selected publications

  1. A. Trevisan 1976: Numerical experiments on the influence of orography on cyclone formation with an isentropic primitive equation model. J. Atmos. Sci., 33, 768-780.
  2. A. Buzzi, S. Tibaldi 1977: Inertial and frictional effects on rotating and stratified flow over topography. Quart. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc., 103, 135-150.
  3. A. Buzzi, S. Tibaldi 1978: Cyclogenesis in the lee of the Alps: a case study. Quart. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc., 104, 271-287.
  4. A. Buzzi, A. Speranza 1979: Stationary flow of a quasi-geostrophic, stratified atmosphere past finite amplitude obstacles. Tellus, 31 A, 1-12.
  5. A. Trevisan, A. Buzzi 1980: Stationary response of barotropic weakly non-linear Rossby waves to quasi-resonant orographic forcing. J. Atmos. Sci., 37, 947-957.
  6. S. Tibaldi, A. Buzzi, P. Malguzzi 1980: Orographically induced cyclogenesis, analysis of numerical experiments. Mon. Wea. Rev., 108, 1302-1314.
  7. A. Buzzi, A. Trevisan, G. Salustri 1981: Internal frontogenesis: a two-dimensional model in isentropic, semi- geostrophic coordinates. Mon. Wea. Rev., 109, 1053-1060.
  8. P. Malguzzi, A. Speranza 1981: Local Multiple Equilibria and Regional Atmospheric Blocking. J. Atmos. Sci., 38, 1939-1948.
  9. E. Tosi, M. Fantini, A. Trevisan 1983: Numerical experiments on orographic cyclogenesis: relationship between the development of the lee cyclone and the basic flow characteristics. Mon.Wea.Rev., 111, 799-814.
  10. S. Tibaldi, A. Buzzi 1983: Effects of orography on Mediterranean lee cyclogenesis and its relationship to European blocking. Tellus, 35 A, 269-286.
  11. A. Buzzi, A. Trevisan, A. Speranza 1984: Instabilities of a baroclinic flow related to topographic forcing. J. Atmos. Sci., 41, 637-650.
  12. C. W. Newton, A. Trevisan 1984: Clinogenesis and frontogenesis on jet-stream waves. Part I: Analytical relations to wave structure. J. Atmos. Sci., 41, 2718-2734.
  13. C. W. Newton, A. Trevisan 1984: Clinogenesis and frontogenesis on jet-stream waves. Part II. Channel model numerical experiments. J. Atmos. Sci., 41, 2736-2755.
  14. P. Malguzzi, P. Malanotte Rizzoli 1984: Nonlinear stationary Rossby waves over nonuniform zonal wind and atmospheric blocking. Part I: the analytical theory. J. Atmos. Sci., 41, 2620-2628.
  15. R. T. Pierrehumbert, P. Malguzzi 1984: Forced coherent structures and local multiple equilibria in a barotropic atmosphere. J. Atmos. Sci., 41, 246-257.
  16. A. Speranza, A. Buzzi, A. Trevisan, P. Malguzzi 1985: A theory of deep cyclogenesis in the lee of the Alps: modifications of baroclinic instability by localized topography. J. Atmos. Sci. 42, 1521-1535.
  17. P. Malguzzi, P. Malanotte Rizzoli 1985: Coherent structures in a baroclinic atmosphere. Part II: A truncated model approach. J. Atmos. Sci., 42, 2463-2477.
  18. A. Buzzi, A. Speranza 1986: A theory of deep cyclogenesis in the lee of the Alps. Part II: Effects of finite topographic slope and height. J. Atmos. Sci., 43, 2826-2837.
  19. R. Benzi, P. Malguzzi, A. Speranza, A. Sutera 1986: The statistical properties of general atmospheric circulation observational evidence and a minimal theory of bimodality. Quart. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc., 112, 661-674.
  20. S. Rambaldi, A. Trevisan 1986: Restrictions and alternative formulation of the quasi-geostrophic barotropic channel model. J. Atmos. Sci., 43, 107-108.
