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Selected Publications

Wood CL, Sokolow SH, Jones IJ, Chamberlin AJ, Lafferty KD, Kuris AM, Jocque M, Hopkins S, Adams G, Buck JC, Lund AJ, Garcia-Vedrenne AE, Fiorenza E, Rohr JR, Allan F, Webster B, Rabone M, Webster JP, Bandagny L, Ndione R, Senghor S, Schacht AM, Jouanard N, Riveau G, and De Leo GA . 2019. Precision mapping of snail habitat provides a powerful indicator of human schistosomiasis transmission, Proceedings of the National Academy of Science 116 (44) 22353-22358. PDF  

Sokolow SH, N Nova, K Pepin, AJ Peel, J Pulliam, KR Manlove, P Cross, D Becker, RK Plowright, H McCallum, and GA De Leo 2019. Ecological interventions to prevent and manage zoonotic pathogen spillover. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, 374: 20180342. PDF

Rohr JR, Barrett CB, Civitello DJ, Craft ME, Delius B, De Leo GA, Hudson PJ, Jouanard N, Nguyen KH, Ostfeld RS, Remais JV, Riveau G, Sokolow SH and D Tilman. 2019. Emerging Human Infectious Diseases and the Links to Global Food Production. Nature Sustainability, 2(6): 445-456. PDF

Lund, AJ, MM Sam, AB Sy, OW Sow, S Ali, SH Sokolow, SB Merrell, J Bruce, N Jouanard, S Senghor, G Riveau, D Lopez-Carr, and GA De Leo 2019. Unavoidable Risks: Local Perspectives on Water Contact Behavior and Implications for Schistosomiasis Control in an Agricultural Region of Northern Senegal. Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg., 00(0), 2019, pp. 1–11. PDF

Hoover CM, Sokolow SH, Kemp J, Sanchirico JN, Lund AJ, Jones IJ, Higginson T, Riveau G, Savaya A, Coyle S, Wood CL, Micheli F, Casagrandi R, Mari L, Gatto M, Rinaldo A, Perez-Saez J, Rohr JR, Sagi A, Remais JV, De Leo GA. 2019.  Modelled effects of prawn aquaculture on poverty alleviation and schistosomiasis control, Nature Sustainability. 2(7):611-620. PDF

Burnett, MW, White, T, McCauley, DJ, De Leo, GA, Micheli F 2019. Quantifying coconut palm extent on Pacific islands using spectral and textural analysis of very high resolution imagery. International Journal of Remote Sensing 40(19):7329-7355,  Special Issue: SI, DOI: 10.1080/01431161.2019.1594440

Correia MJ, Costa JL, Antunes, C, De Leo G, Domingos I. 2018. The decline in recruitment of the European eel: new insights from a 40-year-long time-series in the Minho estuary (Portugal). ICES Journal of Marine Science. 75(6):1975-1983, DOI: 10.1093/icesjms/fsy073 

Aalto EA, Micheli F, Boch CA, Espinoza Montes JA, Woodson CB and GA De Leo 2019. Catastrophic mortality, Allee effects, and marine protected areas. The American Naturalist. PDF

Arostegui MC, Wood CL, Jones IJ, Chamberlin A, Jouanard N, Faye DS, Kuris AM, Riveau G, De Leo GA, and Sokolow SH. 2019. Potential biological control of schistosomiasis by fishes in the lower Senegal River basin. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. PDF

Arakala A., C. Hoover, J Marshall, SH Sokolow, G de Leo, J Rohr,  J, Remais and M Gambhir 2018. Estimating the elimination feasibility in the 'end game' of control efforts for parasites subjected to regular mass drug administration: methods and their application to schistosomiasis. 2018. PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases

Jones et al. "Ecological control of schistosomiasis in Sub-Saharan Africa: restoration of predator-prey dynamics to reduce transmission". Book chapter in "Ecology and Evolution for the Control of Infectious Diseases in Low-Income Countries: Broadening the Scope for Public Health Management". Accepted for publication May 2018

Neal Halstead, Christopher Hoover, Arathi Arakala, David J Civitello, Giulio De Leo, Manoj Gambhir, Steven A Johnson, Kristin A Loerns, Taegan A McMahon, Karena Nguyen, Thomas R Raffel, Justin V Remais, Susanne H Sokolow, Jason R Rohr. 2017 Agrochemical pollution increases risk of human exposure to schistosome parasites. Nature Communications. doi:

