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Understanding the Past to Infer a Climatic Future in the Sahel

Alessandra GIANNINI

BIO

Alessandra Giannini is a climate scientist at International Research Institute for Climate and Society/Columbia University and at Laboratoire de Météorologie Dynamique/IPSL/Ecole Normale Supérieure Paris. Her research interests include the dynamics of tropical climate, predictability and seasonal climate prediction, the impact of climate on society, and interdisciplinary research and education, especially in Africa.

Community and Impact-based EWS for Flood Risk Preparedness

Vieri TARCHIANI

BIO

Vieri Tarchiani is a researcher at the Institute of BioEconomy of the National Research Council of Italy. He actually manages the Climate change adaptation, disaster reduction and agricultural development for food security project in Niger and the Training program on climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction in agriculture in Western Africa. Research interests are rural development, food security, disaster risk reduction, adaptation to climate change, environmental management.

Open Data and Web Services for Flood Risk Monitoring and Forecasting

Tiziana DE FILIPPIS, Leandro ROCCHI

BIO

Tiziana De Filippis is a permanent researcher at the Institute of BioEconomy of the National Research Council of Italy. She is expert in spatial data infrastructures and WebGIS applications using open source solutions and OGC standards. Tiziana main research interest is in the design of architectures for interoperable e-infrastructures for sustainable development and environmental knowledge sharing.

Leandro Rocchi is a research technician at the Institute of BioEconomy of the National Research Council of Italy. His expertise ranges from geoinformatic, to modeling, to remote sensing.

Climate Change and Cardiovascular Diseases in Brazil

Simona FRATIANNI, Fiorella ACQUAOTTA, Pedro MURARA

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Simona Fratianni is associate professor at the Earth Sciences Department of the University of Turin. Her research interests are climate data analysis, climate change and extreme events detection. She is a member of the international project MEDARE (MEditerranean DAta REscue). She is scientific responsible of the international cooperation with Brazilian universities of San Paulo, Londrina, Florianopolis, Fronteira Sul where she has been visiting professor.

Climatology and Dynamical Evolution of Extreme Rainfall Events in the Sinai Peninsula

Marina BALDI

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Marina Baldi is senior researcher at BioEconomy Institute of the National Research Council of Italy.

Comparison and Bias-correction of Precipitation Satellite-derived Datasets at Local Level in Northern Kenya

Ingrid VIGNA, Alessandro PEZZOLI, Angelo BESANA

BIO

Ingrid VIGNA is a PhD Student at Politecnico di Torino.
International Conference on Risk-Informed Sustainable Development in the Rural Tropics.
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