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Arnold, W., Giuliani, M., Castelletti, A. (2024). Floating photovoltaics may reduce the risk of hydro-dominated energy development in Africa, Nature Energy, doi: 10.1038/s41560-024-01510-0

Chen, S., Brokhausen, F., Wiesner, P., Hegyi, D., Citir, M., Huth, M., Park, S., Rabe, J., Thamsen, L., Tscheikner-Gratl, F., Castelletti, A., Thamsen, P.U., Cominola, A. (2024). Coupled simulation of urban water networks and interconnected critical urban infrastructure systems: A systematic review and multi-sector research agenda, Sustainable Cities and Society, 104, 105283

Quinn, J.D., Reed, P.M., Giuliani, M., Castelletti, A. (2024). Average domination: A new multi-objective value metric applied to assess the benefits of forecasts in reservoir operations under flood design levels, Advances in Water Resources, 185, 104638

Ricart, S., Gandolfi, C., Castelletti, A. (2024). How do irrigation district managers deal with climate change risks? Considering experiences, tipping points, and risk normalization in northern Italy, Climate Risk Management, 44, 100598

Sangiorgio, M., Guariso, G. (2024). Transfer learning in environmental data-driven models: A study of ozone forecast in the Alpine region, Environmental Modelling & Software, 177, 106948


Arnold, W., Salazar, J. Z., Carlino, A., Giuliani, M., Castelletti, A. (2023). Operations eclipse sequencing in multipurpose dam planning, Earth’s Future, 11, e2022EF003186

Ascenso, G., Cavicchia, L., Scoccimarro, E., Castelletti, A. (2023). Optimisation-based refinement of genesis indices for tropical cyclones, Environmental Research Communications, 5, 021001

Carlino, A., Wildemeersch, M., Chawanda, C.J., Giuliani, M., Sterl, S., Thiery, W., van Griensven, A., Castelletti, A. (2023). Declining cost of renewables and climate change curb the need for African hydropower expansion, Science, 381, 6658

Carolli, M., Garcia de Leaniz, C., Jones, J., Belletti, B., Hudek, H., Pusch, M., Pandakov, P., Borger, L., van de Bund, W. (2023). Impacts of existing and planned hydropower dams on river fragmentation in the Balkan Region, Science of the Total Environment, 871, 161940

Castelletti, A., Ficchì, A., Cominola, A., Segovia, P., Giuliani, M., Wu, W., Lucia, S., Ocampo-Martinez, C., De Schutter, B., Maestre, J. M. (2023). Model Predictive Control of water resources systems: A review and research agenda, Annual Reviews in Control, 55, 442–465

Cavicchia, L., Scoccimarro, E., Ascenso, G., Castelletti, A., Giuliani, M., Gualdi, S. (2023). Tropical cyclone genesis potential indices in a new high-resolution climate models ensemble: Limitations and way forward, Geophysical Research Letters, 50, 11, e2023GL103001

Cominola, A., Preiss, L., Thyer, M., Maier, H.R., Prevos, P., Stewart, R., Castelletti, A. (2023). The determinants of household water consumption: a review and assessment framework for research and practice, NPJ Clean Water, 6, 11

Cradock-Henry, N., Kirk, N., Ricart, S., Diprose, G., Kannemeyer, R. (2023). Decisions, options, and actions in the face of uncertainty: systematic bibliometric and thematic review of climate adaptation pathways, Environmental Research Letters, 18, 073002

Crippa, N., Grillakis, M.G., Tsilimigkras, A., Yang, G., Giuliani, M., Koutroulis, A.G. (2023). Seasonal forecast-informed reservoir operation. Potential benefits for a water-stressed Mediterranean basin, Climate Services, 32, 100406

Daniel, I., Ajami, N.K., Castelletti, A., Savic, D., Stewart, R.A., Cominola, A. (2023). A survey of water utilities’ digital transformation: drivers, impacts, and enabling technologies, NPJ Clean Water, 6, 51

Foroumandi, E., Moradkhani, H., Sanchez-Vila, X., Singha, K., Castelletti, A., Destouni, G. (2023), ChatGPT in Hydrology and Earth Sciences: Opportunities, prospects and concerns, Water Resources Research, e2023WR036288

Maier, H.R., Galelli, S., Razavi, S., Castelletti, A., Rizzoli, A., Athanasiadis, I.N., Sanchez-Marre, M., Acutis, M., Wu, W., Humphrey, G.B. (2023). Exploding the myths: An introduction to artificial neural networks for prediction and forecasting, Environmental Modelling & Software, 167, 105776

Mazzoni, F., Alvisi, S., Blokker, M., Buchberger, S.G., Castelletti, A., Cominola, A., Gross, M.-P., Jacobs, H.E., Mayer, P., Steffelbauer, D.B., Stewart, R.A., Stillwell, A.S., Tzatchkov, V., Alcocer Yamanaka, V.-H., Franchini,. M. (2023). Investigating the characteristics of residential end uses of water: A worldwide review, Water Research, 230, 119500

