Journal papers


(* indicates supervised or co-supervised Ph.D. or M.Sc. student)

1.       Belliard*, J.-P., Temmerman, S., and M. Toffolon (2016),Ecogeomorphic relations between marsh surface elevation and vegetation properties in a temperate multi-species salt marshEarth Surf. Process. Landforms, in press.

2.       Cai, H., M. Toffolon, and H. H. G. Savenije (2016), An analytical approach to determining resonance in semi–closed convergent estuariesCoastal Engineering Journal58(3), 1650009, doi:10.1142/S0578563416500091.

3.       Piccolroaz, S., E. Calamita*, B. Majone, A. Gallice, A. Siviglia, and M. Toffolon (2016), Prediction of river water temperature: a comparison between a new family of hybrid models and statistical approachesHydrol. Process., 30(21), 3901-3917, doi:10.1002/hyp.10913.

4.       Belliard*, J.-P., N. Di Marco*, L. Carniello, and M. Toffolon (2016), Sediment and vegetation spatial dynamics facing sea-level rise in microtidal salt marshes: Insights from an ecogeomorphic modelAdv. Water Resour., 93, 249-264, doi:10.1016/j.advwatres.2015.11.020.

5.       Zen, S., G. Zolezzi, M. Toffolon, and A.M. Gurnell (2016), Biomorphodynamic modelling of inner bank advance in migrating meander bendsAdv. Water Resour., 93, 166-181, doi:10.1016/j.advwatres.2015.11.017.

6.       la Cecilia*, D., M. Toffolon, C. E. Woodcock, and S. Fagherazzi (2016), Interactions between river stage and wetland vegetation detected with a Seasonality Index derived from LANDSAT images in the Apalachicola delta, FloridaAdv. Water Resour., 89, 10-23, doi:10.1016/j.advwatres.2015.12.019.

7.       Machado*, A.A.S., K. Spencer, W. Kloas, M. Toffolon, C. Zarfl (2016), Metal fate and effects in estuaries: A review and conceptual model for better understanding of toxicityScience of the Total Environment., 541, 268-281,doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2015.09.045.

8.       Toffolon, M., and S. Piccolroaz (2015), A hybrid model for river water temperature as a function of air temperature and dischargeEnviron. Res. Lett., 10(11), 114011, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/10/11/114011.

9.       Piccolroaz, S., M. Toffolon, and B. Majone (2015), The role of stratification on lakes’ thermal response: The case of Lake SuperiorWater Resour. Res,51, 7878–7894, doi:10.1002/2014WR016555.

10.   Toffolon, M., A. Wüest, and T. Sommer (2015), Minimal model for double diffusion and its application to Kivu, Nyos and Powell LakeJ. Geophys. Res. Oceans120, 6202–6224, doi:10.1002/2015JC010970.

11.   Belliard*, J.-P., M. Toffolon, L. Carniello, and A. D'Alpaos (2015), An ecogeomorphic model of tidal channel initiation and elaboration in progressive marsh accretional contextJ. Geophys. Res., 120, 1-24, doi:10.1002/2015JF003445.

12.   Siviglia, A., M. Toffolon (2014), Multiple states for flow through a collapsible tube with discontinuitiesJ. Fluid Mech., 761, 105-122, doi:10.1017/jfm.2014.635.

13.   Toffolon, M., S. Piccolroaz, B. Majone, A.-M. Soja, F. Peeters, M. Schmid, and A. Wüest (2014), Prediction of surface temperature in lakes with different morphology using air temperatureLimnol. Oceanogr., 59(6), 2182-2202, doi:10.4319/lo.2014.59.6.2185.

14.   Bertoldi, W., A. Siviglia, S. Tettamanti, M. Toffolon, D. Vetsch, and S. Francalanci (2014), Modeling vegetation controls on fluvial morphological trajectoriesGeophys. Res. Lett.41, 7167–7175, doi:10.1002/2014GL061666.

15.   Cai*, H., H. H. G. Savenije, and M. Toffolon (2014), Linking the river to the estuary: influence of river discharge on tidal dampingHydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 18, 287-304, doi:10.5194/hess-18-287-2014

16.   Piccolroaz*, S., and M. Toffolon (2013), Deep water renewal in Lake Baikal: A model for long-term analysesJ. Geophys. Res., 118, 6717–6733, doi:10.1002/2013JC009029.

17.   Siviglia, A., and M. Toffolon (2013), Steady analysis of transcritical flows in collapsible tubes with discontinuous mechanical properties: implications for arteries and veinsJ. Fluid Mech., 736, 195-215, doi:10.1017/jfm.2013.542.

18.   Piccolroaz*, S., M. Toffolon, and B. Majone (2013), A simple lumped model to convert air temperature into surface water temperature in lakesHydrol. Earth Syst. Sci.17, 3323-3338, doi:10.5194/hess-17-3323-2013

19.   Toffolon, M. (2013), Ekman circulation and downwelling in narrow lakesAdv. Water Resour.53, 76-86, doi:10.1016/j.advwatres.2012.10.003.

20.   Toffolon, M., M. Ragazzi, M. Righetti, C. R. Teodoru, M. Tubino, C. Defrancesco, and S. Pozzi (2013), Effects of artificial hypolimnetic oxygenation in a shallow lake. Part 1: Phenomenological description and managementJournal of Environmental Management, 114, 520–529, doi:10.1016/j.jenvman.2012.10.062.

