PUBLICATIONS IN INTERNATIONAL JOURNALS BY FRANCESCO LAIO

2010

D'ODORICO P., LAIO F., PORPORATO A., RIDOLFI L., RINALDO A., ITURBE I.R. (2010). Ecohydrology of Terrestrial Ecosystems. BIOSCIENCE, vol. 60; p. 898-907, ISSN: 0006-3568, doi: 10.1525/bio.2010.60.11.6.[pdf]

D'ODORICO P., LAIO F., RIDOLFI L. (2010). Does globalization of water reduce societal resilience to drought?. GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS, vol. 37, ISSN: 0094-8276, doi: 10.1029/2010GL043167.[pdf]

LAIO F., ALLAMANO P., CLAPS P. (2010). Exploiting the information content of hydrological 'outliers' for goodness-of-fit testing. HYDROLOGY AND EARTH SYSTEM SCIENCES, vol. 14; p. 1909-1917, ISSN: 1027-5606.[pdf]

ALFIERI L., CLAPS P., LAIO F. (2010). Time-dependent Z-R relationship for estimating rainfall fields from radar measurements. NATURAL HAZARDS AND EARTH SYSTEM SCIENCES, vol. 10(1); p. 149-158, ISSN: 1561-8633.[pdf]

BORGOGNO F, D'ODORICO P, LAIO F., RIDOFLI L (2010). A stochastic model for vegetation water stress. ECOHYDROLOGY, vol. 3; p. 177-188, ISSN: 1936-0584.[pdf]

PRETI F, DANI A, LAIO F. (2010). Root profile assessment by means of Hydrological, pedological and above-ground vegetation information for bio-engineering purposes. ECOLOGICAL ENGINEERING, vol. 36(3); p. 305-316, ISSN: 0925-8574.[pdf]

TAMEA S., MUNEEPEERAKUL R., LAIO F., RIDOLFI L., RODRIGUEZ-ITURBE I. (2010). Stochastic description of water table fluctuations in wetlands. GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS, vol. 37; p. L06403-, ISSN: 0094-8276.[pdf]

2009

ALLAMANO P., CLAPS P., LAIO F. (2009). Global warming increases flood risk in mountainous areas. GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS, vol. 36; p. -L24404, ISSN: 0094-8276, doi: 10.1029/2009GL041395.[pdf]

GANORA D, CLAPS P., LAIO F., VIGLIONE A (2009). An approach to estimate nonparametric flow duration curves in ungauged basins. WATER RESOURCES RESEARCH, vol. 45; p. W10418-, ISSN: 0043-1397, doi: 10.1029/2008WR007472.[pdf]

ALLAMANO P, CLAPS P, LAIO F., THEA C (2009). A data-based assessment of the dependence of short-duration precipitation on elevation. PHYSICS AND CHEMISTRY OF THE EARTH, vol. 34; p. 635-641, ISSN: 1474-7065, doi: 10.1016/j.pce.2009.01.001.[pdf]

DI BALDASSARRE G, LAIO F., MONTANARI A (2009). Design flood estimation using model selection criteria. PHYSICS AND CHEMISTRY OF THE EARTH, vol. 34; p. 606-611, ISSN: 1474-7065, doi: 10.1016/j.pce.2008.10.066.[pdf]

LAIO F., DI BALDASSARRE G, MONTANARI A (2009). Model selection techniques for the frequency analysis of hydrological extremes. WATER RESOURCES RESEARCH, vol. 45; p. W07416, ISSN: 0043-1397, doi: 10.1029/2007WR006666.[pdf]

TAMEA S, LAIO F., RIDOLFI L, D'ODORICO P, RODRIGUEZ-ITURBE I (2009). Ecohydrology of groundwater-dependent ecosystems 2: Stochastic soil moisture dynamics. WATER RESOURCES RESEARCH, vol. 45; p. W05420, ISSN: 0043-1397, doi: 10.1029/2008WR007293.[pdf]

LAIO F., TAMEA S, RIDOLFI L, D'ODORICO P, RODRIGUEZ-ITURBE I (2009). Ecohydrology of groundwater-dependent ecosystems 1: Stochastic water table dynamics. WATER RESOURCES RESEARCH, vol. 45; p. W05419, ISSN: 0043-1397, doi: 10.1029/2008WR007292.[pdf]

