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Philip J. Ward, Marleen C. de Ruiter, Johanna Mård, Kai Schröter, Anne Van Loon, Ted Veldkamp, Nina von Uexkull, Niko Wanders, Amir AghaKouchak, Karsten Arnbjerg-Nielsen, Lucinda Capewell, Maria Carmen Llasat, Rosie Day, Benjamin Dewals, Giuliano Di Baldassarre, Laurie S. Huning, Heidi Kreibich, Maurizio Mazzoleni, Elisa Savelli, Claudia Teutschbein, Harmen van den Berg, Anne van der Heijden, Jelle M.R. Vincken, Maarten J. Waterloo, Marthe Wens. The need to integrate flood and drought disaster risk reduction strategies, Water Security, Volume 11, 2020, 100070, ISSN 2468-3124,

Tramblay, Y., A. Koutroulis, L. Samaniego, S.M. Vicente-Serrano, F. Volaire, A. Boone, M. Le Page, M.C. Llasat, C. Albergel, S. Burak, M. Cailleret, K.C. Kalin, H. Davi, J.L. Dupuy, P. Greve, M. Grillakis, L. Hanich, L. Jarlan, N. Martin-St Paul, J. Martínez Vilalta, F. Mouillot, D. Pulido Velázquez, P. Quintana-Seguí, D. Renard, M. Turco, M. Türkes, R. Trigo, J. Ph. Vidal, A. Vilagrosa, M. Zribi, J. Polcher, 2020. Challenges for drought assessment in the Mediterranean region under future climate scenarios. Earth-Science Reviews.  

del Moral, A., T. M. Weckwerth, T. Rigo, M.M. Bell, and M.C.Llasat, 2020. 1C-band dual-Doppler retrievals in complex terrain: Improving the knowledge of severe storm dynamics in Catalonia. Remote Sens. 2020, 12(18), 2930;

Blöschl, G., Kiss, A., Viglione, A., Barriendos, M., & Böhm, O. (2020). Current European flood-rich period exceptional compared with past 500 years. Nature, 583(November 2019).

Rehbein, A., M. Rugna, M.P. Hobouchian, A.d. Moral³, S.J. Goodman, D.T. Lindsey, and J. Thomas, 0: A Workshop on the Next Generation Environmental Satellite Constellations. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 0,

Ingole, V.; Marí-Dell’Olmo, M.; Deluca, A.; Quijal, M.; Borrell, C.; Rodríguez-Sanz, M.; Achebak, H.; Lauwaet, D.; Gilabert, J.; Murage, P.; Hajat, S.; Basagaña, X.; Ballester, J. Spatial Variability of Heat-Related Mortality in Barcelona from 1992–2015: A Case Crossover Study Design. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2020, 17, 2553.

Del Moral, A., M.C. Llasat, T. Rigo, 2020. Connecting flash flood events with radar-derived convective storm characteristics on the Northwestern Mediterranean coast: knowing the present for better future scenarios adaptation. Atmospheric Research. Volume 238, 1 July 2020, 104863


Cortès, M., M. Turco, Ph. Ward, J. Sánchez-Espigares, L. Alfieri, M.C. Llasat, 2019.Changes in flood damage with global warming in the east coast of Spain. Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 19, 2855–2877. DOI: 10.5194/nhess-19-2855-2019 

Álvarez-Rodriguez, J., M.C. Llasat, T. Estrela 2019. Development of a hybrid model to interpolate monthly precipitation maps incorporating the orographic influence. Int J Climatol. 2019; 1–14. DOI: 10.1002/joc.6051

Insua-Costa, D., G. Miguez-Macho y M.C. Llasat, 2019. The role of remote and local moisture sources in the two famous 1982 Western Mediterranean torrential rainfall episodes. Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 23, 3885–3900. DOI:10.5194/hess-23-3885-2019

