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Vincenzo Levizzani

Adjunct Professor

Department of Physics and Astronomy

Adjunct Professor

Department of Physics and Astronomy

Publications

Journal articles

 

Rasmussen, R. M., V. Levizzani, and H. R. Pruppacher, 1982: A numerical study of the heat transfer through a fluid layer with recirculating flow between concentric and eccentric spheres. Pageoph, 120, 702-720.

Rasmussen, R. M., V. Levizzani, and H. R. Pruppacher, 1984: A wind tunnel and theoretical study on the melting behavior of atmospheric ice particles. II:a theoretical study for frozen drops of radius < 500 m m. J. Atmos. Sci., 41, no.3, 374-380.

Rasmussen, R. M., V. Levizzani, and H. R. Pruppacher, 1984: A wind tunnel and theoretical study on the melting behavior of atmospheric ice particles. III: experiment and theory for spherical ice particles of radius > 500 m m. J. Atmos. Sci., 41, no.3, 381-388.

Prodi, F., V. Levizzani, M. Sentimenti, T. Colombo, V. Cundari, T. Zanzu, and V. Juliano, 1984: Measurements of atmospheric turbidity from a network of sun-photometers in Italy during ALPEX. J. Aerosol. Sci ., 15, no.5, 595-613.

Rasmussen, R. M., C. Walcek, H. R. Pruppacher, S. K. Mitra, J. K. Lew, V. Levizzani, P. K. Wang, and U. Barth, 1985: A wind tunnel investigation of the effect of an external, vertical electric field on the shape of electrically uncharged rain drops. J. Atmos. Sci., 42, no.15, 1647-1652.

Prodi, F., L. Levi, and V. Levizzani, 1986: Ice accretion on fixed cylinders. Quart. J. R. Meteor. Soc., 112, 1091-1109.

Levizzani, V., and F. Prodi, 1988: Atmospheric effects of the El Chichón volcanic eruption observed by a multiwavelength sun-photometer: 1982-1985. J. Geophys. Res., 93, no.D5, 5277-5286.

Carlá, R., V. Levizzani, and F. Prodi, 1989: Stima delle precipitazioni da satellite: studio di un evento di piena del fiume Arno. Acqua-Aria, 10, 1145-1153.

 Levizzani, V ., A. Boscolo Boscoletto, and F. Prodi, 1989: Three-dimensional single Doppler radar analysis of an occluded front. Il Nuovo Cimento , 12 C, no. 2, 231-249.

Gambarelli, A., V. Levizzani, and P. Mandrioli, 1989: POLKEY: an expert system  for the identification of pollen grains. Aerobiologia, 5, no.1, 17-29.

Levizzani, V ., F. Porcú, and F. Prodi, 1990: Operational rainfall estimation using METEOSAT Infrared imagery: an application in Italy's Arno river basin-Its potential and drawbacks. ESA J ., 14, no.3, 313-323.

Porcú, F., and V. Levizzani, 1992: Cloud classification using METEOSAT VIS-IR imagery. Int. J. Remote Sensing, 13, 893-909.

Prodi, F., V. Levizzani, G. Santachiara, G. Carboni, A. Ventura, and G. Ravasini, 1992: Aerosol particle characterization during PACEX. J. Aerosol Sci ., 23, Suppl.1, S957-S960.

Levizzani, V., and M. Setvák, 1996: Multispectral, high-resolution satellite observations of plumes on top of convective storms. J. Atmos. Sci ., 53, 361-369.

Levizzani, V. , F. Porcú, F. S. Marzano, A. Mugnai, E. A. Smith, and F. Prodi, 1996: Investigating a SSM/I microwave algorithm to calibrate METEOSAT infrared instantaneous rainrate estimates. Meteorol. Appl ., 3, 5-17.

Levizzani, V. , A. Ariatti and P. Mandrioli, 1997: WWW and the aerobiologist: Operating instructions. Aerobiologia-Int. J.of Aerobiology , 14, 303-308.