BORGOGNO F, D'ODORICO P, LAIO F., RIDOLFI L (2009). Mathematical models of vegetation pattern formation in ecohydrology. REVIEWS OF GEOPHYSICS, vol. 47; p. RG1005, ISSN: 8755-1209, doi: 10.1029/2007RG000256.[pdf]

ALLAMANO P, CLAPS P, LAIO F. (2009). An analytical model of the effects of catchment elevation on the flood frequency distribution. WATER RESOURCES RESEARCH. vol. 45, pp. W01402 ISSN: 0043-1397. doi:10.1029/2007WR006658.[pdf]

2008

D'ODORICO P, LAIO F., RIDOLFI L, LERDAU M.T. (2008). Biodiversity enhancement induced by environmental noise. JOURNAL OF THEORETICAL BIOLOGY. vol. 255(3), pp. 332-337 ISSN: 0022-5193. doi:10.1016/j.jtbi.2008.09.007.[pdf]

LAIO F., D'ODORICO P. RIDOLFI L. (2008). Noise-induced transitions in state-dependent dichotomous processes. PHYSICAL REVIEW E, STATISTICAL, NONLINEAR, AND SOFT MATTER PHYSICS. vol. 78(3), pp. 031137 ISSN: 1539-3755. doi:10.1103/PhysRevE.78.031137.[pdf]

RIDOLFI L, LAIO F., D'ODORICO P. (2008). Fertility island formation and evolution in dryland ecosystems. ECOLOGY & SOCIETY (on line). vol. 13(1) ISSN: 1708-3087.[pdf]

ALFIERI L, CLAPS P, D'ODORICO P, LAIO F., OVER T. (2008). An analysis of the soil moisture feedback on convective and stratiform precipitation. JOURNAL OF HYDROMETEOROLOGY. vol. 9, pp. 280-291 ISSN: 1525-755X.[pdf]

RIDOLFI L, D'ODORICO P, LAIO F., RODRIGUEZ-ITURBE I. (2008). Coupled stochastic dynamics of water table and soil moisture in bare soil conditions. WATER RESOURCES RESEARCH. vol. 44, pp. W01435 ISSN: 0043-1397. doi:10.1029/2007WR006707. [pdf]

ALFIERI L, CLAPS P, LAIO F. (2008). A simulation experiment for optimal design hyetograph selection. HYDROLOGICAL PROCESSES. vol. 22, pp. 813-820 ISSN: 0885-6087, doi:10.1002/hyp.6646. [pdf]

2007

RODRIGUEZ-ITURBE I, D'ODORICO P, LAIO F., RIDOLFI L, TAMEA S. (2007). Challenges in humidland ecohydrology: interactions of water table and unsaturated zone with climate, soil, and vegetation. WATER RESOURCES RESEARCH. vol. 43, pp. W09301 ISSN: 0043-1397. doi:10.1029/2007WR006073. [pdf]

RIDOLFI L, D'ODORICO P, LAIO F. (2007). Vegetation dynamics induced by phreatophyte-aquifer interactions. JOURNAL OF THEORETICAL BIOLOGY. vol. 248/2, pp. 301-310 ISSN: 0022-5193. [pdf]

BORGOGNO F, DODORICO P, LAIO F., RIDOLFI L. (2007). The effect of rainfall interannual variability on the stability and resilience of dryland plant ecosystems. WATER RESOURCES RESEARCH. vol. 43 (6), pp. W06411 ISSN: 0043-1397. doi:10.1029/2006WR005314.[pdf]

D'ODORICO P, LAIO F., PORPORATO A, RIDOLFI L, BARBIER N. (2007). Noise-induced vegetation patterns in fire-prone savannas. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH. vol. 112, pp. G02021 ISSN: 0148-0227. doi:10.1029/2006JG000261. [pdf]

LAIO F., TAMEA S. (2007). Verification tools for probabilistic forecasts of continuous hydrological variables. HYDROLOGY AND EARTH SYSTEM SCIENCES. vol. 11(4), pp. 1267-1277 ISSN: 1027-5606. [pdf]

VIGLIONE A, LAIO F., CLAPS P. (2007). A comparison of homogeneity tests for regional frequency analysis. WATER RESOURCES RESEARCH. vol. 43 (3), pp. W03428 ISSN: 0043-1397. doi:10.1029/2006WR005095. [pdf]