Petrucci, O., L.Aceto, C.Bianchi, V.Bigot, R. Brázdil, S.Pereira, A.Kahraman, Ö.Kılıç, V.Kotroni, M.C. Llasat, M. Llasat-Botija, K. Papagiannaki, A. A. Pasqua, J. Řehoř, J. Rossello Geli, P. Salvati, F. Vinet, J.L. Zêzere, 2019. Flood Fatalities in Europe, 1980–2018: Variability,Features, and Lessons to Learn, Water 2019, 11, 1682. DOI: 10.3390/w11081682

Rigo, T., M. Berenguer, M.C. Llasat, 2019. An improved analysis of Mesoscale Convective Systems in the Western Mediterranean using Weather Radar. Atmospheric Research. October 2019, vol. 227, p. 146-157. DOI: 10.1016/j.atmosres.2019.05.001

Turco, M., R. Marcos-Matamoros, X. Castro, E. Canyameras, M.C. Llasat, 2019. Seasonal prediction of climate-driven fire risk for decision-making and operational applications in a Mediterranean region. Science of The Total Environment, vol. 676, 1 August 2019, pp. 577-583. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.04.296.

Vinet, F., V. Bigot, O. Petrucci, K. Papagiannaki, M.C. Llasat, V. Kotroni, L. Boissier, L. Aceto, M. Grimalt, M. Llasat-Botija, A.A. Pasqua, J. Rossello, Ö.Kılıç, A. Kahraman, and Y. Tramblay, 2019. Mapping Flood-Related Mortality in the Mediterranean Basin. Results from the MEFF v2.0 DB. Water 2019, 11, 2196. DOI: 10.3390/w11102196


Raül Marcos, Nube González‑Reviriego, Verónica Torralba, Albert Soret, Francisco J. Doblas‑Reyes, 2018. Characterization of the near surface wind speed distribution at global scale ERA-Interim reanalysis and ECMWF seasona-annotated. Climate Dynamics. DOI: 10.1007/s00382-018-4338-5

Cramer, W., Guiot, J., Fader, M., Garrabou, J., Gattuso J.P., Iglesias, A., Lange, M.A., Lionello, P., Llasat, M.C., Paz, S., Peñuelas, J., Snoussi, M., Toreti, A., Tsimplis, M.N., Xopaki, E. (2018). Climate change and interconnected risks to sustainable development in the Mediterranean. Nature Climate Change.

Turco, M., Rosa-Cánovas J.J., Bedia J., Jerez, S. , Montálvez, J.P.,  Llasat, M. C., & Provenzale, A. (2018). Exacerbated fires in Mediterranean Europe due to anthropogenic warming projected with non-stationary climate-fire models. Nature Communications9, 2718.

Martín-Vide, J. P., & Llasat, M. C. (2018). The 1962 Flash flood in the rubí stream (barcelona, spain). Journal of Hydrology.

Petrucci, O., Papagiannaki, K., Aceto, L., Boissier, L., Kotroni, V., Grimalt, M., Llasat-Botija, M., Rosselló, J., Llasat, M.C.,  … & Vinet, F. (2018). MEFF: the database of MEditerranean Flood Fatalities (1980 to 2015). Journal of Flood Risk Management, e12461.

Turco, M., Jerez, S., Doblas-Reyes, F. J., AghaKouchak, A., Llasat, M. C., & Provenzale, A. (2018). Skilful forecasting of global fire activity using seasonal climate predictions. Nature Communications9(1), 2718.

Petrucci, O., Papagiannaki, K., Aceto, L., Boissier, L., Kotroni, V., Grimalt, M., Llasat, M.C. Llasat-Botija, M., Rosselló, J. & Vinet, F. (2018) MEFF: the database of MEditerranean Flood Fatalities (1980 to 2015). Journal of Flood Risk Management, e12461.

del Moral, A., Rigo, T & del Carmen Llasat, M. (2018). A radar-based centroid tracking algorithm for severe weather surveillance: Identifying split/merge processes in convective systems. Atomspheric Research.

Gilabert, J., & Llasat, M. C. (2018). Circulation weather types associated with extreme flood events in Northwestern Mediterranean. International Journal of Climatology38(4), 1864-1876.

