ECHO | Laboratoire d’Ecohydrologie


Se concentre sur la recherche à l’interface de l’hydrologie, de la géomorphologie et de l’écologie dans un cadre d’analyse intégrée dans le but d’une théorie générale.


Articles ECHO


A minimalist model of extinction and range dynamics of virtual mountain species driven by warming temperatures

J. Giezendanner; E. Bertuzzo; D. Pasetto; A. Guisan; A. Rinaldo

PLoS ONE. 2019-03-18.

DOI : 10.1371/journal.pone.0213775.


Estimating species distribution and abundance in river networks using environmental DNA

L. Carraro; H. Hartikainen; J. Jokela; E. Bertuzzo; A. Rinaldo

Proceedings Of The National Academy Of Sciences Of The United States Of America. 2018-11-13.

DOI : 10.1073/pnas.1813843115.

Ideas and perspectives: Tracing terrestrial ecosystem water fluxes using hydrogen and oxygen stable isotopes - challenges and opportunities from an interdisciplinary perspective

D. Penna; L. Hopp; F. Scandellari; S. T. Allen; P. Benettin et al.

Biogeosciences. 2018-10-30.

DOI : 10.5194/bg-15-6399-2018.

River landscapes and optimal channel networks

P. Balister; J. Balogh; E. Bertuzzo; B. Bollobás; G. Caldarelli et al.

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 2018-06-26.

DOI : 10.1073/pnas.1804484115.

Epidemicity thresholds for water-borne and water-related diseases

L. Mari; R. Casagrandi; A. Rinaldo; M. Gatto

Journal of Theoretical Biology. 2018-06-14.

DOI : 10.1016/j.jtbi.2018.03.024.

Near real-time forecasting for cholera decision making in Haiti after Hurricane Matthew

D. Pasetto; F. Finger; A. Camacho; F. Grandesso; S. Cohuet et al.

PLOS Computational Biology. 2018-05-15.

DOI : 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1006127.

Analytical flow duration curves for summer streamflow in Switzerland

A. C. Santos; M. M. Portela; A. Rinaldo; B. Schaefli

Hydrology and Earth System Sciences. 2018-04-20.

DOI : 10.5194/hess-22-2377-2018.

The potential impact of case-area targeted interventions in response to cholera outbreaks: A modeling study

F. Finger; E. Bertuzzo; F. J. Luquero; N. Naibei; B. Touré et al.

PLOS Medicine. 2018-02-28.

DOI : 10.1371/journal.pmed.1002509.

River networks as ecological corridors: A coherent ecohydrological perspective

A. Rinaldo; M. Gatto; I. Rodriguez-Iturbe

Advances in Water Resources. 2018-02-28.

DOI : 10.1016/j.advwatres.2017.10.005.

Field migration rates of tidal meanders recapitulate fluvial morphodynamics

A. Finotello; S. Lanzoni; M. Ghinassi; M. Marani; A. Rinaldo et al.

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 2018-02-13.

DOI : 10.1073/pnas.1711330115.

Spread of proliferative kidney disease in fish along stream networks: A spatial metacommunity framework

L. Carraro; L. Mari; M. Gatto; A. Rinaldo; E. Bertuzzo

Freshwater Biology. 2018-01-15.

DOI : 10.1111/fwb.12939.

tran-SAS v1.0: a numerical model to compute catchment-scale hydrologic transport using StorAge Selection functions

P. Benettin; E. Bertuzzo


DOI : 10.5194/gmd-11-1627-2018.

Integration of satellite remote sensing data in ecosystem modelling at local scales: Practices and trends

D. Pasetto; S. Arenas-Castro; J. Bustamante; R. Casagrandi; N. Chrysoulakis et al.


DOI : 10.1111/2041-210X.13018.

Effects of climatic seasonality on the isotopic composition of evaporating soil waters

P. Benettin; T. Volkmann; J. von Freyberg; J. Frentress; D. Penna et al.


DOI : 10.5194/hess-22-2881-2018.

Catchment drainage network scaling laws found experimentally in overland flow morphologies

M. Cheraghi; A. Rinaldo; G. C. Sander; P. Perona; D. A. Barry

Geophysical Research Letters. 2018.

DOI : 10.1029/2018GL078351.


