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Master Degree in Environmental Sciences from the University of Padova (Italy) and PhD in Biology with focus Palynology and Archaeobotany from the University of Innsbruck. Since 2006, participation in numerous international research projects in the Alpine region focusing on past vegetation reconstruction, human impact on the environment, and ice core chronology. Guest lecturer at the Ruhr Bochum University (Germany). Employed at the OeAI for 20 hours per week from 01.03. to 30.09.2021.
- Vegetation history
- Landscape archaeology
- Climate change
Journal Publication (4)
Seddon, Alistair; Festi, Daniela; Nieuwkerk, Mayke; Gya, Ragnhild; Hamre, Boerge et al. [..] (online: 2021) Pollen-chemistry variations along elevation gradients and their implications for a proxy for UV-B radiation in the plant-fossil record. Journal of Ecology, S. 1-12.
Luetscher, Marc; Moseley, Gina; Festi, Daniela; Hof, Florian; Edwards, Lawrence et al. [..] (online: 2021) A Last Interglacial speleothem record from the Sieben Hengste cave system (Switzerland): Implications for alpine paleovegetation. Quaternary Science Reviews, Bd. 262, S. 106974.
Knierzinger, Wolfgang; Festi, Daniela; Limbeck, Andreas; Horak, Felix; Brunnbauer, Lukas et al. [..] (online: 2021) Multi-proxy analyses of a minerotrophic fen to reconstruct prehistoric periods of human activity associated with salt mining in the Hallstatt region (Austria). Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports, Bd. 36, S. 102813.
Festi, Daniela; Brandner, Daniel; Grabner, Michael; Knierzinger, Wolfgang; Reschreiter, Hans et al. [..] (online: 2020) 3500 years of environmental sustainability in the large-scale alpine mining district of Hallstatt, Austria. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports, Bd. 35, S. 102670.