Articoli in riviste scientifiche


Panziera, L., Giovannini, L., Laiti, L., Zardi, D., 2015: The relation between circulation types and regional Alpine climate. Part I: synoptic climatology of Trentino. Int. J. Climatol. (pubblicato online).

Giovannini, L., Laiti, L., Zardi, D., de Franceschi M., 2015: Climatological characteristics of the Ora del Garda wind in the Alps. Int. J. Climatol. (pubblicato online).


Zardi, D., Serafin, S., 2014: An analytic solution for daily-periodic thermally-driven slope flow. Quart. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc. (pubblicato online). 

Estévez, J., Gavilán, P., García-Marín, A.P., Zardi, D., 2014: A method for detecting spurious precipitation signals from automatic weather stations in irrigated areas. Int. J. Climatol. (pubblicato online).  

Laiti, L., Andreis, D., Zottele, F., Giovannini, L., Panziera, L., Toller, G., Zardi D., 2014: A solar atlas for the Trentino region in the Alps: quality control of surface radiation data. Energy Procedia, 59, 336-343. 

Giovannini, L., Antonacci, G., Zardi, D., Laiti, L., Panziera, L., 2014: Sensitivity of simulated wind speed to spatial resolution over complex terrain. Energy Procedia, 59, 323-329. 

Laiti, L., Zardi, D., Giovannini, L., de Franceschi M., Rampanelli, G., 2014: Analysis of the diurnal development of a lake-valley circulation in the Alps based on airborne and surface measurementsAtmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 9771-9786. 

Castelli, M., Stöckli, R., Zardi, D., Tetzlaff, A., Wagner, J. E., Belluardo, G., Zebisch, M., Petitta, N., 2014: The HelioMont method for assessing solar irradiance over complex terrain: validation and improvements. Remote Sensing of Environment, 152, 603-613. 

Giovannini, L., Zardi, D., de Franceschi, M., 2014: Effects of changes in observational sites and position and surrounding urbanization on the temperature time series of the city of Trento. Urban Climate, 10, 509-529. 

Giovannini, L., Zardi, D., de Franceschi, M., Chen, F., 2014: Numerical simulations of boundary-layer processes and urban-induced alterations in an Alpine valley. Int. J. Climatol., 34, 1111-1131. 

Schiavon, M., Antonacci, G., Rada, E. C., Ragazzi, M., Zardi, D., 2014: Modelling Human Exposure to Air Pollutants in an Urban AreaRevista de Chimie, 65, 61-64.


Laiti, L., Zardi, D., de Franceschi, M., Rampanelli, G., 2013: Atmospheric boundary layer structures associated with the Ora del Garda wind in the Alps as revealed from airborne and surface measurements. Atmos. Res., 132-133, 473-489.  

Laiti, L., Zardi, D., de Franceschi, M., Rampanelli, G., 2013: Residual Kriging analysis of airborne measurements: application to the mapping of Atmospheric Boundary-Layer thermal structures in a mountain valley. Atmos. Sci. Letters., 14, 79-85.  

Ragazzi, M., Tirler, W., Angelucci, G., Zardi, D. , Rada, E. C., 2013: Management of atmospheric pollutants from waste incineration processes: the case of Bozen. Waste Manag. Res., 31, 235-240.  

Giovannini, L., Zardi, D., de Franceschi, M., 2013: Characterization of the Thermal Structure inside an Urban Canyon: Field Measurements and Validation of a Simple Model. J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol., 52, 64-81. 


Grigiante, M., Mottes, F., Zardi, D. and M. de Franceschi, 2011: Experimental solar radiation measurements and their effectiveness in setting up a real sky irradiance model. Renewable Energy, 36, 1-8. 

Giovannini, L., Zardi, D. and de Franceschi, M., 2011: Analysis of the urban thermal fingerprint of the city of Trento in the Alps. J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol., 50, 1145-1162. 

Rada E. C., Ragazzi M., Zardi D., Laiti L., A. Ferrari, 2011: PCDD/F environmental impact from municipal solid waste bio-drying plant. Chemosphere, 84, 289-295. 

Serafin, S., Zardi, D., 2011: Daytime development of the boundary layer over a plain and in a valley under fair weather conditions: a comparison by means of idealized numerical simulations. J. Atmos. Sci., 68, 2128-2141. 


de Franceschi, M., Zardi, D., Tagliazucca, M., Tampieri, F., 2009: Analysis of second order moments in the surface layer turbulence in an Alpine valley. Quart. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc., 135, 1750-1765.

Andrighetti, M., Zardi, D., de Franceschi, M., 2009: History and analysis of the temperature series of Verona (1769-2006). Meteor. Atmos. Phys., 103, 267-277.

de Franceschi, M., Zardi, D., 2009: Study of wintertime high pollution episodes during the Brenner-South ALPNAP measurement campaignMeteor. Atmos. Phys., 103, 237-250.


