Journal Articles

  1. 2020. Anbazhagan P., M. Bittelli, R. Pallepati and P. Mahajan. Comparison of Soil Water Content Estimation Equations using Ground Penetrating Radar, Journal of Hydrology, 588, 125039.
  2. 2020. Rocchi I., C.G. Gragnano, L. Govoni, M. Bittelli and G. Gottardi. Assessing the performance of a versatile and affordable geotechnical monitoring system for river embankments. Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, 10287.
  3. 2019. Bordoni, M., B. Corradini, L. Lucchelli, R. Valentino, M. Bittelli, V. Vivaldi and C. Meisina.
    Comparison Between Empirical and Physically-Based Thresholds for the Occurrence of Shallow Landslides in a Prone Area of Northern Italian Apennines. Water, Special Issue: Rainfall Thresholds and Other Approaches for Landslide Prediction and Early Warning, doi:10.3390/w11122653, 11, 1-28.
  4. 2019. Meisina C., M. Bittelli, R. Valentino, M. Bordoni and R.T. Jover. Advances in Shallow Landslide Hydrology and Triggering Mechanisms: A Multidisciplinary Approach. Geofluids, 1607684,
  5. 2019. Bittelli M., M.C. Andrenelli, G. Simonetti, S. Pellegrini, G. Artioli, I. Piccoli and F. Morari.
    Shall we abandon sedimentation methods for particle size analysis in soils ? Soil and Tillage Research, 185, pp.36-46.
  6. 2018. Bordoni M., R. Valentino, M. Bittelli, C. Meisina and S. Chersich. A Simplified Approach to Assess the Soil Saturation Degree and Stability of a Representative Slope Affected by Shallow Landslides in Oltrepo’ Pavese (Italy). Geosciences, 8, 472.
  7. 2018. Strati V., M. Alberi, S. Anconelli, M. Baldoncini, M. Bittelli, C. Bottardi, E. Chiarelli, B. Fabbri, Guidi V., K.G.C. Raptis , D. Solimando, F. Tomei, G. Villani and F. Mantovani.Modelling soil water content in a tomato field: Proximal gamma ray spectroscopy and soil-crop system models. Agriculture, 8(4), pp.1-18.
  8. 2018. Rocchi I., C.G. Gragnano, L. Govoni, A. Mentani, M. Bittelli, P. Castiglione, O. Buzzi and G. Gottardi. A new technique for deep in situ measurements of soil water retention behaviour.Geotechnical Research, pp.1-10.
  9. 2018. Lo Presti D., S. Stacul, C. Meisina, M. Bordoni and M. Bittelli. Preliminary Validation of a Novel Method for the Assessment  of Effective Stress State in Partially Saturated Soils by Cone Penetration Tests. Geosciences, 8(1), 30.
  10. 2018. Bordoni M., M. Bittelli, R. Valentino, S. Chersich, M.G. Persichillo and C. Meisina. Soil Water Content Estimated by Support Vector Machine for the Assessment of Shallow Landslides Triggering: the Role of Antecedent Meteorological Conditions. Environmental Modeling and Assessment, doi:10.1007/s10666-017-9586-y, pp.1-20.
  11. 2017. Olmi R. and M. Bittelli. Editorial for special section on electromagnetic aquametry. Measurement Science and Technology, Special Section in Electromagnetic Aquametry,doi:10.1088/1361-6501/aa7322. Vol.28, 8.
  12. 2017. Kroener, E., Campbell, G.S. and M. Bittelli. Estimation of thermal instabilities in soils around underground electrical power cables. Vadose Zone Journal,  vol. 16 (9), pp.1-13.
  13. 2017. Bordoni M., M. Bittelli, R. Valentino, S. Chersich and C. Meisina. Improving the estimation of complete field soil water characteristic curves through field monitoring data. Journal of Hydrology, vol. 552, pp.283-305.
  14. 2017. Olmi R. and M. Bittelli. Can molecular dynamics help in understanding dielectric phenomena? Measurement Science and Technology, Special Section in Electromagnetic Aquametry,Vol.28, 1, pp. 1-7.
  15. 2016. Oclon P., M. Bittelli, P. Cisek, E. Kroener, M. Pilarczyk, D. Taler, R. Rao and A. Vallati.The performance analysis of a new thermal backfill material for underground power cable system. Applied Thermal Engineering, 02, pp. 233-250.
  16. 2016. Gottardi, G., C.G. Gragnano, I. Rocchi, M. Bittelli M. Assessing River Embankment Stability under Transient Seepage Conditions. Procedia Engineering, vol. 158, pp.350-355.
  17. 2016. Kroener E., M. Zarebanadkouki, M. Bittelli and A. Carminati. Simulation of root water uptake under consideration of nonequilibrium dynamics in the rhizosphere. Water Resources Research, doi:10.1002/2015WR018579.
