Biogeochemical modelling and statistical analysis of pelagic and coastal marine ecosystems. Development of biogeochemical models, data assimilation and sensitivity analysis. Analysis of carbon cycle and climate change impacts in the Mediterranean Sea. Responsible for the biogeochemical modelling component of the Mediterranean Copernicus Marine Service. Member of the pHD scientific board in Earth Sciences, Fluid Dynamics and Mathematics. Interactions and methods (University of Trieste).