Dalla Nora, S., Eccel, E., de Franceschi, M., Ghielmi, L., Zardi, D., 2008: Real-time temperature minimum prediction: From traditional models to new approaches. Italian Journal of Agrometeorology, 13, 24-37. 

de Franceschi, M., Zardi, D., 2008: The physics of frost phenomena in a mountain environment. Results from the experimental campaigns of the GEPRI project. Italian Journal of Agrometeorology, 13, 45-51. 


Rotach. M., Zardi, D., 2007: On the boundary layer structure over highly complex terrain: key findings from MAP. Quart. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc., 133, 937-948. 


de Franceschi M., Zardi D., 2006: Fenomeni meteorologici a scala locale e bilanci energetici sul Lago di Tovel. Studi trentini di Scienze Naturali, Acta Biologica, 81, 265-280.


Dalla Nora, S., de Franceschi, M., Zardi, D., 2005: Setup and test of a simple model for prediction of late frost events over complex terrain. Croatian Meteorological Journal, 40, 410-413.

de Franceschi M., Sitta M., Zardi D. , 2005: Late frost events in an alpine valley: measurements and characterisation of the process. Croatian Meteorological Journal, 40, 406-409.

Bertò A., Borsato A., Frisia S., Miorandi R., Zardi D. , 2005: Monthly isotopic signal of the precipitated water in the province of Trento: Lagrangian analysis and discussion of measurements. Croatian Meteorological Journal, 40, 432-435.

Bertò A., Buzzi A., Zardi D., 2005: A warm conveyor belt mechanism accompanying estreme precipitation events over north-eastern Italy. Croatian Meteorological Journal, 40, 338-341.

Serafin, S., Zardi, D., 2005: Critical evaluation and proposed refinement of the Troen and Mahrt (1986) boundary layer model. Croatian Meteorological Journal, 40, 464-467.

Serafin, S., Bertò, A., Zardi, D., 2005: Application of cluster analysis techniques to the verification of quantitative precipitation forecasts. Croatian Meteorological Journal, 40, 395-398.

Rotach, M. W., Zardi, D., 2005: On the boundary layer structure over highly complex terrain: key findings from MAP and related projects. Croatian Meteorological Journal, 40, 124-127.


Rampanelli, G., Zardi, D., 2004. A method to determine the capping inversion of the convective boundary layer. J. Appl. Meteor., 43, 925-933.

Rampanelli, G., Zardi, D., Rotunno, R., 2004: Mechanisms of Up-Valley Winds. J. Atmos. Sci., 61, 3097-3111.

Bertò, A., Buzzi, A., Zardi, D., 2004: Back-traking water vapour contributing to precipitation event over Trentino: a case study. Meteorol. Z., 13, 189-200.


Ciolli, M., de Franceschi, M., Rea, R., Vitti, A., Zardi, D., Zatelli, P., 2003: Development and Application of 2D and 3D GRASS Modules for Simulation of Thermally Driven Slope Winds. Transactions in GIS, 8, 191-209. 

de Franceschi, M., Rampanelli, G., Sguerso, D., Zardi, D., Zatelli, P., 2003: Development of a measurement platform on a light airplane and analysis of airborne measurements in the atmospheric boundary layer. Ann. Geophys., 46, 269-283. 

de Franceschi, M., Zardi, D., 2003: Evaluation of cut-off frequency and correction of filter-induced phase lag and attenuation in eddy covariance analysis of turbulence data. Boundary-Layer Meteorol., 108, 289-303.


Seminara, S., Zolezzi, G., Tubino, M., Zardi, D., 2001: Downstream and upstream influence in river meandering. Part 2: planimetric developmentJ. Fluid. Mech., 438, 213-230. 


Zardi, D., Seminara, G., 1995: Chaotic mode competition in the shape oscillations of pulsating bubbles. J. Fluid Mech., 286, 257-276. 

Capitoli di libri

Zardi, D., 2014: "Valley winds", Encyclopaedia of Atmospheric Science, 2a edizione (Gerald North Ed.), Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK (in corso di stampa).

Zardi, D. and C. D. Whiteman, 2013: Diurnal Mountain Wind Systems, in "Mountain weather research and forecasting - Recent progress and current challenges” (Chow, F. K., S. F. J. De Wekker, B. Snyder Editori), Springer Atmospheric Sciences, Springer, Berlino, pp 35-119.


de Franceschi, M., Zardi, D., 2008: L’Osservatorio Meteorologico dell’Università degli studi di Trento al Molino Vittoria. Trento, Rotoffset, 40 pp.

Tarolli, M., R. Rea, D. Zardi, 2007: Il Clima della Val di Fiemme. Temperature e precipitazioni dal 1882 al 2006. Trento, RotoOffset s.n.c., 91 pp.

Bellin A., Zardi D. (a cura di), 2004: Analisi climatologica di serie storiche delle precipitazioni e temperature in Trentino. Cosenza, Editoriale Bios, 256 pp.

Baldi, M., Cesari, R., Tampieri, F., Tranquillini, M., Zardi, D., 1999: A study of the valley wind known as "Ora del Garda". Quaderni del Dipartimento di Ingegneria Civile ed Ambientale dell’Università di Trento, IDR1/1999.