weather events on stem carbon dynamics in a Mediterranean beech forest

D'Andrea E., Rezaie N., Prislan P., Gričar J, Collalti A., Muhr J., Matteucci G.


The FLUXNET2015 dataset and the ONEFlux processing pipeline for eddy covariance data

Pastorello G., Trotta C., ..., Collalti A., D'Andrea A., ..., Ibrom A., ...., Papale D.,


Reply to: Nutrient scarcity cannot cause mast seeding

Fernández-Martínez M., Sayol F., LaMontagne J.M., Bogdziewicz M., Collalti A., Hacket-Pain A., Vacchiano G., Espelta J.M., Peñuelas J., Janssens I.A.


The PROFOUND database for evaluating vegetation models and simulating climate impacts on European forests

C.P.O. Reyer, ..., A. Collalti, C. Trotta, G. Matteucci, E. D'Andrea, ..., A. Ibrom, ..., and K. Frieler


“Models of tree and stand dynamics”: a differential journey through forest modelling

G. Marano, A. Collalti

Small-Scale Forest Structure Influences Spatial Variability of Belowground Carbon Fluxes in a Mature Mediterranean Beech Forest

D'Andrea E., Guidolotti G., Scartazza A., De Angelis P., Matteucci G.

Preface: Climate Change Impact on Plant Ecology

M. Vitale, A. Collalti

Plant respiration: Controlled by photosynthesis or biomass?

Collalti A., Tjoelker M.G., Hoch G., Mäkelä A., Guidolotti G., Heskel M., Petit G., Ryan M.G., Battipaglia G., Matteucci G., Prentice I.C.

Global Change Biology;


A Geospatial Decision Support System Tool for Supporting Integrated Forest Knowledge at the Landscape Scale

Marano G., Langella G., Basile A., Cona F., De Michele C., Manna P., Teobaldelli M., Saracino A., Terribile F

Forest carbon allocation modelling under climate change

Merganičová K., Merganič J., Lehtonen A., Vacchiano G., Ostrogović Sever M.Z., Augustynczik A.L.D., Grote R., Kyselová I., Mäkelä A., Yousefpour R., Krejza J., Collalti A., Reyer C.P.O.

Winter's bite: beech trees survive complete defoliation due to spring-late damage by mobilizing old C reserves

D'Andrea E., Rezaie N., Battistelli A., Gavrichkova O., Kuhlmann, Matteucci G., Moscatello S., Proietti S., Scartazza A., Trumbore S., Muhr J.

Global Variability of Simulated and Observed Vegetation Growing Season

Peano D., Materia S., Collalti A., Alessandri A., Anav A., Bombelli A., Gualdi S.

Journal of Geophysical Research - Biogeosciences;


Top downloaded paper


Is NPP proportional to GPP? Waring's hypothesis twenty years on

Collalti A. and Prentice I.C.


Web of Science

Highly cited paper

Nutrient scarcity as a selective pressure for mast seeding

Fernández-Martínez M., Pearse I., Sardans J., Sayol F., Keonig W.D., LaMontagne J.M., Bogdziewicz M., Collalti A., Hacket-Pain A., Vacchiano G., Espelta J.M., Peñuelas J., Janssens I.A.

The sensitivity of the forest carbon budget shifts across processes along with stand development and climate change

Collalti A., Thornton P.E., Cescatti A., Rita A., Borghetti M., Nolé A., Trotta C., Ciais P., Matteucci G.

Ecological Applications;


Thinning can reduce losses in carbon use efficiency and carbon stocks in managed forests under warmer climate

Collalti A., Trotta C., Keenan T.F., Ibrom A., Bond-Lamberty B., Grote R., Vicca S., Reyer C.P.O., Migliavacca M., Veroustraete F., Anav A., Campioli M.,  Scoccimarro E., Sigut L., Grieco E., Cescatti A., Matteucci G.

Journal of Advances in Modelling Earth System;


Top downloaded paper


Reproducing reproduction: how to simulate mast seeding in Forest models

Vacchiano G., ..., Collalti A., ..., Hacket-Pain A.

Do atmospheric CO2 concentration increase, climate and forest management affect iWUE of common beech? Evidences from carbon isotope analyses in tree rings

Rezaie N., D'Andrea E., Bräuning A., Matteucci G., Bombi P., Lauteri M.


The Role of Respiration in Estimation of Net Carbon Cycle: Coupling Soil Carbon Dynamics and Canopy Turnover in a Novel Version of 3D-CMCC Forest Ecosystem Model

Marconi S., Chiti T., Nolè A., Valentini R. and Collalti A.

Simulation, calibration and validation protocols for the model 3D-CMCC-CNR-FEM: a case study in the Bonis’ watershed (Calabria, Italy)

Collalti A., Biondo C., Buttafuoco G., Maesano M., Caloiero T., Lucà F., Pellicone G., Ricca N., Salvati R., Veltri A., Scarascia Mugnozza G., Matteucci G.

