Bruno Locatelli


Current Position (2020): Scientist with CIRAD, University of Montpellier, and CIFOR.

with CIRAD (French research institute specialized in development-oriented research for the tropics)
> Tropical forest ecosystem services and global change unit
> Montpellier, France.

currently seconded to CIFOR (Center for International Forestry Research), member of the CGIAR
> Bogor, Indonesia (2007-2013)
> Lima, Peru (2013-2020)

from 2002 to 2007, seconded to CATIE (Centro Agronómico Tropical de Investigación y Enseñanza)
> Turrialba, Costa Rica.

Scientific Interests: Social-Ecological Systems, Ecosystem Services, and Climate Change

  • Social-ecological systems. Resilience and transformation of social-ecological systems. Complex system modelling. Social-ecological network analysis for sustainability sciences. Power and equity in social-ecological systems.
  • Ecosystem services (ES). Assessing, mapping and modelling ES. Trade-offs between ES. Dynamics of ES. Co-production of ES. ES in climate change policies. Hydrological ES.
  • Adaptation to climate change. Role of ecosystems in the adaptation of society: Ecosystem-based adaptation, nature-based solutions, green infrastructure. Transformative adaptation. Linkages between climate change adaptation and mitigation. Vulnerability of ecosystems to climate change

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Bruno is a member of the following Themes, Networks or Projects

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Adaptation in Mountains

Mountains are highly vulnerable to climate change. They also provide numerous essential services. This theme explores how mountains and mountain communities can be made more resilient.
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Synergies between Adaptation and Mitigation

Exploring the co-benefits of adaptation and mitigation.
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Ecosystem-based Adaptation

Enhancing ecosystem services to support climate adaptation.
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Adaptation Decision Making

Sharing methods, tools and approaches for adaptation decision-making.
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