Decomposing the Bulk Electrical Conductivity of Streamflow To Recover Individual Solute Concentrations at High Frequency

P. Benettin; B. M. Van Breukelen

Environmental Science & Technology Letters. 2017.

DOI : 10.1021/acs.estlett.7b00472.

Classification and prediction of river network ephemerality and its relevance for waterborne disease epidemiology

J. Perez-Saez; T. Mande; J. Larsen; N. Ceperley; A. Rinaldo

Advances In Water Resources. 2017.

DOI : 10.1016/j.advwatres.2017.10.003.

Entropy and optimality in river deltas

A. Tejedor; A. Longjas; D. A. Edmonds; I. Zaliapin; T. T. Georgiou et al.

Proceedings Of The National Academy Of Sciences Of The United States Of America. 2017.

DOI : 10.1073/pnas.1708404114.

The scaling structure of the global road network

E. Strano; A. Giometto; S. Shai; E. Bertuzzo; P. J. Mucha et al.

Royal Society Open Science. 2017.

DOI : 10.1098/rsos.170590.

Demographic stochasticity and resource autocorrelation control biological invasions in heterogeneous landscapes

A. Giometto; F. Altermatt; A. Rinaldo

Oikos. 2017.

DOI : 10.1111/oik.04330.

A generalized definition of reactivity for ecological systems and the problem of transient species dynamics

L. Mari; R. Casagrandi; A. Rinaldo; M. Gatto

Methods In Ecology And Evolution. 2017.

DOI : 10.1111/2041-210X.12805.

Integrated field, laboratory, and theoretical study of PKD spread in a Swiss prealpine river

L. Carraro; E. Bertuzzo; L. Mari; I. Fontes; H. Hartikainen et al.

Proceedings Of The National Academy Of Sciences Of The United States Of America. 2017.

DOI : 10.1073/pnas.1713691114.

Incorporating the ecology of intermediate hosts of schistosomiasis into spatially explicit models of disease transmission in seasonal climates

J. Perez-Saez; T. Mande; N. Ceperley; E. Bertuzzo; L. Mari et al.

2017. p. 19-19.

Relevance of the correlation between precipitation and the 0 C isothermal altitude for extreme flood estimation

F. Zeimetz; B. Schaefli; G. Artigue; J. Garcia Hernandez; A. Schleiss

Journal of Hydrology. 2017.

DOI : 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2017.05.022.

Heterogeneity in schistosomiasis transmission dynamics

L. Mari; M. Ciddio; R. Casagrandi; J. Perez-Saez; E. Bertuzzo et al.

Journal Of Theoretical Biology. 2017.

DOI : 10.1016/j.jtbi.2017.08.015.

Bayesian spectral likelihood for hydrological parameter inference

B. Schaefli; D. Kavetski

Water Resources Research. 2017.

DOI : 10.1002/2016WR019465.

Young runoff fractions control streamwater age and solute concentration dynamics

P. Benettin; S. W. Bailey; A. Rinaldo; G. E. Likens; K. J. Mcguire et al.

Hydrological Processes. 2017.

DOI : 10.1002/hyp.11243.

Evaporation from cultivated and semi-wild Sudanian Savanna in west Africa

N. C. Ceperley; T. Mande; N. Van De Giesen; S. Tyler; H. Yacouba et al.

Hydrology And Earth System Sciences. 2017.

DOI : 10.5194/hess-21-4149-2017.

Covariations in ecological scaling laws fostered by community dynamics

S. Zaoli; A. Giometto; A. Maritan; A. Rinaldo

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 2017.

DOI : 10.1073/pnas.1708376114.

Modeling Key Drivers of Cholera Transmission Dynamics Provides New Perspectives for Parasitology

A. Rinaldo; E. Bertuzzo; M. Blokesch; L. Mari; M. Gatto

Trends in Parasitology. 2017.

DOI : 10.1016/

Using SAS functions and high-resolution isotope data to unravel travel time distributions in headwater catchments

P. Benettin; C. Soulsby; C. Birkel; D. Tetzlaff; G. Botter et al.

Water Resources Research. 2017.

DOI : 10.1002/2016Wr020117.

Examination of the seepage face boundary condition in subsurface and coupled surface/subsurface hydrological models

C. Scudeler; C. Paniconi; D. Pasetto; M. Putti

Water Resources Research. 2017.

DOI : 10.1002/2016Wr019277.