Mitheu, F., Tarnavsky, E., Ficchì, A., Stephens, E., Cornforth, R., Petty, C. (2023). The utility of impact data in flood forecast verification for anticipatory actions: Case studies from Uganda and Kenya, Journal of Flood Risk Management, e12911

Mitheu, F., Stephens, E., Petty, C., Ficchì, A., Tarnavsky, E., Cornforth, R. (2023). Impact-based flood early warning for rural livelihoods in Uganda, Weather, Climate, and Society, 15, 525-539

Ricart, S., Gandolfi, C., Castelletti, A. (2023). Climate change awareness, perceived impacts, and adaptation from farmers’ experience and behavior: A triple-loop review, Regional Environmental Change, 23, 82

Ricart, S., Villar-Navascués, R., Reyes, M., Rico-Amorós, A.M., Hernández-Hernández, M., Toth, E., Bragalli, C., Neri, M., Amelung, B. (2023). Water-tourism nexus research in the Mediterranean in the past two decades: A systematic literature review, International Journal of Water Resources Development

Ricart, S., Villar, R., Hernández-Hernández, M., Rico-Amorós, A.M., Olcina, J., Baños, C. (2023). Reinforcing the Hydrosocial Cycle to foster water governance and stakeholders’ interdependence in urban agroecosystems: A local test in Benidorm, Spain, Frontiers in Agronomy, 5, 1057211

Salcedo-Sanz, S., Perez-Aracil, J., Ascenso, G., del Ser, J., Casillas-Perez, D., Kadow, C., Fister, D., Barriopedro, D., Garcia-Herrera, R., Giuliani, M., Castelletti, A. (2023). Analysis, characterization, prediction, and attribution of extreme atmospheric events with machine learning and deep learning techniques: a review, Theoretical and Applied Climatology, in press

Speight, L., Stephens, L., Hawker, L., Baugh, C., Neal, J., Cloke, H., Grey, S., Titley, H., Marsden, H., Sumner, T., Ficchi, A., Prudhomme, C., Archer, L., Bazo, J., Dambo, J., Dolan, S., Huhn, A.L., Moschini, F., Savage, J., Smith, A., Towner, J., Wanzala, M. (2023). Recommendations to improve the interpretation of global flood forecasts to support international humanitarian operations for tropical cyclones, Journal of Flood Risk Management, in press.

Tangi, M., Bizzi, S., Schmitt, R., Castelletti, A. (2023). Balancing sediment connectivity and energy production via optimized reservoir sediment management strategies, Water Resources Research, 59, 6, e2022WR034033

Valerio, C., Giuliani, M., Castelletti, A., Garrido, A., De Stefano, L. (2023). Multi-objective optimal design of interbasin water transfers: The Tagus-Segura aqueduct (Spain), Journal of Hydrology: Regional Studies, 46, 101339

Yang, G., Giuliani, M., Castelletti, A. (2023). Operationalizing equity in multipurpose water systems, Hydrology and Earth System Science, 27, 69-81

Yang, G., Giuliani, M., Galelli, S. (2023). Valuing the codesign of streamflow forecast and reservoir operation models, Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, 149, 8


Carlino, A., Tavoni, M., Castelletti, A. (2022). Self-adaptive multi-objective climate policies align mitigation and adaptation strategiesEarth’s Future, 10, e2022EF002767

Ricart, S., Kirk, N. (2022). Hydrosocial research for better understanding, managing, and modeling human-nature interactions, Frontiers in Water, 4, 1025040

Jordan, S., Quinn, J., Zaniolo, M., Giuliani, M., Castelletti, A. (2022). Advancing reservoir operations modelling in SWAT to reduce socio-ecological tradeoffsEnvironmental Modelling & Software, 157, 105527.

Wanzala, M.A., Ficchi’, A., Cloke, H.L., Stephens, E.M., Badjana, H.M., and Lavers, D.A. (2022). Assessment of global reanalysis precipitation for hydrological modelling in data-scarce regions: A case study of Kenya. Journal of Hydrology: Regional Studies, 41, 101105.   

Wanzala, M. A., Stephens, E. M., Cloke, H. L., & Ficchi, A. (2022). Hydrological model preselection with a filter sequence for the national flood forecasting system in Kenya. Journal of Flood Risk Management, 1–24.  

Giudici, F., Garofalo, E., Bozzi, S., Castelletti, A. (2022). Climate uncertainty and technological innovation shape investments in renewable energy for small off-grid islandsRenewable and Sustainable Energy Transition, 2, 100036.

Giuliani, M., Zaniolo, M., Sinclair, S., Micotti, M., van Orshoven, J, Burlando, P., Castelletti, A. (2022). Participatory design of robust and sustainable development pathways in the Omo-Turkana river basinJournal of Hydrology: Regional Studies, 41, 101116. 

