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My presentation at the "Hydrology Days" of the Italian Hydrological Society titled "What water for the future? Engineering design under climate change" (in Italian)

My presentation "What water for the future? Engineering design under climate change" (in Italian) at the Hydrology Days of the Italian Hydrological Society (Genoa 9-11 November 2022).

Thank you for your interest.
Ciao,
Alberto

My interview at InsolvenzFest 2022 (in Italian) on "There's no water for everybody if the distribution is leaking: history of water debt...."

In September 2022 I had the pleasure to be interviewed by Luisiana Gaita at InsolvenzFest 2022 in Bologna. The interview focused on water resources management in the presence of climate change. In particular our discussion adopted the unusual view of looking at current water issues as a form of "water debt" that we are passing to future generations.

NEW: Courses on Climate Change and Adaptation - Spring 2023

Next Spring I am teaching two courses on climate change and adaptation at the University of Bologna. The courses will be delivered in hybrid mode, that is, in physical presence and streaming (delivery in streaming is pending the approval of the University, please check here for updates. However, video of the lectures will be made promptly available in any case).

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Presentation "Effect of global-scale human pressure evolution on water resources sustainability" given at the symposium "Recent Advances in Water Resources Research and Modelling", Delft, September 28, 2018

My invited presentation "Effect of  global-scale human pressure evolution on water resources sustainability", given at the symposium "Recent Advances in Water Resources Research and Modelling", held in Delft on September 28, 2018, can be downloaded at the link below.
Thank you for your interest.
Ciao,
Alberto

Scientific paper: Detection of trends in magnitude and frequency of flood peaks across Europe

The article Detection of trends in magnitude and frequency of flood peaks across Europe has been just published on the Hydrological Sciences Journal.

This study analyses the trends in magnitude and frequency of floods for the period 1965–2005 in several European sites. The paper has been selected as the featured article in Volume 63, Issue 4 of the journal.

The citation by Guenter Bloeschl at the Darcy Medal Ceremony

During my Darcy Medal ceremony my citationist was Guenter Bloeschl. I am very grateful to Guenter for delivering a very flattering citation, which I am copying here below (with Guenter's permission). During my career I had the fortune to meet amazing colleagues, at the University of Bologna, in the Italian community of hydrologists and engineers, and the scientific associations I am member of. In particular, I shared many research collaboration with Guenter and Demetris Koutsoyiannis.

EGU Darcy Medal Lecture: "Hydrology is important" - Vienna April 12, 2018

I had the great honor to be awarded the Darcy Medal of the European Geosciences Union (EGU). The award ceremony took place in Vienna, during the EGU General Assembly, on April 12, 2018. I delivered a medal lecture titled "Hydrology is important". It is a summary of my research experience and activity so far. It is also reporting some personal considerations and stories.

My presentation at the AGU Fall Meeting 2017 "Recent breakthroughs and themes in hydrology, from climate to the water-food-energy nexus"

My presentation at the AGU Fall Meeting 2017 titled "Recent breakthroughs  and themes in hydrology,  from climate to the water-food-energy nexus" is available for download at the link below. It is essentially a synthesis of my editorial experience in Water Resources Research.
Thanks for your interest.
Best,
Alberto