Favà, V., Curto, J. J., & Llasat, M. D. C. (2018). Changes in Summer Pressure Patterns across the Late 1960s and Their Influence on Temperature Trends on the Eastern Coast of the Iberian Peninsula. Atmosphere9(2), 42.

Colmet-Daage, A., Sanchez-Gomez, E., Ricci, S., Llovel, C., Estupina, V. B., Quintana-Seguí, P., Llasat, M.C., & Servat, E. (2018). Evaluation of uncertainties in mean and extreme precipitation under climate change for northwestern Mediterranean watersheds from high-resolution Med and Euro-CORDEX ensembles. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 22(1), 673.

Cortès, M., Turco, M., Llasat-Botija, M., & Llasat, M. C. (2018). The relationship between precipitation and insurance data for floods in a Mediterranean region (northeast Spain). Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences18(3), 857.

Jerez, S., López-Romero, J. M., Turco, M., Jiménez-Guerrero, P., Vautard, R., & Montávez, J. P. (2018). Impact of evolving greenhouse gas forcing on the warming signal in regional climate model experiments. Nature communications9(1), 1304.

Ceglar, A., Toreti, A., Prodhomme, C., Zampieri, M., Turco, M., & Doblas-Reyes, F. J. (2018). Land-surface initialisation improves seasonal climate prediction skill for maize yield forecast. Scientific Reports8(1), 1322.

Gutiérrez, J. M., Maraun, D., Widmann, M., Huth, R., Hertig, E., Benestad, R., Turco, M., …& San Martín, D. (2018). An intercomparison of a large ensemble of statistical downscaling methods over Europe: Results from the VALUE perfect predictor cross‐validation experiment. International Journal of Climatology.

Baldassarre, G., H. Kreibich, S. Vorogushyn, J. Aerts, K. Arnbjerg-Nielsen, M. Barendrecht, P. Bates, M. Borga, W. Botzen, Ph. Bubeck, B. De Marchi, M.C. Llasat, M. Mazzoleni, E. Mondino, J. Mård, O. Petrucci, A. Scolobig, A. Viglione, Ph. J. Ward (2018). An interdisciplinary research agenda to explore the unintended consequences of structural flood protection. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 22, 5629-5637, DOI: 10.5194/hess-22-5629-2018.


Marcos, R., Llasat, M. C., Quintana-Seguí, P., & Turco, M. (2017). Seasonal predictability of water resources in a Mediterranean freshwater reservoir and assessment of its utility for end-users. Science of the Total Environment575, 681-691.

del Moral, A., del Carmen Llasat, M., & Rigo, T. (2017). Identification of anomalous motion of thunderstorms using daily rainfall fields. Atmospheric Research185, 92-100.

Álvarez‐Rodríguez, J., Llasat, M. C., & Estrela, T. (2017). Analysis of geographic and orographic influence in Spanish monthly precipitation. International Journal of Climatology37(S1), 350-362.

Turco, M., von Hardenberg, J., AghaKouchak, A., Llasat, M. C., Provenzale, A., & Trigo, R. M. (2017). On the key role of droughts in the dynamics of summer fires in Mediterranean Europe. Scientific reports7(1), 81.

Nakamura, I., & Llasat, M. C. (2017). Policy and systems of flood risk management: a comparative study between Japan and Spain. Natural Hazards, 87(2), 919-943.

Turco, M., Llasat, M. C., Herrera, S., & Gutiérrez, J. M. (2017). Bias correction and downscaling of future RCM precipitation projections using a MOS‐Analog technique. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres122(5), 2631-2648.

Marcos, R., Llasat, M. C., Quintana-Seguí, P., & Turco, M. (2017). Use of bias correction techniques to improve seasonal forecasts for reservoirs—A case-study in northwestern Mediterranean. Science of the Total Environment610, 64-74.

Cortès, M., Llasat, M. C., Gilabert, J., Llasat-Botija, M., Turco, M., Marcos, R., … & Falcón, L. (2017). Towards a better understanding of the evolution of the flood risk in Mediterranean urban areas: the case of Barcelona. Natural Hazards, 1-22.