Cervino, M., V. Levizzani, C. Serafini, A. Bartoloni, M. Mochi, P. Colandrea, and B. Greco, 1998: Cloud detection with GOME: Cloud fraction within GOME footprint using a refined cloud clearing algorithm. Adv. Space Res., 25(5), 993-996.

Amorati, R., P. P. Alberoni, V. Levizzani, and S. Nanni, 2000: IR-based satellite and radar rainfall estimates of convective storms over Northern Italy. Meteorol. Appl., 7, 1-18.

Levizzani, V. , 2000: I nuovi satelliti meteo. Le Scienze dossier – Il clima che cambia, 5, 64-71.

Levizzani, V. , 2000: I satelliti meteorologici tra passato e futuro. Ricerca & Futuro, 17, 45-47.

Orsini, A., F. Calzolari, T. Georgiadis, V. Levizzani, M. Nardino, R. Pirazzini, R. Rizzi, R. Sozzi, and C. Tomasi, 2000: Parameterisation of surface radiation flux at an Antarctic site. Atmos. Res., 54, 245-261.

Costa, S., P. Mezzasalma, P. P. Alberoni, and V. Levizzani, 2000: Mesoscale and radar analysis of the 30 June 1998 supercell. Phys. Chem. Earth B, 25, 1289-1292.

Alberoni, P. P., V. Levizzani, R. Watson, A. Holt, S. Costa, and S. Nanni, 2000: The 18 June 1997 companion supercells: Multiparametric Doppler radar analysis. Meteor. Atmos. Phys., 75, 101-120.

Costa, S., P. Mezzasalma, V. Levizzani, P. P. Alberoni, and S. Nanni, 2001: Deep convection over Northern Italy: synoptic and mesoscale processes. Atmos. Res, 56, 73-78.

Levizzani, V. , 2001: Satelliti e ambiente. Aria, Ambiente & Salute, 3, 1-7.

Torricella, F., E. Cattani, M. Cervino, V. Levizzani, and M. J. Costa, 2001: Simulations of time-coincident, co-located measurements from ENVISAT-1 instruments for the characterization of tropospheric aerosol: a sensitivity study including cloud contamination effects. Atmos. Sci. Lett ., 1, 115-124.

Levizzani, V ., J. Schmetz, H. J. Lutz, J. Kerkmann, P. P. Alberoni, and M. Cervino, 2001: Precipitation estimations from geostationary orbit and prospects for METEOSAT Second Generation. Meteorol. Appl., 8, 23-41.

Georgiadis, T., M. Nardino, F. Calzolari, V. Levizzani, J. B. Ø rbæ k, S. Claes, and R. Pirazzini, 2001: Radiation and turbulence parameterizations at Ny-Å lesund, Svalbard Islands. Mem. Natl. Inst. Polar Res. Japan, 54 , 125-131 .

Sozzi, R., M. Nardino, T. Georgiadis, F. Rossi, and V. Levizzani, 2001: Parametrizzazione dell'altezza di rimescolamento di una piccola isola con un modello semplificato. Bollettino Geofisico, Anno XXIV, No. 3-4, 55-65.

Nardino, M., U. Bonafè, F. Calzolari, T. Georgiadis, V. Levizzani, A. Orsini, F. Ravegnani, and G. Trivellone, 2002: Recent results from the Arctic Radiation and Turbulence Interaction Study (ARTIST) project.Il Nuovo Cimento , 25 C, 219-232.

Costa, M. J., M. Cervino, E. Cattani, F. Torricella, V. Levizzani, A. M. Silva, and S. Melani, 2002: Aerosol characterization and optical thickness retrievals using GOME and METEOSAT satellite data. Meteor. Atmos. Phys. , 81, 289-298.

Melani, S., E. Cattani, V. Levizzani, M. Cervino, F. Torricella, and M. J. Costa, 2003: Radiative effects of simulated cirrus clouds on top of a deep convective storm in METEOSAT Second Generation SEVIRI channels. Meteor. Atmos. Phys., 83, 109-122.

Levizzani, V. , 2003: Satellite rainfall estimates: new perspectives for meteorology and climate from the EURAINSAT project. Annals of Geophysics , 46, 363-372.