Matta, E., Castelletti, A. (2022). Water and Climate Change:  Water Management in Transboundary River Basins under Climate Change. In: Montedoro, L., Buoli, A., Frigerio, A. (eds) Territorial Development and Water-Energy-Food Nexus in the Global South. Research for Development. Springer, Cham, 165-177.

Ferrari, L., Carlino, A., Gazzotti, P., Tavoni, M., Castelletti, A. (2022). From optimal robust climate strategies: expanding integrated assessment model ensembles to manage economic, social, and environmental objectives, Environmental Research Letters, 17, 084029.

Kondolf, G., Schmitt, R., (…), Bizzi, S., Castelletti, A., (…), Wild, T. (2022). Save the Mekong Delta from DrowningScience, 376(6593): 583–85. 

Almeida, R.M., Schmitt, R.J.P., Castelletti, A., (…), McIntyre, P.B. (2022) Strategic planning of hydropower development: balancing benefits and socioenvironmental costsCurrent Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, 56, 101175.

Salazar, J.Z., Castelletti, A., and Giuliani, M. (2022). Multi-Objective Robust Planning Tools, Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Environmental Science

Ricart, S., Castelletti, A., & Gandolfi, C. (2022). On farmers’ perception of climate change and its nexus with climate data and adaptive capacity. A comprehensive review,Environmental Research Letters, 17, 083002.

Ricart, S, Berizzi, C., Sauri, D., Terlicher, G.N. (2022). The social, environmental, and political dimensions in designing urban public space from a water management perspective: Testing European experiences, Land, 11(9), 1575. 

Fletcher, S., Hadjimichael, A., Quinn, J., Osman, K., Giuliani, M., Gold, D., Figueroa, A.J., and Gordon, B. (2022). Equity in Water Resources Planning: A Path Forward for Decision Support Modelers, Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management 148(7): 02522005.

Tangi, M., Bizzi, S., Fryirs, K., and Castelletti, A. (2022). A dynamic, network scale sediment (dis)connectivity model to reconstruct historical sediment transfer and river reach sediment budgets, Water Resources Research, 58, e2021WR030784.

Giuliani, M., J.R. Lamontagne, M.I. Hejazi, P.M. Reed, and A. Castelletti (2022), Unintended consequences of climate change mitigation for African river basins, Nature Climate Change, 12, 187–192

Gao, J., Castelletti, A., Burlado, P., Wang, H., Zhao, J. (2022). Soft-cooperation via data sharing eases transboundary conflicts in the Lancang-Mekong River BasinJournal of Hydrology, 606, 127464.

Ricart, S., Rico-Amoros, A.M. (2022). Can agriculture and conservation be compatible in a coastal wetland? Balancing stakeholders’ narratives and interactions in the management of El Hondo Natural Park, Spain, Agricultural and Human Values, 39, 589-604.

Kergus, P.,  Formentin, S., Giuliani, M., Castelletti, A. (2022). Learning-based hierarchical control of water reservoir systems, IFAC Journal of Systems and Control, 19, 100175.

Amaranto, A., Juizo, D., Castelletti, A. (2022). Disentangling sources of future uncertainties for water management in sub-Saharan river basins,Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 26, 245-263.



Casale, F., F. Fuso, M. Giuliani, A. Castelletti, and D. Bocchiola (2021), Exploring future vulnerabilities of subalpine Italian regulated lakes under different climate scenarios: bottom‐up vs top-down and CMIP5 vs CMIP6, Journal of Hydrology: Regional Studies, 38.

Stevanato, N., M.V. Rocco, M.Giuliani, A. Castelletti, and E. Colombo (2021), Advancing the representation of reservoir hydropower in energy systems modelling: The case of Zambezi River Basin, PlosOne, 16(12), e0259876.

Giuliani, M., J.R. Lamontagne, P.M. Reed, and A. Castelletti (2021), A State-of-the-Art Review of Optimal Reservoir Control for Managing Conflicting Demands in a Changing World, Water Resources Research, 57, e2021WR029927.

Zaniolo, M., M. Giuliani, and A. Castelletti (2021), Policy Representation Learning for multiobjective reservoir policy design with different objective dynamics, Water Resources Research, 57, e2020WR029329.

Meyer, M.F., Ladwig, R., Mesman, J.P. (…) Matta, E., (…) (2021). The AEMON-J “Hacking Limnology” workshop series & virtual summit: Incorporating data science and open science in aquatic research Limnology and  Oceanography Bulletin.

Carlino, A., A. De Vita, M. Giuliani, P. Zamberletti, P. Capros., F. Recanati, M. Kannavou, A. Castelletti (2021), Hydroclimatic change challenges the EU planned transition to a carbon neutral electricity system, Environmental Research Letters.

