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Dr Alessandra Catena - Dr. Giorgio Catena PAPERS

1) G. Catena, M. Catalano, L. Palla, THERMAL INFRARED DETECTION OF CAVITIES IN TREES, European Journal of Forest Pathology, 20, 201-210, 1990

2) G. Catena, A NEW APPLICATION OF THERMOGRAPHY, Atti della Fondazione Giorgio Ronchi, 6, 947-952, 1990

3) G. Catena, UNE APPLICATION DE LA THERMOGRAPHIE EN PHYTOPATHOLOGIE, Phytoma, La défense des arbres, 439, 46-8, 1992

4) G. Catena, A NEW UTILIZATION OF THERMAL INFRARED RADIATION IN STUDYING VEGETATION, in Proceedings of the Conference "Advanced infrared technology and applications", Firenze, 13 - 14 April 1992

5) G. Catena, TREE EXAMINATION VIA THERMOGRAPHY, IN Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Thermal Engineering and Thermogrammetry (THERMO), 14-16 June 1995, Budapest, Hungary

6) A. Catena, UTILIZATION OF AN IR CAMERA TO DETECT HIDDEN DAMAGES IN TREES, Poster prepared for the Annual Conference of the Arboricultural Association, 10-13 September 2001, Lancaster, UK

7) A. Catena and G. Catena, USE OF A HAND-HELD THERMAL IMAGER TO DETECT CAVITIES AND ROTTEN TISSUE IN TREES, in Proceedings of the 1st Annual Meeting of the Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry Society, 12-14 September 2001, London, UK

8) A. Catena, THE USE OF AN INFRARED CAMERA IN THE EVALUATION OF TREE HAZARD, 6th International Workshop on Advanced Infrared Technology and Applications, 17-19 September 2001, Certosa di Pontignano, Siena, Italy

9) A. Catena, A THERMOGRAPH TO SPOT TREE HAZARD, Atti della Fondazione Giorgio Ronchi, anno LVII, 3, 381-386, 2002

10) A. Catena, THERMAL DETECTION OF CAVITIES IN TREES: AN UPDATE, Atti della Fondazione Giorgio Ronchi, anno LVII, 5, 534-546, 2002

11) A. Catena, THERMOGRAPHY SHOWS DAMAGED TISSUE AND CAVITIES PRESENT IN TREES, in Proceedings of the 11th International Symposium on Nondestructive Characterization of Materials, R. E. Green, Jr., B. Boro Djordjevic e M. P. Hentschel (Eds), 24-28 June 2002, Berlin, Germany

12) A. Catena, G. Catena, D. Lugaresi e R. Gasperoni, LA TERMOGRAFIA RIVELA LA PRESENZA DI DANNI ANCHE NELL'APPARATO RADICALE DEGLI ALBERI, Agricoltura Ricerca, 189, 81-100, 2002 - Thermal Imaging Points out the Presence of Decay/Cavity also in Tree Root System (English Version Attached)

13) A. Catena, THERMOGRAPHY POINTS OUT HIDDEN TREE DECAY, Arboricultural Journal, Vol. 27, 27-42, 2003

14) A. Catena and G. Catena, THERMOGRAPHY: A TRULY NON INVASIVE METHOD TO DETECT CAVITIES AND ROT IN TREES AT A DISTANCE AND FROM THE GROUND, Poster presented at the 2nd International Symposium on Plant Health in Urban Horticulture, 27-29 August 2003, Berlin, Germany

15) G. Catena, THERMAL IMAGING FOR TREE ASSESSMENT, Presentation invited at the 37th Annual Conference, Arboricultural Association, 14-17 September 2003, Northampton, UK

16) A. Catena and G. Catena, THERMOGRAPHY A NON INVASIVE METHOD TO DETECT CAVITIES IN TREES, poster presented to the 6th ISA European Conference, 9-12 June 2004, Maastricht, Holland

17) A. Catena and G. Catena, THERMOGRAPHY - A NON INVASIVE METHOD TO DETECT DAMAGE IN TREES, Presentation held to the Estafette Session, 6th ISA European Conference, 9-12 giugno 2004, Maastricht, Holland

18) A. Catena, THERMOGRAPHIE ET DENDRODENSIMÈTRE POUR L'ÉVALUATION DE LA STABILITÉ DES ARBRES: COMPARAISON DE RESULTATS, Revue foréstière franšaise, 2, 164-170, 2004

19) A. Catena and G. Catena, A NEW GENERATION THERMOGRAPH FOR THE ASSESSMENT OF TREE STABILITY, Arboricultural Association Newsletter, 126, 24-5, September 2004

20) A. Catena and G. Catena, OVERVIEW OF THERMAL IMAGING FOR TREE ASSESSMENT, Arboricultural Journal, Vol. 30, 259-270, 2008



Environmental studies:

1) G. Catena and L. Palla, REMOTE SENSING TECHNIQUES COMPLEMENTARY TO CHEMICAL AND MICROBIOLOGICAL DETERMINATIONS IN COASTAL WATER STUDIES, in Proceedings of the Conference Ves Journées d'Etudes sur les Pollutions marines en Méditerranée, Cagliari, CIESM-UNEP, 9-13 October 1980, pp. 959-962

2) M. De Lillis, G. Catena, L. Costanzo, ECOPHYSIOLOGICAL TREND AND REMOTE SENSING IN Platanus hybrida, Annali di Botanica, Vol. 52, 51-63, 1994

3) G. Catena and E. Funari, POTENTIAL USE OF REMOTE SENSING IN THE STUDY AND PREVENTION OF WATERBORNE HUMAN DISEASES, in Proceedings of Algal Bloom Detection Monitoring and Prediction - ABDMAP, 3░ Workshop "Public Health", Rome, April 21-22, 1998, E. Funari and G. Catena (Eds), Rapporti ISTISAN 99/8, 1-4

4) G. Catena, E. Funari, I. Luzzi, USE OF A HAND-HELD THERMAL IMAGER IN ADDITION TO CHEMICAL AND MICROBIOLOGICAL ANALYSES OF BATHING WATERS, in Proceedings of the 1st Annual Meeting of the Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry Society, 12-14 September 2001, London, England

5) G. Catena, THE USE OF A HELICOPTER-FLOWN IR CAMERA IN THE MANAGEMENT OF WATER BASINS AND COASTAL WATERS, Atti della Fondazione Giorgio Ronchi, 3, 375-380, 2002

6) G. Catena, E. Funari, M. Lenzi, APPLICATION OF REMOTE SENSING TO THE EUTROPHIC PROBLEMS OF ORBETELLO'S LAGOON (ITALY), Atti della Fondazione Giorgio Ronchi, 6, 1069-1083, 2002









Giorgio Catena, Alessandra Catena and BTL Bomendienst BV own the copyright of the TIs and pictures in this page

  Bleeding wound on a diseased tree. While the photo shows only a wound the thermal image shows the presence of a second one not visible yet.
Bleeding wound on a diseased tree. While the photo shows only a wound the thermal image shows the presence of a second one not visible yet.

Bleeding wound on a diseased tree. While the photo shows only a wound the thermal image shows the presence of a second one not visible yet.

Damage appears gradually as the bark is removed.
Damage appears gradually as the bark is removed.

Damage appears gradually as the bark is removed.

No damage was visible on the trunk of this horse chestnut. The thermal image points out the presence of decay (black arrow).


No damage was visible on the trunk of this horse chestnut. The thermal image points out the presence of decay (black arrow).

The trunk was carved with a knife and finally early damage appeared
The trunk was carved with a knife and finally early damage appeared

The trunk was carved with a knife and finally early damage appeared


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