Sokolow SH, Chelsea L. Wood, Isabel J. Jones, Kevin D. Lafferty, Armand M. Kuris, Michael H. Hsieh, Giulio A. De Leo. 2017 To Reduce the Global Burden of Human Schistosomiasis, Use ‘Old Fashioned’ Snail Control. Trends in Parasitology, 34(1):23–40. DOI:

Mari L., Ciddio M; Casagrandi R; Perez-Saez J; Bertuzzo E; Rinaldo A; Sokolow SH; De Leo GA and M Gatto 2017. Heterogeneity in schistosomiasis transmission dynamics. Journal of Theoretical Biology. 432: 87–99

Ngonghala Calistus N, Giulio A. De Leo, Mercedes M. Pascual, Donald C. Keenan, Andrew N. Dobson and Matthew H. Bonds 2017. General ecological models for human subsistence, health and poverty. Nature Ecology and Evolution, doi:10.1038/s41559-017-0221-8.

Susanne Sokolow, Isabel Jones, Merlijn Jocque, Diana La,Olivia Cords, Anika Knight, Andrea Lund, Chelsea Wood, Kevin Lafferty, Christopher Hoover, Phillip Collender, Justin Remais, David Lopez-Carr, Jonathan Fisk, Armand Kuris and Giulio De Leo 2018. More river prawns = less snail fever? Environmental Science Journal for Teens. Science Journal for Kids

Timothy D. White, Aaron B. Carlisle, David A. Kroodsma, Barbara A. Blocka, Renato Casagrandi, Giulio A. De Leo, Marino Gatto, Fiorenza Micheli, Douglas J. McCauley, Assessing the effectiveness of a large marine protected area for reef shark conservation, Biological Conservation, January 31 2017

Lorenzo Mari, Manuela Ciddio, Renato Casagrandi, Javier Perez-Saez, Enrico Bertuzzo, Andrea Rinaldo, Susanne H. Sokolow, Giulio A. De Leo, Marino Gatto, 2017. Heterogeneity in schistosomiasis transmission dynamics. Science Direct on line

Garchitorena A, Sokolow SH, Roche B, Ngonghala CN, Jocque M, Lund A, Barry M, Mordecai EA, Daily GC, Jones JH, Andrews JR, Bendavid E, Luby SP, LaBeaud AD, Seetah K, Guégan JF, Bonds MH, De Leo GA, 2017. Disease ecology, health and the environment: a framework to account for ecological and socio-economic drivers in the control of neglected tropical diseases. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. Jun 5;372(1722). pii: 20160128. doi: 10.1098/rstb.2016.0128. on line

Sokolow SH, Jones IJ, Jocque M, La D3 Cords O, Knight A, Lund A, Wood CL, Lafferty KD, Hoover CM, Collender PA, Remais JV, Lopez-Carr D, Fisk J, Kuris AM, De Leo GA, 2017. Nearly 400 million people are at higher risk of schistosomiasis because dams block the migration of snail-eating river prawns. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci Jun 5;372(1722). pii: 20160127. doi: 10.1098/rstb.2016.0127. on line

Lorenzo Mari, Marino Gatto, Manuela Ciddio, Elhadji D. Dia, Susanne H. Sokolow, Giulio A. De Leo & Renato Casagrandi, 2017. Big-data-driven modeling unveils country-wide drivers of endemic schistosomiasis, Nature 2017 doi:10.1038/s41598-017-00493-1M

Jennifer K. O’leary, Fiorenza Micheli, Laura Airoldi, Charles Boch, Giulio De Leo, Robin Elahi, Francesco Ferretti, Nicholas A. J. Graham, Steven Y. Litvin, Natalie H. Low, Sarah Lummis, Kerry J. Nickols, and Joanne Wong, The Resilience of Marine Ecosystems to Climatic Disturbances, BioScience, March 2017, online

Gianluigi Rossi, Giulio A. De Leo, Stefano Pongolini, Silvano Natalini, Luca Zarenghi, Matteo Ricchi, Luca Bolzoni, 2017. The Potential Role of Direct and Indirect Contacts on Infection Spread in Dairy Farm Networks. PLOS: Computational Biology