Bizzi, S., M. Tangi, R.J.P. Schmitt, J. Pitlick, H. Piégay, A. Castelletti (2021), Sediment transport at the network scale and its link to channel morphology in the braided Vjosa River system, Earth Surface Processes and Landforms.

Schmitt, R.J.P., M. Giuliani, S. Bizzi, G.M. Kondolf, G.C. Daily, A. Castelletti (2021), Strategic basin and delta planning increases the resilience of the Mekong Delta under future uncertainty, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 118 (36).

Gazzotti, P., J. Emmerling, G. Marangoni, A. Castelletti, K. van der Wijst, A. Hof, M. Tavoni (2021), Persistent inequality in economically optimal climate policies Nature Communications.

Zaniolo, M., M. Giuliani, S. Sinclair, P. Burlando, A. Castelletti (2021), When timing matters—misdesigned dam filling impacts hydropower sustainability, Nature Communications.

Cominola, A., M. Giuliani, A. Castelletti, P. Fraternali, S. L. Herrera Gonzalez, J. C. Guardiola Herrero, J. Novak, A. E. Rizzoli (2021), Long-term water conservation is fostered by smart meter-based feedback and digital user engagementnpj Clean Water, 4.

Zaniolo, M., M. Giuliani, A. Castelletti (2021), Neuro-Evolutionary Direct Policy Search for Multiobjective Optimal Control, IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems.

Likmeta, A., A.M. Metelli, G. Ramponi, A. Tirinzoni, M. Giuliani, M. Restelli (2021), Dealing with multiple experts and non-stationarity in inverse reinforcement learning: an application to real-life problemsMachine Learning.

Giudici, F., D. Anghileri, A. Castelletti, P. Burlando (2021), Descriptive or normative: How does reservoir operations modeling influence hydrological simulations under climate change?, Journal of Hydrology, 595.

Bertoni, F., M. Giuliani, A. Castelletti, and P.M. Reed (2021), Designing with information feedbacks: Forecast informed reservoir sizing and operation, Water Resources Research, 57.

Di Mauro, A., A. Cominola, A. Castelletti, A. Di Nardo (2021), Urban Water Consumption at Multiple Spatial and Temporal Scales. A Review of Existing Datasets, Water, 13 (1).


Belletti, B., C. Garcia de Leaniz, J. Jones, S. Bizzi, L. Borger, G. Segura, A. Castelletti, et al. (2020), More than one million barriers fragment Europe’s rivers, Nature, 588, 436-444

Giuliani, M., L. Crochemore, I. Pechlivanidis, and A. Castelletti (2020), From skill to value: isolating the influence of end user behavior on seasonal forecast assessment, Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 24

Wu, W., H.R. Maier, G.C. Dandy, M. Arora, A. Castelletti (2020), The changing nature of the water–energy nexus in urban water supply systems: a critical review of changes and responses. Journal of Water and Climate Change , jwc2020276. 

Amaranto, A., F. Pianosi,  D. Solomatine, D., G. Corzo, and F. Munoz-Arriola (2020), Sensitivity analysis of data-driven groundwater forecasts to hydroclimatic controls in irrigated croplands., Journal of Hydrology, 124957

Denaro, S., A. Castelletti, M. Giuliani, and G. Characklis (2020), Insurance portfolio diversification through bundling for competing agents exposed to uncorrelated drought and flood risks, Water Resources Research, 56, 1–20

Guimarães Nobre, G., H. de Moel, M. Giuliani, K. Bischiniotis, J.C.J.H. Aerts, and P.J. Ward (2020), What will the weather do? Forecasting flood losses based on oscillation indices, Earth’s Future, 8

Giudici, F., A. Castelletti, M. Giuliani, and H.R. Maier (2020), An active learning approach for identifying the smallest subset of informative scenarios for robust planning under deep uncertainty, Environmental Modelling & Software, 127

Herman, J.D., J.D. Quinn, S. Steinschneider, M. Giuliani, and S. Fletcher (2020), Climate adaptation as a control problem: Review and perspectives on dynamic water resources planning under uncertainty, Water Resources Research, 56

Bertoni, F., M. Giuliani, and A. Castelletti (2020), Integrated Design of Dam Size and Operations via Reinforcement Learning, Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, 146(4),F. 


Piégay, H., F. Arnaud, B. Belletti, M. Bertrand, S. Bizzi, P. Carbonneau, S. Dufour, F. Liebault, V. Ruiz‐Villanueva, and L. Slater (2019), Remotely Sensed Rivers in the Anthropocene: State of the Art and Prospects, Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 45

Bertoni, F., A. Castelletti, M. Giuliani, and P.M. Reed (2019), Discovering dependencies, trade-offs, and robustness in joint dam design and operation: An ex-post assessment of the Kariba dam, Earth’s Future, 7

Anghileri, D., S. Monhart, C. Zhou, K. Bogner, K., A. Castelletti, P. Burlando, and M. Zappa (2019), The value of subseasonal hydrometeorological forecasts to hydropower operations: How much does preprocessing matter?, Water Resources Research55

