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      1. Camici, S., Brocca, L., Melone, F., Moramarco, T. (...). Impact of climate change on flood frequency using different climate models and downscaling approaches. submitted to Journal of Hydrologic Engineering.
      2. Corato, G., Ammari, A., Melone, F., Moramarco, T. (...). Addressing high floods monitoring by standard velocity points methods. submitted to River Research and applications.
      3. Domeneghetti, A., Tarpanelli, A., Brocca, L., Barbetta, S., Moramarco, T., Castellarin, A., Brath, A. (...). The use of remote sensing-derived water surface data for hydraulic model calibration. submitted to Remote Sensing of Environment.
      4. Dorigo, W.A., Gruber, A., De Jeu, R.A.M., Wagner, W., Stacke, T., Loew, A., Albergel, C., Brocca, L., Chung, D., Parinussa, R.M., Kidd, R. (...). Evaluation of the ESA CCI soil moisture product using ground-based observations. submitted to Remote Sensing of Environment.
      5. Manfreda, S., Brocca, L., Moramarco, T., Melone, F., Sheffield, J., Fiorentino, M. (2012). A physically based approach for the estimation of soil moisture from surface measurements at large scale. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences Discussion, 9, 14129-14162, doi:10.5194/hessd-9-14129-2012.
      6. Massari, C., Brocca, L., Barbetta, S., Papathanasiou, C., Mimikou, M., Moramarco, T. (2013). Using globally available soil moisture indicators for flood modelling in Mediterranean catchments. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences Discussion, 10, 10997-11033, doi:10.5194/hessd-10-10997-2013.
      7. Massari, C., Brocca, L., Moramarco, T. (...). Modelling floods with only soil moisture observations. submitted to Water Resources Research.
      8. Tarpanelli, A., Brocca, L., Barbetta, M., Faruolo, M., Lacava, T., Moramarco, T. (...). Coupling MODIS and radar altimetry data for discharge estimation in poorly gauged river basin. submitted to Water Resources Research.
      9. Tayfur, G., Zucco, G., Brocca, L., Moramarco, T. (...). Coupling soil moisture and precipitation observations for predicting hourly runoff at small cachment scale. submitted to Journal of Hydrology.


