Papers in peer-reviewed journals (Google Scholar, SCOPUS, ResearcherID, ORCID)


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1.      Tarolli*, P., Straffelini, E. (2020). Agriculture in Hilly and Mountainous Landscapes: Threats, Monitoring and Sustainable Management. Geography and Sustainability, doi:10.1016/j.geosus.2020.03.003. (Perspective)

2.      Chen, D., Wei*, W., Daryanto, S., Tarolli, P. (2020). Does terracing enhance soil organic carbon sequestration? A national-scale data analysis in China. Science of the Total Environment, 721, 137751, doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.137751.

3.      Cao*, W., Sofia, G., Tarolli, P. (2020). Geomorphometric characterization of natural and anthropogenic land cover. Progress in Earth and Planetary Science, 7, 2, doi:10.1186/s40645-019-0314-x.

4.      Borsato*, E., Rosa, L., Marinello, F.,  Tarolli, P., D’Odorico, P (2020). Weak and Strong Sustainability of Irrigation: A framework for irrigation practices under limited water availability. Front. Sustain. Food Syst., 4, 17, doi:10.3389/fsufs.2020.00017.

5.      Xiangzhou*, X., Yulei, M., Wenjun, Y., Hongwu, Z., Tarolli, P., Yunzhong, J., Qiao, Y. (2020). Qualifying mass failures on loess gully sidewalls using laboratory experimentation. Catena, 187, 104252, doi:10.1016/j.catena. 2019.104252.

6.      Borsato*, E., Zucchinelli, M., D'Ammaro, D., Giubilato, E., Zabeo, A., Criscione, P., Pizzol, L., Cohen, Y., Tarolli, P., Lamastra, L., Marinello, F. (2020). Use of Multiple Indicators to compare Sustainability Performance of Organic vs Conventional Vineyard Management. Science of the Total Environment, 711, 135081, doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.135081.

7.      Pijl*, A., Bailly J.S., Feurer, D., El Maaoui M.A., Boussema M.R., Tarolli, P. (2020). TERRA: Terrain Extraction from elevation Rasters through Repetitive Anisotropic filtering. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, 84, 101977, doi: 10.1016/j.jag.2019.101977.

8.      Zhao*, W., Ding, J., Wang, Y., Jia, L., Cao, W., Tarolli, P. (2020). Ecological water conveyance drives human-water system evolution in the Heihe watershed, China. Environmental Research, 182, 109009, doi: 10.1016/j.envres.2019.109009.




1.      Mauri, L., Sallustio, L., Tarolli*, P. (2019). The geomorphologic forcing of wild boars. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 44, 2085 – 2094, doi:10.1002/esp.4623.

2.      Du*, J., Watts, J.D., Lu, H., Jiang, L., Tarolli, P. (2019). Editorial for Special Issue: “Remote Sensing of Environmental Changes in Cold Regions”. Remote Sensing, 11, 2165, doi:10.3390/rs11182165 (Special Issue Editorial)

3.      Du, J., Watts, J.D., Jiang*, L., Lu, H., Cheng, X., Duguay, C., Farina, M., Qiu, Y., Kim, Y., Kimball, J.S., Tarolli, P. (2019). Remote Sensing of Environmental Changes in Cold Regions: Methods, Achievements and Challenges. Remote Sensing, 11, 1952, doi:10.3390/rs11161952 (Review Article)

4.      Xiang*, J., Li, S., Xiao, K., Chen, J., Sofia, G., Tarolli, P. (2019). Quantitative Analysis of Anthropogenic Morphologies Based on Multi-Temporal High-Resolution Topography. Remote Sensing, 11, 1493, doi: 10.3390/rs11121493.

5.      Torresani*, L., Wu, J., Masin, R., Penasa, M., Tarolli, P. (2019). Estimating soil degradation in montane grasslands of North-eastern Italian Alps (Italy). Heliyon, 5(6), e01825, doi:10.1016/j.heliyon.2019.e01825.