21.   Toffolon, M., and M. Serafini (2013), Effects of artificial hypolimnetic oxygenation in a shallow lake. Part 2: Numerical modellingJournal of Environmental Management, 114, 530–539, doi:10.1016/j.jenvman.2012.10.063.

22.   Cai*, H., H. H. G. Savenije, and M. Toffolon (2012), A new analytical framework for assessing the effect of sea-level rise and dredging on tidal damping in estuariesJ. Geophys. Res., 117, C09023, doi:10.1029/2012JC008000.

23.   Francalanci, S., L. Solari, M. Toffolon, and G. Parker (2012), Do alternate bars affect sediment transport and flow resistance in gravel-bed rivers?Earth Surf. Process. Landforms, 37, 866–875, doi:10.1002/esp.3217.

24.   Righetti, M., M. Toffolon, C. Lucarelli, and M. Serafini (2011), Sediments as tracers for transport and deposition processes in peri-alpine lakes: a case studyJournal of Hydrology411, 1-11, doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2011.08.018.

25.   Toffolon, M., and Savenije, H. H. G. (2011), Revisiting linearized onedimensional tidal propagationJ. Geophys.Res., 116, C07007, doi:10.1029/2010JC006616

26.   Zolezzi, G., A. Siviglia, M. Toffolon, and B. Maiolini (2011), Thermopeaking in Alpine streams: event characterization and time scalesEcohydrol., 4, 564–576, doi: 10.1002/eco.132

27.   Toffolon, M., and S. Lanzoni (2010), Morphological equilibrium of short channels dissecting the tidal flats of coastal lagoonsJ. Geophys. Res., 115, F04036, doi:10.1029/2010JF001673

28.   Toffolon, M., A. Siviglia, and G. Zolezzi (2010), Thermal wave dynamics in rivers affected by hydropeakingWater Resour. Res., 46, W08536, doi:10.1029/2009WR008234

29.   Seminara, G., S. Lanzoni, N. Tambroni, and M. Toffolon (2010), How long are tidal channels?Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 643, 479-494, doi:10.1017/S0022112009992308

30.   Toffolon, M., and G. Rizzi (2009), Effects of spatial wind inhomogeneity and turbulence anisotropy on circulation in an elongated basin: a simplified analytical solutionAdv. Water Resour., 32, 1554-1566, doi:10.1016/j.advwatres.2009.08.001

31.   Francalanci, S., L. Solari, and M. Toffolon (2009), Local high-slope effects on sediment transport and fluvial bed-form dynamicsWater Resour. Res., 45, W05426, doi:10.1029/2008WR007290

32.   Savenije, H. H. G., M. Toffolon, J. Haas, and E. J. M. Veling (2008), Analytical description of tidal dynamics in convergent estuariesJ. Geophys. Res., 113, C10025, doi:10.1029/2007JC004408

33.   Todeschini, I., M. Toffolon, and M. Tubino (2008), Long-term morphological evolution of funnel-shape tide-dominated estuariesJ. Geophys. Res., 113, C05005, doi:10.1029/2007JC004094

34.   Toffolon, M., and G. Vignoli (2007), Suspended sediment concentration profiles in nonuniform flows: Is the classical perturbative approach suitable for depth-averaged closures?Water Resour. Res., 43, W04432, doi:10.1029/2006WR005183

35.   Toffolon, M., and A. Crosato (2007), Developing Macroscale Indicators for Estuarine Morphology: The Case of the Scheldt EstuaryJournal of Coastal Research, 23(1), 195-212, doi:10.2112/03-0133.1

36.   Toffolon, M., G. Vignoli, and M. Tubino (2006), Relevant parameters and finite amplitude effects in estuarine hydrodynamicsJ. Geophys. Res., 111, C10014, doi:10.1029/2005JC003104.



37.   Toffolon, M. (2016), EditorialProceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Water management, 169 (5), 199-200doi:10.1680/jwama.2016.169.5.199.

38.   D’Alpaos, A., M. Toffolon, C. Camporeale (2016), Ecogeomorphological feedbacks of water fluxes, sediment transport and vegetation dynamics in rivers and estuaries, Editorial for the Special Issue of Adv. Water Resour.,  93, 151-155, doi:10.1016/j.advwatres.2016.05.019.

39.   Toffolon, M., S. Piccolroaz, and D. Bouffard (2014), Crossing the Boundaries of Physical LimnologyEos, Transactions American Geophysical Union, 95(44), 403, doi:10.1002/2014EO440009.

40.   Toffolon, M., and S. Piccolroaz (Eds.), Proceedings of the 17th International Workshop on Physical Processes in Natural Waters: PPNW2014, Trento, Italy, 1-4 July 2014, Trento: Università degli Studi di Trento, 2014, pp. 112, ISBN: 978-88-8443-550-7. Available also in Open Access at (ISBN: 978-88-8443-551-4).

41.   Toffolon, M. (2014), Editorial, Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Water management, 167 (2), 63-64, doi:10.1680/wama.2014.167.2.63.

42.   Toffolon, M. (2002), Hydrodynamics and morphodynamics of tidal channels, PhD thesis, University of Padova (Italy), 31 December 2002.


43.   Toffolon, M. (2002), Macro-scale morphological characterisation of the Western Scheldt, Delft Cluster report, July 2002.