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Dr. Francesco NERI


Institution: University of Florence
Role in the Action: MC substitute, WG 2                                                       

Phonenumer: + 39 3395606653



Research interests related to EuroCoppice

  • firewood
  • biomass
  • safety
  • logging impact
  • wood harvesting

Publications related to EuroCoppice

  • Spinelli R., Neri F., Marchi E., Brachetti M. N., Lombardini C., Magagnotti N., Picchi G. (2010) - Relating safety, productivity and company type for motor manual logging operations in the Italian Alps. Accident Analysis & Prevention Ms. Ref. No.: AAP-D-09-00452R1 ISSN: 0001-4575 doi:10.1016/j.aap.2010.06.011


  • Fabiano F., Magagnotti N., Neri F., Piegai F., Spinelli R. (2010) - Safety in mechanised forest operations: a Tuscan Project. FORMEC 2010 Forest Engineering: Meeting the Needs of the Society and the Environment July 11 – 14, 2010, Padova – Italy Proceedings ISBN 978 88 6129 569 8


  • Picchio R., Neri F., Petrini E., Verani S., Marchi E., Certini G. (2012) – Machinery induced soil compaction in thinning two conifer stands in central Italy. Forest Ecology and Management - 285 (2012) 38–43 ISSN: 0378-1127 -


  • Verani S., Sperandio G., Neri F., Marchi E. (2012) – Coppice harvesting in Italy: results from twelve experimental areas. FORMEC - 45th International Symposium on Forestry Mechanization, “Forest Engineering: Concern, Knowledge and Accountability in Today’s Environment” October 8 – 12, 2012 Dubrovnik (Cavtat) Croatia Poster Proceedings


  • Maesano M., Picchio R., Lo Monaco A., Neri F., Lassere B., Marchetti M. (2013) - Productivity and energy consumption in logging operation in a Cameroonian tropical forest. Ecological Engineering - 57 (2013) 149–153


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