      1. Albergel, C., Dorigo, W., Balsamo, G., Muñoz-Sabater, J., de Rosnay, P., Isaksen, L., Brocca, L., de Jeu, R., Wagner, W. (2013). Monitoring multi-decadal satellite earth observation of soil moisture products through land surface reanalyses. Remote Sensing of Environment, 138, 77-89, doi:10.1016/j.rse.2013.07.009.
      2. Alvisi, S., Barbetta, S., Franchini, M., Melone, F., Moramarco, T. (2013). Comparing grey formulations of the velocity-area method and entropy method for discharge estimation with uncertainty, Journal of Hydroinformatics, in press.
      3. Barbetta S., Moramarco T. (2013). Real-time flood forecasting by relating local stage and remote discharge. Hydrological Sciences Journal, in press.
      4. Barbetta, S., Moramarco, T., Brocca, L., Franchini, M., Melone, F. (2013). Confidence interval of real-time forecast stages provided by the STAFOM-RCM model: the case study of the Tiber River (Italy). Hydrological Processes, in press, doi:10.1002/hyp.9613.
      5. Brocca, L., Melone, F., Moramarco, T., Wagner, W. (2013). A new method for rainfall estimation through soil moisture observations. Geophysical Research Letters, 40(5), 853-858, doi:10.1002/grl.50173.
      6. Brocca, L., Zucco, G., Moramarco, T., Morbidelli, R. (2013). Developing and testing a long-term soil moisture dataset at the catchment scale. Journal of Hydrology, 490, 144-151, doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2013.03.029.
      7. Brocca, L., Camici, S., Melone, F., Moramarco, T., Martinez-Fernandez, J., Didon-Lescot, J.-F., Morbidelli, R. (2013). Improving the representation of soil moisture by using a semi-analytical infiltration model. Hydrological Processes, in press, doi:10.1002/hyp.9766.
      8. Brocca, L., Liersch, S., Melone, F., Moramarco, T., Volk, M. (2013). Application of a model-based rainfall-runoff database as efficient tool for flood risk management. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 17, 3159-3169, doi:10.5194/hess-17-3159-2013.
      9. Brocca, L., Tarpanelli, A., Melone, F., Moramarco, T., Caudaro, M., Ratto, S., Ferraris, S., Berni, N., Ponziani, F., Wagner, W., Melzer, T. (2013). Soil moisture estimation in alpine catchments through modelling and satellite observations. Vadose Zone Journal, 12(3), 10 pp, doi:10.2136/vzj2012.0102.
      10. Brocca, L., Melone, F., Moramarco, T., Penna, D., Borga, M., Matgen, P., Gumuzzio, A., Martinez-Fernández, J., Wagner, W. (2013). Detecting threshold hydrological response through satellite soil moisture data. Die Bodenkultur, 64(3-4), 7-12.
      11. Corato G, Melone F, Moramarco T, Singh VP. (2013). Uncertainty analysis of flow velocity estimation by a simplified entropy model. Hydrological  Processes, in press.
      12. Diodato, N., Brocca, L., Bellocchi, G., Fiorillo, F., Guadagno, F.M. (2013). Complexity-reduction modelling for assessing the macroscale patterns of historical soil moisture in the Euro-Mediterranean region. Hydrological Processes. in press, doi:10.1002/hyp.9925.
      13. Moramarco T., Barbetta S., Pandolfo C., Tarpanelli A., Berni N., Morbidelli, R. (2013). The spillway collapse of the Montedoglio dam on the Tiber River (central Italy): data collection and event analysis. Journal of Hydrological Engineering, in press.
      14. Moramarco T., Corato G., Melone F., Singh V.P (2013). An entropy-based method for determining the flow depth distribution in natural channels. Journal of Hydrology, 497, 176-188.
      15. Wagner, W., Brocca, L., Naeimi, V., Reichle, R., Draper, C., de Jeu, R., Ryu, D., Su, C.-H., Western, A., Calvet, J.-C., Kerr, Y., Leroux, D., Drusch, M., Jackson, T., Hahn, S., Dorigo, W., Paulik, C. (2013). Clarifications on the "Comparison between SMOS, VUA, ASCAT, and ECMWF soil moisture products over four watersheds in U.S." IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, in press.
      16. Penna, D., Brocca, L., Borga, M., Dalla Fontana, G. (2013). Soil moisture temporal stability at different depths on two alpine hillslopes during wet and dry periods. Journal of Hydrology, 477, 55-71, doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2012.10.052.
      17. Tarpanelli, A., Barbetta, S., Brocca, L., Moramarco, T. (2013). River discharge estimation by using altimetry data and simplified flood routing modelling. Remote Sensing, 5(9), 4145-4162, doi:10.3390/rs5094145.
      18. Tarpanelli, A., Brocca, L., Melone, F., Moramarco, T., Lacava, T., Faruolo, M., Pergola, N., Tramutoli, V. (2013). Toward the estimation of river discharge variations using MODIS data in ungauged basins. Remote Sensing of Environment, 136, 47-55, doi:10.1016/j.rse.2013.04.010.
      19. Tarpanelli, A., Brocca, L., Melone, F., Moramarco, T. (2013). Improving hydraulic modelling in small basins by using remote sensing - derived flood extent data. Hydrological Processes, 27(9), 1321-1330, doi:10.1002/hyp.9550.
      20. Wagner, W., Hahn, S., Kidd, R., Melzer, T., Bartalis, Z., Hasenauer, S., Figa, J., de Rosnay, P., Jann, A., Schneider, S., Komma, J., Kubu, G., Brugger, K., Aubrecht, C., Zuger, J., Gangkofner, U., Kienberger, S., Brocca, L., Wang, Y., Bloeschl, G., Eitzinger, J., Steinnocher, K., Zeil, P., Rubel, F. (2013). The ASCAT soil moisture product: specifications, validation results, and emerging applications. Meteorologische Zeitschrift, 22(1), 5-33, doi:10.1127/0941-2948/2013/0399.


