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Paola Mazzoglio

Research Assistant

Politecnico di Torino

Dipartimento di Ingegneria dell’Ambiente, del Territorio e delle Infrastrutture

C.so Duca degli Abruzzi, 24

10129, Torino, Italy

Tel.: +39-011-090-5606

Email: paola.mazzoglio@polito.it

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CURRICULUM

Born in Alessandria (AL), 24th February 1991.

  • Since November 2022: Research assistant at Politecnico di Torino. Topic: Prediction and management of extreme hydrological events.
  • June 2022 – August 2022: External consultant as hydrologist for CINID (Consorzio Interuniversitario per l’Idrologia). Topic: Revision of the Civil Protection Plan of the town of Noli based on investigations aimed at managing the risk for pedestrians and vehicles.
  • Since April 2022: Member of the Young Hydrologic Society (YHS) board (blog committee).
  • March 2022 – May 2022: Visiting Ph.D. Student at the National Technical University of Athens, Greece. Supervisor: Prof. Demetris Koutsoyiannis.
  • November 2019 – December 2022: Ph.D. student in Civil and Environmental Engineering at Politecnico di Torino. Research topic: Geographically-based approaches to the statistical analysis of rainfall extremes. Supervisors: Prof. Pierluigi Claps, Prof. Ilaria Butera.
  • June 2017 – October 2019: GIS, remote sensing and hydrological modelling specialist at ITHACA (Information Technology for Humanitarian Assistance, Cooperation and Action), Torino.
  • February 2017: Successfully passed the qualification exam for the profession of engineer (section A, civil/environmental sector).
  • October 2016 – June 2017: Research grant at DIATI Department of Politecnico di Torino. Advisor: Prof. Francesco Laio. Research topic: Analysis of the interaction between artificial light sources and rain fields for the development of an estimation precipitation method from photographic images.
  • September 2016 – June 2018: Data scientist at WaterView SRL, Torino.
  • July 2016: Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering (Water Engineering specialization) at Politecnico di Torino. Title of the dissertation: “Laboratory experiment supporting an estimating precipitation method from photographic images”. Supervisors: Prof. Francesco Laio, Eng. Paolo Cavagnero.
  • March 2014: Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering at Politecnico di Torino.

PROJECTS

  • July 2022 – ongoing: Evaluation of the hydrological components needed for the definition of the flood risk in the “Autorità di Bacino Distrettuale dell’Appennino Meridionale”. Rainfall frequency analysis over the Southern Apennines.
  • May 2021 – August 2021: Support for the hydrological analysis necessary for the design of infrastructures for the mitigation of the hydraulic risk in Bitti (Sardegna).
  • January 2021 – ongoing: Project “Caratterizzazione del regime di frequenza degli estremi idrologici nel Distretto Po, anche considerando scenari di cambiamento climatico”, collaboration between Autorità di Bacino Distrettuale del Fiume Po and the Universities of the Po river basin.
  • November 2019 – November 2020: Support in the development of a WebGIS for RESBA (REsistenza degli SBArramenti) Interreg project.
  • February 2019 – January 2022: Collaboration in the “Weather and Climate” Pilot of LEXIS (Large-scale EXecution for Industry & Society) H2020 project (https://lexis-project.eu/web/).
  • November 2018 – December 2018: Collaboration in the project “Global Land High Resolution Hot Spot Monitoring” within the “Global Land Component” of the Copernicus Land Service (C-GL-HRM) – Lot 1 (land.copernicus.eu). Land cover and land cover change analysis and validation.
  • September 2018 – October 2018: Collaboration for a long-term consultancy to the European Environment Agency in implementing the In-Situ component of the Copernicus programme (insitu.copernicus.eu), with a particular focus on the mapping component of the Copernicus Emergency Management Service.
  • August 2018 – September 2018: Analysis of available rainfall measurement for the upgrade of a drought monitoring early warning system (drought.ithacaweb.org).
  • April 2018 – October 2019: Management and elaboration of geospatial information in the framework of “Copernicus Emergency Management Service” (emergency.copernicus.eu/mapping/ems/emergency-management-service-mapping). On-demand and fast provision (within hours or days) of geospatial information derived from satellite remote sensing and completed by available in situ or open data sources in support of the emergency management activities immediately following an emergency event.
  • June 2017 – January 2022: Development and validation of an early warning system based on both near real-time and forecast rainfall measurement (ERDS – Extreme Rainfall Detection System – erds.ithacaweb.org).
  • June 2017 – December 2018: Participation in the project TRIBUTE (TRigger BUffer zones for inundaTion Events), Prevention Project for EU Civil Protection, DG-ECHO 2017-2018. Improvement of a satellite-based extreme rainfall detection system, analysis and elaboration of precipitation data.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