LAIO F., RIDOLFI L, TAMEA S. (2007). Probabilistic prediction of real-world time series: a local regression approach. GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS. vol. 34 (3), pp. L03403 ISSN: 0094-8276.[pdf]        

RACCA E, LAIO F., POGGI D, RIDOLFI L. (2007). Test to determine the Markov order of a time series. PHYSICAL REVIEW E, STATISTICAL, NONLINEAR, AND SOFT MATTER PHYSICS. vol. 75 (1), pp. 011126 ISSN: 1539-3755. [pdf]

2006

D'ODORICO P, LAIO F., RIDOLFI L. (2006). Vegetation patterns induced by random climate fluctuations. GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS. vol. 33, pp. L19404 ISSN: 0094-8276. [pdf]

LAIO F., D'ODORICO P, RIDOLFI L. (2006). An analytical model to relate the vertical root distribution to climate and soil properties. GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS. vol. 33, pp. L18401 ISSN: 0094-8276. [pdf]

D'ODORICO P, LAIO F., RIDOLFI L. (2006). Patterns as indicators of productivity enhancement by facilitation and competition in dryland vegetation. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH. vol. 111, pp. G03010 ISSN: 0148-0227. [pdf]

D'ODORICO P., LAIO F., RIDOLFI L. (2006). A Probabilistic Analysis of Fire-Induced Tree-Grass Coexistence in Savannas. THE AMERICAN NATURALIST. vol. 167(3), pp. E79-E88 ISSN: 0003-0147. [pdf]

LAIO F. (2006). A vertically extended stochastic model of soil moisture in the root zone. WATER RESOURCES RESEARCH. vol. 42, pp. W02406 ISSN: 0043-1397. doi:10.1029/2005WR004502. [pdf]

RIDOLFI L., D'ODORICO P., LAIO F. (2006). Effect of vegetation-water table feedbacks on the stability and resilence of plant ecosystems. WATER RESOURCES RESEARCH. vol. 42, pp. W01201 ISSN: 0043-1397. doi:10.1029/2005WR004444. [pdf]

2005

TAMEA S., LAIO F., RIDOLFI L. (2005). Probabilistic nonlinear prediction of river flows. WATER RESOURCES RESEARCH. vol. 41, pp. W09421 ISSN: 0043-1397. doi:10.1029/2005WR004136. [pdf]

CLAPS P., A. GIORDANO, LAIO F. (2005). Advances in shot noise modeling of daily streamflows. ADVANCES IN WATER RESOURCES. vol. 28, pp. 992-1000 ISSN: 0309-1708. [pdf]

D'ODORICO P., LAIO F., RIDOLFI L. (2005). Noise-induced stability in dryland plant ecosystems. PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. vol. 102 (31), pp. 10819-10822 ISSN: 0027-8424.[pdf]

2004

MANZONI S., PORPORATO A., DODORICO P., LAIO F., AND RODRIGUEZ-ITURBE I. (2004). Soil nutrient cycles as a nonlinear dynamical system. NONLINEAR PROCESSES IN GEOPHYSICS. vol. 11, pp. 589-598 ISSN: 1023-5809.[pdf]

LAIO F., PORPORATO A., RIDOLFI L., AND TAMEA S. (2004). Detecting nonlinearity in time series driven by non-Gaussian noise: the case of river flows. NONLINEAR PROCESSES IN GEOPHYSICS. vol. 11, pp. 463-470 ISSN: 1023-5809.[pdf]

LAIO F. (2004). Cramer-von Mises and Anderson-Darling goodness of fit tests for extreme value distributions with unknown parameters. WATER RESOURCES RESEARCH. vol. 40 ISSN: 0043-1397. doi:10.1029/2004WR0032.[pdf]

D'ODORICO P., PORPORATO A., LAIO F., RIDOLFI L. E RODRIGUEZ-ITURBE I. (2004). Probabilistic modelling of carbon and nitrogen dynamics in water limited ecosystems. ECOLOGICAL MODELLING. vol. 179, pp. 205-219 ISSN: 0304-3800.[pdf]

2003

CLAPS P., LAIO F. (2003). Can continuous streamflow data support flood frequency analysis? An alternative to the partial duration series approach. WATER RESOURCES RESEARCH. vol. 39(8) ISSN: 0043-1397. doi:10.1029/2002WR001868.[pdf]

