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Fitosociologia 44 (2) S1 2007

pag. 177-182: Gli habitat di direttiva nelle aree d’alta quota in Molise

C. Giancola, P. Di Marzio & A. Stanisci

Università degli Studi del Molise, C.da Fonte Lappone, 86090 Pesche (IS); e-mail:giancola@unimol.it

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Habitats Directive in highmountain areas of Molise. The main aims of Habitat Directive (92/43/EEC) are oriented to the conservation and the protection of the natural and seminatural enviroments. The application of management and planning instruments included in Habitat Directive ensure the conservation of these habitats, but to strenght these purposes, wide and deep knowledge about a site is necessary. The safeguarding, or the restoration of a site involve to know its structure and functional nature, ecological and environmental conditions, dynamic relations between its components.
In relation to the update phase of ministerial data form of Sites of Community Importance (SCI), monitoring and checking activities were conducted in base of a multidisciplinary approach turned to identify and to easily interpret the habitats. In relation to the check of Habitats of Molise region, this work offers a contribution to the knowledge about high mountain vegetation through vegetation and territory analysis.


GIS, high mountain vegetation, phytosociology.