Vincenzo Levizzani

Research Activity

Clouds and precipitation physics.

Physics of deep convective systems.

Physics of tropical like storms.

Satellite meteorology.

Regional climatology.

Water cycle.

Personal web site: http://www.cloudysky.it

Most recent publications

Beck, H., N. Vergopolan, M. Pan, V. Levizzani, A. J. J. M. van Dijk, G. P. Weedon, L. Brocca, F. Pappenberger, G. J. Huffman, and E. F. Wood, 2020: Global-scale evaluation of 22 precipitation datasets using gauge observations and hydrological modeling. In: Satellite Precipitation Measurement. V. Levizzani, C. Kidd, D. B. Kirschbaum, C. D. Kummerow, K. Nakamura, and F. J. Turk, Eds., Advances in Global Change Research69, Springer Nature, Cham, ISBN: 978-3-030-35798-6, 625-653, doi:10.1007/978-3-030-35798-6_9.

Cattani, E., A. Merino, and V. Levizzani, 2020: Rainfall trends in East Africa from an ensemble of IR-based satellite products. In: Satellite Precipitation Measurement. V. Levizzani, C. Kidd, D. B. Kirschbaum, C. D. Kummerow, K. Nakamura, and F. J. Turk, Eds., Advances in Global Change Research69, Springer Nature, Cham, ISBN: 978-3-030-35798-6, 791-817, doi:10.1007/978-3-030-35798-6_17.

Davolio, S., S. Della Fera, S. Laviola, M. M. Miglietta, and V. Levizzani, 2020: Atmospheric river in the Mediterranean basin during the 29 October 2018 “Vaia” storm over Italy. Mon. Wea. Rev.148, 3571-3588, doi:10.1175/MWR-D-20-0021.1.

Foufoula-Georgiu, E., C. Guilloteau, P. Nguyen, A. AghaKouchak, K.-L. Hsu, A. Busalacchi, F. J. Turk, C. Peters-Lidard, T. Oki, Q. Duan, W. Krajewski, R. Uijlenhoet, A. Barros, P. Kirstetter, W. Logan, T. Hogue, H. Gupta, and V. Levizzani, 2020: Advances in precipitation estimation, prediction and impact studies. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-20-0014.1.

Kidd, C., and V. Levizzani, 2019: Quantitative precipitation estimation from satellite observations. In: Extreme Hydroclimatic Events and Multivariate Hazards in a Changing Environment – A Remote Sensing Approach. V. Maggioni, and C. Massari, Eds., Elsevier, Amsterdam, ISBN:978-0-12-814899-0, 3-39, doi:10.1016/B978-0-12-814899-0.00001-8.

Kotsias, G., C. J. Lolis, N. Hatzianastassiou, V. Levizzani, and A. Bartzokas, 2020: On the connection between large-scale atmospheric circulation and winter GPCP precipitation over the Mediterranean region for the period 1980-2017. Atmos. Res.233, 104714, doi:10.1016/j.atmosres.2019.104714.

Kummerow, C. D., S. Tanelli, N. Takahashi, K. Furukawa, M. Klein, and V. Levizzani, 2020: Plans for future missions. In: Satellite Precipitation Measurement. V. Levizzani, C. Kidd, D. B. Kirschbaum, C. D. Kummerow, K. Nakamura, and F. J. Turk, Eds., Advances in Global Change Research67, Springer Nature, Cham, ISBN: 978-3-030-24568-9, 99-119, doi:10.1007/978-3-030-24568-9_6.

Laviola, S., V. Levizzani, R. R. Ferraro, and J. Beauchamp, 2020: Hailstorm detection by satellite microwave radiometers. Remote Sens.12, 621, doi:10.3390/rs12040621.

Levizzani, V., and E. Cattani, 2019: Satellite remote sensing of precipitation and the terrestrial water cycle in a changing climate. Remote Sens.11, 2301, doi:10.3390/rs11192301.

Levizzani, V., C. Kidd, D. B. Kirschbaum, C. D. Kummerow, K. Nakamura, and F. J. Turk, 2020: Satellite Precipitation Measurement. Vol. 1, Springer Nature, Cham, Advances in Global Change Research67, ISBN: 978-3-030-24567-2, 450 pp, doi:10.1007/978-3-030-24568-9.

Levizzani, V., C. Kidd, D. B. Kirschbaum, C. D. Kummerow, K. Nakamura, and F. J. Turk, 2020: Satellite Precipitation Measurement. Vol. 2, Springer Nature, Cham, Advances in Global Change Research69, ISBN: 978-3-030-35797-9, 712 pp, doi:10.1007/978-3-030-35798-6.

Skofronick-Jackson, G., M. S. Kulie, L. Milani, S. J. Munchak, N. B. Wood, and V. Levizzani, 2019: Satellite estimation of falling snow: A Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Core Observatory perspective. J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol.58, 1429-1448, doi:10.1175/JAMC-D-18-0124.1.