Robin Elahi, Kenneth P. Sebens, Giulio A. De Leo, 2016. Ocean warming and the demography of declines in coral body size. Marine Ecology Progress Series Vol. 560: 147–158, 2016 doi: 10.3354/meps11931

Manuela Ciddio, Lorenzo Mari, Susanne H. Sokolow, Giulio A. De Leo, Renato Casagrandi, Marino Gatto 2016 The spatial spread of schistosomiasis: a multidimensional network model applied to Saint-Louis region, Senegal Advances in Water Resources Science Direct

Susanne H. Sokolow, Chelsea L. Wood, Isabel J. Jones, Scott J. Swartz, Melina Lopez, Michael H. Hsieh, Kevin D. Lafferty, Armand M. Kuris, Chloe Rickards, Giulio A. De Leo 2016 Global Assessment of Schistosomiasis Control Over the Past Century Shows Targeting the Snail Intermediate Host Works Best. PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases PDF

De Leo GA., Dobson AP and G. Gatto 2016 . Body size and meta-community structure: the allometric scaling of parasitic worm communities in their mammalian hosts. Journal of Parasitology.

Swartz SJ1 , De Leo GA, Wood CL and Sokolow SH 2015 Infection with schistosome parasites in snails leads to increased predation by prawns: implications for human schistosomiasis control. Accepted for publication on Journal of Experimental Biology (2015) 00, 1-6 doi:10.1242/jeb.129221

De Leo and Micheli 2015 The good, the bad and the ugly of Marine Reserves for fishery yields. Special issue "Measuring the difference made by conservation initiatives". In press on Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B. 370:20140276. PDF

Perez-Saez J, Mari L, Bertuzzo E, Casagrandi R, Sokolow SH, De Leo GA, et al. 2015. A Theoretical Analysis of the Geography of Schistosomiasis in Burkina Faso Highlights the Roles of Human Mobility and Water Resources Development in Disease Transmission. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 9(10): e0004127. doi:10.1371/journal. pntd.0004127 PDF

Sokolow SH, Huttinger E, Jouanard N, Hsieh MH, Lafferty KD, Kuris AM, Riveau G, Senghor S, Thiam C, N’Diaye A, Faye DS, De Leo GA. 2015. Reduced transmission of human schistosomiasis after restoration of a native river prawn that preys on the snail intermediate host. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science. Volume 112, Number 31, Pages 9650-9655 PDF

Micheli, F., G. De Leo, F. Ferretti, A.M. Hines, K. Honey, K. Kroeker, R. G. Martone, D. McCauley, J. O’Leary, D. Rosim, S. Sokolow, A. Stock, C. Wood. 2015. Ocean Health. Invited chapter in “Handbook of Ocean Resources and Management”, edited by T. Agardy, H. Smith, and J. L. Suarez de Vivero. Earthscan, UK.

Lafferty KD, De Leo GA, Briggs CJ, Dobson AP, Gross T, Kuris AM. 2015. A general consumer-resource population model. Science. Volume 349, Issue 6250, Pages 854-857. PDF

Robin Elahi, Mary I. O’Connor, Jarrett E.K. Byrnes, Jillian Dunic, Britas Klemens Eriksson, Marc J.S. Hensel, Patrick J. Kearns. Recent Trends in Local-Scale Marine Biodiversity Reflect Community Structure and Human Impacts. Current Biology. Volume 25, Issue 14, 20 July 2015, Pages 1938–1943. PDF

Ferretti F, Jorgensen S, Chapple TK, De Leo G and Micheli F, 2015. Reconciling predator conservation with public safety. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. doi:10.1890/150109 PDF

Aalto E, Capoccioni F., Terradez Mas J, Schiavina M, Leone C., De Leo GA, E. Ciccotti 2015. Sixty years of declining European eel (Anguilla anguilla L., 1758) fishery yields in Mediterranean coastal lagoons. ICES Journal of Marine Science. doi: 10.1093/icesjms/fsv084 PDF

Rossetto M, Micheli F, Saenz-Arroyo A, Espinoza Montes JA, De Leo GA. 2015 No-take marine reserves can enhance population persistence and support the fishery of abalone. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Science. Volume 72, Pages 1-15. PDF

Bevacqua D, Melià P, Gatto M, De Leo GA. 2015. A global viability assessment of the European eel. Global Change Biology. doi: 10.1111/gcb.12972 PDF