6.      Wu*, J., Song, M., Ma, W., Zhang, X., Shen, Z., Tarolli, P., Wurst, S., Shi, P., Ratzmann, G., Feng, Y., Li, M., Wang, X., Tietjen, B. (2019). Plant and soil's δ15N are regulated by climate, soil nutrients, and species diversity in alpine grasslands on the northern Tibetan Plateau. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 281, 111 – 123, doi:10.1016/j.agee.2019.05.011.

7.      Yang*, X., Lu, X., Ran, L., Tarolli, P. (2019). Geomorphometric Assessment of the Impacts of Dam Construction on River Disconnectivity and Flow Regulation in the Yangtze Basin. Sustainability, 11, 3427, doi:10.3390/su11123427.

8.      Yang*, X., Lu, X., Park, E., Tarolli, P. (2019). Impacts of Climate Change on Lake Fluctuations in the Hindu Kush-Himalaya-Tibetan Plateau. Remote Sensing, 11, 1082, doi:10.3390/rs11091082.

9.      Roder*, G., Hudson, P., Tarolli, P. (2019). Flood risk perceptions and the willingness to pay for flood insurance in the Veneto region of Italy. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, 37, 101172, doi: 10.1016/j.ijdrr.2019.101172.

10.    Pijl*, A., Tosoni, M., Roder, G., Sofia, G., Tarolli, P. (2019). Design of Terrace Drainage Networks Using UAV-Based High-Resolution Topographic Data. Water, 11, 814, doi:10.3390/w11040814.

11.    Tarolli*, P, Cavalli, M., Masin, R., (2019). High-resolution morphologic characterization of conservation agriculture. Catena, 172, 846856, doi:10.1016/j.catena.2018.08.026.

12.    Tarolli*, P., Cao, W., Sofia, G., Evans, D., Ellis, EC. (2019). From features to fingerprints: a general diagnostic framework for anthropogenic geomorphology. Progress in Physical Geography, 43, 95–128, doi: 10.1177/0309133318825284.

13.    Sofia*, G., Ragazzi, F., Giandon, P., Dalla Fontana, G., Tarolli, P. (2019). On the linkage between runoff generation, land drainage, soil properties, and temporal patterns of precipitation in agricultural floodplains. Advances in Water Resources, 124, 120–138, doi:10.1016/j.advwatres.2018.12.003

14.    Borsato*, E., Giubilato, E., Zabeo, A., Lamastra, L., Criscione, P., Tarolli, P., Marinello, F., Pizzol, L. (2019).  Comparison of Water-focused Life Cycle Assessment and Water Footprint Assessment: The case of an Italian wine. Science of the Total Environment, 666, 1220–1231, doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.02.331.

15.    Pijl*, A., Barneveld, P., Mauri, L., Borsato, E., Grigolato, S., Tarolli, P. (2019). Estimating the impact of mechanization on soil loss in vineyards terraced landscapes. Cuadernos de Investigación Geográfica, 45, 287308, doi: 10.18172/cig.3774.

16.    Li, M., Wu*, J., Song, C., He, Y., Niu, B., Fu, G., Tarolli, P., Tietjen, B., Zhang, X. (2019). Temporal Variability of Precipitation and Biomass of Alpine Grasslands on the Northern Tibetan Plateau. Remote Sensing, 11, 360, doi:10.3390/rs11030360.

17.      Viero*, D.P., Roder, G., Matticchio, B., Defina, A., Tarolli, P (2019). Floods, landscape modifications and population dynamics in anthropogenic coastal lowlands: The Polesine (northern Italy) case study. Science of the Total Environment, 651, 14351450, doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.09.121.



1.      Tarolli*, P (2018). Agricultural Terraces Special Issue Preface. Land Degradation and Development, 29, 3544–3548, doi:10.1002/ldr.3129.

2.      Pawłuszek*, K., Borkowski, A., Tarolli, P. (2018). Sensitivity analysis of automatic landslide mapping: numerical experiments towards the best solution. Landslides, 15(9), 1851–1865, doi:10.1007/s10346-018-0986-0.