Melani, S., E. Cattani, F. Torricella, and V. Levizzani, 2003: Characterization of plumes on top of a deep convective storm using AVHRR imagery and radiative transfer simulations. Atmos. Res., 67-68, 485-499.

Setvák, M., R. M. Rabin, C. A. Doswel III, and V. Levizzani, 2003: Satellite observations of convective storm top features in the 1.6 and 3.7/3.9 μm spectral bands. Atmos. Res., 67-68, 607-627.

Costa, M. J., A. M. Silva, and V. Levizzani, 2003: Aerosol characterization and direct radiative forcing estimation over the ocean from satellite observations. J. Aerosol Sci., 33, S1115-S1116.

Orlandi, A., A. Ortolani, F. Meneguzzo, F. Torricella, V. Levizzani, and F. J. Turk, 2004: Rainfall assimilation in RAMS by means of the Kuo parameterisation inversion: method and preliminary results. J. Hydrology, 288, 20-35.

Tapiador, F. J., C. Kidd, V. Levizzani, and F. S. Marzano, 2004: A neural networks-based PMW-IR fusion technique to derive half hourly rainfall estimates at 0.1 ° resolution. J. Appl. Meteor., 43, 576-594.

Rosenfeld, D., E. Cattani, S. Melani, and V. Levizzani, 2004: Considerations on daylight operation of 1.6 m m vs. 3.7 m m channels on NOAA and METOP satellites. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 85, 873-881.

Galli, C., M. Nardino, V. Levizzani, and T. Georgiadis, 2004: Radiative energy partition and cloud radiative forcing at a Po valley site. Atmos. Res., 72, 329-351.

Tapiador, F. J., C. Kidd, V. Levizzani, and F. S. Marzano, 2004: A maximum entropy approach to satellite Quantitative Precipitation Estimation (QPE). Int. J. Remote Sensing, 25 , 4629-4639 .

Costa, M. J., A. M. Silva, and V. Levizzani, 2004: Aerosol characterization and direct radiative forcing assessment over the ocean. Part I: Methodology and sensitivity analysis. J. Appl. Meteor. , 43, 1799-1817.

Costa, M. J., V. Levizzani, and A. M. Silva, 2004: Aerosol characterization and direct radiative forcing assessment over the ocean. Part II: Application to test cases and validation. J. Appl. Meteor. , 43, 1818-1833.

Galletti, M., P. P. Alberoni, V. Levizzani, and M. Celano, 2005: Assessment and tuning of the behaviour of a microphysical characterization scheme. Adv. Geosci., 2, 145-150.

Marzano. F. S., D. Cimini, E. Coppola, M. Verdecchia, V. Levizzani, F. Tapiador, and F. J. Turk, 2005: Satellite radiometric remote sensing of rainfall fields: multi-sensor retrieval techniques at geostationary scale. Adv. Geosci., 2, 259-265.

Levizzani, V. , R. Ginnetti, A. G. Laing, and R. E. Carbone, 2006: Warm season precipitation climatology: first European results. Adv. Geosci, 7, 15-18.

Torricella, F., E. Cattani, and V. Levizzani, 2006: Exploitation of cloud top characterization from three-channel IR measurements in a physical PMW rain retrieval algorithm. Adv. Geosci, 7, 19-23.

Costa, M. J., B.-J. Sohn, V. Levizzani, and A. M. Silva, 2006: Radiative forcing of Asian dust determined from the synergized GOME and GMS satellite data – A case study. J. Meteor. Soc. Japan, 84, 85-95.

Celano, M., P. P. Alberoni, V. Levizzani, and A. R. Holt, 2006: Analysis of severe convective events from two operational dual polarisation Doppler radars . Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci. , 6, 397-405 .

Cattani, E., M. J. Costa, F. Torricella, V. Levizzani, and A. M. Silva, 2006: Influence of the aerosol particles from biomass burning on cloud microphysical properties and radiative forcing. Atmos. Res., 82, 310-327.

Levizzani, V., 2006 : Il ciclo dell'acqua e l'atmosfera: stato delle conoscenze e problemi aperti. Boll. Geo., Anno XXIX, No. 1-4, 69-83.