Rossi G, De Leo GA, Pongolini S, Natalini S, Vincenzi S, Bolzoni L. 2015. Epidemiological modelling for the assessment of bovine tuberculosis surveillance in the dairy farm network in Emilia-Romagna (Italy). EPIDEMICS. Volume 11, Pages 62-70. doi: 10.1016/j.epidem.2015.02.007. PDF

Claydon JAB, Calosso MC, De Leo GA, Peachey RBJ. 2015. Spatial and demographic consequences of nursery-dependence in reef fishes: an empirical and simulation study. Marine Ecology Progress Series. Volume 525, Pages 171-183. PDF

Schiavina M, Bevacqua D, Melià P, Crivellid AJ, Gatto M, De Leo GA. 2014. Eel Management Software, a user-friendly tool for the management of European eel fishery and conservation. Environmental Modelling & Software. Volume 64, Pages 9-17. PDF

Bolzoni L, Tessoni V, Groppi M, De Leo GA. 2014. React or wait: which optimal culling strategy to control infectious diseases in wildlife. Journal of Mathematical Biology. Volume 69, Issue 4, Pages 1001-1025. PDF

Micheli F, De Leo G, Butner C, Martone RG, Shester S. 2014. A risk-based framework for assessing the cumulative impact of multiple fisheries. Biological Conservation. Volume 176, Pages 224–235. PDF

Wood CL, Lafferty KD, De Leo GA, Young HS, Hudson PJ, Kuris AM. 2014. Does biodiversity protect humans against infectious disease? Ecology. Volume 95, Pages 817-832. PDF

Micheli F, De Leo G, Shester GG, Martone RG, Lluch-Cota SE, Butner C, Crowder LB, Fujita R, Gelcich S, Jain M, Lester SE, McCay B, Pelc R, and Sáenz-Arroyo A. 2014. A system-wide approach to supporting improvements in seafood production practices and outcomes. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. Volume 12, Issue 5, Page 297-305. PDF

Vincenzi S, De Leo GA, Munari C, Mistri M. 2014. Rapid estimation of potential yield for data-poor Tapes philippinarum fisheries in North Adriatic coastal lagoons, Hydrobiologia, Volume 724, Pages 267-277. PDF

Bolzoni L, Tessoni V, Groppi M, De Leo GA. 2014. React or wait: optimal culling strategy to control infectious diseases in wildlife. J Math Biol. Volume 69, Pages 1001–1025. PDF

Michael Hsieh, Giulio De Leo, Susanne Sokolow, New Solutions for Global Control of Parasitic Infections: The Case of Schistosomiasis, Ecosystem Services and Conservation, November 21, 2013

Pujolar JM, Schiavina M, Di Franco A, Melià P, Guidetti P, Gatto M, De Leo G, Zane L. 2013. Understanding the effectiveness of marine protected areas using genetic connectivity patterns and Lagrangian simulations. Diversity and Distributions. Volume 19, Issue 12, Pages 1531-1542. PDF

Cordioli M, Ranzi A, De Leo G, Lauriola P. 2013. A review of exposure assessment methods in epidemiological studies on incinerators. Journal of Environmental and Public Health. June 12, 2013 PDF

Rossetto M, De Leo G, Greenley A, Vazquez L, Sáenz-Arroyo A, Espinoza Montes JA, Micheli F. 2013. Reproductive Potential Can Predict Recruitment Rates in Abalone. Journal of Shellfish Research. Volume 32, Pages 161-169. PDF

Bolzoni L, De Leo G. 2013. Unexpected consequences of culling on the eradication of wildlife diseases: the role of virulence evolution. American Naturalist. Volume 181, Pages 301-313. PDF

Cordioli M, Vincenzi S, De Leo G. 2013. Effects of heat recovery for district heating on waste incineration health impact: A simulation study in Northern Italy. Science of The Total Environment. Volume 444, Pages 369-380. PDF

De Leo GA and Wood CL. 2012. Disease dynamics. In: Encyclopedia of Theoretical Ecology (A Hastings and L Gross, eds). Berkeley, CA: University of California Press. pp. 179-87

Quadroni S, Galassi S, Capoccioni F, Ciccotti E, Grandi G, De Leo G, Bettinetti R. 2012. Contamination, parasitism and condition of Anguilla anguilla in three Italian stocks. Ecotoxicology. Volume 22, Pages 94-108. PDF

