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  • Articoli in rivista

1] Chiaravalloti F, Caloiero T, Coscarelli R (2022). The Long-Term ERA5 Data Series for Trend Analysis of Rainfall in Italy. HYDROLOGY, ISSN: 2306-5338, doi:

 2] Rago V, Lupiano V, Chiaravalloti F, Chiodo G, Gabriele S, Pellegrino A D, Terranova O G, Iovine G (2021). Geomorphic effects caused by heavy rainfall in the Corigliano-Rossano area (NE Calabria, Italy) on 12 August 2015. JOURNAL OF MAPS, vol. 17, p. 279-288, ISSN: 1744-5647, doi:

 3] Alì, Giuseppe, Bilotta, Eleonora, Chiaravalloti, Francesco, Pantano, Pietro, Pezzi, Oreste, Scuro, Carmelo, Valentini, Francesco (2021). Spatiotemporal Pattern Formation in a Ring of Chua’s Oscillators. REGULAR & CHAOTIC DYNAMICS, vol. 26, p. 717-731, ISSN: 1560-3547, doi: 10.1134/S1560354721060095

 4] Guarascio M, Folino G, Chiaravalloti F, Gabriele S, Procopio A, Sabatino P (2020). A Machine Learning Approach for Rainfall Estimation Integrating Heterogeneous Data Sources. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON GEOSCIENCE AND REMOTE SENSING, vol. 60, ISSN: 0196-2892, doi: 10.1109/TGRS.2020.3037776

 5] Taranto M., Barba L., Blancas J., Bloise A., Cappa M., Chiaravalloti F., Crisci G. M., CURA, Murat, De Angelis D., De Luca R., LEZZERINI, Marco, Pecci A., Miriello D. (2019). The bricks of Hagia Sophia (Istanbul, Turkey): a new hypothesis to explain their compositional difference. JOURNAL OF CULTURAL HERITAGE, vol. 38, p. 136-146, ISSN: 1778-3674, doi: 10.1016/j.culher.2019.02.009

 6] Maiolo, Mario, Pantusa, Daniela, Carini, Manuela, Capano, Gilda, Chiaravalloti, Francesco, Procopio, Antonio (2018). A new vulnerability measure for water distribution network. WATER, vol. 10, ISSN: 2073-4441, doi: 10.3390/w10081005

 7] Chiaravalloti F, Brocca L, Procopio A, Massari C, Gabriele S (2018). Assessment of GPM and SM2RAIN-ASCAT rainfall products over complex terrain in southern Italy. ATMOSPHERIC RESEARCH, vol. 206, p. 64-74, ISSN: 0169-8095, doi:

 8] CARINI, Manuela, MAIOLO, Mario, PANTUSA, Daniela, CHIARAVALLOTI, Francesco, CAPANO, GILDA (2018). Modelling and optimization of least-cost water distribution networks with multiple supply sources and users. RICERCHE DI MATEMATICA, p. 1-15, ISSN: 0035-5038, doi: 10.1007/s11587-017-0343-y

 9] Giuseppe Fedele, Luigi D’Alfonso, Francesco Chiaravalloti, Gaetano D’Aquila (2018). Obstacles Avoidance Based on Switching Potential Functions. JOURNAL OF INTELLIGENT & ROBOTIC SYSTEMS, vol. 90, p. 387-405, ISSN: 1573-0409

 10] Rago V, CHIARAVALLOTI F, Chiodo G, Gabriele S, Lupiano V, Nicastro R, Pellegrino AD, Procopio A, Siviglia S, Terranova OG (2017). Geomorphic effects caused by heavy rainfall in southern Calabria (Italy) on 30 October–1 November 2015. JOURNAL OF MAPS, vol. 13, p. 836-843, ISSN: 1744-5647, doi: 10.1080/17445647.2017.1390499

 11] Gabriele S, Chiaravalloti F, Procopio A (2017). La valutazione delle piene nei piccoli bacini. Un problema ancora aperto / Floods Evaluation in Small Catchments. A Yet Open Question. L'ACQUA, ISSN: 1125-1255

 12] Fedele G, D’Alfonso L, CHIARAVALLOTI F, D’Aquila G (2017). Obstacles Avoidance Based on Switching Potential Functions. JOURNAL OF INTELLIGENT & ROBOTIC SYSTEMS, ISSN: 0921-0296, doi:

 13] Gabriele S, Chiaravalloti F, Procopio A (2017). Radar–rain-gauge rainfall estimation for hydrological applications in small catchments. ADVANCES IN GEOSCIENCES, vol. 44, p. 61-66, ISSN: 1680-7340, doi:

 14] Provenzano C, Mazzulla A, Chiaravalloti F, Audia B, Cipparrone G (2016). Topological defects and electro-convective flows in anisotropic fluids: A microfluidic platform for nano-objects tunable structuring. APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS, vol. 109, 071901, ISSN: 0003-6951, doi:

 15] Fedele G, Ferrise A, Chiaravalloti F (2016). Uncertain master–slave synchronization with implicit minimum saturation level. APPLIED MATHEMATICAL MODELLING, vol. 40, p. 1193-1198, ISSN: 0307-904X, doi: 10.1016/j.apm.2015.07.010

 16] Bilotta E, Chiaravalloti F, Pantano S (2015). Complexity and emergence of wave dynamics in a chain ofsequentially interconnected Chua circuits. MECHANICS RESEARCH COMMUNICATIONS, vol. 68, p. 9-17, ISSN: 0093-6413, doi: 10.1016/j.mechrescom.2015.01.007

 17] Nigro S, Cerasa A, Zito G, Perrotta P, Chiaravalloti F, Donzuso G, Fera F, Bilotta E, Pantano P, Quattrone A (2014). Fully Automated Segmentation of the Pons and Midbrain Using Human T1 MR Brain Images.. PLOS ONE, vol. 9, e85618, ISSN: 1932-6203, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0085618

 18] Godbert N, Crispini A, Ghedini M, Carini M, Chiaravalloti F, Ferrise A (2014). LCDiXRay: a user-friendly program for powder diffraction indexing of columnar liquid crystals. JOURNAL OF APPLIED CRYSTALLOGRAPHY, vol. 47, p. 668-679, ISSN: 0021-8898, doi: 10.1107/S1600576714003240

 19] Bilotta E, Chiaravalloti F, Pantano P (2014). Spontaneous Synchronization in Two Mutually Coupled Memristor-Based Chua's Circuits: Numerical Investigations. MATHEMATICAL PROBLEMS IN ENGINEERING, 594962, ISSN: 1024-123X, doi: 10.1155/2014/594962

 20] Bilotta E, Chiaravalloti F, Pantano P (2014). Synchronization and Waves in a Ring of Diffusively Coupled Memristor-Based Chua's Circuits.. ACTA APPLICANDAE MATHEMATICAE, vol. 132, p. 83-94, ISSN: 0167-8019, doi: 10.1007/s10440-014-9919-7

 21] Gabriele S, Chiaravalloti F (2014). Un modello regionale meteo-idrologico per la valutazione delle piogge brevi.. L'ACQUA, vol. 3, p. 45-58, ISSN: 1125-1255

 22] Miriello D, Lezzerini M, Chiaravalloti F, Bloise A, Apollaro C, Crisci G M (2013). Replicating the chemical composition of the binder for restoration of historic mortars as an optimization problem. . COMPUTERS AND CONCRETE, vol. 14, p. 553-563, ISSN: 1598-8198, doi: 10.12989/cac.2013.12.4.553

 23] Gabriele S, Chiaravalloti F (2013). Searching regional rainfall homogeneity using atmospheric fields.. ADVANCES IN WATER RESOURCES, vol. 53, p. 163-174, ISSN: 0309-1708

 24] Filippelli L: Rossi C O, Carini M, Chiaravalloti F, Gentile L (2013). Structural Characterization of Bitumen System by Prony-Like Method Applied to NMR and Rheological Relaxation Data. MOLECULAR CRYSTALS AND LIQUID CRYSTALS, vol. 572, p. 50-58, ISSN: 1563-5287, doi: 10.1080/15421406.2012.763210

 25] Gabriele S, Chiaravalloti F (2013). Using the meteorological information for the regional rainfall frequency analysis: an application to Sicily.. WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT, vol. 27, p. 1721-1735, ISSN: 0920-4741, doi: 10.1007/s11269-012-0235-6