  21. P. Malguzzi, A. Trevisan, A. Speranza 1987: Effects of finite height topography on nongeostrophic baroclinic instability: implications to theories of lee cyclogenesis. J. Atmos. Sci, 44, 1475-1482.
  22. P. Malanotte Rizzoli, P. Malguzzi 1987: Coherent structures in baroclinic atmosphere Part III: Block formation and eddy forcing. J. Atmos. Sci., 44, 2493-2505.
  23. A. Trevisan, L. Ferranti, P. Malguzzi 1988: Further developments of normal mode theory of lee cyclogenesis: isentropic coordinate model. J. Atmos. Sci., 45, 3880-3888
  24. A. Speranza, P. Malguzzi 1988: The statistical properties of a zonal jet in a baroclinic atmosphere: a semilinear approach. Part I: quasigeostrophic, two-layer model atmosphere. J. Atmos. Sci., 45, 3046-3061.
  25. A. Buzzi, S. Tibaldi 1988: Reply by authors to 'Comments on "Cyclogenesis in the lee of the Alps: a case study", by A. Buzzi and S. Tibaldi' (G.W. Kent Moore). Quart. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc., 114, 274-276.
  26. A. Buzzi, E. Tosi 1989: Statistical behaviour of transient eddies near mountains and implications for theories of lee cyclogenesis. J. Atmos. Sci., 46, 1233-1249.
  27. A. Trevisan, U. Giostra 1990: Dynamical criteria determining lee cyclogenesis. J. Atmos. Sci., 47, 2400-2406
  28. A. Buzzi, P. Malguzzi, A. Trevisan 1990: The statistical properties of the interaction of high-frequency eddies with mountains in a two-layer model. Tellus, 42 A, 28-40.
  29. A. Buzzi, A. R. Hansen, E. Tosi 1990: Probability density distributions of large-scale midlatitude circulation parameters during Northern Hemisphere summer. Tellus, 42 A, 366-377.
  30. A. Buzzi, D. Gomis, M. A. Pedder, S. Alonso 1991: A method to reduce the adverse impact that inhomogeneous station distributions have on spatial interpolation. Mon. Wea. Rev., 119, 2465-2491.
  31. P. Cessi 1991: Laminar separation of colliding western boundary currents. J. Mar. Res., 49, 697-717.
  32. M. Fantini 1991: Baroclinic instability and induced air-sea heat exchange. Tellus, 43 A, 285-294
  33. A. Trevisan, P. Malguzzi, M. Fantini, 1992: On Lorenz's law for the growth of large and small errors in the atmosphere. J.Atmos.Sci., 49, 713-719
  34. R. Benzi, P. Malguzzi 1992: Amplification and meridional confinement of stationary and quasistationary eddies in a two layer model. J. Atmos. Sci., 49, 1585-1593.
  35. P. Cessi 1992: Ventilation of eastern subtropical gyres. J. Phys. Ocean., 22, 683-685.
  36. P. Cessi, W. R. Young 1992: Multiple equilibria in two-dimensional thermohaline circulation. J. Fluid Mech., 241, 291-309.
  37. A. Trevisan 1993: Impact of transient error growth on global average predictability measures. J. Atmos. Sci., 50, 1016-1028.
  38. M. Fantini 1993: A numerical study of two-dimensional moist baroclinic instability. J.Atmos.Sci, 50, 1199-1210
  39. P. Malguzzi 1993: An analytical study on the feedback between large and small scale eddies. J. Atmos. Sci., 50, 1429-1436.
  40. M. Fantini, A. Buzzi 1993: Numerical experiments on a possible mechanism of cyclogenesis in the Antarctic region. Tellus, 45 A, 99-113.
  41. M. Fantini, A. Buzzi 1994: Short baroclinic waves of small amplitude in a moist environment. Quart. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc., 120, 1069-1084
  42. P. Cessi 1994: A simple box-model of stochastically forced thermohaline flow. J. Phys. Ocean., 24, 1911-1920.
  43. P. Cessi, G. R. Ierley 1994: Symmetry-breaking multiple equilibria in quasi-geostrophic, wind-driven flows. J. Phys. Ocean., 23, 1727-1735.