        1. Barbetta, S., Franchini, M., Melone, F., Moramarco, T. (2012). Enhancement and comprehensive evaluation of the Rating Curve Model for different river sites. Journal of Hydrology, 464–465, 376–387, doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2012.07.027.
        2. Brocca, L., Ponziani, F., Moramarco, T., Melone, F., Berni, N., Wagner, W. (2012). Improving landslide forecasting using ASCAT-derived soil moisture data: A case study of the torgiovannetto landslide in central Italy. Remote Sensing, 4(5), 1232-1244, doi:10.3390/rs4051232.
        3. Brocca, L., Tullo, T., Melone, F., Moramarco, T., Morbidelli, R. (2012). Catchment scale soil moisture spatial-temporal variability. Journal of Hydrology, 422-423, 71-83, doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2011.12.039.
        4. Brocca, L., Moramarco, T., Melone, F., Wagner, W., Hasenauer, S., Hahn, S. (2012). Assimilation of surface and root-zone ASCAT soil moisture products into rainfall-runoff modelling. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 50(7), 2542-2555, doi:10.1109/TGRS.2011.2177468.
        5. Calamita, G., Brocca, L., Perrone, A., Piscitelli, S., Lapenna, V., Melone, F., Moramarco, T. (2012). Electrical resistivity and TDR methods for soil moisture estimation in Central Italy test-sites. Journal of Hydrology, 454-455, 101-112, doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2012.06.001.
        6. Lacava, T., Brocca, L., Coviello, I., Faruolo, M., Melone, F., Moramarco, T., Pergola, N., Tramutoli, V. (2012). Soil moisture variability estimation through AMSU radiometer. European Journal of Remote Sensing, 45, 89-97, doi:10.5721/EuJRS20124509.
        7. Lacava, T., Matgen, P., Brocca, L., Bittelli, M., Moramarco, T. (2012). A first assessment of the SMOS soil moisture product with in-situ and modelled data in Italy and Luxembourg. IEEE Transaction on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 50(5), 1612-1622, doi:10.1109/TGRS.2012.2186819.
        8. Matgen, P., Heitz, S., Hasenauer, S., Hissler, C., Brocca, L., Hoffmann, L., Wagner, W., Savenije, H.H.G. (2012). On the potential of METOP ASCAT-derived soil wetness indices as a new aperture for hydrological monitoring and prediction: a field evaluation over Luxembourg. Hydrological Processes, 26, 2346–2359, doi:10.1002/hyp.8316.
        9. Morbidelli, R., Corradini, C., Saltalippi, C., Brocca, L. (2012). Initial soil water content as input to field-scale infiltration and surface runoff models. Water Resources Management, 26(7), 1793-1807, doi:10.1007/s11269-012-9986-3.
        10. Ponziani, F., Pandolfo, C., Stelluti, M., Berni, N., Brocca, L., Moramarco, T. (2012). Assessment of rainfall thresholds and soil moisture modeling for operational hydrogeological risk prevention in the Umbria region (central Italy). Landslides, 9(2), 229-237, doi:10.1007/s10346-011-0287-3.
        11. Tramblay, Y., Bouaicha, R., Brocca, L., Dorigo, W., Bouvier, C., Camici, S., Servat, E. (2012). Estimation of antecedent wetness conditions for flood modelling in Northern Morocco. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 16, 4375-4386, doi:10.5194/hess-16-4375-2012.
        12. Tarpanelli, A., Franchini, M., Camici, S., Brocca, L., Melone, F., Moramarco, T. (2012). A simple approach for stochastic generation of spatial rainfall patterns. Journal of Hydrology, 472-473, 63-76, doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2012.09.010.
        13. Zakeri Niri, M., Saghafian, B., Golian, S., Moramarco, T., Shamsaee, A. (2012). Derivation of travel time and flow hydrograph based on diffusive wave approximation. Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, 17(1), 85–91, doi:10.1061/(ASCE)HE.1943-5584.0000399