  • A.Y. 2022/2023 – Teaching assistant of the “Protezione idraulica del territorio” (Flood risk management) MSc course in “Environmental and Land Engineering”. Teaching assistant of the “Meccanica dei fluidi” (Fluid mechanics) BSc course in “Mechanical Engineering” of Politecnico di Torino.
  • A.Y. 2021/2022 – Teaching assistant of the “Meccanica dei fluidi” (Fluid mechanics) BSc course in “Mechanical Engineering” of Politecnico di Torino.
  • A.Y. 2020/2021 – Tutor of the “Protezione civile” (Civil Protection) MSc course in “Environmental and Land Engineering” and in “Territorial, Urban, Environmental and Landscape Planning” of Politecnico di Torino. Tutor of the “Idrologia” (Hydrology) MSc course in “Civil Engineering” of Politecnico di Torino.
  • A.Y. 2019/2020 – Tutor of the “Protezione Civile” (Civil Protection) MSc course in “Environmental and Land Engineering” and in “Territorial, Urban, Environmental and Landscape Planning” of Politecnico di Torino.

ARTICLES

  • Mazzoglio P., Ganora D., Claps P. (2022). Gli eventi estremi di durata sub-giornaliera stanno aumentando in Italia? Nova Ex Coelo, 47. [Article]
  • Mazzoglio P., Butera I., Alvioli M., Claps P. (2022). The role of morphology in the spatial distribution of short-duration rainfall extremes in Italy. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 26, 1659–1672. [Article]
  • Mazzoglio P., Parodi A., Parodi A. (2022). Detecting extreme rainfall events using the WRF-ERDS workflow: the 15 July 2020 Palermo case study. Water, 14(1), 86. [Article][Selected as Cover Story of Water 14(1)]
  • Mazzoglio P., Parodi A. (2021). Identificazione di eventi estremi di pioggia da dati previsionali. Nova Ex Coelo, 35. [Article]
  • Mazzoglio P., Macchia S., Gallo E., Winter J., Claps P. (2021). Disaster tales as communication tool for increasing risk resilience. International Journal of Disaster Risk Science, 12, 341-354. [Article]
  • Mazzoglio P., Butera I., Claps P. (2020). I2-RED: a massive update and quality control of the Italian annual extreme rainfall dataset. Water, 12, 3308. [Article]
  • Mazzoglio P., Laio F., Balbo S., Boccardo P. (2019). ERDS: an Extreme Rainfall Detection System based on both near real-time and forecast rainfall measurements. Annual of the University of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Geodesy (Sofia), 52(S1), 1423-1433. [Article]
  • Mazzoglio P., Laio F., Balbo S., Boccardo P., Disabato F. (2019). Improving an Extreme Rainfall Detection System with GPM IMERG data. Remote Sensing, 11, 677. [Article]

BOOK CHAPTERS

  • Claps P., Ganora D., Mazzoglio P. (2022). Rainfall regionalization techniques. In: Morbidelli R. (Ed.), Rainfall. Elsevier, 327-350. [Chapter]
  • Mazzoglio P., Danovaro E., Ganne L., Parodi A., Hachinger S., Galizia A., Parodi A., Martinovič J. (2022). Exploitation of multiple model layers within LEXIS Weather and Climate Pilot: an HPC-based approach. In: Terzo O., Martinovič J. (Eds.), HPC, big data, and AI convergence towards exascale. CRC Press, 147-164. [Chapter]
  • Mazzoglio P. (2022). Insights on a global Extreme Rainfall Detection System. In: Michaelides S. (Ed.), Precipitation Science. Elsevier, 135-155. [Chapter]
  • Mazzoglio P., Ajmar A., Schumann G.J.P., Balbo S., Boccardo P., Perez F., Borgogno-Mondino E. (2021). Satellite-based approaches in the detection and monitoring of selected hydrometeorological disasters. In: Nhamo G., Chapungu L. (Eds.), The Increasing Risk of Floods and Tornadoes in Southern Africa. Sustainable Development Goals Series. Springer, 19-37. [Chapter]
  • Mazzoglio P., Domeneghetti A., Ceola S. (2021). Flood detection and monitoring with EO data tools and systems. In: Schumann G.J.P. (Ed.), Earth Observation for Flood Applications. Elsevier, 195-215. [Chapter]

