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Qualification Ricercatore a tempo determinato di tipo A
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(updated on 26/07/2017 13:42)

Curriculum Vitae

Lecturer's Curriculum (PDF): 2EEF655881F0FBC7E7C16F20FACBF5AD.pdf

Research areas
- Geomorphology;
- Morphological change;
- High resolution topography;
- Terrestrial Laser Scanner (TLS);
- Airborne LiDAR technology;
- Aerial photogrammetry;
- High resolution digital models (DEM, DTM, DSM, CHM, DoD);
- GIS analysis;
- Fluvial geomorphology;
- Sediment Transport;
- Sediment Management;
- Large Wood dynamics and characteristics;
- Fluvial Island dynamics and characteristics;
- Riparian vegetation;
- Gravel bed rivers;
- River restoration;
- Mountain and piedmont streams and basins;
- Human impact.

Rainato R., Picco L., Cavalli M., Mao L., Neverman A.J., Tarolli P., 2017. Connecting climate conditions, sediment sources and sediment transport in an alpine basin. Land Degradation and Development. DOI: 10.1002/ldr.2813.
Iroumé A., Ruiz-Villanueva V., Picco L., 2017. Breakdown of instream wood in low order forested streams of the Southern Cjilean mountain ranges. Forest Ecology and Management 401, 17-32. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2017.06.058.

Tonon A., Iroumé A., Picco L., Oss-Cazzador D., Lenzi M.A., 2017. Temporal variations of large wood abundance and mobility in the Blanco River affected by the Chaitén volcanic eruption, southern Chile. Catena 156, 149-160. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.catena.2017.03.025.

Rainato R., Mao L., Garcia-Rama A., Picco L., Cesca M., Vianello A., Preciso E., Scussel G.R., Lenzi M.A., 2017. Three decades of monitoring in the Rio Cordon instrumented basin: sediment budget and temporal trend of sediment yield. Geomorphology 291, 45-56. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.geomorph.2016.03.012.

Rainato R., Mao L., Picco L., 2017. Near-bankfull floods in an Alpine stream: effects on the sediment mobility and bedload magnitude. International Journal of Sediment Research. Doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijsrc.2017.03.006.

Picco L., Comiti F., Mao L., Tonon A., Lenzi M.A., 2017. Medium and short term riparian vegetation, island and channel evolution in response to human pressure in a regulated gravel bed river (Piave River, Italy). Catena 149, 760-769. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.catena.2016.04.005.

Picco L., Bertoldi W., Comiti F., 2017. Dynamics and ecology of wood in world rivers. Geomorphology 279, 1-2. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.geomorph.2016.11.20.

Mao L., Picco L., Lenzi M.A., Surian N., 2017. Bed material transport estimate in large gravel-bed rivers using the virtual velocity approach. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 42, 595-611. DOI: 10.1002/esp.4000.
Picco L., Sitzia T., Mao L., Comiti F. and Lenzi M.A., 2016. Linking riparian forest structure and fluvio-morphological characteristics in a gravel-bed river (Piave river-Italian alps). Ecohydrology 9, 101-112. DOI: 10.1002/eco.1616.

Picco L., Oss-Cazzador D., Rainato R., 2016. Localized geomorphic effects attributable to the presence of in-channel wood along two Italian gravel-bed rivers: preliminary results. In: River Flow 2016 – Constantinescu, Garcia & Hanes (Eds), Taylor and Francis Group, London, ISBN 978-1-138-02913-2, 2315-2319.

Ulloa H., Iroumé A., Picco L., Mohr C.H., Mazzorana B., Lenzi M.A., Mao L., 2016. Spatial analysis of the impacts of the Chaitén volcano eruption (Chile) in three fluvial systems. Journal of South American Earth Sciences 69, 213-225. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsames.2016.04.008.

Picco L., Tonon A., Rainato R., Lenzi M.A., 2016. Bank erosion and large wood recruitment along a gravel bed river. Journal of Agricultural Engineering, XLVII: 488, 72-81. DOI: 10.4081/jae.2016.488.

Sitzia T., Picco L., Ravazzolo D., Comiti F., Mao L., Lenzi M.A., 2016. Relationships between woody vegetation and geomorphological patterns in three gravel-bed rivers with different intensities of anthropogenic disturbance. Advances in Water Resources 93, 193-204. DOI: 10.1016/j.advwatres.2015.11.016.

Ulloa H., Iroumé A., Picco L., Korup O., Lenzi M.A., L. Mao, Ravazzolo D., 2015. Massive biomass flushing despite modest channel response in the Rayas River following the 2008 eruption of Chaitén volcano, Chile. Geomorphology 250, 397

List of taught course units in A.Y. 2017/18
Degree course code (?) Degree course track Course unit code Course unit name Credits Year Period Lang. Teacher in charge
Details for students enrolled in A.Y. 2016/17
Current A.Y. 2017/18
8 2nd Year First