Giuliani, M., M. Zaniolo, A. Castelletti, G. Davoli, and P. Block (2019), Detecting the state of the climate system via artificial intelligence to improve seasonal forecasts and inform reservoir operations, Water Resources Research, 55

Cominola, A., K. Nguyen, M. Giuliani, R.A. Stewart, H.R. Maier, and A. Castelletti (2019), Data mining to uncover heterogeneous water use behaviors from smart meter data, Water Resources Research, 55

Schmitt, R., S. Bizzi, A. Castelletti, J.J. Opperman, and G.M. Kondolf (2019), Strategic planning in the Mekong Basin could improve trade-offs between hydropower and sediment supply to the Mekong Delta, Science Advances, 5(10)

Mazzoleni, M., A. Amaranto and D.P. Solomatine (2019), Integrating qualitative flow observations in a lumped hydrologic routing model, Water Resources Research, 55(7), 6088-6108

Mazzoleni, M., L. Brandimarte and A. Amaranto (2019), Evaluating precipitation datasets for large-scale distributed hydrological modelling, Journal of Hydrology, 578, 124076

Hunink, J., G. Simons, S. Suárez, A. Solera, J. Andreu, M. Giuliani, P. Zamberletti, M. Grillakis, A. Koutroulis, I. Tsanis, F. Schasfoort, S. Contreras, E. Ercin, and W. Bastiaanssen (2019), A simplified water accounting procedure to assess climate change impact on water resources for agriculture across different European river basins, Water, 11(10), 1976

Tangi, M.,  R. Schmitt, S. Bizzi, and A. Castelletti (2019), The CASCADE toolbox for analyzing river sediment connectivity and management, Environmental Modelling  and Software, 119, 400-406

Quinn, J.D., P.M. Reed, M. Giuliani, and A. Castelletti (2019),  What is controlling our control rules? Opening the black box of multireservoir operating policies using time‐varying sensitivity analysis, Water Resources Research,  55

Garcia de Leaniz, C., A. Berkhuysen, and B. Belletti (2019), Beware small dams, they can do damage, too, Nature, 570, 164

Blöschl, G., […], A. Castelletti, et al. (2019), Twenty-three Unsolved Problems in Hydrology (UPH) – a community perspective, Hydrological Science Journal,  620507

Joshua, J., L. Börger, J. Tummers, P. Jones, L. Lucas, K.P. Kerr, S. Bizzi, S. Consuegra, L. Marcello, A. Vowles, B. Belletti, E. Verspoore, W. Van de Bund, P. Gough, and C. Garcia de Leaniz (2019), A comprehensive assessment of stream fragmentation in Great Britain, Science of The Total Environment, 673: 756–62

Giudici, F., A. Castelletti, E. Garofalo, M. Giuliani, and H.R. Maier (2019), Dynamic, multi-objective optimal design and operation of water-energy systems for small, off-grid islands, Applied Energy, 250, 605-616.

Ahmadalipour,  A, H. Moradkhani, A. Castelletti, and N. Magliocca (2019), Future drought risk in Africa: Integrating vulnerability, climate change, and population growth, Science of The Total Environment, 662, 672-686


Anghileri, D., M. Botter, A. Castelletti, H. Weigt, and P. Burlando (2018).  A comparative assessment of the impact of climate change and energy policies on Alpine hydropowerWater Resources Research, 54

Giuliani, M. and J.D. Herman (2018), Modeling the behavior of water reservoir operators via eigenbehavior analysisAdvances in Water Resources, 122

Ros, A., M. Giuliani, G.W. Scurati, S. Graziosi, F. Ferrise, M. Bodegoni (2018), Participated Planning of Large Water Infrastructures through Virtual Prototyping Technologies, Technologies, 6(68)

Anghileri, D. A. Castelletti, and P. Burlando (2018), Alpine Hydropower in the Decline of the Nuclear Era: Trade-Off between Revenue and Production in the Swiss Alps, Journal of Water resources Planning and Management, 144(8).

Alborzi, A., A. Mirchi, H. Moftakhari, I. Mallakpour, S. Alian, A. Nazemi, E. Hassanzadeh, O. Mazdiyasni, S. Ashraf, K. Madani, H. Norouzi, M. Azarderakhsh, A. Mehran, M. Sadegh, A. Castelletti, and A. AghaKouchak (2018)  Climate-Informed Environmental Inflows to Revive a Drying Lake Facing Meteorological and Anthropogenic Droughts , Environmental Research Letters, 13, 084010.

