Antonio Trabucco obtained a BSC/MSC in forestry and hydrology sciences from University of Padua (Italy). Since then, he grew a wide experience and research interest for natural resource management and sustainable development.
From 1997 till 2001 he was a post graduate researcher in remote sensing and eco-hydrological modeling at the Center of Space Technologies and Remote Sensing in UC Davis. Soonafter, he occupied the position of GIS lab manager at La Selva Biological Station (Costa Rica) with research applications on tropical biology, conservation ecology, natural resources monitoring and management. In 2004 he moved to the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) in Sri Lanka, where he focused his interest on GIS database development and global analyses of relations between hydrology, vegetation suitability and climate change.
He recently finalized a PhD in Landscape Ecology at the Catholic University of Leuven (Belgium) on the evaluation of land use activities for climate change mitigation.
He currently works as researcher at Euro-Mediterranean Center on Climate Change (CMCC) where he focuses his research on climate, vegetation and social interactions at Mediterranean and global scale.