 26] MIRIELLO D, BLOISE A, DE FRANCESCO AM, CRISCI GM, CHIARAVALLOTI F, BARCA D, LA RUSSA MF, MARASCO E (2010). Colour and composition of nodules from the Calabrian clay deposits: a possible raw material for pigments production in Magna Graecia. PERIODICO DI MINERALOGIA, vol. 79, p. 59-69, ISSN: 0369-8963, doi: 10.2451/2010PM0021

 27] CHIARAVALLOTI F, GABRIELE S (2009). Vibo Valentia flood and MSG rainfall evaluation. ATMOSPHERIC RESEARCH, vol. 93, p. 286-294, ISSN: 0169-8095, doi: 10.1016/j.atmosres.2008.10.027

 28] Gallucci F, Chiaravalloti F, Tosti S, Drioli E, Basile A (2007). The effect of mixture gas on the hydrogen permeation through a palladium membrane: Experimental study and theoretical approach. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HYDROGEN ENERGY, vol. 32, p. 1837-1845, ISSN: 0360-3199, doi: 10.1016/j.ijhydene.2006.09.034

 29] Gabriele S, Chiaravalloti F, Cotecchia V (2006). L'Evento pluviometrico del 22 ottobre 2005 in Puglia. Una ricostruzione Sperimentale mediante Meteosat-8 e modello afflussi-deflussi a parametri distribuiti. L'ACQUA, ISSN: 1125-1255

 30] Tosti S, Basile A, Pettinali L, Borgognoni F, Chiaravalloti F, Gallucci F (2006). Long term tests of Pd-Ag thin wall permeator tube. JOURNAL OF MEMBRANE SCIENCE, vol. 284, p. 393-397, ISSN: 0376-7388, doi: 10.1016/j.memsci.2006.08.006

 31] Chiaravalloti F, Milovanov AV, Zimbardo G (2006). Self-similar transport processes in a two-dimensional realization of multiscale magnetic field turbulence. PHYSICA SCRIPTA, vol. T122, p. 79-88, ISSN: 0031-8949, doi: 10.1088/0031-8949/2006/T122/012


  • Contributi in atti di convegni

 1] Maiolo M., Sousa J., Carini M., Chiaravalloti F., Bonora M. A., Capano G., Pantusa D. (2020). Optimization Model for Water Distribution Network Planning in a Realistic Orographic Framework. In: (a cura di): Sergeyev Y.;Kvasov D.E., Revised Selected Papers, Part I, Springer Nature, Switzerland AG 2020, Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series, volume 11973 3nd Intern. Conf. “NUMTA 2019 - Numerical Computations: Theory and Algorithms”. LECTURE NOTES IN COMPUTER SCIENCE, vol. 11973, p. 545-556, Switzerland:Springer Nature, ISBN: 978-3-030-39080-8, ISSN: 0302-9743, doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-39081-5_47

 2] Folino G, Guarascio M, Chiaravalloti F, Gabriele S (2019). A Deep Learning based architecture for rainfall estimation integrating heterogeneous data sources. PROCEEDINGS OF ... INTERNATIONAL JOINT CONFERENCE ON NEURAL NETWORKS, ISSN: 2161-4393, doi: 10.1109/IJCNN.2019.8852229

 3] Giuseppe Fedele, Luigi D’Alfonso, Francesco Chiaravalloti, Gaetano D’Aquila (2017). Path Planning and Obstacles Avoidance using Switching Potential Functions. In: 14th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics (ICINCO).

 4] Fedele G, D'Alfonso L, Chiaravalloti F, D'Aquila G (2017). Path planning and obstacles avoidance using switching potential functions. In: ICINCO 2017 - Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics. vol. 2, p. 343-350, ISBN: 978-989758264-6

 5] Sabatino P, Fedele G, Procopio A, Chiaravalloti F, Gabriele S (2016). Algorithms for the analysis and characterization of convective structures relative to extreme rainfall events. In: 2nd International Conference on Numerical Computations: Theory and Algorithms, NUMTA 2016. AIP CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS, vol. 1776, 090037, ISSN: 0094-243X, Pizzo Calabro, Italy, 20 october 2016, doi: 10.1063/1.4965401

 6] Fedele G, Chiaravalloti F, D’Alfonso L, D’Aquila G, Parisini T, Pin G (2016). Finite-time parameters estimation of the Chua system. In: NUMTA2016 - Numerical Computations: Theory and Algorithms. AIP CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS, vol. 1776, p. 090024-1-090024-4, ISSN: 0094-243X, Pizzo Calabro, Calabria, Italy, 19 – 25 June 2016, doi:

 7] Gabriele S, Chiaravalloti F (2012). Using meteorological information and orography to characterize maximum rainfall in South Italy.. RENDICONTI ONLINE DELLA SOCIETÀ GEOLOGICA ITALIANA, vol. 21, p. 393-395, ISSN: 2035-8008

 8] Gabriele S, D'Aquila G, Chiaravalloti F (2009). A Distributed Real-Time Monitoring System for Landslide Hazard and Risk Assessment. NATO SECURITY THROUGH SCIENCE SERIES. C, ENVIRONMENTAL SECURITY, ISBN: 978-90-481-2897-6, ISSN: 1871-4668, doi: 10.1007/978-90-481-2899-0_31

 9] Fedele G, Chiaravalloti F, Join C (2009). AN ALGEBRAIC DERIVATIVE-BASED APPROACH FOR THE ZERO-CROSSING ESTIMATION. In: Proceeding of 17th European Signal Processing Conference, EUSIPCO 2009. p. 2455-2459, Glasgow, Scotland

 10] Gabriele S, Chiaravalloti F, D’Aquila G, Tansi C (2009). DISTRIBUTED REAL-TIME MONITORING SYSTEM TO NATURAL HAZARD EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT: THE AMAMIR SYSTEM. In: Proceedings 18th World IMACS Congress and MODSIM09 International Congress on Modelling and Simulation. p. 2672-2678, Anderssen, R.S., R.D. Braddock and L.T.H. Newham (eds), ISBN: 978-0-9758400-7-8, Cairns, Australia, 13–17 July 2009

 11] Gabriele S, D'Aquila G, Chiaravalloti F (2008). Integrated monitoring of slopes in landslides / Monitoraggio integrato di versanti in frana. RENDICONTI ONLINE DELLA SOCIETÀ GEOLOGICA ITALIANA, vol. 3, p. 403-404, ISSN: 2035-8008


  • Abstract in Atti di convegno

 1] Laviola S, Gabriele S, Iovine G, Baldini L, Chiaravalloti F, Federico S, Miglietta MM, Milani L, Procopio A, Roberto N, Tiesi A, Agostino M, Niccoli R, Stassi S, Rago V (2017). Meteorological tools in support to the railway security system on the Calabria region. GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH ABSTRACTS, vol. 19, ISSN: 1607-7962

 2] Gabriele S, Niccoli R, Procopio A, Sabatino P, Chiaravalloti F (2016). Multi-level information based rainfall estimation for hydrological applications. In: Plinius Conference Abstracts. vol. 15, Plinius15-42, 2016

 3] Gabriele S, Oreste T, Pascale S, Rago V, Chiaravalloti F, Sabatino P, Brocca L, Laviola S, Baldini L, Federico S, Miglietta MM, Marra GP, Niccoli R, Arcuri S, Catalano F, Stassi S, Baccillieri M, Agostino M, Iovine G (2016). RAMSES: a nowcasting system for mitigating geo-hydrological risk along the railway. In: EGU General Assembly Conference Abstracts. GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH ABSTRACTS, vol. 18, ISSN: 1029-7006, Vienna, 17-22 April, 2016

 4] Gabriele S, Laviola S, Chiaravalloti F (2014). Meteorological considerations and satellite retrievals in supporting to the assessment of local hydrologic homogeneity over Italy.. GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH ABSTRACTS, vol. 16, ISSN: 1029-7006

 5] Gabriele S, Chiaravalloti F (2009). Meteorological based analysis of Italian hydrological extreme-events: 1958-2008. In: Plinius Conference Abstracts, Vol. 11, Plinius11-10, 2009


  • Altro

 1] Gabriele S, Chiaravalloti F (2011). Applicazioni Meteoclimatiche nella Regionalizzazione delle Precipitazioni. ISBN: 978-88-95172-06-4

 2] Gabriele S, Chiaravalloti F, Cosentini F, Musso G, Muto A, Oliveto F A (2010). Il GPS nel monitoraggio del dissesto idrogelogico

 3] Gabriele S, Chiaravalloti F (2008). Informazione meteorologica e imaging satellitare nello studio di eventi idrologici estremi -: CLEANED :-