A reduced order model-based preconditioner for the efficient solution of transient diffusion equations

D. Pasetto; M. Ferronato; M. Putti

International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering. 2017.

DOI : 10.1002/nme.5320.


Seasonality in cholera dynamics: A rainfall-driven model explains the wide range of patterns in endemic areas

T. Baracchini; A. A. King; M. J. Bouma; X. Rodó; E. Bertuzzo et al.

Advances in Water Resources. 2016.

DOI : 10.1016/j.advwatres.2016.11.012.

A generalized receptor law governs phototaxis in the phytoplankton Euglena gracilis

A. Giometto

2016. Quantitative Laws II workshop , Como, Italy , June 23, 2016.

On the probability of extinction of the Haiti cholera epidemic

E. Bertuzzo; F. Finger; L. Mari; A. Rinaldo; M. Gatto

Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment. 2016.

DOI : 10.1007/s00477-014-0906-3.

Snow hydrology signatures for model identification within a limits-of-acceptability approach

B. Schaefli

Hydrological Processes. 2016.

DOI : 10.1002/hyp.10972.

Climate-driven endemic cholera is modulated by human mobility in a megacity

J. Perez-Saez; A. A. King; A. Rinaldo; M. Yunus; A. S. Faruque et al.

Advances in Water Resources. 2016.

DOI : 10.1016/j.advwatres.2016.11.013.

Multiresponse modeling of variably saturated flow and isotope tracer transport for a hillslope experiment at the Landscape Evolution Observatory

C. Scudeler; L. Pangle; D. Pasetto; G.-Y. Niu; T. Volkmann et al.

Hydrology And Earth System Sciences. 2016.

DOI : 10.5194/hess-20-4061-2016.

An epidemiological model for proliferative kidney disease in salmonid populations

L. Carraro; L. Mari; H. Hartikainen; N. Strepparava; T. Wahli et al.

Parasites & Vectors. 2016.

DOI : 10.1186/s13071-016-1759-z.

Statistical characterization of spatiotemporal sediment dynamics in the Venice lagoon

L. Carniello; A. D'Alpaos; G. Botter; A. Rinaldo

Journal Of Geophysical Research-Earth Surface. 2016.

DOI : 10.1002/2015Jf003793.

Real-time projections of cholera outbreaks through data assimilation and rainfall forecasting

D. Pasetto; F. Finger; A. Rinaldo; E. Bertuzzo

Advances in Water Resources. 2016.

DOI : 10.1016/j.advwatres.2016.10.004.

Reply to comment by Porporato and Calabrese on "Storage selection functions: A coherent framework for quantifying how catchments store and release water and solutes''

A. Rinaldo; P. Benettin; C. J. Harman; M. Hrachowitz; K. J. Mcguire et al.

Water Resources Research. 2016.

DOI : 10.1002/2015Wr018045.

Improving the theoretical underpinnings of process-based hydrologic models

M. P. Clark; B. Schaefli; S. J. Schymanski; L. Samaniego; C. H. Luce et al.

Water Resources Research. 2016.

DOI : 10.1002/2015WR017910.

Field study on drainage densities and rescaled width functions in a high‐altitude alpine catchment

R. Mutzner; P. Tarolli; G. Sofia; M. B. Parlange; A. Rinaldo

Hydrological Processes. 2016.

DOI : 10.1002/hyp.10783.

Hydrology and density feedbacks control the ecology of intermediate hosts of schistosomiasis across habitats in seasonal climates

J. Perez-Saez; T. Mande; N. Ceperley; E. Bertuzzo; L. Mari et al.

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 2016.

DOI : 10.1073/pnas.1602251113.

Mobile phone data highlights the role of mass gatherings in the spreading of cholera outbreaks

F. Finger; T. Genolet; L. Mari; G. C. de Magny; N. M. Manga et al.

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 2016.

DOI : 10.1073/pnas.1522305113.

Transit times-the link between hydrology and water quality at the catchment scale

M. Hrachowitz; P. Benettin; B. M. Van Breukelen; O. Fovet; N. J. Howden et al.

Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Water. 2016.

DOI : 10.1002/wat2.1155.

Geomorphic controls on elevational gradients of species richness

E. Bertuzzo; F. Carrara; L. Mari; F. Altermatt; I. Rodriguez-Iturbe et al.

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 2016.

DOI : 10.1073/pnas.1518922113.