Andrea Defina
Professore Ordinario ICAR/01

Dipartimento di Ingegneria Civile
Edile e Ambientale (ICEA)

Via Loredan, 20 - 35131 PADOVA

Tel. +39 0498275427 - Fax +39 0498275446


responsabile del                                       Polo Informatico PINECA
membro del Collegio dei Docenti della     Scuola di Dottorato di Ricerca in Scienze dell'Ingegneria Civile, Ambientale e dell'Architettura
responsabile di flussi ERASMUS
Associate Editor Journal of Hydraulic Engineering (ASCE)

PUBBLICAZIONI (selezionate)

   A. Defina, The double surge wave generated by a supercritical flow entering upstream of a pre-existing current, Phys. Fluids , 36 (2), 027144, doi: 10.1063/5.0193292, 2024.

   Lazzarin T., A. Defina and Viero D. P., Assessing 40 Years of Flood Risk Evolution at the Micro-Scale Using an Innovative Modeling Approach: The Effects of Urbanization and Land Planning, Geosciences, 13, 112, doi: 10.3390/geosciences13040112, 2023.

   Viero D. P., Lazzarin T., Peruzzo P. and A. Defina, Supercritical flow overpassing forward- or backward-facing steps non-orthogonal to the flow direction, Phys. Fluids , 35, 036604, doi: 10.1063/5.0140493, 2023.

   Lazzarin T., Viero D. P., A. Defina and Cozzolino L., Flow under vertical sluice gates: Flow stability at large gate opening and disambiguation of partial dam-break multiple solutions, Phys. Fluids , 35, 024114, doi: 10.1063/5.0131953, 2023.

   Lazzarin T., Viero D. P., Molinari D., Ballio F. and A. Defina, A new framework for flood damage assessment considering the within-event time evolution of hazard, exposure, and vulnerability, Journal of Hydrology, 615, A, doi: 10.1016/j.ecss.2021.107547, 2022.

   Shi W., Peruzzo P. and A. Defina, Transient Retention of Floating Particles Captured by Emergent Vegetation Through Capillarity, Water Resources Research, 58, 6, e2022WR031964, doi:10.1029/2022WR031964, 2022.

   Tognin D., Finotello A., D'Alpaos A., Viero D.P., Pivato M., Mel R.A., A. Defina, Bertuzzo E., Marani M. and Carniello L., Loss of geomorphic diversity in shallow tidal embayments promoted by storm-surge barriers, Science Advances , 8 (13), 8446, doi:10.1126/sciadv.abm8446, 2022.

   Lazzarin T., Viero D.P., Molinari D., Ballio F. and A. Defina, Flood damage functions based on a single physics- and data-based impact parameter that jointly accounts for water depth and velocity, Journal of Hydrology , 607, 127485, doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2022.127485, 2022.

   Mel R.A., Viero D.P., Carniello L., A. Defina, and D'Alpaos, L., The first operations of Mo.S.E. system to prevent the flooding of Venice: Insights on the hydrodynamics of a regulated lagoon, Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science , 261, 107547, doi:10.1016/j.ecss.2021.107547, 2021.

   Shi W., Peruzzo P. and A. Defina, An Eulerian Model for the Transport and Diffusion of Floating Particles Within Regions of Emergent Vegetation, Water Resources Research, 57, 8, e2021WR029625, doi:10.1029/2021WR029625, 2021.

   Viero D.P., A. Defina, Ferrari A., Vacondio R. and Mignosa, P., Porous shallow water modelling in differential form: Computation of cell-based conveyance porosity fields in a real urban layout, River Flow 2020 - Proceedings of the 10th Conference on Fluvial Hydraulics , 1985-1993, 2020.

   Pivato M., Carniello L., Viero D.P., Soranzo C., A. Defina and Silvestri S., Remote Sensing for Optimal Estimation of Water Temperature Dynamics in Shallow Tidal Environments, Remote Sensing, 12, 51, doi:10.3390/rs12010051, 2020.

   Tognin D., Peruzzo P., De Serio F., Meftah M.B., Carniello L., A. Defina and Mossa, M., Experimental setup and measuring system to study solitary wave interaction with rigid emergent vegetation, Sensors (Switzerland), 19(8), 1787, doi:10.3390/s19081787, 2019.

   Ferrari A., Viero D.P., Vacondio R., A. Defina and Mignosa, P., Flood inundation modeling in urbanized areas: A mesh-independent porosity approach with anisotropic friction, Advances in Water Resources, 125, 98-113, doi:10.1016/j.advwatres.2019.01.010, 2019.

   Viero D.P., Roder G., Matticchio B., A. Defina and Tarolli P., Floods, landscape modifications and population dynamics in anthropogenic coastal lowlands: The Polesine (northern Italy) case study, Science of the Total Environment , 651, 1435-1450,, 2019.

   Viero D.P. and A. Defina, Multiple states in the flow through a sluice gate, Journal of Hydraulic Research, 57(1), 39-50, doi:10.1080/00221686.2018.1434694, 2019.

