Scientific publications

  • Savelli, E., Mazzoleni, M., Di Baldassarre, G., Cloke, H., & Rusca, M. (2023). Urban water crises driven by elites’ unsustainable consumption. Nature Sustainability. (In Press)
  • Mazzoleni, M., & Brandimarte, L. (2023). Modelling flood awareness in floodplain dynamics. Hydrological Sciences Journal, 1-10.
  • Amaranto, A., & Mazzoleni, M. (2023). B-AMA: A Python-coded protocol to enhance the application of data-driven models in hydrology. Environmental Modelling & Software160, 105609.
  • Matanó, A., de Ruiter, M. C., Koehler, J., Ward, P. J., & Van Loon, A. F. (2022). Caught Between Extremes: Understanding Human‐Water Interactions During Drought‐To‐Flood Events in the Horn of Africa. Earth’s Future10(9)
  • Schoppa, L., Barendrecht, M., Sieg, T., Sairam, N., & Kreibich, H. (2022). Augmenting a socio-hydrological flood risk model for companies with process-oriented loss estimation. Hydrological Sciences Journal67(11), 1623-1639.
  • Van Loon, A. F., Rangecroft, S., Coxon, G., Werner, M., Wanders, N., Di Baldassarre, G., … & Van Lanen, H. A. (2022). Streamflow droughts aggravated by human activities despite management. Environmental Research Letters, 17(4), 044059.
  • Kreibich, H., Van Loon, A. F., Schröter, K., Ward, P. J., Mazzoleni, M., Sairam, N., … & Di Baldassarre, G. (2022). The challenge of unprecedented floods and droughts in risk management. Nature, 608(7921), 80-86.
  • de Ruiter, M. C., & Van Loon, A. F. (2022). The challenges of dynamic vulnerability and how to assess it. IScience, 104720.

Student projects

  • Tarun Sadana is investigating the 2022 Groundwater Drought in the Netherlands: “How was the 2022 groundwater drought devepment and recovery in the Netherlands dependent on groundwater conditions, meteorological drivers, management measures and what were its impacts on vegetation?”


PerfectSTORM has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement number ERC-2020-StG 948601


Instituut voor Milieuvraagstukken (IVM) /

Institute for Environmental Studies

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

De Boelelaan 1111, 1081 HV Amsterdam

The Netherlands