Involved in several research project and contract with companies working in the GIS and Remote Sensing field.
Selected previous and actual projects:
- Harvassist WebGIS platform for Cavit winery
- LIFE+ T.E.N. WebGIS platform to manage ecological data
- CAIOSM integration of CAI data with OpenStreetMap
- GIS analysis and development
Research activities in Geographical Information Systems (GIS) development and applications. His interests are focused on Desktop, Web and database geospatial software. He is core developer in GRASS GIS project and the main developer of the Python library pyModis . He is also interested in collecting geodata. The main project concerning geodata in which he is involved is OpenStreetMap which “creates and provides free geographic data such as street maps to anyone who wants them”.
Luca received his B.Sc. in Geographical Science apply to landscape - environment - tourism at the University of Genoa (Italy) in 2008.
Since 2008 he is employed at Fondazione Edmund Mach (FEM, Trento, Italy). Initially, he was involved in a project to develop a WebGIS platform Harvassist for Cavit winery society, for the prediction and characterization of vineyards. As of today, he is working as technician in the GIS and Remote Sensing field, involved in several projects. His main research interests are free and open source GIS software and geodata.