Andrea Rinaldo

portrait Prof. Andrea Rinaldo
Professor, Director

ENAC IIE ECHO
Laboratoire d'écohydrologie (ECHO)
EPF Lausanne
ENAC ISTE ECHO
Bâtiment GR, Station 2
CH-1015 Lausanne
Switzerland


Phone: +41 (0) 21 693 80 34
Phone2: +41 (0) 21 693 37 25
Fax: +41 (0) 21 693 37 39
E-mail: andrea.rinaldo(at)epfl.ch
URL Institution: echo.epfl.ch/
Personal URL: link
Phone: +41 (0) 21 693 80 34
Phone2: +41 (0) 21 693 37 25
Fax: +41 (0) 21 693 37 39
E-mail: andrea.rinaldo(at)epfl.ch
URL Institution: echo.epfl.ch/
Personal URL: link


Additional functions:
ERC Advanced Grant holder; ERC Panel 10 member (2016, Consolidator Grant; 2011, Advanced Grant)
Editor, PNAS (as member of US National Academy of Science)


Key Publications of Andrea Rinaldo (up to ten) :
Top 10 publications (by Author’s choice) (see https://scholar.google.ch/citations?user=27F9Y3cAAAAJ&hl=it&oi=ao)

1. Rodriguez-Iturbe, I. and A. Rinaldo, Fractal River Basins. Chance and Self-Organization, Cambridge Univ. Press, New York, 1997 (1464 citations)

2. Banavar, J.R., A. Maritan, A. Rinaldo, Size and form in efficient transportation networks, Nature, 399, 130-133, 1999 (638 citations)

3. Bellin, A., P. Salandin, A. Rinaldo, Simulation of dispersion in hetereogeneous porous formations. Statistics, first-order theories, convergence of computations, Water Resources Research, 28(9), 2211-2227, 1992 (273 citations)

4. Rinaldo, A., I. Rodriguez-Iturbe, R. Rigon, E. Ijjasz-Vasquez, R.L. Bras, Self-organized fractal river networks, Physical Review Letters, 70(6), 822-825, 1993 (254 citations)

5. Rodriguez-Iturbe, I., A. Rinaldo, R. Rigon, E. Ijjasz-Vasquez, R.L. Bras, Energy dissipation, runoff production and the 3-dimensional structure of river basins, Water Resources Research, 28(4), 1095-1103, 1992 (435 citations)

6. Rinaldo, A., I. Rodriguez-Iturbe, R. Rigon, E. Ijjasz-Vasquez, R.L. Bras, Minimum energy and fractal structure of drainage networks, Water Resources Research, 28(9), 2183-2195, 1992 (208 citations)

7. Rinaldo, A., A. Marani, R. Rigon, Geomorphological Dispersion, Water Resources Research, 27(4), 513-525, 1991 (281 citations)

8. Rinaldo A, W.E. Dietrich, R. Rigon, G.K. Vogel, I. Rodriguez-Iturbe, Geomorphological signatures of varying climate, Nature, 374 (6523), 632-635, 1995 (138 citations)

9. Banavar, J.R., J. Damuth, A., Maritan, A. Rinaldo, Supply-demand balance and metabolic scaling, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), 99, 10506-10509, 2002 (198 citations)

10. Muneepeerakul, R., E. Bertuzzo, H.J. Lynch, W.F. Fagan, A Rinaldo, I. Rodriguez-Iturbe, Neutral metacommunity models predict fish diversity patterns in Mississippi-Missouri basin, Nature 453 (7192), 220-222 (215 citations)




Expertise of Andrea Rinaldo:
Expertise CategorySpecific Expertise
Expert TypeScientific / Fundamental Research
Applied Sciences / Technologies / Engineering
ScopeProcess Studies
Causes of Change
Impact of Change
Vulnerability to Change
Topic HydrosphereFresh Water Systems / Rivers / Lakes
Precipitation / Runoff
Topic BiosphereBiodiversity
Topic Integrated SystemsHydrogeochemical Cycle
Life Cycle
Topic EcosystemsTerrestrial Ecosystems
Marine Ecosystems
Topic Economy/ResourceUseFood Security
Topic SocietyPopulation Dynamics / Migration / Urbanisation
Topic HealthInfectious / Vector Borne Disease
Topic SustainabilityEcological Sustainability
Topic Risk & Disaster ManagementFundamental Knowledge
Spatial ZonesMountain / Highland
Spatial ScaleGlobal / Hemispheric
Continental
Regional
Time FrameRecent / Today
Future
Statistical FocusExtreme Events
Mean Change / Trends
Variability
MethodsData Collection - Measurement
Data Analysis
Modeling
Integrated Assessment
Collaboration with developing and transition countries ; Capacity Building
Program Coordination / Management

Specialties of Andrea Rinaldo:
River networks as ecological corridors for species, populations and pathogens of waterborne disease; hydrologic controls on biota

Last update: 1/18/19
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