Paolo Perona

Prof. Paolo Perona
School of Engineering
Sanderson Building
Robert Stevenson Road
Edinburgh, EH9 3FB
United Kingdom

Phone: +44(0)131 650 5718
E-mail: paolo.perona(at)

Key Publications of Paolo Perona (up to ten) :
  • Perona, P., B. Crouzy, S. McLelland, P. Molnar and C. Camporeale (2014). Ecomorphodynamic of rivers with converging boundaries. Earth Surf. Proc. and Landforms, in press;

  • Perona, P., D. D├╝rrenmatt and G. Characklis (2013). Obtaining natural-like flow releases in diverted river reaches from simple riparian benefit economic models. Journal of Environmental Management, 118, 161-169;

  • Gorla, L. and P. Perona (2013). On quantifying ecologically sustainable flow releases in a diverted river reach. Journal of Hydrology, 489, 98-107

  • Perona, P., E. Daly, B. Crouzy and A. Porporato (2012). Stochastic dynamics of snow avalanche occurrence by superposition of Poisson processes. Proc. Royal Soc. A , 468, 4193-4208, doi:10.1098/rspa.2012.0396

  • Crouzy, B. and P. Perona (2012). Biomass selection by floods and related timescales. Part 2. Stochastic modelling. Adv. Water Res. 39, 97-105, doi:10.1016/j.advwatres.2011.09.018

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    Expertise of Paolo Perona:
    Expertise CategorySpecific Expertise
    Expert TypeScientific / Fundamental Research
    Applied Sciences / Technologies / Engineering
    ScopeProcess Studies
    Topic HydrosphereFresh Water Systems / Rivers / Lakes
    Topic CryosphereSnow Cover
    Topic BiospherePlants
    Topic Economy/ResourceUseWater
    Topic SustainabilityEcological Sustainability
    Economic Sustainability
    Topic Risk & Disaster ManagementFundamental Knowledge
    Spatial ZonesMountain / Highland
    Spatial ScaleRegional
    Time FrameRecent / Today
    Statistical FocusExtreme Events
    Mean Change / Trends
    MethodsData Collection - Measurement
    Data Analysis
    Literature Study
    Applied Research / Technology

    Specialties of Paolo Perona:
    Modeling and experiments of alpine system dynamics, with particular focus on river-vegetation interactions, snow mantle dynamics and sustainable water resources management

    Last update: 1/31/17
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