Vincenzi S, Bellingeri M, De Leo, GA. 2012. Consequences of extreme events on population persistence and evolution of a quantitative trait. Ecological Informatics. Volume 8, Pages 20-28. PDF

Rossetto M, G.A. De Leo, D. Bevacqua and F. Micheli. 2011. Allometric scaling of mortality rates with body mass in abalones. Oecologia, DOI 10.1007/s00442-011-2163-1 PDF

Vincenzi S, Crivelli AJ, Jesensek D, De Leo GA, 2011. Translocation of stream-dwelling salmonids in headwaters: insights from a  15-year reintroduction experience. Fish and Fisheries. DOI 10.1007/s11160-011-9235-5 PDF

De Leo Giulio A. & L. Bolzoni 2011. Getting a free ride on poultry farms:  How highly pathogenic avian influenza may persist in spite of its virulence. Theoretical Ecology. In press, already available on line. PDF

Pujolar, J.M,  Vincenzi S, Crivelli AJ, Jesensek D, De Leo GA, 2011. The effect of recurrent floods on genetic composition of marble trout populations. PlosOne. 6(9):e23822   DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0023822 PDF

Bevacqua D., M. Andrello, P. Melià, S. Vincenzi, G. A. De Leo, A.J. Crivelli. 2011 Density-dependent and inter-specific interactions affecting European eel settlement in freshwater habitats. Hydrobiologia 671(1):259-265. doi. 10.1007/s10750-011-0725-1. PDF

Vincenzi S, Zucchetta M, Franzoi P, Pellizzato M, De Leo GA. Torricelli P, 2011. Application of a Random Forest algorithm to predict spatial distribution of the potential yield of Ruditapes philippinarum in the Venice lagoon, Italy. Ecological Modelling, 222(8):1471-1478

Pujolar, J.M., Bevacqua, D., Andrello, M., Capoccioni, F., Ciccotti, E., De Leo, G.A., Zane, L. 2011. No apparent genetic bottleneck in the demographically declining European eel using molecular genetics and forward-time simulations", Conservation Genetics 12(3):813-825. PDF

Vincenzi S, Crivelli AJ, Jesensek D, G Rossi, Giulio A. De Leo 2011. Innocent until proven guilty? Stable coexistence of alien rainbow trout and native marble trout in a Slovenian stream. Naturwissenschaften 98(1):57-66. PDF

Andrello M., Bevacqua D., Maes G.E. and Giulio A. De Leo 2011 Unraveling the origin of genetic structure in the endangered European eel (Anguilla anguilla L.) using a hybrid genetic-demographic model. Evolutionary Applications 4(4):517–533.

Pujolar, J.M., Bevacqua, D., Andrello, M., Capoccioni, F., Ciccotti, E., De Leo, G.A., Zane, L. 2011. Genetic patchiness in European eel adults evidenced by molecular genetics and population dynamics modelling. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 58:198-206. doi: 10.1016/j.ympev.2010.11.019 PDF

Bevacqua D. Melià P, Giulio A. De Leo & M Gatto 2011. Intra-specific scaling of natural mortality in fish: the paradigmatic case of the European eel. Oecologia. 165(2):333-339, DOI 10.1007/s00442-010-1727-9. PDF

Bettinetti R, Galassi S, Quadroni S, Volta P, Capoccioni F, Ciccotti E. & Giulio A. De Leo 2011. Use of Anguilla anguilla for Biomonitoring Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) in Brackish and Riverine Waters in Central and Southern Italy. Water Air Soil Pollution, 217(1-4):321-331, DOI 10.1007/s11270-010-0590-y. PDF

Bevacqua D., Melià P., Follesa M.C., De Leo G.A., Gatto M. and A. Cau 2010 Body growth and mortality of the spiny lobster Palinurus elephas within and outside a small marine protected area. Fisheries Research, 106:543-549, doi: 10.1016/j.fishres.2010.10.008 PDF

Vincenzi S, Crivelli AJ, Jesensek D, De Leo GA, 2010. Detection of density-dependent growth at two spatial scales in marble trout ( Salmo marmoratus) populations. Ecology of Freshwater Fish. 19(3):338–347. DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-0633.2010.00416.x PDF