3.      Cvetković, V.M., Roder*, G., Öcal, A., Tarolli, P., Dragićević, S. (2018). The Role of Gender in Preparedness and Response Behaviors towards Flood Risk in Serbia. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health, 15, 2761, doi:10.3390/ijerph15122761.

4.      Borsato*, E., Galindo, A, Tarolli, P., Sartori, L., Marinello, F. (2018). Evaluation of the Grey Water Footprint Comparing the Indirect Effects of Different Agricultural Practices. Sustainability, 179, 357–367, doi:10.3390/su10113992.

5.      Lo Re*, G., Fuller, I.C., Sofia, G., Tarolli, P. (2018). High-resolution mapping of Manawatu palaeochannels. New Zealand Geographer, 74, 77–91, doi:10.1111/nzg.12186.

6.      Pijl*, A., Brauer, C.C., Sofia, G., Teuling, A.J., Tarolli, P. (2018). Hydrologic impacts of changing land use and climate in the Veneto lowlands of Italy. Anthropocene, 22, 20–30, doi:10.1016/j.ancene.2018.04.001.

7.      Giordan*, D., Hayakawa, Y., Nex, F., Remondino, F., Tarolli, P. (2018). Preface: The use of remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS) in monitoring applications and management of natural hazards. Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 18, 3085-3087, doi:10.5194/nhess-18-3085-2018.

8.      Giordan*, D., Hayakawa, Y., Nex, F., Remondino, F., Tarolli, P. (2018). Review article: The use of remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPASs) for natural hazards monitoring and management. Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 18, 1079–1096, doi:10.5194/nhess-18-1079-2018.

9.      Xiang, J., Chen*, J., Sofia, G., Tian, Y., Tarolli, P. (2018). Open-pit mine geomorphic changes analysis using multi-temporal UAV survey. Environmental Earth Sciences, 77, 220, doi:10.1007/s12665-018-7383-9.

10.    Wang, J., Wu*, Z., Wu, C., Cao, Z., Fan, W., Tarolli, P.  (2018). Improving impervious surface estimation: an integrated method of classification and regression trees (CART) and linear spectral mixture analysis (LSMA) based on error analysis. GIScience and Remote Sensing, 55, 583–603, doi: 10.1080/15481603.2017.1417690.

11.    Borsato*, E., Tarolli, P., Marinello, F. (2018). Sustainable patterns of main agricultural products combining different footprint parameters. Journal of Cleaner Production, 179, 357–367, doi:10.1016/j.jclepro.2018.01.044.

12.    Tarolli*, P., Sofia, G., Cao, W. (2018). The geomorphology of the human age. Encyclopedia of the Anthropocene, 35–43. Della Sala and Goldstein (Eds.), doi:10.1016/B978-0-12-809665-9.10501-4.

13.    Preti*, F., Guastini, E., Penna, D., Dani, A., Cassiani, G., Boaga, J., Deiana, R., Romano, N., Nasta, P., Palladino, M., Errico, A., Giambastiani, Y., Trucchi, P., Tarolli, P. (2018) Conceptualization of Water Flow Pathways in Agricultural Terraced Landscapes. Land Degradation & Development, 9, 651–662, doi:10.1002/ldr.2764.

14.    Rainato*, R., Picco, L., Cavalli, M., Mao, L., Neverman, A. J., Tarolli, P. (2017). Coupling Climate Conditions, Sediment Sources and Sediment Transport in an Alpine Basin. Land Degradation & Development, 29, 1154-1166, doi:10.1002/ldr.2813.



1.      Wu*, J., Feng, Y., Zhang, X., Wurst, S., Tietjen, B., Tarolli, P., Song, C. (2017). Grazing exclusion by fencing non-linearly restored the degraded alpine grasslands on the Tibetan Plateau. Scientific Reports, 7, 15202, doi:10.1038/srep40527.