Laing, A. G., R. E. Carbone, V. Levizzani, and J. Tuttle, 2008: The propagation and diurnal cycles of deep convection in northern tropical Africa. Quart. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc., 134, 93-109.

Torricella, F., E. Cattani, and V. Levizzani, 2008: Rain area delineation by means of multispectral cloud characterization from satellite. Adv. Geosci., 17, 43-47.

Gruber, A., and V. Levizzani, Eds., 2008: Assessment of global precipitation products. WCRP Series Report No. 128 and WMO TD-No. 1430 , 55 pp.

Kidd, C., V. Levizzani, F. J. Turk, and R. R. Ferraro, 2008: Satellite precipitation measurements for water resource monitoring. J. Amer. Water Resources Ass., 45, 567-579.

Turk, F. J., B.-J. Sohn, H.-J. Oh, E. E. Ebert, V. Levizzani, and E. A. Smith, 2009: Validating a rapid-update satellite precipitation analysis across telescoping space and time scales. Meteor. Atmos. Phys. , 105(1-2), 99-108 .

Kidd, C., V. Levizzani, and P. Bauer, 2009: A review of satellite meteorology and climatology at the start of twenty-first century. Progr. Phys. Geog., 33(4), 474-489.

Michaelides,, S., V. Levizzani, E. N. Anagnostou, P. Bauer, T. Kasparis, and J. E. Lane, 2009. Precipitation: measurement, remote sensing, climatology and modeling. Atmos. Res. 94, 512-533, doi:10.1016/j.atmosres.2009.08.017.

Laviola, S., and V. Levizzani, 2009: Observing precipitation by means of water vapor absorption lines: A first check of the retrieval capabilities of the 183-WSL rain retrieval method. Italian J. Remote Sensing, 41(3), 39-49.

Cattani, E., F. Torricella, S. Laviola, and V. Levizzani, 2009: On the statistical relationship between cloud optical and microphysical characteristics and rainfall intensity for convective storms over the Mediterranean. Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 9, 2135-2142.

Costa, M. J., R. Salgado, D. Santos, V. Levizzani, D. Bortoli, A. M. Silva, and P. Pinto, 2009: Modelling of orographic precipitation over Iberia: a springtime case study. Adv. Geosci., 25, 103-110.

Conte, D., M. M. Miglietta, A. Moscatello, V. Levizzani, and S. Albers, 2010:A GIS approach to ingest Meteosat Second Generation data into the Local Analysis and Prediction System. Environ. Model. Softw., 25, 1064-1074 .

Kidd, C., R. R. Ferraro, and V. Levizzani, 2010: The Fourth International Precipitation Working Group Workshop. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 91, 1095-1099.

Levizzani, V., F. Pinelli, M. Pasqui, S. Melani, A. G. Laing, and R. E. Carbone, 2010: A 10-year climatology of warm season cloud patterns over Europe and the Mediterranean from Meteosat IR observations. Atmos. Res.97(4), 555-576.

Melani, S., M. Pasqui, F. Guarnieri, A. Antonini, A. Ortolani, and V. Levizzani, 2010: Rainfall variability associated with the summer African monsoon: A satellite study. Atmos. Res.97(4), 601-618.

Laviola, S., and V. Levizzani, 2011: The 183-WSL fast rainrate retrieval algorithm. Part I: Retrieval design. Atmos. Res.99, 443-461.

Levizzani, V., S. Laviola, and E. Cattani, 2011: Detection and measurement of snowfall from space. Remote Sensing3(1), 145-166.

Kidd, C., and V. Levizzani, 2011: Status of satellite precipitation retrievals. Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 15, 1109-1116.

Laviola, S., A. Moscatello, M. Miglietta, E. Cattani, and V. Levizzani, 2011: Satellite and numerical model investigation of two Mesoscale Convective Systems over Central Mediterranean. J. Hydrometeor., 12, 634-649.

Laing, A. G., R. E. Carbone, and V. Levizzani, 2011: Cycles and propagation of deep convection over equatorial Africa. Mon. Wea. Rev., 139, 2832-2853.