Vincenzi S, Crivelli AJ, Jesensek D, De Leo GA, 2010. Individual growth and its implications for the recruitment dynamics of stream-dwelling marble trout ( Salmo marmoratus). Ecology of Freshwater Fish. Volume 19(3): 477–486.  DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-0633.2010.00441.x. PDF

Costello C.  A. Rassweiler, D. Siegel, G.De Leo, F. Micheli and  A. Rosenberg 2010. The value of spatial information in MPA network design. PNAS. 107: 18294-18299, doi: 10.1073/pnas.0908057107 PDF

Vincenzi S., A. J. Crivelli, D. Jesensek, G.A. De Leo, 2010. The management of small, isolated salmonid populations: do we have to fix it if it ain ’t broken? Animal Conservation, 13(1):21–23. DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-1795.2009.00292.x PDF

Pujolar J. M., D. Bevacqua, F. Capoccioni, E. Ciccotti, G. A. De Leo and L. Zane 2009. Genetic variability is unrelated to growth and parasite infestation in natural populations of the European eel ( Anguilla anguilla). Molecular Ecology, 18:4604–4616 (10.1111/j.1365-294X.2009.04390.x). PDF

Bevacqua D., G. A. De Leo, M. Gatto and P. Melià 2009. Size selectivity of fyke nets for European eel ( Anguilla anguilla L.). Journal of Fish Biology 74:2178–2186. (IF 2007 1.40 ranking B: 15/40 in Fisheries) PDF

Pujolar J, De Leo G, Zane L. 2009. Genetic Composition of Atlantic and Mediterranean populations of European Eel ( Anguilla anguilla) based on EST-linked Microsatellite Loci. Journal of Fish Biology, 74:2034–2046. (IF 2007 1.40 ranking B: 15/40 in Fisheries) PDF

S.Vincenzi, A. J. Crivelli, D. Jesensek, G.A. De Leo, 2008. Total population density during the first year of life as a major determinant of lifetime body-length trajectory in marble trout. Ecology of Freshwater Fish. 17: 515–519 DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-0633.2008.00309.x (IF 1.206 RANKING 18/40  in FISHERIES) PDF

Bolzoni L, Gatto M, Dobson AP and GA De Leo 2008. Allometric scaling and seasonality in the epidemics of wildlife diseases. American Naturalist, 172(6): 818-828. DOI: 10.1086/593000  (IF  4.543, ranking A: 9/116 in Ecology) PDF

Lafferty K.D...., G. De Leo et al. 2008. Parasites in food webs: the ultimate missing links. Ecology Letters 11:533-546. (IF 8.2, ranking A: 4/116) PDF

Vincenzi S., A. J. Crivelli, D. Jesensek, J.F. Rubin, G.A. De Leo 2008. The role of density-dependent individual growth in the persistence of freshwater salmonid populations. Oecologia, 156:523-534 (IF 2.973 ranking A: 28/116 in Ecology) PDF

Bolzoni L, Gatto M, Dobson AP and GA De Leo 2008. Body-size scaling in an SEI model of wildlife diseases. Theoretical Population Biology. 73:374-382 (IF  1.950, ranking B: 48/116 in Ecology). PDF

Vincenzi  S, A. J. Crivelli, D. Jesensek, J.F. Rubin, G.A. De Leo, 2008. Potential factors controlling the population viability of newly introduced endangered marble trout populations. Biological Conservation. 141: 198-210. (IF 3.296 ranking A: 21/116  in Ecology) PDF

Bevacqua D., P. Melià, A. J. Crivelli, M. Gatto and G. A. De Leo 2007. Multi-objective assessment of conservation measures for the European eel ( Anguilla anguilla): an application to the Camargue lagoons. ICES Journal of Marine Science. 64: 1483-1490. (IF 2007 1.93 ranking A:  6/40 in Fisheries) PDF

Vincenzi S, G. Caramori, R. Rossi, G. A. De Leo 2007. A comparative analysis of three habitat suitability models for commercial yield estimation of Tapes philippinarum in a North Adriatic coastal lagoon (Sacca di Goro, Italy). Marine Pollution Bulletin, 55(10):579-590 (IF 2.334 ranking A: 13/86  in Marine & Freshwater Biology). PDF