2.      Roder*, G., Sofia, G., Zhifeng, W., Tarolli, P. (2017). Assessment of social vulnerability to floods in the floodplain of Northern Italy. Weather, Climate, and Society, 9, 717–737, doi:10.1175/WCAS-D-16-0090.1.

3.      Tarolli*, P., Sofia, G., Wenfang, C. (2017). The geomorphology of the human age. Reference Module in Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences - Encyclopedia of the Anthropocene, doi:10.1016/B978-0-12-409548-9.10501-9.

4.      Fan*, J., Zhang, X., Su, F., Ge, Y., Tarolli, P., Yang, Z., Zeng, C., Zeng, Z. (2017). Geometrical feature analysis and disaster assessment of the Xinmo landslide based on remote sensing data. Journal of Mountain Science, 14, 1677–1688, doi:10.1007/s11629-017-4633-3.

5.      Tarolli*, P., Sofia, G., Ellis, E. (2017), Mapping the topographic fingerprints of humanity across Earth. Eos, 98, doi:/10.1029/2017EO069637.

6.      Brown*, A.G., Tooth, S., Bullard, J.E., Thomas, D S.G., Chiverrell, R.C., Plater, A.J., Murton, J., Thorndycraft, V.R., Tarolli, P., Rose, J., Wainwright, J., Downs, P., Aalto, R. (2017). The Geomorphology of The Anthropocene: Emergence, Status and Implications. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 42, 71-90, doi:10.1002/esp.3943. State of the Science Article.

7.      Sofia, G., Di Stefano, C, Ferro, V., Tarolli, P. (2017). Morphological similarity of channels: from hillslopes to alpine landscapes. Land Degradation & Development, 28, 1717–1728, doi:10.1002/esp.4081.

8.      Sofia*, G., Masin, R, Tarolli, P. (2017). Prospects for crowdsourced information on the geomorphic “engineering” by the invasive Coypu (Myocastor coypus). Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 42, 365–377, doi:10.1002/esp.4081.

9.      Sofia*, G., Roder, G., Dalla Fontana, G., Tarolli, P. (2017). Flood dynamics in urbanised landscapes: 100 years of climate and humans’ interaction. Scientific Reports, 7, 40527, doi:10.1038/srep40527.

10.    Sofia*, G., Tarolli, P. (2017). Hydrological response of 30yr of agriculture’s surface water management. Land, 6(1), 3, doi:10.3390/land6010003.

11.    Ferrato*, C., De Marco, J., Tarolli, P., Cavalli, C. (2017). An updated sediment source areas inventory in the Rio Cordon catchment (Dolomites). Rend. Online Soc. Geol. It., 42, 10-13, doi:10.3301/ROL.2017.02.

12.    Tseng, C.-M., Chang, K.-J., Tarolli, P. (2017). The Sediment Production and Transportation in a Mountainous Reservoir Watershed, Southern Taiwan. In M. Mikoš et al. (eds.), Advancing Culture of Living with Landslides, 291–299, doi:10.1007/978-3-319-53483-1_34.

13.    Pawłuszek*, K., Borkowski, A., Tarolli, P. (2017). Towards the optimal pixel size of DEM for automatic mapping of landslide areas. Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., XLII-1/W1, 83-90, doi:10.5194/isprs-archives-XLII-1-W1-83-2017.

14.    Tarolli*, P. (2017). The geomorphology of humanity. Proceedings of the Romanian Geomorphology Symposium, 1, doi:10.15551/prgs.2017.106.

15.    Prosdocimi*, M., Burguet, M., Di Prima, S., Sofia, G., Terol, E, Rodrigo Comino J., Cerdà, A., Tarolli, P. (2017). Rainfall simulation and Structure-from-Motion photogrammetry for the analysis of soil water erosion in Mediterranean vineyards. Science of the Total Environment, 574, 204-215, doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.09.036.



1.      Tarolli*, P. (2016). Humans and the Earth’s surface. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 41, 2301-2304, doi:10.1002/esp.4059. Special Issue Editorial.