Parodi, A., Kranzlmüller, D., Clematis, A., Danovaro, E., Galizia, A., Garrote, L., Llasat, M.C., … & Siccardi, F. (2017). DRIHM (2US): An e-Science Environment for Hydrometeorological Research on High-Impact Weather Events. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society98(10), 2149-2166.

Kreibich, H., Di Baldassarre, G., Vorogushyn, S., Aerts, J. C., Apel, H., Aronica, G. T., Cortès, M., Llasat, M.C., … & Chinh, D. T. (2017). Adaptation to flood risk: Results of international paired flood event studies. Earth’s Future, 5(10), 953-965.

Ascoli, D., Vacchiano, G., Turco, M., Conedera, M., Drobyshev, I., Maringer, J., … & Hacket-Pain, A. (2017). Inter-annual and decadal changes in teleconnections drive continental-scale synchronization of tree reproduction. Nature communications8(1), 2205.

Turco, M., Ceglar, A., Prodhomme, C., Soret, A., Toreti, A., & Francisco, J. D. R. (2017). Summer drought predictability over Europe: empirical versus dynamical forecasts. Environmental Research Letters12(8), 084006.

Ceglar, A., Turco, M., Toreti, A., & Doblas-Reyes, F. J. (2017). Linking crop yield anomalies to large-scale atmospheric circulation in Europe. Agricultural and forest meteorology240, 35-45.

Quintana-Seguí, P., Turco, M., Herrera, S., & Miguez-Macho, G. (2017). Validation of a new SAFRAN-based gridded precipitation product for Spain and comparisons to Spain02 and ERA-Interim. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences21(4), 2187.

Vacchiano, G., Hacket‐Pain, A., Turco, M., Motta, R., Maringer, J., Conedera, M., … & Ascoli, D. (2017). Spatial patterns and broad‐scale weather cues of beech mast seeding in Europe. New Phytologist215(2), 595-608.


Favà, V., Curto, J. J., & Llasat, M. C. (2016). Relationship between the summer NAO and maximum temperatures for the Iberian Peninsula. Theoretical and applied climatology126(1-2), 77-91.

Rigo, T., & Llasat, M. C. (2016). Forecasting hailfall using parameters for convective cells identified by radar. Atmospheric Research169, 366-376.

Favà, V., Curto, J. J., & Llasat, M. C. (2016). Regional differential behaviour of maximum temperatures in the Iberian Peninsula regarding the Summer NAO in the second half of the twentieth century. Atmospheric Research182, 319-334.

Turco, M., Bedia, J., Di Liberto, F., Fiorucci, P., von Hardenberg, J., Llasat, M.C., … & Provenzale, A. (2016). Decreasing Fires in Mediterranean Europe. PLoS one11(3), e0150663.

Llasat, M. C., Marcos, R., Turco, M., Gilabert, J., & Llasat-Botija, M. (2016). Trends in flash flood events versus convective precipitation in the Mediterranean region: The case of Catalonia. Journal of Hydrology541, 24-37.

Quintana Seguí, P., Peral, C., Turco, M., Llasat, M. D. C., & Martin, E. (2016). Meteorological analysis systems in north-east Spain: validation of SAFRAN and SPAN. Journal of Environmental Informatics.  27(2), p. 116-130


Barrera Escoda, A., & Llasat Botija, M. D. C. (2015). Evolving flood patterns in a Mediterranean region (1301-2012) and climatic factors-the case of Catalonia. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 2015, vol. 19, num. 1, p. 465-483.

Marcos, R., Turco, M., Bedía, J., Llasat, M. C., & Provenzale, A. (2015). Seasonal predictability of summer fires in a Mediterranean environment. International journal of wildland fire24(8), 1076-1084.


Turco, M., Marcos, R., Quintana-Seguí, P., & Llasat, M. C. (2014). Testing instrumental and downscaled reanalysis time series for temperature trends in NE of Spain in the last century. Regional environmental change14(5), 1811-1823.