Likelihood of changes in forest species suitability, distribution, and diversity under future climate: The case of Southern Europe

Noce S., Collalti A., Santini M.

Ecology and Evolution;


Validation of 3D-CMCC Forest Ecosystem Model (v.5.1) against eddy covariance data for 10 European forest sites

Collalti A., Marconi S., Ibrom A., Trotta C., Anav A., D’Andrea E., Matteucci G., Montagnani L., Gielen B., Mammarella I., Grunwald T., Knohl A., Berninger F., Zhao Y., Valentini R., Santini M.

Geoscientific Model Development;

Hot Spot maps of forest presence in the Mediterranean Basin

Noce S., Collalti A., Valentini R., Santini M.


A process-based model to simulate growth in forests with complex structure: evaluation and use of 3D-CMCC Forest Ecosystem Model in a deciduous forest in Central Italy

Collalti A., Perugini L., Chiti T., Nolè A., Matteucci G., Valentini R.


Assessing temporal variation of primary and ecosystem production in two Mediterranean forests using a modified 3-PG model

Nolè A., Collalti A., Magnani F., Duce P., Ferrara A., Mancino G., Marras S., Sirca C., Spano D., Borghetti M.

Master thesis and PhD thesis

Modelling the effects of climate change on soil heterotrophic respiration in forest ecosystems. Empirical versus Mechanistic approach.

Biondo C., Papale D., Collalti A.


University of Tuscia Ph.D. Thesis; 2020

Climate change mitigation by forests: a case study on the role of management on carbon dynamics of a pine forest in South Italy

Pellicone G., Matteucci G., Scarascia Mugnozza G., Collalti A.


University of Tuscia Ph.D. Thesis; 2018

Assessing NEE and Carbon Dynamics among 5 European Forest types: Development and Validation of a new Phenology and Soil Carbon routines within the process oriented 3D-CMCC-Forest-Ecosystem Model

Marconi S., Chiti T., Valentini R., Collalti A.


University of Tuscia Master Thesis, 2014

Sviluppo di un modello dinamico ecologico-forestale per foreste a struttura complessa

Collalti A., Valentini R.


University of Tuscia PhD Thesis, 2011

Book chapters

The Role of Managed Forest Ecosystems: A Modeling Based Approach

in: The Greenhouse Gas Balance of Italy, An Insight on Managed and Natural Terrestrial Ecosystem

Nolè A., Collalti A., Borghetti M., Chiesi M., Chirici G., Magnani F., Marras S., Maselli F., Sirca C., Spano D., Valentini R.

R.Valentini, F. Miglietta, Environmental Science & Engineering, Springer, ISSN 1863-5520, 2015

The Role of Respiration in Estimation of Net Carbon Cycle: Coupling Soil Carbon Dynamics and Canopy Turnover in a Novel Version of 3D-CMCC Forest Ecosystem Model

in: Forest Soil Respiration under Climate Change

Marconi S., Chiti T., Nolè A., Valentini R., Collalti A.

Jandl R., Rodeghiero M, Forest MDPI, ISBN 978-3-03897-179-5, 2018

Adaptation and Mitigation

in: FAO and PlanBlue "State of Mediterranean Forests 2018"

Barbati A., Scarascia-Mugnozza G., Sezgin A., Blasi E., Calama R., Canaveira P., Cicatiello C., Collalti A., del Rio M., Ducci P., Perugini L.

Food and Agricolture Organization of the United Nations and Plan Bleu, ISBN 978-92-5-131047-2, 2018


Forest production efficiency increases with growth temperature

Collalti A., Ibrom A., Stockmarr A., Cescatti A., Alkama R., Fernández-Martínez M., Matteucci G., Sitch S., Friedlingstein P., Ciais P., Goll D.S., Nabel J.E.M.S., Pongratz J., Arneth A., Haverd V., Prentice I.C..

The PROFOUND database for evaluating vegetation models and simulating climate impacts on forests

Reyer C.P.O., Silveyra Gonzalez R., Dolos K., Hartig F., Hauf Y., Noack M., Lasch-Born P., Rötzer T., Pretzsch H., Meesenburg H., Fleck S., Wagner M., Bolte A., Sanders T., Kolari P., Mäkelä A., Vesala T., Mammarella I., Pumpanen J., Matteucci G., Collalti A., D’Andrea E., Trotta C., Foltýnová L., Krejza J., Ibrom A., Pilegaard K., Loustau D., Bonnefond J.-M., Berbigier P., Picart D., Lafont S., Dietze M., Cameron D., Vieno M., Tian H., Palacios A., Cicuendez V., Recuero L., Wieze K., Büchner M., Lange S., Volkholz J., Kim H., Weedon G.P., Sheffield J., Vega del Valle I., Suckow F., Horemans J., Martel S., Bohn F., Steinkamp J., Chikalanov A., Frieler K.

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