Thiemig, V., R. Rojas, M. Zambrano, V. Levizzani, and A. de Roo, 2012: Validation of satellite-based precipitation products over scarcely gauged African river basins. J. Hydrometeor., 13, 1760-1783.

Kucera, P. A., E. Ebert, F. J. Turk, V. Levizzani, D. Kirschbaum, F. J. Tapiador, P. Xiang, A. Loew, and M. Borsche, 2013: Precipitation from space: Advancing Earth system science. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 94, 365-375.

Miglietta, M. M., S. Laviola, A, Malvaldi, D. Conte, V. Levizzani, and C. Price, 2013: Analysis of tropical-like cyclone over the Mediterranean Sea through a combined modeling and satellite approach. Geophys. Res. Lett., 40, 2400-2405, doi:10.1002.grl.50432.

Levizzani, V., S. Laviola, E. Cattani, and M. J. Costa, 2013: Extreme precipitation over the Island of Madeira on 20 February 2010 as seen by satellite sensors. European J. Remote Sens., 46, 475-489.

Mugnai, A., D. Casella, E. Cattani, S. Dietrich, F. Di Paola, S. Laviola, V. Levizzani, G. Panegrossi, P. Sanò, D. Biron, L. De Leonibus, D. Melfi, P. Rosci, A. Vocino, F. Zauli, S. Puca, A. Rinollo, L. Milani, F. Porcù, and F. Gattari, 2013: Precipitation products from the Hydrology SAF. Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 13, 1959-1981, doi:10.5194/nhess-13-1959-2013.

Laviola, S., V. Levizzani, E. Cattani, and C. Kidd, 2013: The 183-WSL fast rain rate retrieval algorithm. Part II: Validation using ground radar measurements. Atmos. Res., 134, 77-86.

Rinollo, A., G. Vulpiani, S. Puca, P. Pagliara, J. Kañák, E. Lábó, L. Okon, E. Roulin, P. Baguis, E. Cattani, S. Laviola, and V. Levizzani, 2013: Definition of a quality index for radar-based reference measurements in the H-SAF precipitation product validation results. Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 13, 2695-2705, doi:10.5194/nhess-13-2695-2013.

Puca, S., F. Porcù, A. Rinollo, G. Vulpiani, P. Baguis, S. Balabanova, E. Campione, A. Ertürk, S. Gabellani, R. Iwański, M. Jurašek, J. Kaňák, J. Kerényi, G. Koshinchanov, G. Kozinarova, P. Krahe, B. Łapeta, E. Lábó, L. Milani, Ľ. Okon, A. Öztopal, P. Pagliara, F. Pignone, C. Rachimow, N. Rebora, E. Roulin, I. Sönmez, A. Toniazzo, D. Biron, D. Casella, E. Cattani, S. Dietrich, F. Di Paola, S. Laviola, V. Levizzani, D. Melfi, A. Mugnai, G. Panegrossi, M. Petracca, P. Sanò, F. Zauli, P. Rosci, L. De Leonibus, E. Agosta, and F. Gattari, 2014: The validation service of the hydrological SAF geostationary and polar satellite precipitation products. Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 14, 871-889, doi:10.5194/nhess-14-871-2014.

Merino, A., L. López, J. L. Sánchez, E. García-Ortega, E. Cattani, and V. Levizzani, 2014: Day-time identification of summer hailstorm cells from MSG data. Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 14, 1017-1033, doi:10.5194/nhess-14-1017-2014.

Brocca, L., L. Ciabatta, C. Massari, T. Moramarco, S. Hahn, S. Hasenauer, R. Kidd, W. Dorigo, W. Wagner, and V. Levizzani, 2014: Soil as a natural raingauge: Estimating rainfall from global satellite soil moisture data. J. Geophys. Res., 119, 5128-5141, doi:10.1002/2014JD021489.

Cattani, E., A. Merino, and V. Levizzani, 2016: Evaluation of monthly satellite-derived precipitation products over East Africa. J. Hydrometeor., 17, 2555-2573, doi:10.1175/JHM-D-0042.1.