2.      Prosdocimi*, M., Tarolli, P., Cerdà, A. (2016). Mulching practice for reducing soil water erosion: A review. Earth-Science Reviews, 161, 191-203, ISSN: 0012-8252, doi:10.1016/j.earscirev.2016.08.006. Review Article.

3.      Prosdocimi*, M., Cerdà, A., Tarolli, P. (2016). Soil water erosion on Mediterranean vineyards. A review, Catena, 141, 1–21, doi:10.1016/j.catena. 2016.02.010. Review Article.

4.      Mutzner*, R., Tarolli, P., Sofia, G., Parlange, M.B., Rinaldo, A. (2016). Spatially heterogeneous drainage densities in a high-altitude alpine catchment and impact on travel time distributions, Hydrological Processes, 30, 2138–2152, doi:10.1002/hyp.10783.

5.      Piermattei*, L., Carturan, L., de Blasi, F., Tarolli, P., Dalla Fontana, G., Vettore, A., Pfeifer, N. (2016). Suitability of ground-based SfM–MVS for monitoring glacial and periglacial processes, Earth Surface Dynamics, 4, 425-443, doi:10.1016/j.catena.2016.02.010.

6.      Sofia*, G., Bailly, J., Chehata, N., Tarolli, P., Levavesseur, F. (2016). Comparison of Pleiades and LiDAR Digital Elevation Models for terraces detection in farmlands, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 9(4), 1567-1576, doi:10.1109/JSTARS. 2016.2516900.

7.      Roder, G., Ruljigaljig, T., Lin, C.-W., Tarolli*, P. (2016). Natural hazards knowledge and risk perception of Wujie indigenous community in Taiwan, Natural Hazards, 81, 641-662, doi:10.1007/s11069-015-2100-4.

8.      Sofia*, G., Mariniello, F., Tarolli, P. (2016). Metrics for quantifying anthropogenic impacts on geomorphology: road networks, Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 41, 240–255, doi:10.1002/esp.3842.

9.      Prosdocimi*, M., Jordán, A., Tarolli, P., Keesstra, S., Novara, A., Cerdà, A. (2016). The immediate effectiveness of barley straw mulch in reducing soil erodibility and surface runoff generation in Mediterranean vineyards, Science of the Total Environment, 547, 323-330, doi:/10.1016/j.scitotenv .2015.12.076.

10.    Tarolli*, P., Sofia G. (2016). Human topographic signatures and derived geomorphic processes across landscapes, Geomorphology, 255, 140-161, doi:10.1016/j.geomorph.2015.12.007. Invited Review Article.

11.    Sofia*, G., Tarolli, P. (2016). Automatic characterization of road networks under forest cover: advances in the analysis of roads and geomorphic process interaction, Rend. Online Soc. Geol. It., 39, 23-26, doi:10.3301/ROL.2016.38.

12.    Cavalli*, M., Tarolli, P., Dalla Fontana, G., Marchi, L. (2016). Multi-temporal analysis of sediment source areas and sediment connectivity in the Rio Cordon catchment (Dolomites), Rend. Online Soc. Geol. It., 39, 27-30, doi:10.3301/ROL.2016.39.



1.      Sofia*, G., Tarolli, P., Cazorzi, F, Dalla Fontana, G. (2015). Downstream hydraulic geometry relationships: gathering reference reach-scale width values from LiDAR. Geomorphology, 250, 236-248, doi:10.1016/j.geomorph.2015.09.002.

2.      Prosdocimi, M., Sofia, G., Dalla Fontana, G., Tarolli*, P. (2015). Bank erosion in agricultural drainage networks: New challenges from structure-from-motion photogrammetry for post-event analysis, Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 40, 1891-1906, doi:10.1002/esp.3767.

3.      Chen, J., Li, K., Chang, K.-J., Sofia, G., Tarolli*, P. (2015). Open-pit mining geomorphic feature characterization, International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, 42, 76-86, doi:10.1016/j.jag.2015.05.001.

