Long experience in the field of biological, chemical and physical oceanography of coastal and open sea environments, with particular interest in the effects of anthropogenic activities on the marine ecosystem. She collaborates with the National Data Center in the management, validation and dissemination of data from different observational systems and biogeochemical data in support of the Marine Strategy (MSFD).
She is responsible for promoting the dialogue between science-politics-society to identify and produce the information necessary for the implementation of European directives (MSFD, WFD, MSP, ICZM,…) and for the shared definition of the “Good Environmental Status”. She has contributed to over 20 research projects funded by regional, national and European programs, with the role of partner, coordinator for OGS and project coordinator (INTERREG ADRION HarmoNIA project, 2018-2020). Since 2012 she has collaborated with the long-term European initiative EMODnet, dealing with the definition of quality control procedures for data relating to eutrophication and marine pollution.
She contributes to the institutional training and dissemination activities in the context of the Advanced Master in Sustainable Blue Economy and the Copernicus Marine Service Summer School.