Hatzianastassiou, N., C. D. Papadimas, C. J. Lolis, A. Bartzokas, V. Levizzani, J. Pnevmatikos, and V. Katsoulis, 2016: Spatial and temporal variability of precipitation over the Mediterranean Basin based on 32-year Global Precipitation Climatology Project data. Part I: Evaluation and climatological patterns. Int. J. Climatol., 36, 4741-4754, doi:10.1002/joc.4666.

Hatzianastassiou, N., C. D. Papadimas, C. J. Lolis, A. Bartzokas, V. Levizzani, J. Pnevmatikos, and V. Katsoulis, 2016: Spatial and temporal variability of precipitation over the Mediterranean Basin based on 32-year Global Precipitation Climatology Project data. Part II: Inter-annual variability and trends. Int. J. Climatol., 36, 4755-4766, doi:10.1002/joc.4665.

Beck, H. E., A. I. J. M. van Dijk, V. Levizzani, J. Schellekens, and A. de Roo, 2017: MSWEP: 3-hourly 0.25º global gridded precipitation (1979-2014) by merging gauge, satellite, and reanalysis data. Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 589-615, doi:10.5194/hess-21-589-2017.

Miglietta, M. M., D. Cerrai, S. Laviola, E. Cattani, and V. Levizzani, 2017: Potential vorticity patterns in Mediterranean “hurricanes”. Geophys. Res. Lett., 44, 2537-2545, doi:10.1002/2017GL072670.

Tapiador, F. J., A. Navarro, V. Levizzani, E. García-Ortega, G. J. Huffman, C. Kidd, P. A. Kucera, C. D. Kummerow, H. Masunaga, W. A. Petersen, R. Roca, J.-L. Sánchez, W.-K. Tao, and F. J. Turk, 2017: Global precipitation measurements for validating climate models. Atmos. Res., 197, 1-20, doi:10.1016/j.atmosres.2017.06.021.

Beck, H. E., N. Vergopolan, M. Pan, V. Levizzani, A. I. J. M. van Dijk, G. Weedon, L. Brocca, F. Pappenberger, G. J. Huffman, and E. F. Wood, 2017: Global-scale evaluation of 22 precipitation datasets using gauge observations and hydrological modeling. Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 6201-6217, doi:10.5194/hess-2017-508.

Levizzani, V., C. Kidd, K. Aonashi, R. Bennartz, R. R. Ferraro, G. J. Huffman, R. Roca, F. J. Turk, and N.-Y. Wang, 2018: The activities of the International Precipitation Working Group. Quart. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc., doi:10.1002/qj.3214.

Wenhaji Ndomeni, C., E. Cattani, A. Merino, and V. Levizzani, 2018: An observational study of the variability of East African rainfall with respect to sea surface temperature and soil moisture. Quart. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc., doi:10.1002/qj.3255.

 Books and contributions to books

 Mandrioli, P., P. Comtois, and V. Levizzani, 1998: Methods in Aerobiology. Pitagora Ed., Bologna, 262 pp.

Levizzani, V. , P. Bauer, and J. F. Turk, 2007: Measuring precipitation from space – EURAINSAT and the future. Springer, Dordrecht, Advances in Global Change Research, 28, ISBN: 978-1-4020-5834-9, 722 pp.

Prodi, F., and V. Levizzani, 1984: Measurements of atmospheric turbidity by two sun-photometers at two elevations to evaluate the optical characteristics of the interposed layer. In: IRS'84: Current Problems in Atmospheric Radiation, G. Fiocco Ed., A. Deepak Publ., Hampton, VA, 58-61.

Levizzani, V., and F. Prodi, 1984: Atmospheric effects of the 1982 El Chichón volcanic eruption observed by multiwavelength sun-photometer at a mountain station in Italy. In: IRS'84: Current Problems in Atmospheric Radiation, G. Fiocco Ed., A. Deepak Publ., Hampton, VA, 136-139.