  44. M. Fantini, 1995: Moist Eady waves in a quasi geostrophic three dimensional model. J. Atmos. Sci., 52, 2473-2485
  45. A. Trevisan, 1995: Statistical properties of predictability from atmospheric analogs and the existence of multiple flow regimes. J. Atmos. Sci., 52, 3577-3592
  46. A. Trevisan, R. Legnani 1995: Transient error growth and local predictability: a study in the Lorenz system. Tellus, 47A,103-117.
  47. P. Malguzzi, A. Speranza, A. Sutera, R. Caballero 1996: Nonlinear amplification of stationary Rossby waves near resonance. Part I. J. Atmos. Sci., 53, 298-311
  48. P. Cessi 1996: Convective adjustment and thermohaline excitability. J. Phys. Ocean., 26, 481-491.
  49. P. Cessi 1996: Grid-scale instability of convective-adjustment schemes. J. Mar. Res., 54, 407-420.
  50. J. R. Gyakum, M. Carrera, D.-L. Zhang, S. Miller, J. Caveen, R. Benoit, T. Black, A. Buzzi, C. Chouinard, M. Fantini, C. Folloni, J. J. Katzfey, Y.-H. Kuo, F. Lalaurette, S. Low-Nam, J. Mailhot, P. Malguzzi, J. M. McGregor, M. Nakamura, G. Tripoli, C. Wilson 1996: A regional model intercomparison using a case of explosive oceanic cyclogenesis. Weather and Forecasting, 11, 521-543.
  51. M. Fantini, A. Buzzi 1997: Baroclinic waves in a shallow saturated layer. J. Atmos. Sci., 54, 2146-2154
  52. P. Malguzzi, A. Speranza, A. Sutera, R. Caballero 1997: Nonlinear amplification of stationary Rossby waves near resonance. Part II. J. Atmos. Sci., 54, 2441-2451
  53. A. Buzzi, R. Cadelli, P. Malguzzi 1997: Low level jet simulation over the Antarctic ocean. Tellus, 49 A, 263-276.
  54. S. Corti and T.N. Palmer, 1997 "Sensitivity analysis of atmospheric low-frequency variability" Q. J. R. Meteorol. Soc. 123, 2425-2447
  55. S. Corti, A. Giannini, S. Tibaldi and F. Molteni, 1997: "Patterns of low-frequency variability in a three level quasi-geostrophic model". Climate Dynamics 13, 883-904
  56. A. Trevisan, F. Pancotti 1998: Periodic Orbits, Lyapunov Vectors, and Singular Vectors in the Lorenz System. J. Atmos. Sci., 55, 390-398
  57. P. Lionello, P. Malguzzi, A. Buzzi 1998: Coupling between the Atmospheric Circulation and the Ocean Wave Field: An Idealized Case. J. Phys. Ocean., 28, 161-177
  58. P. Cessi 1998: Angular momentum and temperature homogenization in the symmetric circulation of the atmosphere. J. Atmos. Sci., 55, 1997-2015.
  59. A. Buzzi, N. Tartaglione, P. Malguzzi 1998: Numerical Simulations of the 1994 Piedmont Flood. Role of Orography and Moist Processes. Mon. Wea. Rev. , 126, 2369-2383.
  60. F. Molteni and S. Corti, 1998 "Long term fluctuations in the statistical properties of low-frequency variability: dynamical origin and predictability" Q. J. R. Meteorol. Soc. 124, 495-526
  61. M. Fantini, 1999: Linear Evolution of Baroclinic Waves in Saturated Air. Quart. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc., 125, 905-924.
  62. M. Fantini, 1999: Evolution of Moist Baroclinic Normal Modes in the Nonlinear Regime. J. Atmos. Sci., 56, 3161-3166.
  63. P. Bongioannini Cerlini, S. Corti and S. Tibaldi, 1999 "An intercomparison between low-frequency variability indices". Tellus 51A, 773-789
  64. S. Corti, F. Molteni and T. N. Palmer, 1999 "Signature of recent climate change in frequencies of natural atmospheric circulation regimes". Nature 398, 799-802
  65. A.Buzzi, L. Foschini, 2000: Mesoscale meteorological features associated with heavy precipitation in the Southern Alpine Region. Meteorol. Atmos. Phys., 72, 131-146.
