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Francesco Brardinoni

Associate Professor

Department of Biological, Geological, and Environmental Sciences

Academic discipline: GEO/04 Physical Geography and Geomorphology



Heckmann T, Cavalli M, Cerdan O, Foerster S, Hilger L, Javaux M, Lode E, Smetanova A, Vericat D, Brardinoni F. Indices of sediment connectivity. TBD.

Maraio S, Bruno PP, Picotti V, Mair V, and Brardinoni F. High-resolution seismic imaging of debris-flow fans and hosting valley fills in Vinschgau/Val Venosta, Eastern Italian Alps. Journal of Geophysical Research - Solid Earth.



Brardinoni F, Picotti V, Maraio S, Bruno PP, Cucato M, Morelli C, and Mair V. Postglacial evolution of a formerly glaciated valley: Reconstructing sediment supply, fan building and confluence effects at the millennial time scale. GSA Bulletin.



(*) Supervised PhD student.

Scotti R, Brardinoni F, Crosta GB, Cola G, Mair V. In press. Time constrains for post-LGM landscape response to deglaciation in Val Viola, Central Italian Alps. Quaternary Science Reviews.

Cavalli M, Goldin B, Comiti F, Brardinoni F, Marchi L. 2017. Assessment of erosion and deposition in steep mountain basins by differencing sequential digital terrain models. Geomorphology, 291, 4-16.

Frattini P, Riva F, Crosta GB, Scotti R, Greggio L, Brardinoni F, Fusi N. 2016. Rock-avalanche geomorphological and hydrological impact on an alpine watershed. Geomorphology, 262, 47-60.  doi:10.1016/j.geomorph.2016.03.013.

Dell’Agnese A, Brardinoni F, Toro (*) M, Mao L, Engel M, and Comiti F. 2015. Bedload transport in a formerly glaciated mountain catchment constrained by particle tracking. Earth Surface Dynamics, 3, 527-542.

Brardinoni F, Mao L, Recking A, Rickenman D, Turowski JM. 2015. Morphodynamics of steep montain channels. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 40 (11), 1560–1562.

Green (*) KG, Alila Y, Brardinoni F. 2015. Patterns of bedload entrainment and transport in forested headwater streams of the Columbia Mountains, Canada. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 40, 427-446.

Scotti (*) R, Brardinoni F, Crosta GB. 2014. Post-LIA glacier changes along a latitudinal transect in the Central Italian Alps. The Cryosphere, 8, 2235-2252.

Savi S, Norton KP, Picotti V, Delunel R, Ackar N, Brardinoni F, Kubik PW, Schlunegger F. 2014. Quantifying sediment supply at the exit of glacial time: dynamic reconstruction of an alpine debris-flow fan. GSA Bulletin, 126, 773-790.

Comiti F, Marchi L, Macconi P, Arattano M, Bertoldi G, Borga M, Brardinoni F, Cavalli M, D’Agostino V, Penna D, Theule J. 2014. A new monitoring station for debris flows in the European Alps: first observations in the Gadria basin. Natural Hazards, 73, 1175-1198.

Savi S, Norton KP, Picotti V, Brardinoni F, Ackar N, Kubik PW, Delunel R, Schlunegger F. 2014. Effects of sediment mixing on 10Be concentrations in the Zielbach catchment, central-eastern Italian Alps.Quaternary Geochronology, 19, 148-162.

Beylich A, Brardinoni F. 2013. Sediment sources, source-to-sink fluxes and sedimentary budgets.Geomorphology, 188, 1-2.

Scotti R (*), Brardinoni F, Alberti S, Frattini P, Crosta GB. 2013. A regional inventory of rock glaciers and protalus ramparts in the central Italian Alps. Geomorphology, 186, 136-149.

Green (*) KG, Brardinoni F, Alila Y. 2013. Channel morphology and bed-load yield in fluvial, formerly-glaciated headwater streams of the Columbia Mountains, Canada. Geomorphology, 188, 96-109.

Brardinoni F, Church M, Simoni A, Macconi P. 2012. Lithologic and glacially-conditioned controls on debris-flow sediment dynamics. Geology, 40: 455-458.

Brardinoni F, Hassan MA, Rollerson T, and Maynard D, 2009. Colluvial sediment dynamics in mountain drainage basins. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 284: 310-319.

Brardinoni F, and Hassan MA, 2007. Glacially-induced organisation of channel-reach morphology in mountain streams. Journal of Geophysical Research, 112, F03013, doi:10.1029/ 2006JF000741.

Brardinoni F, and Hassan MA., 2006. Glacial erosion, evolution of river long-profiles, and the organization of process domains in mountain drainage basins of coastal British Columbia. Journal of Geophysical Research, 111, F01013, doi: 10.1029/2005JF000358.

Hassan MA, Church M, Lisle T, Brardinoni F, Benda L, and Grant G, 2005. Sediment transport and channel morphology of small, forested streams. Journal of the American Water Resources Association,41: 835-851.

Brardinoni F, and Church M, 2004. Representing the landslide magnitude-frequency relation: Capilano River Basin, British Columbia. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 29: 115-124.

Brardinoni F, Slaymaker O, and Hassan MA, 2003.Landslide inventory in a rugged forested watershed: a comparison between remotely sensed and field survey data. Geomorphology, 54: 179-196.

Brardinoni F, Hassan MA, and Slaymaker O, 2003. Complex mass-wasting response of drainage basins to forest management in coastal British Columbia. Geomorphology, 49: 109-124.


Brardinoni F, Crosta GB, Cuchiaro S, Valbuzzi E, and Frattini P, 2013. Landslide mobility and landslide sediment transfer in Val di Sole, Eastern central Alps. Landslide Science and Practice: Global Environmental Change 4: 315-320. doi 10.1007/978-3-642-31337-0_40

Comiti F, Macconi P, Marchi L, Arattano M, Borga M, Brardinoni F, Cavalli M, D’Agostino V, Hellweger S, Trevisani S, Vischi M, 2010. Debris flow monitoring and warning system: a new study site in the Alps. Working Group F - Thematic Workshop: Flash Floods and Pluvial Flooding, Cagliari, 25-28 May 2010,pp. 10.