  18. 2016. Bordoni M., C. Meisina, A. Vercesi, G.B. Bischetti, E.A. Chiaradia, C. Vergani, S. Chersich, R. Valentino, M. Bittelli, R. Comolli, M.G. Persichillo and A. Cislaghi. Quantifying the contribution of grapevine roots to soil mechanical reinforcement in an area susceptible to shallow landslides. Soil & Tillage Research , 163, 195-206.
  19. 2015. Olmi R. and M. Bittelli. Dielectric data analysis: recovering hidden relaxations  by fourth-order derivative spectroscopy. IEEE Transactions on Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation, 22(6):3334-3340.
  20. 2015. Galiceanu M., Jurjiu A., Volta A. and M. Bittelli. Dynamics Solved by the Three-Point Formula: Exact Analytical Results for Rings.  Braz. J. Phys.,DOI 10.1007/s13538-015-0371-6.
  21. 2015. Bordoni M., C. Meisina, R. Valentino, M. Bittelli and  S. Chersich. Site-specific to local-scale shallow landslides triggering zones assessment using TRIGRS. Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 15, 1025-1050.
  22. 2015. Bordoni M., C. Meisina, R. Valentino, N. Lu, M. Bittelli and S. Chersich. Hydrological factors affecting rainfall-induced shallow landslides: From the field monitoring to a simplified slope stability analysis. Eng. Geol., 193, 19-37.
  23. 2015. Huffaker, R. and M. Bittelli. A nonlinear dynamics approach for incorporating wind-speed patterns into wind-power project evaluation. PLOS ONE, 10, e0115123.
  24. 2014. Pieri L., M. Poggio, M. Vignudelli and M. Bittelli. Evaluation of the WEPP model and digital elevation grid size, for simulation of streamflow and sediment yield in a heterogeneous catchment. Earth Surf. Processes, 39, 1331-1344.
  25. 2014. Kroener E., A. Vallati and M. Bittelli. Numerical simulation of coupled heat, liquid water and water vapor in soils for heat dissipation of underground electrical power cables. Appl. Therm. Eng., 70, (1), 510-523.
  26. 2014. Pieri L., F. Ventura, M. Hanuskova and M. Bittelli. Rainfall, streamflow and sediment relationship in a hilly semi-agricultural catchment in Northern Italy. Ital. J. Agrometeorol., 2, 29-42.
  27. 2013. Bordoni M., D. Zizioli, C. Meisina, R. Valentino, M. Bittelli and S. Chersich. Monitoring of a slope susceptibility to shallow landslides: preliminary results. Online rep. Ital. Geol. Soc., 24, 1-31.
  28. 2012. Lacava T., L. Matgen, L. Brocca, M. Bittelli, N. Pergola, T. Moramarco and V. Tramutoli. A First Assessment of the SMOS Soil Moisture Product With In Situ and Modeled Data in Italy and Luxembourg. IEEE Geosci. Remote S., 50, 1612-1622.
  29. 2012. Solone R., M. Bittelli, F. Tomei and F. Morari.Errors in water retention curves determined with pressure plates: Effects on the soil water balance. J. Hydrol., 470-471, 65-74.
  30. 2012. Bittelli M., R. Valentino, F. Salvatorelli and P. Rossi Pisa. Monitoring soil-water and displacement conditions leading to landslide occurrence in partially saturated clays. Geomorphology, 173–174, 161-173.
  31. 2011. Brocca L., S. Hasenauer, T. Lacava, F. Melone, T. Moramarco, W. Wagner, W. Dorigo,P. Matgen, J. Martinez Fernandez, P. Llorens, J. Latron, C. Martin, M. Bittelli. Soil moisture estimation through ASCAT and AMSR-E sensors: An intercomparison and validation study across Europe, Remote Sens. Environ. 115(12), 3390-3408.
  32. 2011. Bittelli M. Measuring Soil Water Content: A Review. Hort. Tech. , 48, 1-15.
  33. 2011. Valentino R., L. Montrasio, G. Losi and M. Bittelli. An empirical model for the evaluation of the degree of saturation of shallow soils in relation to rainfalls. Can. Geotech. J. , 48, 1-15.
  34. 2011. Spisni A., F. Tomei, S. Pignone, E. Muzzi, A. Panzacchi, G. Antolini, G. Villani, M. di Lorenzo, R. Foraci, M. Bittelli and E.S. Brooks. Snow cover analysis in Emilia-Romagna. Ital. J. Remote Sens. , 43(1), 59-73.
  35. 2010. M. Di Prinzio, M. Bittelli, A. Castellarin and P. Rossi Pisa. Application of GPR to the monitoring of river embankments. J. Appl. Geophys. , 71, 53-61.
  36. 2010. M. Bittelli, Measuring Soil Water Potential for Water Management in Agriculture: A Review. Sustainability , 2(5), 1226-1251.
  37. 2010. M. Bittelli, F. Tomei, A. Pistocchi, M. Flury, J. Boll, E. S. Brooks and G. Antolini. Development and testing of a physically based, three-dimensional model of surface and subsurface hydrology. Adv. Wat. Resour. , 33, 106-122.