   Viero D.P. and A. Defina, Consideration of the Mechanisms for Tidal Bore Formationin in an Idealized Planform Geometry, Water Resources Research, 54 (8), 5670-5686,, 2018.

   Peruzzo P., De Serio F., A. Defina, and Mossa M. Wave Height Attenuation and Flow Resistance Due to Emergent or Near-Emergent Vegetation, Water, 10, 402, doi:doi:10.3390/w10040402, 2018.

   Viero D.P., Peruzzo P. and A. Defina, Positive surge propagation in sloping channels, Water, 9 (7), 518, doi:10.3390/w9070518, 2017.

   Viero D.P. and A. Defina, Extended theory of hydraulic hysteresis in open-channel flow, Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, 143, 9, 06017014, doi:10.1061/(ASCE)HY.1943-7900.0001342, 2017.

   Viero D.P., Pradella I., and A. Defina, Free surface waves induced by vortex shedding in cylinder arrays, Journal of Hydraulic Research, 55, 1, 16-26, doi:10.1080/00221686.2016.1217948, 2016.

   Peruzzo P., Viero D.P. and A. Defina, A semi-empirical model to predict the probability of capture of buoyant particles by a cylindrical collector through capillarity, Advances in Water Resources, 97, 168-174, doi:10.1016/j.advwatres.2016.09.006, 2016.

   Viero D.P. and A. Defina, Water age, exposure time, and local flushing time in semi-enclosed, tidal basins with negligible freshwater inflow, Journal of Marine Systems, 156, 16-29, doi:10.1016/j.jmarsys.2015.11.006, 2016.

   Viero D.P., Peruzzo P., Carniello L. and A. Defina, Integrated mathematical modeling of hydrological and hydrodynamic response to rainfall events in rural lowland catchments, Water Resources Research, 50, doi:10.1002/2013WR014293, 2014.

   R. Mel , Viero D.P., Carniello L., A. Defina and D’Alpaos L., Simplified methods for real-time prediction of storm surge uncertainty: The city of Venice case study, Advances in Water Resources, 71, 177-185, doi:10.1007/s00193-013-0452-9, 2014.

   A. Defina and I. Pradella, Vortex-induced cross-flow seiching in cylinder arrays, Advances in Water Resources, 71, 140-148, doi:10.1016/j.advwatres.2014.06.002, 2014.

   L. Carniello, S. Silvestri, M. Marani, A. D'Alpaos, V. Volpe, and A. Defina, Sediment dynamics in shallow tidal basins: In situ observations, satellite retrievals, and numerical modeling in the Venice Lagoon, J. Geophys. Res. Earth Surf., 119, 4, 802-815, doi:10.1002/2013JF003015, 2014.

   P. Peruzzo, A. Defina, H.M. Nepf and R. Stocker, Capillary Interception of Floating Particles by Surface-Piercing Vegetation, Physical Review Letters, 111, 164501 1-5, doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.111.164501, 2013.

   Viero D.P., A. D’Alpaos, L. Carniello, and A. Defina, Mathematical modeling of flooding due to river bank failure, Advances in Water Resources, 59, 82-94, doi:10.1016/j.advwatres.2013.05.011, 2013.

   Viero D.P., F.M. Susin, and A. Defina, A note on weak shock wave reflection, Shock Waves, 23(5), 505-511, doi:10.1007/s00193-013-0452-9, 2013.

   P. Peruzzo, A. Defina and H. Nepf, Capillary trapping of buoyant particles within regions of emergent vegetation, Water Resources Research, 48, W07512, doi:10.1029/2012WR011944, 2012.

   L.Carniello, A. Defina and L. D'Alpaos, Modeling sand-mud transport induced by tidal currents and wind waves in shallow microtidal basins: Application to the Venice Lagoon (Italy), Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 102-103, 105-115, doi:10.1016/j.ecss.2012.03.016, 2012.

   A. Defina and P. Peruzzo, Diffusion of floating particles in flow through emergent vegetation: Further experimental investigation, Water Resources Research, 48, W03501, doi:10.1029/2011WR011147, 2012.

   L.Carniello, A. D'Alpaos, and A. Defina, Modeling wind waves and tidal flows in shallow micro-tidal basins, Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 92, 263-276, doi:10.1016/j.ecss.2011.01.001, 2011.

   A. Canestrelli, S. Fagherazzi, A. Defina, and S. Lanzoni, Tidal hydrodynamics and erosional power in the Fly River delta, Papua New Guinea, J. Geophys. Res., 115, F04033, doi:10.1029/2009JF001355, 2010.

   G.Mariotti, S.Fagherazzi, P.L.Wiberg, K.J.McGlathery, L.Carniello, and A. Defina, Influence of storm surges and sea level on shallow tidal basin erosive processes, J. Geophys. Res., 115, C11012, doi:10.1029/2009JC005892, 2010.

   A. Defina and P.Peruzzo, Floating particle trapping and diffusion in vegetated open channel flow, Water Resources Research, 46, W11525, doi:10.1029/2010WR009353., 2010.