Llasat, M. C., Turco, M., Quintana-Seguí, P., & Llasat-Botija, M. (2014). The snow storm of 8 March 2010 in Catalonia (Spain): a paradigmatic wet-snow event with a high societal impact. Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences14(2), 427.

Llasat, M. C., Marcos, R., Llasat-Botija, M., Gilabert, J., Turco, M., & Quintana-Seguí, P. (2014). Flash flood evolution in north-western Mediterranean. Atmospheric research149, 230-243.

Turco, M., Llasat, M. C., von Hardenberg, J., & Provenzale, A. (2014). Climate change impacts on wildfires in a Mediterranean environment. Climatic Change125(3-4), 369-380.

Drobinski, P., Ducrocq, V., Alpert, P., Anagnostou, E., Béranger, K., Borga, M., Llasat, M.C.,… & Estournel, C. (2014). HyMeX: A 10-year multidisciplinary program on the Mediterranean water cycle. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society95(7), 1063-1082.

Jansà, A., Alpert, P., Arbogast, P., Buzzi, A., Ivancan-Picek, B., Kotroni, V., Llasat, M.C.,… & Speranza, A. (2014). MEDEX: a general overview. Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences14(8), 1965.

Barbería, L., Amaro, J., Aran Mayoral, M., & Llasat Botija, M. D. C. (2014). The role of different factors related to social impact of heavy events: considerations about the intensity thresholds in densely populated areas. Natural Hazards And Earth System Sciences, 2014, num. 14, p. 1843-1852.

Hall, J., Arheimer, B., Borga, M., Brázdil, R., Claps, P., Kiss, A., … & Llasat, M. C. (2014). Understanding flood regime changes in Europe: A state of the art assessment. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences18(7), 2735-2772.


Llasat, C., Llasat-Botija, M., Petrucci, O., Pasqua, A. A., Rossello, J., Vinet, F., & Boissier, L. (2013). Floods in the north-western Mediterranean region: presentation of the HYMEX database and comparison with pre-existing global databases. La Houille Blanche, (1), 5-9.

Llasat, M. C., Llasat-Botija, M., Petrucci, O., Pasqua, A. A., Rosselló, J., Vinet, F., & Boissier, L. (2013). Towards a database on societal impact of Mediterranean floods within the framework of the HYMEX project. Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences13(5), 1337.

Turco, M., Llasat, M. C., von Hardenberg, J., & Provenzale, A. (2013). Impact of climate variability on summer fires in a Mediterranean environment (northeastern Iberian Peninsula). Climatic Change116(3-4), 665-678.

Turco, M., Llasat, M. C., Tudela, A., Castro, X., & Provenzale, A. (2013). Brief communication Decreasing fires in a Mediterranean region (1970-2010, NE Spain). Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences13(3), 649.

Turco, M., Sanna, A., Herrera, S., Llasat, M. C., & Gutiérrez, J. M. (2013). Large biases and inconsistent climate change signals in ENSEMBLES regional projections. Climatic change120(4), 859-869.

Farnell, C., & Llasat Botija, M. D. C. (2013). Proposal of three thermodynamic variables to discriminate between storms associated with hail and storms with intense rainfall in Catalonia (Proposta de tres variables termodinàmiques per discriminar entre tempestes amb pedregades i tempestes amb pluges intenses). Tethys: Journal of Mediterranean Meteorology & Climatology, 2013, vol. 10, p. 25-34.

Llasat Botija, M. D. C., Boni, G., Deidda, R., Mugnai, A., & Salat Umbert, J. (2013). Preface” 11th Plinius Conference on Mediterranean Storms”. Natural Hazards And Earth System Sciences, 2013, vol. 13, p. 2871-2882.

Ducrocq, V., Drobinski, P., Lambert, D., Molinie, G., & Llasat, C. (2013). Preface: Forecast and projection in climate scenario of Mediterranean intense events: uncertainties and propagation on environment (the MEDUP project). Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences13(11), 3043-3047.

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