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Alessandro Ossola

Alessandro Ossola

Research Coordinator Centre for Smart Green Cities, Macquarie University
Dr. Alessandro Ossola is an ecologist and environmental scientist. His overarching research interests focus in unravelling the functional links between habitat, biodiversity, humans and eco-hydrological processes at multiple spatial and temporal scales.

Alessandro is a former US National Academy of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine NRC Associate within the National Risk Management Research Laboratory of the US Environmental Protection Agency (US-EPA) in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Alessandro now serves as Research Coordinator of the Which Plant Where project at the Centre for Smart Green Cities at Macquarie University, Sydney. His work will provide critical insights on how urban plantings can fail, survive or thrive in different climatic and edaphic conditions across Australian cities.

Our cities need more trees, but some commonly planted ones won't survive climate change

Jul 26, 2019 08:45 am UTC| Nature

We need trees in our lives. This past summer, Adelaide experienced the hottest temperature ever recorded in an Australian state capital, hitting 46.6 degrees on January 24. Trees beautify otherwise grey cities and cool our...

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