   A. Defina and D.P.Viero, Open channel flow through a linear contraction, Physics of Fluids, 22, 036602, doi:10.1063/1.3370334, 2010.

   L.Carniello, A. Defina, L.D'Alpaos, Morphological evolution of the Venice lagoon: Evidence from the past and trend for the future, J. Geophys. Res., 114, F04002, doi:10.1029/2008JF001157, 2009.

     A. Defina, F.M.Susin, D.P.Viero, Numerical study of the Guderley and Vasilev reflections in steady two-dimensional shallow water flow, Physics of Fluids, vol. 20(9), pp. 097102-1, doi: DOI:10.1063/1.2972936 , 2008.

     A. Defina, D.P.Viero, F.M.Susin, Numerical simulation of the Vasilev reflection, Shock Waves, vol. 18(3), pp. 235-242, doi: 10.1007/s00193-008-0159-5, 2008.

     A. Defina, F.M.Susin, D.P.Viero, Bed friction effects on the stability of a stationary hydraulic jump in a rectangular upward sloping channel, Physics of Fluids, vol. 20(3), pp. 036601-1, doi: 10.1063/1.2841622, 2008.

     A. Defina, L.Carniello, S.Fagherazzi and L.D'Alpaos, Self-organization of shallow basins in tidal flats and salt marshes, J. of Geophysical Research, Earth Surface, 112, F03001, doi:10.1029/2006JF000550, 2007.

     S.Fagherazzi, C.Palermo, M.C.Rulli, L.Carniello, A. Defina, Wind waves in shallow microtidal basins and the dynamic equilibrium of tidal flats, J. of Geophysical Research, Earth Surface, 112, F02024, doi:10.1029/2006JF000572, 2007.

     L.D'Alpaos, A. Defina, Mathematical modeling of tidal hydrodynamics in shallow lagoons: A review of open issues and applications to the Venice lagoon, Computers & Geosciences, 33, pp. 476-496, doi:10.1016/j.cageo.2006.07.009, 2007.

     A. Defina, F.M.Susin, Multiple states in open channel flow,In Vorticity and turbulence effects in fluid structures interactions - Advances in Fluid Mechanics, Ed. M.Brocchini and F.Trivellato, SOUTHAMPTON: Wessex Insitute of Technology Press (UNITED KINGDOM), pp. 105-130, ISBN: 1-84564-052-7, ISSN: 1353-808X, 2006.

     S.Fagherazzi, L.Carniello, L.D'Alpaos, A.Defina, Critical Bifurcation of Shallow Basin Landforms in Tidal Flats and Salt Marshes, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol. 103, pp. 8337-8341, ISSN: 0027-8424, doi:10.1073/pnas.0508379103, 2006.

     S.Silvestri, A.Defina, M.Marani, Tidal regime, salinity and salt marsh plant zonation, Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, vol. 62, pp. 119-130, ISSN: 0272-7714, 2005.

     R.Marciano, Z.B.Wang, A.Hibma, H.J.De Vriend, A. Defina, Modelling of channel patterns in short tidal basins, J. of Geophysical Research, Earth Surface, vol. 110, pp. F01001-1-F01001-13, ISSN: 0148-0227, doi:10.1029/2003JF000092, 2005.

     A. Defina, A.C.Bixio, Mean flow and turbulence in vegetated open channel flow, Water Resources Research, vol. 41, pp. 1-12, ISSN: 0043-1397, doi:10.1029/2004WR003475, 2005.

     L.Carniello, A. Defina, S.Fagherazzi, L.D'Alpaos, A combined wind wave-tidal model for the Venice Lagoon, Italy, J. of Geophysical Research, Earth Surface, vol. 110, pp. 1-15, ISSN: 0148-0227, doi:10.1029/2004JF000232, 2005.

     A. Defina, Numerical experiments on bar growth, Water Resources Research, vol. 39(4), pp. ESG2_1-ESG2_12, ISSN: 0043-1397, 2003.

     A. Defina, S.M.Susin, Hysteretic behavior of the flow under a vertical sluice gate, Physics of Fluids, vol. 15(9), pp. 2541-2548, ISSN: 1070-6631, 2003.

     A. Defina, S.M.Susin, Stability of a stationary hydraulic jump in an upward sloping channel, Physics of Fluids, vol. 15(12), pp. 3883-3885, ISSN: 1070-6631, 2003.

     M.Marani, E.Belluco, A. Defina, S.Lanzoni, A.Rinaldo, The drainage density of tidal networks, Water Resources Research, vol. 29(2), pp. 1029-1041, ISSN: 0043-1397, 2003.

     A. Defina, Two dimensional shallow flow equations for partially dry areas, Water Resources Research, vol. 36,11, pp. 3251-3264, ISSN: 0043-1397, 2000.

     A. Defina, S.Lanzoni, S.M.Susin, Stability of a stratified viscous shear flow in a tilted tube, Physics of Fluids, vol. 11, pp. 344-355, ISSN: 1070-6631, 1999.


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