Clim2FlEx – Mapping of climate to flood extremes

Mapping of climate to flood extremes


In the Clim2FlEx project we plan to better understand how floods of different kind and their impacts on the landscape are related to climate extremes (of precipitation and temperature) and how these extremes are related to large scale predictors (e.g. climate oscillations, teleconnections). Through a novel integrated modeling chain, we aim at identifying the climate extreme indices that better relate to river floods, the large-scale climate phenomena controlling their dynamics, their expected modifications due to climate change and the associated uncertainties.

Three research questions will be at the core of Clim2FlEx:

  • What are the large scale predictors of climate extremes that are relevant to river floods and their change?
  • What is the role of spatio-temporal scales when mapping climate to flood extremes?
  • How are climate extremes and river floods of different types related to each other?

Project participants

The research project 2022AX3882 – Clim2FlEx – “Mapping of climate to flood extremes” is funded by the Italian Ministry of University and Research (MUR) as a Project of Significant National Interest (PRIN).

The investigators are:


  • 13 Dec 2023 – Internal project kickoff meeting (minutes here)
  • Oct-Dec 2023 – Calls for Post-Doctoral Researchers