Bizzi, S, Piegay, H, Demarchi, L, Van De Bund, W., Weissteiner, C., Gob, F. (2018), LiDAR‐based fluvial remote sensing to assess 50‐100‐year human‐driven channel changes at a regional level: the case of the Piedmont Region, Italy, Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 44(2), 471-489

Bizzi, S., A. Cominola, E. Mason, A. Castelletti, and P. Kyungrock (2018), Multicriteria Optimization Model to Generate on-DEM Optimal Channel Networks, Water Resources Research, 54(8), 5727-5740

Giuliani, M., J. Quinn, J. Herman, A. Castelletti, and P. Reed (2018), Scalable multi-objective control for large scale water resources systems under uncertainty, IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, 26(4), 1492-1499

Denaro, S., A. Castelletti, M. Giuliani, and G.W. Characklis (2018), Fostering cooperation in power asymmetrical water systems by the use of direct release rules and index-based insurance schemes, Advances in Water Resources, 115, 301-314

Biglarbeigi, P., M. Giuliani, A. Castelletti (2018), Partitioning the Impacts of Streamflow and Evaporation Uncertainty on the Operations of Multipurpose Reservoirs in Arid Regions, Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, 144(7)

Mason, E., M. Giuliani, A. Castelletti, F. Amigoni (2018), Identifying and modelling dynamic preference evolution in multipurpose water resources systems, Water Resources Research, 54, 3162-3175

Castelletti, A., A. Cominola, A. Facchini, M. Giuliani, P. Fraternali, S. Herrera, M. Melenhorst, I. Micheel, J. Novak, C. Pasini, A.E. Rizzoli, and C. Rottondi (2018), Gamified approaches for Water Management Systems: an Overview, Book Chapter in Smart Water Grids – A Cyber-Physical Approach, edited by P. Tsakalides, A. Panousopoulou, G. Tsagkatakis, and L. Montestruque, CRC Press.

Zaniolo, M., M. Giuliani, A. Castelletti, M. Pulido-Velasquez (2018), Automatic design of basin-specific drought indexes for highly regulated water systems, Hydrology and Earth Systems Science, 22, 2409-2424

Stewart, R.A., K. Nguyen, C. Beal, H. Zhang, O. Sahin, E. Bertone, A.S. Vieira, A. Castelletti, A. Cominola, M. Giuliani, D. Giurco, M. Blumenstein, A. Turner, A. Liu, S. Kenway, D.A. Savić, C. Makropoulos, P. Kossieris (2018), Integrated intelligent water-energy metering systems and informatics: Visioning a digital multi-utility service provider, Environmental Modelling & Software, 105, 94-117

Rougé, C., J.J. Harou, M. Pulido-Velazquez, E.S. Matrosov, P. Garrone, R. Marzano, A. Lopez-Nicolas, A. Castelletti, A.E. Rizzoli (2018), Assessment of Smart-Meter-Enabled Dynamic Pricing at Utility and River Basin Scale, Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, 144(5): 04018019 (2019 Quentin Martin Best Practice-Oriented Paper Award)

Schmitt, R.J.P., S. Bizzi, A. Castelletti, G.M. Kondolf (2018), Stochastic modeling of sediment connectivity for reconstructing sand fluxes and origins in the unmonitored Se Kong, Se San, and Sre Pok tributaries of the Mekong River, Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, 123, 2-25

McPhail, C., H.R. Maier, J.H. Kwakkel, M. Giuliani, A. Castelletti, S. Westra (2018), Robustness metrics: How are they calculated, when should they be used and why do they give different results?Earth’s Future, 6(2),  169-191

Schmitt, R.J.P., S. Bizzi, A. Castelletti, G.M. Kondolf (2018), Improved trade-offs of hydropower and sand connectivity by strategic dam planning in the Mekong, Nature Sustainability, 1, 96–104

Cominola, A., M. Giuliani, A. Castelletti, D.E. Rosenberg, A.M. Asdallah (2018), Implications of data sampling resolution on water use simulation, end-use disaggregation, and demand managementEnvironmental Modelling & Software, 102, 199-212

Cominola, A., E.S. Spang, M. Giuliani, A. Castelletti , J.R. Lund, F.J. Loge (2018), Segmentation analysis of residential water-electricity demand for customized demand-side management programsJournal of Cleaner Production, 172, 1607-1619

Belletti, B., Nardi, L., Rinaldi, M. et al. (2018), Assessing Restoration Effects on River Hydromorphology Using the Process-based Morphological Quality Index in Eight European River ReachesEnvironmental Management, 61, 69-84

Carbonnneau, P. E., Bizzi, S., & Marchetti, G. (2018), Robotic photosieving from low‐cost multirotor sUAS: A proof‐of‐conceptEarth Surface Processes and Landforms

Herman, J.D. and M. Giuliani (2018), Policy tree optimization for threshold-based water resources management over multiple timescales, Environmental Modelling & Software, 99, 39-51

Kondolf, G.M. , Schmitt, R.J.P., Carling, P.A., Darby, S.E., Arias, M.E., Bizzi, S., Castelletti, A., Cochrane, T.A., Gibson, S., Kummu, M., Rubin, Z., Wild, T.B. (2018), Changing sediment budget of the Mekong: Cumulative threats and management strategies for a large river basin, Science of the Total Environment, 625, 114-134


Zatarain Salazar, J., P.M. Reed, J.D. Quinn, M. Giuliani, A. Castelletti  (2017), Balancing exploration, uncertainty and computational demands in many objective reservoir optimization, Advances in Water Resources,  109,  196-210

Belletti B., M. Rinaldi, M. Bussettini, F. Comiti, A.M. Gurnell, L. Mao, L. Nardi, and P. Vezza  (2017), Characterising physical habitats and fluvial hydromorphology: a new system for the survey and classification of river geomorphic units, Geomorphology, 283, 143-157. 