4.      Mutzner*, R., Weijs, S.V., Tarolli, P., Calaf, M., Oldroyd, H.J., Parlange, M.B. (2015). Controls on the diurnal streamflow cycles in a small alpine headwater catchment, Water Resources Research, 51, 3403–3418, doi:10.1002/2014WR016581.

5.      Tseng, C.-M., Lin, C.W., Dalla Fontana, G., Tarolli*, P. (2015). The topographic signature of a Major Typhoon, Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 40, 1129–1136, doi:10.1002/esp.3708.

6.      Tarolli*, P. (2015). Holocene book review: Digital Terrain Analysis in Soil Science and Geology, Holocene, 25, 1048–1049, doi:10.1177/09596836155 72731.

7.      Tarolli*, P., Sofia, G., Calligaro, S., Prosdocimi, M., Preti, F., Dalla Fontana, G. (2015). Vineyards in terraced landscapes: new opportunities from lidar data, Land Degradation & Development, 26(1), 92-102, doi:10.1002/ldr.2311.

8.      Pappalardo*, S.E., Prosdocimi, M., Tarolli, P., Borin, M. (2015). Assessment of energy potential from wetland plants along the minor channel network on an agricultural floodplain, Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 22(4), 2479-2490, doi:10.1007/s11356-014-3105-3.





1.      Li*, K., Chen, J., Tarolli, P., Sofia, G., Feng, Z., Li, J. (2014). Geomorphometric multi-scale analysis for the automatic detection of linear structures on the lunar surface, Earth Science Frontiers, 21(6), 212-222, doi:10.13745/j.esf.2014.06.021. (in chinese)

2.      Sofia, G., Mariniello, F., Tarolli*, P. (2014). A new landscape metric for the identification of terraced sites: the Slope Local Length of Auto-Correlation (SLLAC), ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 96, 123-133, doi:10.1016/j.isprsjprs.2014.06.018.

3.      Tarolli*, P., Vanacker, V., Middelkoop, H., Brown, T. (2014). Landscape in the Anthropocene: State of the art and future directions, Anthropocene, 6, 1-2, doi:10.1016/j.ancene.2014.11.003. Special Issue Editorial.

4.      Tarolli*, P., Preti, F., Romano, N. (2014). Terraced landscapes: from an old best practice to a potential hazard for soil degradation due to land abandonment, Anthropocene, 6, 10-25, doi:10.1016/j.ancene.2014.03.002. Review Article.

5.      Sofia*, G., Prosdocimi, M., Dalla Fontana, G., Tarolli, P. (2014). Modification of artificial drainage networks during the past half-century: Evidence and effects in a reclamation area in the Veneto floodplain (Italy), Anthropocene, 6, 48-62, doi:10.1016/j.ancene.2014.06.005.

6.      Passalacqua*, P., Hillier, J.H., Tarolli, P. (2014). Innovative analysis and use of high resolution DTMs for understanding Earth-surface processes, Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 39, 1400-1403, doi:10.1002/esp.3616. Special Issue Editorial.

7.      Tarolli*, P. (2014). High-resolution topography for understanding Earth surface processes: opportunities and challenges, Geomorphology, 216, 295–312, doi:10.1016/j.geomorph.2014.03.008. Invited Review Article.

8.      Penna, D., Borga, M., Aronica, G.T., Brigandì, G., Tarolli*, P. (2014). Predictive power of a shallow landslide model in a high-resolution landscape: dissecting the effects of forest roads, Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 18, 2127-2139, doi:10.5194/hess-18-2127-2014.

9.      Sofia, G., Dalla Fontana, G., Tarolli*, P. (2014). High-resolution topography and anthropogenic feature extraction: testing geomorphometric parameters in floodplains, Hydrological Processes, 28(4), 2046-2061, doi:10.1002/hyp.9727.

10.    Ali*, G., Birkel, C., Tetzlaff, D., Soulsby, C., McDonnell, J.J., Tarolli, P. (2014). A comparison of wetness indices for the prediction of connected saturated areas under contrasted conditions, Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 39, 399-413, doi:10.1002/esp.3506.