Bolzoni L, Real L, De Leo G. 2007. Transmission heterogeneity and control strategies for infectious disease emergence. PLoS ONE 2(8): e747 (IF 5.68) PDF

Bolzoni L, De Leo G. 2007. A cost analysis of alternative culling strategies for the eradication of classical swine fever in wildlife. Environment and Development Economics 12(5): 1-20 (IF  0.595, ranking C: 40/52 in Environmental Studies). PDF

Vincenzi S, Crivellì AJ, Jenseken D, Rubin JF e GA De Leo 2007. Early survival of marble trout Salmo marmoratus: evidence for density dependence? Ecology of Freshwater Fish, 16: 116-123 (IF 1.206 ranking B: 18/40 in Fisheries). PDF

Vincenzi S, Crivellì AJ, Jenseken D, Rubin JF e GA De Leo. 2007 Density-dependent individual growth of marble trout ( Salmo marmoratus) in the Soca and Idrica river basins, Slovenia. Hydrobiologia 583:57-68 (IF 1.201 ranking B: 41/86 in Marine & Freshwater Biology). PDF

Vincenzi S, G. Caramori, R. Rossi e G.A. De Leo 2006 Estimating clam yield potential in the Sacca di Goro lagoon (Italy) by using a two-part conditional model. Aquaculture 261: 1281-1291 (IF 1.735 ranking A: 7/40  in Fisheries). PDF

Bevacqua D., P. Melià, A. J. Crivelli, G. A. De Leo and M. Gatto 2006. Timing and rate of sexual maturation of European eel in brackish and freshwater environments Journal of Fish Biology 69:200-208 (IF 2007 1.40 ranking B: 15/40 in Fisheries) PDF

Carletti A. De Leo G. e I. Ferrari 2006. A Preliminary Coastal Wetland Assessment Procedure: Designing and Testing an Environmental Sustainability Index  for Mediterranean Lagoons. Chemistry & Ecology 22:S15 - S35(IF2007 0.475, ranking C 103/116 in Ecology). PDF

Melià P., D. Bevacqua, A. J. Crivelli, J. Panfili, G. A. De Leo & M. Gatto 2006. Sex differentiation of the European eel in brackish and freshwater environments: a comparative analysis. Journal of Fish Biology 69, 1228­1235 (IF 2007 1.40 ranking B: 15/40 in Fisheries). PDF

Hilborn, R. Micheli F. and De Leo G. 2006 Integrating marine protected areas with catch regulation. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Science, 63:642-649 (IF2007 2.058, ranking A: 4/39 in Fisheries). PDF

Melià P., D. Bevacqua, A. J. Crivelli, De Leo G., J. Panfili, and M. Gatto 2006. Age and growth of the European eel Anguilla anguilla in the Camargue lagoons. Journal of Fish Biology, 68:876-890 (ISSN: 0022-1112) (IF 2007 1.40 ranking B: 15/40 in Fisheries). PDF

Vincenzi S., G. Caramori, R. Rossi e G.A. De Leo 2006. A GIS-based Habitat Suitability model for commercial yield estimation of Tapes philippinarum in a Mediterranean coastal lagoon (Sacca di Goro, Italy). Ecological Modelling, 193:90-104. (IF 2,077, ranking B:  46/116 in Ecology) PDF

Carletti A., De Leo G.A.,  Ferrari I., 2004. A critical review of representative wetland rapid assessment methods in North America. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 14: S103–S113. (IF 1.240, ranking 39/86 in Marine and Freshwater biology) PDF

Melià P, De Leo GA, Gatto M. 2004. Density and temperature-dependence of vital rates in the Manila clam Tapes philippinarum: a stochastic demographic model. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 272:153-164 (IF2007 2.546, ranking 8/86 in Marine and Freshwater biology) PDF

De Leo G.A., Guberti V. 2003. Effetti dell ’abbattimento Controllato sulla Evoluzione della Virulenza: il caso della Peste Suina Classica. Journal of Mountain Ecology, 7 (Suppl.): 107- 118

Cellina F., G.A. De Leo, A. Rizzoli, P. Viaroli, M. Bartoli. 2003 Ecological modelling as a tool to support macroalgal bloom management: a case study (Sacca di Goro, Po river delta). Oceanologica Acta, 26:139-147

