The international project GLORIA (GLobal Observation Research Initiative in Alpine environments) monitors and evaluates which are the long-term effects of climate change and global warming on the high elevation ecosystems. The project is coordinated by the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences of Vienna. Currently the monitored sites are up 120. Envix Lab coordinates the studies and the monitoring actions on two sites in Central Apennines (Majella-Matese). Scientific supervision Prof. Angela Stanisci.