        1. Corato, G., Moramarco, T., and Tucciarelli, T. (2011) Discharge estimation combining flow routing and occasional measurements of velocity, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 15, 2979-2994, doi:10.5194/hess-15-2979-2011.
        2. Brocca, L., Hasenauer, S., Lacava, T., Melone, F., Moramarco, T., Wagner, W., Dorigo, W., Matgen, P., Martínez-Fernández, J., Llorens, P., Latron, J., Martin, C., Bittelli, M. (2011). Soil moisture estimation through ASCAT and AMSR-E sensors: an intercomparison and validation study across Europe. Remote Sensing of Environment, 115, 3390-3408, doi:10.1016/j.rse.2011.08.003.
        3. Brocca, L., Melone, F., Moramarco, T. (2011). Distributed rainfall-runoff modeling for flood frequency estimation and flood forecasting. Hydrological Processes, 25 (18), 2801-2813, doi:10.1002/hyp.8042.
        4. Camici, S., Tarpanelli, A., Brocca, L., Melone, F., Moramarco, T. (2011). ‘Design soil moisture’ estimation by comparing continuous and storm-based rainfall-runoff modelling’. Water Resources Research, 47, W05527, doi:10.1029/2010WR009298.
        5. Franchini, M., Bernini, A., Barbetta, S., Moramarco, T. (2011). Forecasting discharges at the downstream end of a river reach through two simple Muskigum based procedures. Journal of Hydrology, 399, 335-352, doi: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2011.01.009.
        6. Moramarco T., Saltalippi, Singh (2011). Velocity profiles assessment in natural channels during high floods. Hydrology Research, 42 (2–3), 162–170, doi:10.2166/nh.2011.064.
        7. Perumal M., Moramarco T., Barbetta S., Melone F., Sahoo B. (2011). Real-time flood stage forecasting by Parameter Muskingum Stage hydrograph routing method. Hydrology Research, 42 (2–3), 150–161, doi:10.2166/nh.2011.063.
        8. Barbetta, S., Moramarco, T., Franchini, M., Melone, F., Brocca, L., Singh, V.P. (2011). Case Study: Improving real-time stage forecasting Muskingum model by incorporating the Rating Curve Model. Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, 16, 540 (2011), doi:10.1061/(ASCE)HE.1943-5584.0000345.


        1. Brocca, L., Melone, F., Moramarco, T., Wagner, W., Naeimi, V., Bartalis, Z., Hasenauer, S. (2010). Improving runoff prediction through the assimilation of the ASCAT soil moisture product. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 14, 1881-1893, doi:10.5194/hess-14-1881-2010.
        2. Brocca, L., Melone, F., Moramarco, T., Wagner, W., Hasenauer, S. (2010). ASCAT Soil Wetness Index validation through in-situ and modeled soil moisture data in central Italy. Remote Sensing of Environment, 114 (11), 2745-2755, doi:10.1016/j.rse.2010.06.009.
        3. Lacava, T., Brocca, L., Calice, G., Melone, F., Moramarco, T., Pergola, N., Tramutoli V. (2010). Soil moisture variations monitoring by AMSU-based soil wetness indices: a long-term inter-comparison with ground measurements. Remote Sensing of Environment, 114 (10), 2317-2325, doi:10.1016/j.rse.2010.05.008.
        4. Moramarco T., Singh. (2010). Formulation of the entropy parameter based on hydraulic and geometric characteristics of river cross sections. Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, 15(10), 852-858, doi:10.1061/(ASCE)HE.1943-5584.0000255.
        5. Brocca, L., Melone, F., Moramarco, T., Morbidelli, R. (2010). Spatial-temporal variability of soil moisture and its estimation across scales. Water Resources Research, 46, W02516, doi:10.1029/2009WR008016.
        6. Perumal M. Moramarco T., Sahoo B., Barbetta S. (2010). On the practical applicability of the VPMS routing method for rating curve development at ungauged river sites. Water Resources Research, 46, W03522, doi:10.1029/2009WR008103, pp. 9.
        7. Aricò C., Corato G., Tucciarelli T., Mefath M. B., Petrillo A. F., Mossa M. (2010). Discharge estimation in open chennels by means of water level hydrographs analysis, Journal of Hydraulic Research, 48(5):612-6191., doi :10.1080/00221686.2010.507352.


        1. Perumal M., Sahoo B., Moramarco T., Barbetta S. (2009). Multilinear Muskingum method for stage-hydrograph routing in compound channels. Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, 14(7), 663-670, doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)HE.1943-5584.0000029.
        2. Tayfur G., Barbetta S. and Moramarco T. (2009). Genetic Algorithm based discharges estimation at sites receiving lateral inflows. Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, 14(5), 463-474, doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)HE.1943-5584.0000009.
        3. Brocca, L., Melone, F., Moramarco, T., Morbidelli, R. (2009). Soil moisture temporal stability over experimental areas of central Italy. Geoderma, 148 (3-4), 364-374, doi:10.1016/j.geoderma.2008.11.004.
        4. Brocca, L., Melone, F., Moramarco, T., Morbidelli, R. (2009). Antecedent wetness conditions based on ERS scatterometer data. Journal of Hydrology, 364 (1-2), 73-87, doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2008.10.007.
        5. Brocca, L., Melone, F., Moramarco, T., Singh, V.P. (2009). Assimilation of observed soil moisture data in storm rainfall-runoff modelling. Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, 14 (2), 153-165, doi:10.1061/(ASCE)1084-0699(2009)14:2(153).