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

  • Mazzoglio P., Ganora D., Claps P. (2022). Long-term spatial and temporal rainfall trends over Italy. Environmental Sciences Proceedings, 21, 28. [Proceeding]
  • Mazzoglio P., Volpini G., Deidda R., Claps P. (2022). Stima multi-modello della severità di un evento alluvionale: il caso di Bitti, novembre 2020. In: Arena F., Fiorentino M., Malara G. Proceedings of the XXXVIII Convegno Nazionale di Idraulica e Costruzioni Idrauliche, Reggio Calabria (Italy), 4-7 September 2022. [Proceeding]
  • Monforte I., Evangelista G., Ganora D., Mazzoglio P., Claps P. (2022). Nuovi open-data per nuove stime idrologiche alla scala di distretto. Il caso del Po. In: Arena F., Fiorentino M., Malara G. Proceedings of the XXXVIII Convegno Nazionale di Idraulica e Costruzioni Idrauliche, Reggio Calabria (Italy), 4-7 September 2022. [Proceeding]
  • Evangelista G., Mazzoglio P., Pianigiani F., Claps P. (2022). Towards the assessment of the flood attenuation potential of Italian dams: first steps and sensitivity to basic model features. Proceedings of the 39th IAHR World Congress, Granada (Spain), 19-24 June 2022. [Proceeding]
  • Mazzoglio P., Ajmar A., Parodi A., Bovio L., Parodi A., Pasquali P., Martinovic J. (2022). The WRF-ERDS workflow in the November 2020 Calabria flood event. In: Borgogno-Mondino E., Zamperlin P. (Eds.). Geomatics and Geospatial Technologies. ASITA 2021. Communications in Computer and Information Science, Springer, vol 1507. [Proceeding][Conference recording in Italian]
  • Mazzoglio P. (2021). ERDS: un sistema per l’identificazione di eventi estremi da dati satellitari e previsionali. In: Arena F., Lanzoni S., Malara G. (eds). Proceedings of the XXXVII Convegno Nazionale di Idraulica e Costruzioni Idrauliche, online, 14-16 June 2021. [Proceeding]
  • Parodi A., Danovaro E., Hawkes J., Quintino T., Lagasio M., Delogu F., D’Andrea M., Parodi A., Sardo B.G., Ajmar A., Mazzoglio P., Brocheton F., Ganne L., García-Hernández R.J., Hachinger S., Hayek M., Terzo O., Krenek J., Martinovic J. (2021). LEXIS Weather and Climate large-scale pilot. In: Barolli L., Poniszewska-Maranda A., Enokido T. (Eds). Complex, Intelligent and Software Intensive Systems. CISIS 2020. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, Springer, vol 1194. [Proceeding]
  • Mazzoglio P., Laio F., Sandu C., Boccardo P. (2019). Assessment of an Extreme Rainfall Detection System for flood prediction over Queensland (Australia). Proceedings, 18(1), 1. 3rd International Electronic Conference on Remote Sensing (ECRS-3). [Proceeding][Presentation]

CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS

  • Mazzoglio P., Butera I., Claps P. (2022). A regionless local regression approach for the reconstruction of the spatial variability of rainfall extremes in a complex terrain. AGU Fall Meeting 2022, Chicago & Online, 12-16 December 2022, H35B-04. [Abstract]
  • Mazzoglio P., Butera I., Claps P. (2022). Analisi dell’effetto orografico sugli estremi di precipitazione sub-giornalieri. Le Giornate dell’Idrologia della Società Idrologica Italiana 2022, Genova (Italy), 9-11 November 2022. [Abstract]
  • Claps P., Evangelista G., Mazzoglio P. (2022). Nubifragi “anomali” da Bitti (2020) a Cantiano (2022) e spunti per un ripensamento delle fasi di previsione e prevenzione. Le Giornate dell’Idrologia della Società Idrologica Italiana 2022, Genova (Italy), 9-11 November 2022. [Abstract]
  • Evangelista G., Mazzoglio P., Pianigiani F., Claps P. (2022). Primi passi verso la valutazione del potenziale di laminazione delle grandi dighe italiane. Le Giornate dell’Idrologia della Società Idrologica Italiana 2022, Genova (Italy), 9-11 November 2022. [Abstract]
  • Cafiero L., Mazzoglio P., Claps P., Viglione A. (2022). Toward non-stationary flood frequency analysis: case study in the Po river basin. Le Giornate dell’Idrologia della Società Idrologica Italiana 2022, Genova (Italy), 9-11 November 2022. [Abstract]
  • Mazzoglio P., Claps P., Iliopoulou T., Dimitriadis P., Malamos N., Butera I., Koutsoyiannis D. (2022). Estimation of the design rainfall in ungauged sites using novel regionalization approaches: an application over Thessaly region, Greece. STAHY2022 – 12th International Workshop on Statistical Hydrology, Chia (Italy), 17-20 September 2022. [Abstract][Poster]
  • Mazzoglio P., Butera I., Claps P. (2022). Geostatistical analysis of extreme precipitation records over North-West Italy. geoENV2022, Parma (Italy), 22-24 June 2022.
  • Mazzoglio P., Butera I., Claps P. (2022). Increasing rainfall data density in Northern Italy through daily extremes and the Hershfield factor. IAHS-AISH Scientific Assembly 2022, Montpellier (France), 29 May–3 June 2022, IAHS2022-335. [Abstract]
  • Mazzoglio P., Butera I., Alvioli M., Claps P. (2022). Influence of morphology on the spatial variability of rainstorms over Italy. EGU General Assembly 2022, Vienna (Austria), 23-27 May 2022, EGU22- [Abstract] – Selected as Highlight
  • Claps P., Brunetto M., Evangelista E., Mazzoglio P., Monforte I. (2022). FaBI: A new collection of flood data and attributes of basins in Italy. EGU General Assembly 2022, Vienna (Austria), 23-27 May 2022, EGU22-5563. [Abstract]
  • Mazzoglio P., Butera I., Alvioli M., Claps P. (2022). Il ruolo della morfologia sulla distribuzione spaziale degli estremi di pioggia sub-giornalieri italiani. 4° Congresso Nazionale AISAM, Milano, 15-18 February 2022. [Abstract]
  • Mazzoglio P., Butera I., Claps P. (2021). Orographic influence on the spatial variability of rainfall extremes in Italy. AGU Fall Meeting 2021, New Orleans & Online, 13-17 December 2021, H45ZA-10. [Abstract][Poster]
  • Mazzoglio P., Pasquali P., Parodi A., Parodi A. (2021). Improving weather forecasts by means of HPC solutions: the LEXIS approach in the 2020 Bitti flood event. EMS Annual Meeting 2021, online, 6–10 September 2021, EMS2021-125. [Abstract]
  • Mazzoglio P., Butera I., Claps P. (2021). How landscape and climate affect the spatial variability of the Italian rainfall extremes? Some initial clues based on I2-RED. EGU General Assembly 2021, online, 19–30 April 2021, EGU21-7159. [Abstract][Poster]
  • Mazzoglio P., Parodi A., Parodi A., Bovio L., Martinovic J. (2021). Heavy rainfall identification within the framework of the LEXIS Project: the Italian case study. 101st American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting. [Abstract][Poster]
  • Mazzoglio P., Balbo S., Laio F., Boccardo P., Pasquali P. (2020). ERDS: un sistema open source per il monitoraggio di eventi di pioggia intensa. FOSS4G Italia 2020, Torino (Italy). [Abstract]
  • Mazzoglio P., Laio F., Balbo S., Boccardo P. (2019). ERDS: an Extreme Rainfall Detection System based on both near real-time and forecast rainfall measurements. Eighth Bulgarian-Austrian Seminar “Hydrological hazards and related problems”, 30-31 May 2019, Sofia. [Abstract] (page 12) – [Presentation]
  • Mazzoglio P., Boccardo P., Laio F., Balbo S., Disabato F. (2018). ERDS: a satellite-based approach in the extreme rainfall detection field. AIT 2018 – IX Conference of the Italian Society of Remote Sensing, 4-6 July 2018, Firenze (Italy). [Abstract] (page 137)
  • Mazzoglio P., Laio F., Disabato F., Angeluccetti I. (2018). GPM precipitation data as input for a real time extreme rainfall detection system. EGU General Assembly 2018. [Abstract]
  • Angeluccetti I., Disabato F., Perez F., Balbo S., Mazzoglio P., Keramitsoglou I., Kiranoudis C.T. (2018). TRIBUTE ‘TRIgger BUffers for inundaTion Events’: the importance of flood hazard and vulnerability assessment. EGU General Assembly 2018. [Abstract]