Levizzani, V. , A. Mugnai, F. Porcú, F. Prodi, E. A. Smith, and X.-W. Xiang, 1992: Comparison of rainfall estimation using SSM/I and METEOSAT measurements. In: IRS'92: Current Problems in Atmospheric Radiation, S. Keevallik and O. Kärner Eds., A. Deepak Publ., Hampton, VA, 65-68.

Porcú, F., V. Levizzani, and F. Prodi, 1992: Cloud classification based on METEOSAT visible, infrared and water vapor imagery. In: IRS'92: Current Problems in Atmospheric Radiation, S. Keevallik and O. Kärner Eds., A. Deepak Publ., Hampton, VA, 319-322.

Prodi, F., V. Levizzani, and F. Porcú, 1994: Nowcasting: Una previsione meteorologica a breve termine con rete di radar e satelliti meteorologici. In: Le Scienze della Terra, a cura di R. Cassinis, Rizzoli Corriere della Sera-Libri & Grandi Opere, in pubblicazione.

Levizzani, V. , T. Georgiadis, and C. Tomasi, 1997: Radiation and surface fluxes measurements at Terra Nova Bay (Antarctica). In: IRS'96: Current Problems in Atmospheric Radiation, W. L. Smith and K. Stamnes Eds., A. Deepak Publ., Hampton, VA, 62-65.

Levizzani, V., M. Setvák, R. M. Rabin, C. A. Doswell III, and P. K. Wang, 1997: Ice crystal plumes on top of convective storms. In: IRS'96: Current Problems in Atmospheric Radiation, W. L. Smith and K. Stamnes Eds., A. Deepak Publ., Hampton, VA, 175-178.

Levizzani, V. , 1998: I temporali: la natura mostra la sua forza nei cieli. In: Dall'Antartide al Cosmo, Porte Aperte sulla Ricerca, Bologna 23-29 Marzo 1998, B. Gualandi, L. Casoni e S. Parisini (Eds.), Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Area della Ricerca di Bologna, Bologna.

Levizzani, V. , 1998: Microphysics of atmospheric transport. In: Methods in Aerobiology, P. Mandrioli, P. Comtois and V. Levizzani (Eds.), Pitagora Ed., 13-46.

Levizzani, V. , T. Georgiadis, and S. Isard, 1998: Meteorological aspects of the aerobiological pathway. In: Methods in Aerobiology, P. Mandrioli, P. Comtois and V. Levizzani (Eds.), Pitagora Ed., 113-184.

Turk, J. F., G. Rohaly, J. Hawkins, E. A. Smith, F. S. Marzano, A. Mugnai, and V. Levizzani, 2000: Meteorological applications of precipitation estimation from combined SSM/I, TRMM and geostationary satellite data. In: Microwave Radiometry and Remote Sensing of the Earth's Surface and Atmosphere, P. Pampaloni and S. Paloscia Eds., VSP Int. Sci. Publisher, Utrecht (The Netherlands), 353-363.

Pirazzini, R., M. Nardino, A. Orsini, F. Calzolari, T. Georgiadis, and V. Levizzani, 2001: Parameterisation of the downward longwave radiation from clear and cloudy skies at Ny-Ålesund (Svalbard). In: IRS' 2000: Current Problems in Atmospheric Radiation, W. L. Smith and Y. M. Timofeyev Eds., A. Deepak Publ., Hampton, VA, 559-562.

Levizzani, V. , 2002: Clouds and rainfall by visible-infrared radiometry. In: Remote Sensing of Atmosphere and Ocean from Space: Models, Instruments and Techniques, F. S. Marzano and G. Visconti, Eds., Kluwer Acad. Publ., Dordrecht (The Netherlands), 127-143.

Levizzani, V. , 2004: Satellite observation of clouds. McGraw-Hill Yearbook of Science & Technology, McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 303-306.

Levizzani, V., 2004: Satellite sensing of water in the atmosphere. In: Encyclopedia of Water Sciences. Marcel Dekker, Inc., DOI: 10.1081/E-EWS 120020401.