Schmitt, R.J.P., E. Morgenroth, and T.A. Larsen (2017), Robust planning of sanitation services in urban informal settlements: An analytical frameworkWater Research, 110, 297–312.

Schmitt, R.J.P., Z. Rubin, Z., and G.M. Kondolf (2017), Losing ground – scenarios of land loss as consequence of shifting sediment budgets in the Mekong Delta, Geomorphology, Anthropogenic Sedimentation 294, 58–69

Demarchi L., S. Bizzi, and H. Piegay (2017), Regional hydromorphological characterization with continuous and automated remote sensing analysis based on VHR imagery and low-resolution LiDAR data, Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 42(3),  531-551

Li, Y., M. Giuliani, and A. Castelletti (2017), A coupled human–natural system to assess the operational value of weather and climate services for agricultureHydrology and Earth System Sciences, 21, 4693-4709

Quinn, J., P.M. Reed, M. Giuliani, and A. Castelletti (2017), Rival Framings: A Framework for Discovering how Problem Formulation Uncertainties Shape Risk Management Tradeoffs in Water Resources Systems, Water Resources Research, 53

Recanati, F.,  A. Castelletti, G. Dotelli, P. Melià (2017), Trading off natural resources and rural livelihoods. A framework for sustainability assessment of small-scale food production in water-limited regions, Advances in Water Resources, 110, 484-493

Denaro, S., D. Anghileri, M. Giuliani, and A. Castelletti (2017), Informing the operations of water reservoirs over multiple temporal scales by direct use of hydro-meteorological data, Advances in Water Resources, 103, 51–63

Cominola, A., M. Giuliani, D. Piga, A. Castelletti, and A.E. Rizzoli (2017), A Hybrid Signature-based Iterative Disaggregation algorithm for Non-Intrusive Load Monitoring, Applied Energy, 185, 331–344


Giuliani, M., A. Castelletti, R. Fedorov, and P. Fraternali (2016), Using crowdsourced web content for informing water systems operations in snow-dominated catchments, Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 20, 5049–5062

Giuliani, M., Y. Li, A. Cominola, S. Denaro, E. Mason, and A. Castelletti (2016), A Matlab toolbox for designing Multi-Objective Optimal Operations of water reservoir systems, Environmental Modelling & Software, 85, 293–298

Giuliani, M., Y. Li, A. Castelletti, and C. Gandolfi (2016), A coupled human-natural systems analysis of irrigated agriculture under changing climate, Water Resources Research5269286947

Demarchi, L., S. Bizzi, and H. Piégay (2016), Hierarchical object-based mapping of riverscape units and in-stream mesohabitats using LiDAR and VHR imagery, Remote Sensing, 8(2), 97

Culley, S., S. Noble, A. Yates, M. Timbs, S. Westra, H. Maier, M. Giuliani, and A. Castelletti (2016), A bottom-up approach to identifying the maximum operational adaptive capacity of water resource systems to a changing climate, Water Resources Research5267516768

Anghileri, D., N. Voisin, A. Castelletti, F. Pianosi, B. Nijssen, and D.P. Lettenmaier (2016), Value of long-term streamflow forecasts to reservoir operations for water supply in snow-dominated river catchments, Water Resources Research5242094225

Schmitt, R.J.P., S. Bizzi, and A. Castelletti (2016), Tracking multiple sediment cascades at the river network scale identifies controls and emerging patterns of sediment connectivity, Water Resources Research5239413965

Zatarain-Salazar, J., P. Reed, J. Herman, M. Giuliani, and A. Castelletti (2016), A diagnostic assessment of evolutionary algorithms for multi-objective surface water reservoir control, Advances in Water Resources, 92, 172–185

Giuliani, M., D. Anghileri, P. Vu, A. Castelletti, and R. Soncini-Sessa (2016), Large storage operations under climate change: expanding uncertainties and evolving tradeoffs, Environmental Research Letters, 11(3),

Giuliani, M., and A. Castelletti (2016), Is robustness really robust? How different definitions of robustness impact decision-making under climate change, Climatic Change, 135, 409–424

Piga, D., A. Cominola, M. Giuliani, A. Castelletti, and A.E. Rizzoli (2016), Sparse optimization for automated energy end use disaggregation, IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, 24(3), 1044–1051