1.      Sofia, G., Pirotti, F., Tarolli*, P. (2013). Variations in multiscale curvature distribution and signatures of LiDAR DTMs errors, Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 38(10), 1116–1134, doi:10.1002/esp.3363.

2.      Tarolli*, P. (2013). Book Review: The Role of Ecosystems in Disaster Risk Reduction, Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 13, 2553–2554,

3.      doi:10.5194/nhess-13-2553-2013.

4.      Tarolli*, P. (2013). Book Review: Natural Hazards in the Asia–Pacific Region: Recent Advances and Emerging Concepts, Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 13, 2551–2552, doi:10.5194/nhess-13-2551-2013.

5.      Mutzner*, R., Bertuzzo, E., Tarolli, P., Weijs, S.V., Ceola, S., Tomasic, N., Rodriguez-Iturbe, I., Parlange, M.B., Rinaldo, A. (2013). Geomorphic Signatures on Base Flow Recessions, Water Resources Research, 49(9), 5462-5472, doi:10.1002/wrcr.20417.

6.      Chirico*, G.B., Borga, M., Tarolli, P., Rigon, R., Preti F. (2013). Role of Vegetation on Slope Stability under Transient Unsaturated Conditions, Procedia Environmental Sciences, 19, 932-941, doi:10.1016/j.proenv.2013.06.103.

7.      Calligaro*, S., Sofia, G., Prosdocimi, M., Dalla Fontana, G., Tarolli, P. (2013). Terrestrial Laser Scanner data to support coastal erosion analysis: the Conero case study, Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., XL-5/W3, 125-129, doi:10.5194/isprsarchives-XL-5-W3-125-2013.

8.      Coppa*, U., Guarnieri, A., Pirotti, F., Tarolli, P., Vettore, A., (2013). Comparing data acquisition methodologies for DTM production, Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., XL-5/W3, 59-62, doi:10.5194/isprsarchives-XL-5-W3-59-2013.

9.      Tarolli*, P., Cavalli., M. (2013). Introduction to the special issue: “High resolution topography, quantitative analysis and geomorphological mapping”, European Journal of Remote Sensing, 46, 60-64, doi:10.5721/EuJRS20134604. Special Issue Editorial.

10.    Tarolli*, P., Calligaro, S., Cazorzi, F., Dalla Fontana, G. (2013). Recognition of surface flow processes influeced by roads and trails in mountain areas using high-resolution topography, European Journal of Remote Sensing, 46, 176-197, doi:10.5721/EuJRS20134610.

11.    Carturan*, L., Baldassi, G., Bondesan, A., Calligaro, S., Carton, A., Cazorzi, F., Dalla Fontana, G., Francese, R., Guarnieri, A., Milan, N., Moro, D., Tarolli, P. (2013). Current behavior and dynamics of the lowermost italian glacier (Montasio Occidentale, Julian Alps), Geografiska Annaler: Series A, Physical Geography, 95, 79–96, doi:10.1111/geoa.12002.

12.    Lin, C.W., Tseng, C.-M., Tseng, Y.-H., Fei, L.-Y., Hsieh, Y.-C., Tarolli*, P. (2013). Recognition of large scale deep-seated landslides in forest areas of Taiwan using high resolution topography, Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 62, 389-400, doi:10.1016/j.jseaes.2012.10.022.

13.    Cazorzi*, F., Dalla Fontana, G., De Luca, A., Sofia, G., Tarolli, P. (2013). Drainage network detection and assessment of network storage capacity in agrarian landscape, Hydrological Processes, 27(4), 541-553, doi:10.1002/hyp.9224.




1.      Lanni*, C., Borga, M., Rigon, R., and Tarolli, P. (2012). Modelling shallow landslide susceptibility by means of a subsurface flow path connectivity index and estimates of soil depth spatial distribution, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 16, 3959-3971, doi:10.5194/hess-16-1-2012.

