A taste of Extremes in Water Science

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July 13th, 2020 half-day virtual meeting

A taste of extremes in water science: Preparing for july 2021 Summer School


Organized by

WARREDOC, Università per Stranieri di Perugia


Scientific Commitee

Roberto Deidda, Salvatore Grimaldi, Marco Marani, Elena Volpi

Organizing Commitee

Fabio Castelli, Aldo Fiori, Fernando Nardi, Valerio Leonardo Noto, Maria Cristina Rulli



During the half-day workshop, the participants were able to hear about what is exciting in extreme event research from the three lecturers of the upcoming 2021 Summer School School on “Advances in Extremes in Water Science”, Simon Michael Papalexiou, Ilaria Prosdocimi, and Richard Vogel. They provided some vision in the field and opportunities of interactions.

The video playlist of the whole event is available here in the WARREDOC Youtube Channel.

Keynote speakers


Program (all times are Rome time i.e. CEST)

16:00 – Presentation of the Participants (Video)

16:30 – Simon Michael Papalexiou: Beyond popular distributions in hydroclimatology and stochastic simulation reproducing the behaviour of extremes (PresentationVideo)
17:15  – Ilaria Prosdocimi: Detecting and managing changes in hydrological extremes (Presentation – Video)
18:00 – Richard Vogel: On the impact, identification and treatment of extraordinary floods in the systematic record (Presentation – Video)

18:45 – Concuding remarks (Video)







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