Elena Cantarello

  • Senior Lecturer in Sustainability Science - Bournemouth University

Research interests

I am a senior lecturer in sustainability science with ten years experience in conducting research in forest landscapes. I have knowledge and experience in GIS and spatially explicit modelling tools (Landis-II), which I regularly employ in my research to explore vegetation dynamics and changes in ecosystem services in response to human impacts.

My particular interest is to contribute to solutions to environmental problems and to provide tools that inform environmental practice and policy implementation.

I have worked in local, regional and international projects, collaborating with several academic institutions, government bodies and commercial partners in the UK, Mexico, Argentina, Chile, Kyrgyzstan and Italy. I have also undertaken regular and extensive fieldwork campaigns, particularly in the New Forest National Park.

Since 2011 I have been involved in the development of the materials for the MSc in Green Economy and I am now the Programme Leader teaching units in carbon management and climate change, and green technologies and renewables.