His scientific interests lie mostly in Meteorology, Surface runoff, Hydrology, Water balance and Evapotranspiration. His work carried out in the field of Meteorology brings together such families of science as Probabilistic logic and Flood myth, Flood forecasting. His research in Surface runoff is mostly concerned with Snowmelt.
He has included themes like Quantitative precipitation forecast, Covariance matrix, Spatial dependence and Quantitative precipitation estimation in his Hydrology study. His work in Water balance covers topics such as Hydrograph which are related to areas like Natural hazard, Spatial analysis, Energy balance and Altitude. The study incorporates disciplines such as Meltwater, Glacier, Drainage basin and Precipitation in addition to Evapotranspiration.
Surface runoff, Hydrology, Meteorology, Climate change and Climatology are his primary areas of study. His research integrates issues of Snow, Streamflow, Hydrology and Precipitation in his study of Surface runoff. His research combines Meltwater and Hydrology.
His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Flood myth, Flash flood, Flood forecasting and Weather radar. His work on Global warming as part of general Climate change research is often related to Science policy, thus linking different fields of science. Massimiliano Zappa works mostly in the field of Climatology, limiting it down to concerns involving Hydrological modelling and, occasionally, Range.
His primary areas of study are Climate change, Water resource management, Flood myth, Physical geography and Atmospheric sciences. His biological study deals with issues like Leaf area index, which deal with fields such as Canopy, Distributed element model and Hydrology. The concepts of his Flood myth study are interwoven with issues in Non stationarity, Environmental resource management and Hydrological modelling.
His Hydropower study also includes
Massimiliano Zappa mainly investigates Climate change, Calibration, Surface runoff, Precipitation and Hydrology. His Climate change research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Tree health, Biodiversity, Soil water and Wilting. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Rain gauge, Meteorology, Nowcasting, Flash flood and Flood forecasting.
His Surface runoff research includes elements of Water scarcity, Irrigation, Water resource management, Drainage basin and Snow. His Precipitation study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Climatology, Numerical weather prediction, Ensemble average and Streamflow. His specific area of interest is Hydrology, where Massimiliano Zappa studies Snowmelt.
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Are niche-based species distribution models transferable in space?
Christophe F. Randin;Thomas Dirnböck;Stefan Dullinger;Niklaus E. Zimmermann.
Journal of Biogeography (2006)
Climate change and plant distribution: local models predict high‐elevation persistence
Christophe F. Randin;Robin Engler;Signe Normand;Massimiliano Zappa.
Global Change Biology (2009)
ALPINE3D: a detailed model of mountain surface processes and its application to snow hydrology
Michael Lehning;Ingo Völksch;David Gustafsson;Tuan Anh Nguyen.
Hydrological Processes (2006)
An introduction to the hydrological modelling system PREVAH and its pre- and post-processing-tools
D. Viviroli;M. Zappa;J. Gurtz;R. Weingartner.
Environmental Modelling and Software (2009)
Quantifying uncertainty sources in an ensemble of hydrological climate-impact projections
T. Bosshard;M. Carambia;K. Goergen;S. Kotlarski.
Water Resources Research (2013)
REAL—Ensemble radar precipitation estimation for hydrology in a mountainous region
Urs Germann;Marc Berenguer;Daniel Sempere-Torres;Massimiliano Zappa.
Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society (2009)
The hydrological role of snow and glaciers in alpine river basins and their distributed modeling
M. Verbunt;J. Gurtz;K. Jasper;H. Lang.
Journal of Hydrology (2003)
A comparative study in modelling runoff and its components in two mountainous catchments
Joachim Gurtz;Massimiliano Zappa;Karsten Jasper;Herbert Lang.
Hydrological Processes (2003)
MAP D-PHASE: Real-Time Demonstration of Weather Forecast Quality in the Alpine region
Mathias W. Rotach;Paolo Ambrosetti;Felix Ament;Christof Appenzeller.
Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society (2009)
Seasonal Water Balance of an Alpine Catchment as Evaluated by Different Methods for Spatially Distributed Snowmelt Modelling
M. Zappa;F. Pos;U. Strasser;P.M.M. Warmerdam.
Hydrology Research (2003)
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