OTHER PRESENTATIONS

  • Mazzoglio P. (2023). Using regionless rainfall frequency analysis to avoid data decimation. In: first webinar of the “Gotta catch’em all​ – A ​catchment by catchment ​hydrological adventure” serie organized by BHS, YHS, YHS-IT and EGU-HS, 17th January 2023.
  • Claps P., Mazzoglio P. (2022). Attributing rarity to a flood disaster: an Unsolved Problems in Hydrology. Invited talk at the National Technical University of Athens, Greece, 5 April 2022.
  • Mazzoglio P. (2022). Statistical analysis of rainfall extremes over Italy: a problem-solving approach. Invited talk at the National Technical University of Athens, Greece, 5 April 2022.
  • Claps P., Mazzoglio P., Deidda R., Volpini G., Perucca E. (2021). Updating the UPH list with recent disasters: the case of Bitti (Sardinia, 2020). In: Mini-workshop on novel hydrological concepts for the engineering practice. 29 September 2021, Bologna, Italy.
  • Mazzoglio P. (2021). Influence of geomorphological parameters on the spatial variability of rainfall extremes. In: “Talks in Eco-Hydro Research” organized by the Department of Environment, Land and Infrastructure Engineering of Politecnico di Torino, 4 June 2021.
  • Mazzoglio P. (2021). Estremi pluviometrici: analisi di frequenza a scala regionale. In: webinar organized by Autorità di Bacino del Fiume Po within the “Aggiornamento degli estremi idrologici nel bacino distrettuale del fiume Po” series, 29 January 2021.
  • Angeluccetti I., Mazzoglio P. (2019). An extreme rainfall detection system based on near real-time measurements. In: Seminari Internacional sobre planificació i gestió del risc d’inundació en ambients mediterranis, Palma de Mallorca (Spain), 6 March 2019.
  • Mazzoglio P. (2019). Extreme rainfall detection system based on both near real-time and forecast rainfall measurements. In: Flood forecasting meets machine learning Workshop, Google campus in Tel Aviv, 16-17 January 2019. [Presentation]
  • Mazzoglio P. (2018). The ITHACA contribution to the TRIBUTE project. In: TRIBUTE Workshop, Torino (Italy), 26 September 2018.
  • Mazzoglio P., Pensa S. (2018). TRIBUTE in the flood events in Piedmont area. In: TRIBUTE Workshop, Palma de Mallorca (Spain), 14 June 2018.

PROJECT REPORTS

  • CIMA et al. (2022). Impact on productivity and business process improvement for Weather & Climate. LEXIS H2020 Project Deliverable D9.9. [Report]
  • Mazzoglio P., Bovio L., Parodi A., Lagasio M., Milelli M., Mazzarella V., Brocheton F. (2022). Final report (KPI included) on demonstration and validation of the weather & climate test-bed applied to selected cases. LEXIS H2020 Project Deliverable D7.9. [Report]
  • Brocheton F., Danovaro E., Mazzoglio P., Pasquali P., Parodi A., Parodi A., D’Andrea M., Ferretti M., Ferretti F., Ganne L., Scionti A., Hayek M., Golasowski M. (2021). Final deployment of test-bed infrastructure components with full interoperable model layers. LEXIS H2020 Project Deliverable D7.8. [Report]
  • Parodi A., Ganne L., Parodi A., Mazzoglio P., Brocheton F. (2020). Deployment of test-bed infrastructure components and adoption of Weather and Climate Data Interchange for model layer interoperability. LEXIS H2020 Project Deliverable D7.6. [Report]
  • Brocheton F., Manubens N., Hawkes J., Mazzoglio P., Ajmar A., Parodi A., Vaccaro N., Rocco F., Peveri R. (2019). Deployment of the First Test-bed Infrastructure Components in HPC/Cloud. LEXIS H2020 Project Deliverable D7.4. [Report]
  • Balbo S., Mazzoglio P. (2018). Report on satellite-derived parameters related to the estimation of extreme rainfall detection. TRIBUTE Deliverable DC2.

THESES

  • Mazzoglio P. (2022). Geographically-based approaches to the statistical analysis of rainfall extremes. PhD thesis at Politecnico di Torino. Supervisors: Prof. Pierluigi Claps, Prof. Ilaria Butera.
  • Mazzoglio P. (2016). Laboratory experiment supporting an estimating precipitation method from photographic images. Master’s Degree thesis at Politecnico di Torino. Supervisors: Prof. Francesco Laio, Eng. Paolo Cavagnero.

LAST UPDATE: 17/01/2023