Diego Sabato, PhD is a post-doctoral fellow at the Institute of History of the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), responsible for designing and constructing the Atlas. He holds a Bachelor’s and a Master’s degree in Conservation Science from the University of Rome “La Sapienza” (2007 and 2010), and a PhD in Applied Botany from the University of Cagliari, Italy (2015).
His research areas include archaeobotany, charcoal analyses, seed and fruit morphology, the reconstruction of past diets and the study of human-environment interactions. He has conducted fieldwork in several
countries (Italy, Spain, Turkey, Albania and Hungary).
He has participated in several large European projects both in Spain and in Italy (e.g. AGRIWESTMED - Origins and spread of agriculture in the south-western Mediterranean region and MEMOLA - Mediterranean Mountainous Landscapes: a historical approach to cultural heritage based on traditional agrosystems projects). Most of his research has been published in indexed journals and he has participated in many conferences and scientific seminars.