Florence is a paleoclimate and ice sheet modeler at the Italian National Institute of Oceanography and Applied Geophysics (OGS) in Trieste. Her research focuses on the evolution of ice sheets under different climatic mean states from the past to the future at different timescales. She has been investigating ice sheets evolution and feedback with the climate system in both Northern and Southern Hemispheres. She is part of the EuroPolarNet 2 expert group about Arctic changes where she represents Italian Antarctic research. Florence is the co-chief officer of the new SCAR scientific research program INSTANT - Instabilities and Thresholds in Antarctica, the Antarctic contribution to sea level change.