Publications

2017

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

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, 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. DOI: 10.1016/j.geomorph.2017.01.032

Demarchi L., S. Bizzi, 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 agriculture, Hydrology 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

Giuliani, M., J. Quinn, J. Herman, A. Castelletti, and P. Reed (2017), Scalable multi-objective control for large scale water resources systems under uncertainty, IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology

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

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

2016

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 Research, 5269286947

Demarchi, L., S. Bizzi, 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 Research, 5267516768

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 Research, 5242094225

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 Research, 5239413965

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

2015

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 plant, Water Resources Research, 51(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)

2014

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 models, Environmental 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

2013

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, 10.1002/wrcr.20339

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), 10.1002/wrcr.20295

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, 10.1002/wrcr.2026

Anghileri D., A. Castelletti, F. Pianosi, R. Soncini Sessa, E. Weber (2013), Optimizing watershed management by coordinated operation of storing facilities, Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, 139(5), 492-500, 10.1061/(ASCE)WR.1943-5452.0000313

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