  38. 2009. Bitelli G., M. Bittelli, F. Boschi, N. Marchetti, P. Rossi Pisa, L. Vittuari. An integrated approach for the use of GPS and GPR in archaeological sites: a case-study at Tilmen Höyuk in southeastern Turkey. Ocnus , 17, 89-99.
  39. 2009. Pieri, L., M. Bittelli, M. Hanuskova, F. Ventura, A. Vicari and P. Rossi Pisa. Characteristics of eroded sediments from a soil under wheat and maize in the North Italian Apennines. Geoderma, 154, 20-29.
  40. 2009. Bittelli M. and M. Flury. Errors in water retention curves determined with pressure plates. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J., 73, 1453-1460.
  41. 2009. Bittelli M. , E. Guerra, R. Solone, M. Guermandi, N. Laruccia e V. Marletto. Confronto tra diverse misure di laboratorio della curva di ritenzione idrica dei suoli per il miglioramento della stima del bilancio idrico in Emilia-Romagna.Riv. It. AgroMet. , 14(2), 94-95.
  42. 2008. Pistocchi A., F. Bouraoui, M. Bittelli. A simplified parameterization of the monthly topsoil water budget. Water Resourc. Res., DOI:10.1029/2007WR006603.
  43. 2008. Bittelli M., F, Ventura, G. S. Campbell, R. L. Snyder, F. Gallegati and P. Rossi Pisa. Coupling of heat, water vapor, and liquid water fluxes to compute evaporation in bare soils. J. Hydrol., 362, (3-4), 191-205.
  44. 2008. Bittelli M., F. Salvatorelli and P. Rossi Pisa. Correction of TDR-based soil water content measurements in conductive soils. Geoderma, 143, 133-142.
  45. 2008. Mantovani D., M. Bittelli , W. J. Elliot, J. Q. Wu, S. Dun, M. Vignudelli, P. Rossi Pisa. Stream Flow Modeling Using WEPP (Water Erosion Prediction Project) in a Northern Italian Watershed. Ital. J. Agron., 3, 791-792.
  46. 2008. Rossi Pisa P., G. Bitelli, M. Bittelli, P. Catizone, L. Ferroni, M. Speranza, M. Vignudelli, N. Marchetti. Agro-Environmental Approach and Management of Mediterranean Archaeological Areas. Ital. J. Agron., 3, 809-811.
  47. 2007. Tomei F., G. Antolini, M. Bittelli , V. Marletto, Pasquali A. e M. Van Soetendael. Validazione del Modello di Bilancio Idrico Criteria. Ital. J. Agrometeorol., 1, 66-67.
  48. 2007. Pieri L., M. Bittelli, J. Q. Wu, S. Dun, D. C. Flanagan, P. Rossi Pisa, F. Ventura, and F. Salvatorelli. Using the Water Erosion Prediction Project (WEPP) Model to Simulate Field-Observed Runoff and Erosion in the Apennines Mountain Range, Italy. J. Hydrol., 336, 84-97.
  49. 2006. Pieri, L., M. Bittelli and P. Rossi Pisa. Laser Diffraction, Transmission Electron Microscopy and Image Analysis to evaluate a Bimodal Gaussian Model for Particle Size Distribution in Soils. Geoderma ,135, 118-132.
  50. 2006. Marletto, V., L. Bottarelli, A. Pasquali and M. Bittelli. Sonde e antenne per valutare lo stato idrico dei suoli. Agricoltura , 2, 90-91.
  51. 2004. Bittelli M., M. Flury, G. S. Campbell and V. Schulz. Characterization of a spiral shaped time domain reflectometry probe. Water Resourc. Res.,40, DOI:10.1029/2004WR003027.
  52. 2004. Bittelli M., M. Flury and K. Roth. Use of Dielectric Spectroscopy to Estimate Ice Content in Frozen Porous Media.Water Resourc. Res.,40,W04212.
  53. 2003. Bittelli M., M. Flury and G.S. Campbell. A Thermo-Dielectric Analyser to measure the freezing and moisture characteristic of porous media. Water Resourc. Res.,39,1041.
  54. 2002. Bittelli M. Book review: Conceptual Models of Flow and Transport in the Fractured Vadose Zone. Vadose Zone Journal, 1, 200-201.
  55. 2001. Posadas, A. N. D., Gimenez D., Bittelli M., C. M. P. Vaz and M. Flury. Multifractal Characterization of Soil Particle-Size Distributions. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J., 65(5), 1361-1367.
  56. 2001. Bittelli M., M. Flury, G.S. Campbell and E. J. Nichols. Reduction of transpiration through foliar application of Chitosan. Agric. For. Meteorol., 107, 167-175.
  57. 1999. Bittelli M., G.S. Campbell and M. Flury. Characterization of Particle Size Distribution in soils using a Fragmentation Model. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J., 63, 782-788.
  58. 1999. Donatelli M., C.O. Stockle, R. Nelson, C. Gardi, M. Bittelli and G.S. Campbell. Using the software CropSyst and ArcView in evaluating the effects of management in cropping systems in two areas of the low Po Valley. Revista de Ciencias Agrarias, 22,(1), 1-25.