2.      Tarolli*, P., Borga., M., Morin, E., Delrieu G. (2012). Analysis of flash flood regimes in the North-Western and South-Eastern Mediterranean regions, Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 12, 1255-1265, doi:10.5194/nhess-12-1255-2012.

3.      Tarolli*, P., Sofia, G., Dalla Fontana, G. (2012). Geomorphic features extraction from high-resolution topography: landslide crowns and bank erosion, Natural Hazards, 61, 65-83, doi:10.1007/s11069-010-9695-2.

4.      Pirotti*, F., Grigolato, S., Lingua, E., Sitzia, T., Tarolli, P. (2012). Laser Scanner Applications in Forest and Environmental Sciences, Italian Journal of Remote Sensing, 44(1), 109-123, doi:10.5721/ItJRS20124419. Review Article.




1.      Tarolli*, P., Borga, M., Chang, K.T., Chiang, S.H. (2011). Modeling shallow landsliding susceptibility by incorporating heavy rainfall statistical properties, Geomorphology, 133, 199-211, doi:10.1016/j.geomorph.2011.02.033.

2.      Sofia*, G., Tarolli, P., Cazorzi, F., Dalla Fontana, G. (2011). An objective approach for feature extraction: distribution analysis and statistical descriptors for scale choice and channel network identification, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 15, 1387–1402, doi:10.5194/hess-15-1387-2011.

3.      Orlandini*, S., Tarolli, P., Moretti, G., Dalla Fontana, G. (2011). On the prediction of channel heads in a complex alpine terrain using gridded elevation data, Water Resources Research, 47, W02538, doi:10.1029/2010WR009648.

4.      Cavalli*, M., Tarolli, P. (2011). Application of LiDAR technology for rivers analysis, Italian Journal of Engineering Geology and Environment, Special Issue 1, 33-44, doi:10.4408/IJEGE.2011-01.S-03. Review Article.




1.      Passalacqua*, P., Tarolli, P., Foufoula-Georgiou, E. (2010). Testing space-scale methodologies for automatic geomorphic feature extraction from LiDAR in a complex mountainous landscape, Water Resources Research, 46, W11535, doi:10.1029/2009WR008812.

2.      Pirotti*, F., Tarolli, P. (2010). Suitability of LiDAR point density and derived landform curvature maps for channel network extraction, Hydrological Processes, 24, 1187-1197, doi:10.1002/hyp.7582.




1.      Tarolli*, P., Arrowsmith, J.R., Vivoni, E.R. (2009). Understanding earth surface processes from remotely sensed digital terrain models, Geomorphology, 113, 1-3, Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Descrizione: Descrizione: Descrizione: Descrizione: Descrizione: Descrizione: Descrizione: Descrizione: Descrizione: Descrizione: Special Issue Editorial.

2.      Tarolli*, P., Dalla Fontana, G. (2009). Hillslope-to-valley transition morphology: new opportunities from high resolution DTMs, Geomorphology, 113, 47-56, doi:10.1016/j.geomorph.2009.02.006.

3.      Vianello*, A., Cavalli, M., Tarolli, P. (2009). LiDAR-derived slopes for headwater channel network analysis, Catena, 76, 97-106, doi:10.1016/j.catena.2008.09.012.




1.      Cavalli*, M., Tarolli, P., Marchi, L., Dalla Fontana, G. (2008). The effectiveness of airborne LiDAR data in the recognition of channel bed morphology, Catena, 73, 249-260, doi:10.1016/j.catena. 2007.11.001.

2.      Tarolli*, P., Borga, M., Dalla Fontana, G. (2008). Analyzing the influence of upslope bedrock outcrops on shallow landsliding, Geomorphology, 93, 186-200, doi:10.1016/j.geomorph. 2007.02.017.




1.      Tarolli*, P., Tarboton, D.G., (2006). A New Method for Determination of Most Likely Landslide Initiation Points and the Evaluation of Digital Terrain Model Scale in Terrain Stability Mapping, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 10, 663-677, doi:10.5194/hess-10-663-2006.