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College of Natural Resources

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Sandra Fatoric

Postdoctoral Research Scholar

Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management

Biltmore Hall (Robertson Wing) 4008J



  • Autonomous University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain. Ph.D.

Geography (areas of focus: Climate Change Vulnerability and Adaptation)

  • Autonomous University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain. M.S.

Environmental Studies: Climate Change and Global Change

  • University of Primorska, Koper, Slovenia. B.S.


Current Research Interests

  • Climate Change Vulnerability
  • Climate Change Adaptation Planning
  • Structured Decision Making (SDM)
  • Coastal Cultural Resource Management and Policy
  • Barrier Islands, Coastal Areas, National Parks


Selected Publications

  • Fatorić, S., Morén-Alegret, R., Zografos, C., 2016. Coastal Natural Protected Areas in Mediterranean Spain: The Ebro Delta and Emporda Wetlands. In: Rosenzweig, C. et al. (Eds.) Climate Change and Cities: Second Assessment Report of the UCCRN. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.
  • Simonet, G., Fatorić, S., 2016. Does “adaptation to climate change” mean resignation or opportunity? Regional Environmental Change 16(3), 789-799.
  • Fatorić, S., Morén-Alegret, R., Kasimis, C., 2014. Exploring climate change effects in Euro-Mediterranean protected coastal wetlands: the cases of Aiguamolls de l’Empordà, Spain and Kotychi-Strofylia, Greece. International Journal for Sustainable Development & World Ecology 21 (4), 346–360.
  • Fatorić, S., Morén-Alegret, R., 2013. Integrating local knowledge and perception for assessing vulnerability to climate change in economically dynamic coastal areas: the case of natural protected area Aiguamolls de l’Empordà. Ocean & Coastal Management 85 (A), 90–102.
  • Fatorić, S., Chelleri, L., 2012. Vulnerability to the effects of climate change and adaptation: the case of the Spanish Ebro Delta. Ocean & Coastal Management 60, 1–10.
  • Fatorić, S., 2009. Changing of sea level in North Adriatic as an indicator of climate change. Geographical Bulletin 81 (1), 9–21.