Vincenzo Levizzani

Research Activity

Clouds and precipitation physics.

Physics of deep convective systems.

Physics of tropical like storms.

Satellite meteorology.

Regional climatology.

Water cycle.

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Most recent publications

Bracci, A., L. Baldini, N. Roberto, E. Adirosi, M. Montopoli, C. Scarchilli, P. Grigioni, V. Ciardini, V. Levizzani, and F. Porcù, 2022: Quantitative precipitation estimation over Antarctica using different Ze-SR relationships based on snowfall classification combining ground observations. Remote Sens.14(1), 82, doi:10.3390/rs14010082.

Cattani, E., O. Ferguglia, A. Merino, and V. Levizzani, 2021: Precipitation products’ inter-comparison over East and Southern Africa 1983-2017. Remote Sens.13, 4419, doi:10.3390/rs13214419.

Kidd, C., and V. Levizzani, 2022: Satellite rainfall estimation. In: Rainfall: Modeling, Measurement and Applications. R. Morbidelli, Ed., Elsevier, Amsterdam, 135-169, doi:10.1016/B978-0-12-822544-8.00005-6.

Laviola, S., G. Monte, E. Cattani, and V. Levizzani, 2022: Hail climatology in the Mediterranean basin using the GPM constellation (1999-2021). Remote Sens.14(17), 4320, doi:10.3390/rs14174320

Levizzani, V., 2021: Il libro delle nuvole. Manuale pratico e teorico per leggere il cielo. Il Saggiatore, Milano, ISBN 9788842826828, 240 pp.

Marra, F., V. Levizzani, and E. Cattani, 2022: Changes in extreme daily precipitation over Africa: insights from a non asymptotic statistical approach. J. Hydrol. X16, 100130, doi:10.1016/j.hydroa.2022.100130.

Miglietta, M. M., D. Carnevale, V. Levizzani, and R. Rotunno, 2021: Role of moist and dry air advection in the development of Mediterranean Tropical-Like Cyclones (Medicanes). Quart. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc.147, 876-899, doi:10.1002/qj.3951.

Roca, R., Z. S. Haddad, F. F. Akimoto, L. Alexander, A. Behrangi, G. J. Huffman, S. Kato, C. Kidd, P. E. Kirstetter, T. Kubota, C. D. Kummerow, T. S. L’Ecuyer, V. Levizzani, V. Maggioni, C. Massari, H. Masunaga, M. Schröder, F. J. Tapiador, F. J. Turk, and N. Utsumi, 2021: The Joint IPWG/GEWEX Precipitation Assessment. WCRP Report2/2021, World Climate Research Programme (WCRP): Geneva, Switzerland, 125 pp, doi:10.13021/gewex.precip