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Job title professor
Department DiSTeBA
University of Salento (
Piazza Tancredi, 7 lecce 73100
University of Salento Piazza Tancredi, 7
Nationality Italy
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Website http://www.dsm.unile.it/WEBUtenti/piero.lionello/
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Job type Teaching/Education , Research
Research Area(s) Physical Oceanography , Climatology, Meteorology , Physical Oceanography , Climatology, Meteorology
Research Activities analysis of climate trends and climate chanhe in the Mediterranean Sea using models and data
Research Region 2, 3,
Skills/Expertise climate analysis, Impacts and detection of climate change in the upper ocean, storm surge modelling and climatology, wind wave modelling and climatology, operation prediction of storm surge,
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by prof Piero LIONELLO)

Mel R., A. Sterl and P. Lionello (2013) High resolution climate projection of storm surge at the Venetian coast, Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci. , 13, 1135-1142, doi:10.5194/nhess-13-1135-2013, 2013. Scarascia L. and P Lionello (2013) Global and regional factors contributing to the past and future sea level rise in the Northern Adriatic Sea , Global and Planetary Change , 106: 51-63, 10.1016/j.gloplacha.2013.03.004. Lionello, P., Gacic, M., Gomis, D., Garcia-Herrera, R., Giorgi, F., Planton, S., Trigo, R., (...), Xoplaki, E. (2012) Program focuses on climate of the Mediterranean region Eos Trans. AGU 93:105-106 Lionello, P. (2012) The climate of the Venetian and North Adriatic region: Variability, trends and future change Phys. Chem. Earth 40-41:1-8 K. Schroeder, J. Garcìa-Lafuente, S. A. Josey, V. Artale, B. Buongiorno Nardelli, A. Carrillo, M. Gac?ic´, G. P. Gasparini, M. Herrmann, P. Lionello, W. Ludwig, C. Millot, E. Özsoy, G. Pisacane, J. C. Sánchez-Garrido, G. Sannino, R. Santoleri, S. Somot, M.V. Struglia, E. Stanev, I. Taupier-Letage, M. N. Tsimplis, M. Vargas-Yáñez, V. Zervakis, G. Zodiatis (2012) Circulation of the Mediterranean Sea and its Variability in Lionello P. (Ed.) The Climate of the Mediterranean Region. From the Past to the Future , Amsterdam: Elsevier (NETHERLANDS), 187-256, ISBN:9780124160422 Lionello, P., Cavaleri, L., Nissen, K.M., Pino, C., Raicich, F., Ulbrich, U.(2012) Severe marine storms in the Northern Adriatic: Characteristics and trends Phys. Chem. Earth, 40-41:93-105, DOI:10.1016/j.pce.2010.10.002 Lionello P., M.B.Galati, E.Elvini (2012) Extreme storm surge and wind wave climate scenario simulations at the Venetian littoral Phys. Chem. Earth 40-41, 86-92, DOI: 10.1016/j.pce.2010.04.001 Barriopedro, D., R. Garcia-Herrera, P. Lionello, and C. Pino (2010): A Discussion Of The Links Between Solar Variability And High Storm Surge Events In Venice, J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1029/2009JD013114, in press. Martucci, G., Carniel, S., Chiggiato, J., Sclavo, M., Lionello, P., Galati, M.B. (2009): Statistical trend analysis and extreme distribution of significant wave height from 1958 to 1999 - An application to the Italian Seas Ocean Science Discussions 6, pp. 2005-2036 Lionello P., S.Cogo, M.B.Galati and A.Sanna, (2008), The Mediterranean surface wave climate inferred from future scenario simulations . Global and Planetary Change doi:10.1016/j.gloplacha.2008.03.004 Lionello P. and M.B.Galati (2008), Links of the significant wave height distribution in the Mediterranean sea with the North Hemisphere teleconnection patterns , Adv. Geosci. 