Peer Reviewed Articles

MK Tippet, C Lepore, J Cohen (2016), More tornadoes in the most extreme U.S. tornado outbreaks, Science 01 Dec 2016, DOI: 10.1126/science.aah7393

JT Allen, MK Tippett, AH Sobel, C Lepore, (2016), Understanding the drivers of variability in Severe Convection: Bringing together the scientific and insurance communities, Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society doi: 10.1175/BAMS-D-16-0208.1

C Lepore, JT Allen, MK Tippett (2016), Relationships between Hourly Rainfall Intensity and Atmospheric Variables over the Contiguous United States, Journal of Climate 29 (9), 3181-3197 doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0331

C. Lepore, D. Veneziano, A. Molini (2014), Temperature and CAPE Dependence of Rainfall Extremes in the Eastern United States, Geophysical Research Letters, doi: 10.1002/2014GL062247. PDF

C. Lepore, E. Arnone, L.V. Noto, R.L. Bras (2013), Physically Based Modeling of Rainfall-Triggered Landslides: A case study in the Luquillo Forest, Puerto Rico, Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, doi:10.5194/hess-17-3371-2013, http://www.hydrol-earth-syst-sci.net/17/3371/2013/.

D. Veneziano and C. Lepore (2012), The Scaling of Temporal Rain, Water Resource Research, doi:10.1029/2012WR012105.

C. Lepore, S. Kamal, P. Shanahan, R.L. Bras (2011). Rainfall-induced Landslide Susceptibility Zonation of Puerto Rico, Env. Earth Sciences, doi: 10.1007/s12665-011-0976-1.

E. Arnone, L.V. Noto, C. Lepore, R.L. Bras (2011). Physically-based and distributed approach to analyze rainfall triggered landslides at watershed scale, Geomorphology, doi:10.1016/j.geomorph.2011.03.019.

D. Veneziano, A. Langousis, C. Lepore (2009). New Asymptotic and Non-asymptotic Results on Rainfall Maxima from Multifractal Theory, Water Resour. Res, 45, W11421, doi:10.1029/2009WR008257.

D. Veneziano, C. Lepore, A. Langousis, P. Furcolo (2007). Marginal Methods of IDF Estimation in Scaling and Non-Scaling Rainfall, Water Resour. Res., 43, W10418, doi:10.1029/2007WR006040.

A. Langousis, D. Veneziano, C. Lepore, P. Furcolo (2007). Multifractal Rainfall Extremes: Theoretical Analysis and Practical Estimation, Chaos, Solitons & Fractals, doi:10.1016/j.chaos.2007.06.004.

Conference Proceedings

C. Lepore, D. Veneziano, A. Molini, (2014), Temperature and CAPE Dependence of Rainfall Extremes in the Eastern United States, American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting 2014 (POSTER)

C. Lepore, A. Molini, D. Veneziano, S. Yoon (2012), Rainfall Climatology of the US Based on a Multifractal Storm Model, American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting 2012, abstract #NG23C-1569 (ORAL SOLICITED)

E. Arnone, L.V. Noto, C. Lepore, R.L. Bras (2011), A coupled stability and eco-hydrological model to predict shallow landslides, EGU General Assembly Proceedings, Abstract Vol. 13, EGU2011-5707-2 (POSTER)

C. Lepore, E. Arnone, G. Sivandran, L.V. Noto, R.L. Bras (2010), Modelling of Rainfall Induced Landslides in Puerto Rico, Eos Trans. AGU, Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract NH23A-1430. (POSTER)

C. Lepore, S. Kamal, E. Arnone, L.V. Noto, P. Shanahan, R.L. Bras (2009), Rainfall Induced Landslides in Puerto Rico. Eos Trans. AGU, Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract NH44A-06. (ORAL SOLICITED).

D. Veneziano, A. Langousis, C. Lepore (2009), Annual Rainfall Maxima: Theoretical Estimation of the GEV Shape Parameter k Using Multifractal Models. Eos Trans. AGU, Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract H31D-0818. (POSTER).

C. Lepore, S. Kamal, E. Arnone, L.V. Noto, P. Shanahan, R.L. Bras (2009), Towards the application of a distributed hydrology model as a tool for rainfall induced landslides modeling in Puerto Rico. NASA PMM Science meeting, October 2009. (POSTER).

D. Veneziano, C. Lepore, A. Langousis (2009), Annual Rainfall Maxima: Practical Estimation based on Large Deviation results, European Geosciences Union, Vienna, Austria, April 2009. (POSTER).

D. Veneziano, A. Langousis, C. Lepore (2009), Annual Rainfall Maxima: Large-Deviation Alternative to Extreme-Value and Extreme-Excess Methods, European Geosciences Union, Vienna, Austria, April 2009. (ORAL-SOLICITED).

C. Lepore, S. Kamal, E. Bono, L.V. Noto, P. Shanahan, R.L. Bras (2008), Data Resolution Effects on Landslides Hazard and Susceptibility Assessment of Puerto Rico. Eos Trans. AGU, 89(53), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract H51F-0882. (POSTER).

C. Lepore, E. Bono, V. Noto and R.L. Bras (2008). Rainfall Induced Landslides Susceptibility and Hazard Assessment in Puerto Rico. NASA PMM Science meeting, August 2008. (POSTER).

D. Veneziano, C. Lepore, M.I.P. de Lima, A. Langousis, J.L.M.P. de Lima (2008), Comparison of IDF estimation methods at selected locations of mainland Portugal. Geophysical Research Abstracts, EGU General Assembly Proceedings, Abstract EGU2008-A-05708. (POSTER).

C. Lepore, M.I.P. de Lima, D. Veneziano, A. Langousis and J.L.M.P. de Lima (2008), Statistical characterization of extreme rainfall climate along the future high-speed rail track in Portugal. Geophysical Research Abstracts, EGU General Assembly Proceedings, Abstract EGU2008-A-05703. (POSTER).

C. Lepore, D. Veneziano, A. Langousis (2008), Lognormal Upper Tail of Rainfall Intensity and PoT Values: Implications on the IDF Curves. Geophysical Research Abstracts, EGU General Assembly Proceedings, Abstract EGU2008-A-04962. (POSTER)

D. Veneziano, C. Lepore, A. Langousis and P. Furcolo (2007), Comparison of IDF Methods,9th International precipitation Conference. 12-14 November 2007, Paris. (ORAL).

D. Veneziano, C. Lepore, A. Langousis and P. Furcolo (2007), Scaling, Partial-Scaling and Classical Methods of IDF Curve Estimation. Geophysical Research Abstracts, EGU General Assembly Proceedings, Abstract EGU2007-A-04686. (POSTER).

A. Langousis, D. Veneziano, C. Lepore, P. Furcolo (2007), Simple IDF Estimation Under Multifractality. Geophysical Research Abstracts, EGU General Assembly Proceedings, Abstract EGU2008-A-05708. (POSTER).

C. Lepore, P. Furcolo (2006), Scaling Properties of the IDF curves and characteristics of the Rainfall Process: Investigation and Modelling. Geophysical Research Abstracts, EGU General Assembly Proceedings, Abstract EGU2006-A-09316. (POSTER).

Chapter in a Book

D. Veneziano, C. Lepore, Scaling in hydrology, review article to appear in “Handbook of Applied Hydrology” in mid 2015, currently under revision.

In Preparation

C. Lepore, J. Allen, M. Tippett - Understanding the relationships between Extreme Precipitation and Atmospheric Variables over the Contiguous United States.abstract

C. Lepore, D. Veneziano - A Mixture Log-Levy model for Rainfall Extremes.abstract