        1. Brocca L., Melone F., Moramarco T. (2008). On the estimation of antecedent wetness conditions in rainfall-runoff modelling. Hydrological Processes, 22, 629-642, doi:10.1002/hyp.6629.
        2. Melone F., Corradini C., Morbidelli R., Saltalippi C., Flammini A. (2008). Comparison of Theoretical and Experimental Soil Moisture Profiles under Complex Rainfall Patterns. Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, 13(12), 1170-1176.
        3. Tayfur G., Moramarco T. (2008). Predicting hourly-based flow discharge hydrographs from level data usin genetic algorithms. Journal of Hydrology, 352, 77-93.
        4. Moramarco T., Pandolfo C., Singh V.P. (2008). Accuracy of kinematic wave and diffusion wave approximations for flood routing. 1. Steady analysis. Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, 13 (11),1078-1088.
        5. Moramarco T., Pandolfo C., Singh V.P. (2008). Accuracy of kinematic wave approximation for flood routing.s, 2. Unsteady analysis. Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, 13 (11), 1089–1096.


        1. Brocca L., Morbidelli R., Melone F., Moramarco T. (2007). Soil moisture spatial variability in experimental areas of central Italy. Journal of Hydrology, 333 (2-4), 356-373, doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2006.09.004.
        2. Perumal M., Moramarco T., Melone F. (2007). A caution about the multilinear discete lag-cascade model for flood routing. Journal of Hydrology, 338, 308-314.
        3. Perumal M., Moramarco T., Sahoo B., Barbetta S. (2007). A methodology for discharge estimation and rating curve development at ungauged river sites. Water Resources Research, 43 (2), W02412, doi:10.1029/2005WR004609.
        4. Tayfur G., Moramarco T., Singh V.P. (2007). Predicting and forecasting flow discharge at site receiving significant lateral inflow. Hydrological Processes, 21(14), 1848-1859.


        1. Moramarco T., Barbetta S., Melone F., Singh V.P. (2006) A real time stage Muskingum forecasting model for a site without rating curve. Hydrological Sciences Journal, 51(1), 66-82.
        2. Melone F., Corradini C., Morbidelli R., Saltalippi C. (2006). Laboratory experimental check of a conceptual model for infiltration under complex rainfall patterns. Hydrological Processes, 20(3), 439-452.


        1. Moramarco T., Barbetta S., Melone F., Singh V.P. (2005). Relating local stage and remote discharge with significant lateral inflow. Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, 10(1), 58-69.
        2. Moramarco T., Melone F., Singh V.P. (2005). Assessment of flooding in urbanized ungauged basins: a case study in the Upper Tiber area – Italy. Hydrological Processes, 19(10), 1909-1924.


        1. Moramarco T., Saltalippi C, Singh V.P. (2004). Estimation of mean velocity in natural channels based on Chiu’s velocity distribution equation. Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, 9(1), 42-50.
        2. Corradini C., Melone F., Morbidelli R., Saltalippi C. (2004). Flood forecasting and infiltration modelling. Hydrological Science Journal, 49(2), 227-236.


        1. Melone F., Corradini C., Singh V.P. (2002). Lag prediction in ungauged basins: an investigation through actual data of the Upper Tiber River valley. Hydrological Processes, 16, 1085-1094.
        2. Moramarco T., Singh V.P. (2002). Accuracy of kinematic wave and diffusion wave for spatial-varying rainfall excess over a plane. Hydrological Processes, 16, 3419-3435.


        1. Moramarco T., Singh V.P. (2001). Simple method for relating local stage and remote discharge. Journal of Hydrological Engineering, 6(1), 78-81.


        1. Corradini C., Melone F., Smith R.E. (2000). Modeling local infiltration for a two-layered soil under complex rainfall patterns. Journal of Hydrology, 237, 58-73.
        2. Moramarco T., Singh V.P. (2000). A practical method for analysis of river waves and for kinematic wave routing in natural channel networks. Hydrological Processes, 14(1), 51-62.
        3. Heza Y.B.M., Moramarco T. (2000). Geographic information systems and hydraulics models for the safety of dams. Civil Engineering Research Magazine, 22(4), 1856-1867.


        1. Smith R.E., Corradini C., Melone F. (1999). A conceptual model for infiltration and redistribution in crusted soils. Water Resources Research, 35(5), 1385-1393.
        2. Moramarco T., Fan Y., Bras R.L. (1999). Analytical solution for channel routing with uniform lateral inflow. Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, 125(7), 707-713.


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