Giuliani, M., A. Castelletti, F. Pianosi, E. Mason, and P. Reed (2016), Curses, tradeoffs, and scalable management: advancing evolutionary multi-objective direct policy search to improve water reservoir operations, Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, 142(2), 04015050

Ficchì, A., Raso, L., Dorchies, D., Pianosi, F., Malaterre, P.-O., Van Overloop, P.-J., & Jay-Allemand, M. (2016), Optimal Operation of the Multireservoir System in the Seine River Basin Using Deterministic and Ensemble Forecasts. Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, 142(1), 05015005 


Giuliani, M., F. Pianosi, and A. Castelletti (2015), Making the most of data: an information selection and assessment framework to improve water systems operations, Water Resources Research, 51(11), 9073–9093

Galelli, S., A. Castelletti, and A. Goedbloed (2015), High-Performance Integrated Control of water quality and quantity in urban water reservoirs, Water Resources Research, 51(11), 9052-9072

Bizzi, S., Q. Dinh, D. Bernardi, S. Denaro, L. Schippa, and R. Soncini-Sessa (2015), On the control of riverbed incision induced by run-of-river power plantWater Resources Research51(7), 5023-5040

Cominola, A., M. Giuliani, D. Piga, A. Castelletti, and A.E. Rizzoli (2015), Benefits and challenges of using smart meters for advancing residential water demand modeling and management: A review, Environmental Modelling & Software, 72, 198–214

Giuliani, M., A. Castelletti, F. Amigoni, and X. Cai (2015), Multiagent Systems and Distributed Constraint Reasoning for Regulatory Mechanism Design in Water Management, Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, 141(4), 04014068 (2016 Best Research-Oriented Paper Award)


Maier, H.R., Z. Kapelan, J. Kasprzyk, J. Kollat, L.S. Matott, M.C. Cunha, G.C. Dandy, M.S. Gibbs, E. Keedwell, A. Marchi, A. Ostfeld, D. Savic, D.P. Solomatine, J.A. Vrugt, A.C. Zecchin, B.S. Minsker, E.J. Barbour, G. Kuczera, F. Pasha, A. Castelletti, M. Giuliani, and P.M. Reed (2014), Evolutionary algorithms and other metaheuristics in water resources: Current status, research challenges and future directions, Environmental Modelling & Software, 62(0), 271–299

Giuliani, M., J. Herman, A. Castelletti, and P. Reed (2014), Many-objective reservoir policy identification and refinement to reduce policy inertia and myopia in water management, Water Resources Research, 50, 3355–3377

Galelli, S., G.B. Humphrey, H.R. Maier, A. Castelletti, G.C. Dandy, and M.S. Gibbs (2014), An evaluation framework for input variable selection algorithms for environmental data-driven modelsEnvironmental Modeling & Software, 62, 33–51

Giuliani, M., S. Galelli, and R. Soncini-Sessa (2014), A dimensionality reduction approach for Many-Objective Markov Decision Processes: application to a water reservoir operation problem, Environmental Modeling & Software, 57, 101–114

Schmitt, R.J.P., S. Bizzi, and A. Castelletti  (2014), Characterizing fluvial systems at basin scale by fuzzy signatures of hydromorphological drivers in data scarce environments, Geomorphology, 214, 69-83

Castelletti, A., H. Yajima, M. Giuliani, R. Soncini-Sessa, and E. Weber (2014), Planning the Optimal Operation of a Multi–Outlet Water Reservoir with Water Quality and Quantity Targets, Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, 140(4), 496-510


Giuliani, M., and A. Castelletti (2013), Assessing the value of cooperation and information exchange in large water resources systems by agent–based optimization, Water Resources Research, 49, 3912–3926

Galelli, S. and A. Castelletti (2013), Assessing the predictive capability of randomized tree-based ensembles in streamflow modelling, Hydrology and Earth Systems Science, 17, 1-16

Galelli, S. and A. Castelletti (2013), Tree-based Iterative Input variable Selection for hydrological modelling, Water Resources Research, 49(7), 4295–4310

Castelletti A., F. Pianosi, and M. Restelli (2013), A multiobjective reinforcement learning approach to water resources systems operation: Pareto frontier approximation in a single run, Water Resources Research, 49(6)

Fornarelli, S. Galelli, A. Castelletti, J.P. Antenucci, and C. Marti (2013), An empirical modeling approach to predict and understand phytoplankton dynamics in a reservoir affected by inter- basin water transfers, Water Resources Research, 49

Anghileri D., A. Castelletti, F. Pianosi, R. Soncini Sessa, and E. Weber (2013), Optimizing watershed management by coordinated operation of storing facilities, Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, 139(5), 492-500

Pianosi F., A. Castelletti, and M. Restelli (2013), Tree-based FittedQ-iteration  for Multi-Objective Markov Decision Processes in Water Resources Management, Journal of Hydroinformatics, 15(2), 258-27