17, 13-18 De Zolt S., P.Lionello, P.Malguzzi, A.Nuhu, A.Tomasin (2006) The disastrous storm of 4 November 1966 on Italy Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 6, 861-879 Lionello P., A.Sanna, E.Elvini, R.Mufato (2006) A data assimilation procedure for operational prediction of storm surge in the northern Adriatic Sea Cont. Shelf Res, 26, 539-553 Tsimplis M., V. Zervakis, S. Josey, E. Peneva, M.V. Struglia, E Stanev, Piero Lionello, Vicenzo Artale, A. Theocharis, Elina Tragou, James Rennell (2006): Variability of the Mediterranena Sea Level and Oceanic circulation and their relation to climate patterns in P.Lionello, P.Malanotte-Rizzoli, R.Boscolo (eds) Mediterranean Climate Variability. Amsterdam: Elsevier (NETHERLANDS), 227-282 Lionello P. (2005) Extreme surges in the Gulf of Venice. Present and Future Climate in Fletcher C. and T.Spencer Eds., Venice and its lagoon, State of Knowledge Cambridge University Press, Cambridge UK, 59-65 Lionello P., R.Mufato and A.Tomasin (2005) Sensitivity of free and forced oscillations of the Adriatic Sea to sea level rise Clim. Research., 29: 23-39 Lionello P. and A.Sanna (2005) Mediterranean wave climate variability and its links with NAO and Indian Monsoon Clim.Dyn. , 25, 611-623 Lionello P., G. Martucci, M. Zampieri (2003) Implementation of a coupled atmosphere-wave-ocean model in the Mediterranean Sea: sensitivity of the short time scale evolution to the air-sea coupling mechanisms, The Global Atmosphere and Ocean System, 9: 65-95 Lionello P., E.Elvini, A.Nizzero (2003) A procedure for estimating wind waves and storm-surge climate scenarios in a regional basin: the Adriatic Sea case Clim. Research., 23: 217-231 Lionello P., J.Pedlosky (2001) On the relation between the potential vorticity and the Montgomery function in the ventilated ocean thermocline J. Phys. Oceanogr, 31: 49-62 Lionello P., J.Pedlosky (2000): On the role of a finite density jump at the bottom of the quasi-continuous ventilated thermocline, J. Phys. Oceanogr., 30: 338-351 Lionello P, L.Zampato, P.Malguzzi, A.Tomasin, A.Bergamsco (1998) On the correct surface stress for the prediction of the wind wave field and the storm surge in the Northern Adriatic Sea, Il nuovo Cimento C21: 515-532. Lionello P., P.Malguzzi, A.Buzzi (1998) On the Coupling between the atmospheric circulation and the ocean wave field: an idealized case, J. Phys. Oceanogr., 28:161-177 Hasselmann S., P.Lionello, K.Hasselmann (1996) An Optimal Interpolation Spectralscheme for wind and wave data assimilation J.Geophys. Res., 102: 15807-15822 Lionello P. (1995) Oceanographic Prediction for the Venetian Littoral Il Nuovo Cimento C 18: 245-268. P.Lionello, Günther H., B.Hansen (1995) A Sequential data Assimilation Scheme Applied to the Global Wave Analysis and Prediction J.Mar.Systems., 6: 87-107. Lionello P., H.Gunther, P.A.E.M. Janssen (1992) Assimilation of Altimeter data in a global third generation wave model J.Geophys.Res., 97C: 14453-14474. Cavaleri L., L.Bertotti, P.Lionello (1991) Wind-wave cast in the Mediterranean sea J. Geophys. Res., 96C: 10739-10764 Cavaleri L. and P.Lionello (1990) Linear and nonlinear approaches to bottom friction in wave motion: a critical intercomparison Estaurine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 30: 355-367 Cavaleri L., L.Bertotti, P.lionello (1989) Wind waves evaluation in the Adriatic and Mediterranean seas International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 27: 57-69 Janssen P.A.E.M., P.Lionello, L.Zambresky (1989) On the interaction of wind and wave Phil. Trans. R. Soc. Lond. A329: 289-301. Janssen P.A.E.M., P.Lionello, M.Reistad, A.Hollingsworth, (1989) Hindcast and data assimilation studies in a third generation wave model during the SEASAT period J.Geophys.Res. 94C: 973-993. Cavaleri L.,L.Bertotti,P.Lionello (1989) Shallow water application of the third generation wave model WAM J.Geophys.Res. 94C: 8111-8124 Cavaleri L., L.Bertotti, P.Lionello, S.Zecchetto (1988) Local effects in wind and wave fields in the Tyrrenian Sea Il Nuovo Cimento C 11: 693-702 The WAMDI group (1988): The WAM model - A third generation ocean waves prediction model J.Phys.Oceanogr. 18: 1775-1810

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Created: 2011-03-01 Last Updated: 2013-07-23 by Peter PISSIERSSENS