De Leo G.A., M.Gatto, A.Caizzi, F.Cellina 2002. The ecological and economic consequences of Global climate change Recent Research development in Biotechnology and Bioengineering, Special issue: Biotechnology and Bioengineering of CO2 fixation, 163-183. PDF

De Leo G. A., Bartoli M., Naldi M., Viaroli P. 2002.A first generation stochastic bioeconomic analysis of algal bloom control in a coastal lagoon (Sacca of Goro, Po river Delta). Marine Ecology, 23(supplement):92-100. PDF

Gatto, M., A. Caizzi, L. Rizzi, and G. A. De Leo. 2002. The Kyoto Protocol is cost-effective. Conservation Ecology 6(1): r11. [online] URL: PDF

De Leo G.A., Rizzi L., Caizzi A e Gatto, M. 2001. The economic benefit of Kyoto Protocol. Nature, 413:478-479.

De Leo G.A. e Gatto, M. 2001. Pricing Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services. Response from Gatto and De Leo to Pimentel comments. Bioscience, 51 (4): 271-272

De Leo G.A. e Gatto, M. 2001. A stochastic bioeconomic analysis of silver eel fisheries. Ecological Applications, 11(1): 281-294

Gatto M. and De Leo, 2000. Pricing biodiversity and ecosystem services: the never ending story. Bioscience, 50:347-355. PDF

Ranci Ortigosa, G., G.A. De Leo, M. Gatto. 2000. VVF: integrating modelling and GIS in a software tool for habitat suitability assessment. Environmental Modeling & Software, 15: 1-12. PDF

Paris G., G.A. De Leo, P. Menozzi, M.Gatto, 1998. Region-based citation bias in science. Nature. 396:210.

De Leo G.A., G. Paris, P. Menozzi, M. Gatto, 1998. Spotlight Needed on Italian Policy. Nature, 391:12.

De Leo G.A., M.Gatto, 1998. “Interspecific competition among macroparasites in a density-dependent host population”. Journal of Mathematical Biology, 37:467-490.

Lampo M., G.A. De Leo, 1998. “The invasion ecology of the toad Bufo marinus: from South America to Australia”, Ecological Applications, 8(2):388-396. PDF

Peterson G., G.A. De Leo, J.J. Hellmann, M.A. Janssen, A. Kinzig, J.R.Malcolm, K.L. O'Brien, S.E. Pope, D.S. Rothman, E. Shevliakova, and R.R.T.Tinch, 1997. Uncertainty, Climate Change, and Adaptive Management Conservation Ecology, Volume 1(2):Forum.

Peterson G., S. Pope, G.A. De Leo, M. Janssen, J. Malcolm, J. Parody, G. Hood, and M. North, 1997. “Ecology, Ethics, and Advocacy”. Conservation Ecology, Volume 1(1):Forum. PDF

De Leo G.A., Simon Levin, 1997. “The Multifaceted Aspects of Ecosystem Integrity.” Conservation Ecology, Volume 1(1):3. PDF

De Leo G.A., M. Gatto, 1996. “Modelling and Managing European Eels of the Valli di Comacchio Lagoons”,  Italian Journal of Applied Statistics – Statistica applicata, 8(1):229-239.

De Leo G.A., M. Gatto, 1996. "Trends in vital rates of the European eel: evidence for density dependence?”, Ecological Applications, 6(4):1281-1294. PDF

De Leo G.A., A.P.Dobson, 1996. “Allometry and Simple Epidemic Models for Microparasites”, Nature, 379:720-722. PDF

De Leo G.A., M. Gatto, 1995. "A Size and Age Structured Model of  the European Eel (Anguilla anguilla L.)", Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 52: 1351-1367. PDF

De Leo G.A., L. Del Furia, G. Guariso, 1994. "Management of Subsurface Water bodies: a Computer Aided Approach to Model Choice and Implementation ", Journal of Environmental Management, 42:137-159.

De Leo G.A., I. Ferrari, 1993. "Disturbance and Diversity in a River Zooplankton Community: A Neutral Model Analysis", Coenoses:The interdisciplinary journal reporting progress in community and population studies, 8:121-129.

De Leo G.A., L.Del Furia, M.Gatto, 1993. “The Interaction Between Soil Acidity and Forest Dynamics: A Simple Model Exhibiting Catastrophic Behavior”, Theoretical Population Biology, 43:31-51.