Cattani, E., S. Melani, V. Levizzani, and M. J. Costa, 2007: The retrieval of cloud top properties using VIS-IR channels. In: Measuring precipitation from space – EURAINSAT and the future . V. Levizzani, P. Bauer, and F. J. Turk, Eds., Springer , 79-96.

Costa, M. J., E. Cattani, V. Levizzani, and A. M. Silva, 2007: Cloud microphysical properties retrieval during intense biomass burning events over Africa and Portugal. In: Measuring precipitation from space – EURAINSAT and the future . V. Levizzani, P. Bauer, and F. J. Turk, Eds., Springer , 97-111.

Torricella, F., V. Levizzani, and F. J. Turk, 2007: Application of a blended MW-IR rainfall algorithm to the Mediterranean. In: Measuring precipitation from space – EURAINSAT and the future. V. Levizzani, P. Bauer, and F. J. Turk, Eds., Springer, 497-507.

Smith, A., G. Asrar, Y. Furuhama, A. Ginati, C. Kummerow, V. Levizzani, A. Mugnai, K. Nakamura, R. Adler, V. Casse, M. Cleave, M. Debois, J. Durning, J. Entin, P. Houser, T. Iguchi, R. Kakar, J. Kaye, M. Kojima, D. Lettenmaier, M. Luther, A. Mehta, P. Morel, T. Nakazawa, S. Neeck, K. Okamoto, R. Oki, G. Raju, M. Shepherd, E. Stocker, J. Testud, and E. Wood, 2007: International Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) program and mission: An overview. In: Measuring precipitation from space – EURAINSAT and the future. V. Levizzani, P. Bauer, and F. J. Turk, Eds., Springer, 611-653.

Levizzani, V. , and A. Gruber, 2007: The International Precipitation Working Group: a bridge towards operational applications . In: Measuring precipitation from space – EURAINSAT and the future . V. Levizzani, P. Bauer, and F. J. Turk, Eds., Springer , 705-712.

Levizzani, V., R. E. Carbone, R. Ginnetti, A. G. Laing, M. Masotti, S. Melani, and M. Pasqui, 2007: Climatologia di nubi precipitanti nella stagione calda: Primi risultati sull'Europa e il Mediterraneo. In: Clima e Cambiamenti Climatici – Le attività di ricerca del CNR. B. Carli, G. Cavarretta, M. Colacino, and S. Fuzzi, Eds., CNR, ISBN 978-88-8080-075-0, 113-116.

Lensky, I . M., and V. Levizzani, 2008: Estimation of precipitation from space-based platforms. In: Precipitation: Advances in measurement, estimation and prediction. S. Michaelides, Ed., Springer, 195-217.

Levizzani, V ., 2008: Satellite clouds and precipitation observations for meteorology and climate. In: Hydrological Modelling and water cycle. Coupling of the atmospheric and hydrological models. E. Coppola, and S. Sorooshian, Eds., Springer, 49-68.

Laviola, S., and V. Levizzani, 2010: Passive microwave remote sensing of rain from satellite sensors. In: Advanced microwave and millimeter wave technologies semiconductor devices circuits and systems, M. Mukherjee, Ed., Intech, 549-572.

Kidd, C., V. Levizzani, and S. Laviola, 2010: Quantitative precipitation estimation from Earth observation satellites. In: Precipitation: from physics to measurement to estimation to statistical analysis, F. Y. Testik, and M. Gebremichael, Eds., AGU, Geophysical Monograph Series, 191, ISBN 978-0-87590-481-8, 127-158.

Su, Z., R. A. Roebeling, J. Schulz, I. Holleman, V. Levizzani, W. J. Timmermans, H. Rott, N. Mognard-Campbell, R. de Jeu, W. Wagner, M. Rodell, M. S. Salama, G. N. Parodi, and L. Wang, 2011: Observation of hydrological processes using remote sensing. In: Treatise on Water Science, P. Wilderer, Ed., Academic Press, Oxford, ISBN: 978-0-444-53193-3, 2, 351-399.

Levizzani, V., 2013: I satelliti e il clima. In: Il mutamento climatico – Processi naturali e intervento umano. A. Provenzale, Ed., il Mulino, 205-222.



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