Hydrologic models for hydrologic hazard assessment and mitigation

Hydrologic-models-for-hydrologic-hazard-assessment-and-mitigation Development of distributed and conceptual models for simulating the hydrological response at hillslope and catchment scales, flash-floods risk assessment and hydraulik risk mitigation planning.

Activity start 2001
Publications - Chirico GB, Grayson RB, Western AW. A downward approach to identifying the structure and the parameters of a process-based model for a small experimental catchment, Hydrological Processes, 17 (11): 2239-2258, 2003 (Q1).
- Chirico GB, Grayson RB, Western AW. On the computation of the quasi-dynamic wetness index with multiple-flow-direction algorithms, Water Resources Research 39(5), art. no. 1115, 2003 (Q1).
- Chirico GB, Western AW, Grayson RB, Blöschl G. On the definition of the flow width for calculating specific catchment area patterns from gridded elevation data, Hydrological Processes, 19, 2539-2556, 2005 (Q1).
- Piccolo F, Chirico GB. Sampling errors in rainfall measurements by weather radar, Advances in Geosciences, 2, 1-5, 2005 (Q2).
- Holländer HM, Blume T, Bormann H, Buytaert W, Chirico GB, Exbrayat JF, Gustafsson D, Hölzel H, Kraft P, Stamm C, Stoll S, Blöschl G, Flühler H. Comparative predictions of discharge from an artificial catchment (Chicken Creek) using sparse data. Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 13:2069-2094, 2009 (Q1).
- Viglione A, Chirico GB, Woods R, Blöschl G. Generalised synthesis of space–time variability in flood response: An analytical frame work. Journal of Hydrology, 394:98-212, 2010 (Q1).
- Viglione A, Chirico GB, Komma J, Woods R, Borga M, Blöschl G. Quantifying space-time dynamics of flood event types. Journal of Hydrology, 394:213-229, 2010 (Q1).
- Bormann, H., Holländer, H. M., Blume, T., Buytaert, W., Chirico, G. B., Exbrayat, J. F., Gustafsson D, Hölzel H, Kraft P, Stamm C, Stoll S, Blöschl G, Flühler H. Comparative discharge prediction from a small artificial catchment without model calibration: Representation of initial hydrological catchment development. Bodenkultur, 62(1-4), 23-29, 2011 (Q4).
- Zoccatelli D., Borga M., Viglione A., Chirico GB, Blöschl G. Spatial moments of catchment rainfall: rainfall spatial organisation, basin morphology, and flood response, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 15, 3767-3783, 2011 (Q1).
- Preti F., Forzieri G., Chirico GB. Forest cover influence on regional flood frequency assessment in Mediterranean catchments, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 15, 3077-3090, 2011 (Q1).
Permanent staff Giovanni Battista Chirico (AGR/08)
Temporary or external staff  
Recognitions and awards Outstanding Student Paper Award dell’American Geophysical Union al 2000 Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA, EOS Trans. AGU, Volume 82, No. 15, pag.176-177, April 10 2001. 
Scientific events  
Technology and know-how transfers Greenhouses design rules in Campania Region (contribution to regional law)
Early warning system for hydrological risk mitigation (contribution to system development)