  66. M. Fantini, S. Davolio, 2000: Formulation of a Semi-Geostrophic Model of Frontal Interaction with Isolated Orography. Meteorol. Atmos. Phys., 72, 261-270.
  67. S. Corti, F. Molteni and C. Brankovic, 2000 "Predictability of snow-depth anomalies over Eurasia and associated circulation patterns". Q. J. R. Meteorol. Soc. 126, 241-262
  68. M. Georgelin, P. Bougeault, T. Black, N. Brzovic, A. Buzzi, J. Calvo, V. Cassé, M. Desgagné, R. El-Khatib, J. F. Geleyn, T. Holt, S.-Y. Hong, T. Kato, J. Katzfey, K. Kurihara, B. Lacroix, F. Lalaurette, Y. Lemaitre, J. Mailhot, D. Majewski, P. Malguzzi, V. Masson, J. Mcgregor, E. Minguzzi, T. Paccagnella and C. Wilson, 2000: The second COMPARE exercise: a model intercomparison using a case of a typical mesoscale orographic flow, the PYREX IOP3. Q. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc., 126, 991-1030.
  69. M. Fantini, S. Davolio, 2001: Instability of Neutral Eady Waves and Orography J. Atmos. Sci., 58, 1146-1154.
  70. P. Bougeault, P. Binder, A. Buzzi, R. Dirks, J. Kuettner, R. Houze, R.B. Smith, R. Steinacker, H. Volkert, 2001: The MAP Special Observing Period. Bull. Am. Meteor. Soc., 82, 433-462.
  71. Nagata, M., L. Leslie, H. Kamahori, R. Nomura, H. Mino, Y. Kurihara, E. Rogers, R. L. Elsberry, B. K. Basu, A. Buzzi, J. Calvo, M. Desgagne, M. D'Isidoro, S.-Y. Hong, J. Katzfey, D. Majewski, P. Malguzzi, J. McGregor, A. Murata, J. Nachamkin, M. Roch, C. Wilson, 2001: A Mesoscale Model Intercomparison: A Case of Explosive Development of a Tropical Cyclone (COMPARE III). J. Meteorol. Soc. Japan, 79, 999-1033.
  72. Davolio, S., A. Buzzi, 2002: Mechanisms of Antarctic katabatic currents near Terra Nova Bay. Tellus, 54 A, 187-204.
  73. Buzzi, A., M. D'Isidoro, S. Davolio, 2003: A case study of an orographic cyclone south of the Alps during the MAP SOP. Quart. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc. 129, 1795-1818.
  74. Lagouvardos, K., V. Kotroni, A. Koussis, C. Feidas, A. Buzzi, P. Malguzzi, 2003: The meteorological model BOLAM at the National Observatory of Athens: Assessment of two-year operational use. J. Appl. Meteor., 42, 1667-1678.
  75. Miglietta, M.M., and A. Buzzi, 2003: A numerical study of moist stratified flow regimes over isolated topography. Accepted, QJRMS.
  76. F. Molteni, S. Corti, L. Ferranti and J. M. Slingo, 2003: "Predictability experiments for the Asian summer monsoon: impact of SST anomalies on interannual and intraseasonal variability." Journal of Climate, 16, 4001-4021.
  77. M. Fantini, 2004: Baroclinic instability of a zero-PVE jet: enhanced effects of moisture on the lifecycle of baroclinic cyclones. J. Atmos. Sci., 61, 1296-1307
  78. A. Buzzi, S. Davolio, M. D'Isidoro and P. Malguzzi 2004: The impact of resolution and 4-D VAR reanalysis on the simulations of heavy precipitation in MAP cases. Meteorologische Zeitschrift 13, 91-97.
  79. S. Davolio and A. Buzzi, 2004: A nudging scheme for the assimilation of precipitation data into a mesoscale model. Weather and Forecasting 19, 855-871.