LAIO F., PORPORATO A., REVELLI R. E RIDOLFI L. (2003). A comparison of nonlinear flood forecasting methods. WATER RESOURCES RESEARCH. vol. 39(5) ISSN: 0043-1397. doi:10.1029/2002WR001551. [pdf]

PORPORATO A., LAIO F., RIDOLFI L., CAYLOR K. E RODRIGUEZ-ITURBE I. (2003). Soil moisture and plant stress dynamics along the Kalahari precipitation gradient. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH. vol. 108(D3) ISSN: 0148-0227. 10.1029/2002JD002448.[pdf]

D'ODORICO P., LAIO F., PORPORATO A., E RODRIGUEZ-ITURBE I. (2003). Hydrologic controls on soil carbon and nitrogen cycles. II. A case study. ADVANCES IN WATER RESOURCES. vol. 26, pp. 59-70 ISSN: 0309-1708. [pdf]

PORPORATO A., D'ODORICO P., LAIO F., E RODRIGUEZ-ITURBE I. (2003). Hydrologic controls on soil carbon and nitrogen cycles. I. Model definition. ADVANCES IN WATER RESOURCES. vol. 26, pp. 45-58 ISSN: 0309-1708. [pdf]

2002

PORPORATO A., D'ODORICO P., LAIO F., RIDOLFI L. E RODRIGUEZ-ITURBE I. (2002). Ecohydrology of water-controlled ecosystems. ADVANCES IN WATER RESOURCES. vol. 25, pp. 1335-1348 ISSN: 0309-1708. [pdf]

LAIO F., PORPORATO A., RIDOLFI L. E RODRIGUEZ-ITURBE I. (2002). On the seasonal dynamics of mean soil moisture. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH. vol. 107 (D15) ISSN: 0148-0227. 10.1029, 2001JD001252. [pdf]

2001

FERNANDEZ-ILLESCAS C.P., PORPORATO A., LAIO F. (2001). The ecohydrological role of soil texture in water-limited ecosystems. WATER RESOURCES RESEARCH. vol. 37(12), pp. 2863-2872 ISSN: 0043-1397. [pdf]

RODRIGUEZ-ITURBE I., PORPORATO A., LAIO F. (2001). Intensive or extensive use of soil moisture: plant strategies to cope with stochastic water availability. GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS. vol. 28(23), pp. 4495-4498 ISSN: 0094-8276.[pdf]

LAIO F., PORPORATO A., FERNADEZ-ILLESCAS C., E RODRIGUEZ-ITURBE I. (2001). Plants in water controlled ecosystems: active role in hydrological processes and response to water stress. IV. Discussion of real cases. ADVANCES IN WATER RESOURCES. vol. 24/7, pp. 745-762 ISSN: 0309-1708.[pdf]

PORPORATO A., LAIO F., RIDOLFI L. E RODRIGUEZ-ITURBE I. (2001). Plants in water-controlled ecosystems: active role in hydrological processes and response to water stress. III: Vegetation water stress. ADVANCES IN WATER RESOURCES. vol. 24/7, pp. 725-744 ISSN: 0309-1708.[pdf]

LAIO F., PORPORATO A., RIDOLFI L. E RODRIGUEZ-ITURBE I. (2001). Plants in water-controlled ecosystems: active role in hydrological processes and response to water stress. II: Probabilistic soil moisture dynamics. ADVANCES IN WATER RESOURCES. vol. 24/7, pp. 707-723 ISSN: 0309-1708.[pdf]

RODRIGUEZ-ITURBE I., LAIO F., PORPORATO A. RIDOLFI L. (2001). Plants in water-controlled ecosystems: active role in hydrological processes and response to water stress. I: Scope and general outline. ADVANCES IN WATER RESOURCES. vol. 24/7, pp. 695-705 ISSN: 0309-1708.[pdf]

LAIO F., PORPORATO A, RIDOLFI L. E RODRIGUEZ-ITURBE I. (2001). Mean first passage times of processes driven by white shot noise. PHYSICAL REVIEW E, STATISTICAL, NONLINEAR, AND SOFT MATTER PHYSICS. vol. 63(3) ISSN: 1539-3755..[pdf]