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Claudio Paniconi

Areas of expertise

Hydrogeological modeling

  • Professor



Eau Terre Environnement Research Centre

490 rue de la Couronne Street
Québec, Quebec  G1K 9A9

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Research interests

Professor Paniconi’s work focuses on mathematical modelling and numerical simulation applied to hydrology and hydrogeology.


Gatto, Béatrice, Paniconi, Claudio, Salandin, Paolo et Camporese, Matteo (2021). Numerical dispersion of solute transport in an integrated surface-subsurface hydrological model. Adv. Water Resour., 159: Art. 104060.
DOI: 10.1016/j.advwatres.2021.104060

Gatel, Laura; Lauvernet, Claire; Carluer, Nadia; Weill, Sylvain & Paniconi, Claudio (2020). Sobol global sensitivity analysis of a coupled surface/subsurface water flow and reactive solute transfer model on a real hillslopeWater, 12 (1): Art. 121.
DOI: 10.3390/w12010121

Gumière, Silvio José; Camporese, Matteo; Botto, Anne; Lafond, Jonathan A.; Paniconi, Claudio; Gallichand, Jacques & Rousseau, A. N. (2020). Machine learning vs. physics-based modeling for real-time irrigation managementFont. Water, 2: Art. 8.
DOI: 10.3389/fnwa.2020.00008

Perra, Enrica; Viola, Francesco; Deidda, Roberto; Caracciolo, Domenico; Paniconi, Claudio & Langousis, Andreas (2020). Hydrologic impacts of surface elevation and spatial resolution in statistical correction approaches: Case study of Flumendosa basin, Italy. J. Hydrol. Eng., 25 (9): Art. 5020032.

Camporese, Matteo; Paniconi, Claudio; Putti, Mario & McDonnell, J. J. (2019). Fill and spill hillslope runoff representation with a richards equation-based modelWater Resour. Res., 55 (11): 8445-8462.
DOI: 10.1029/2019WR025726

Gatel, Laura; Lauvernet, Claire; Carluer, Nadia; Weill, Sylvain; Tournebize, Julien & Paniconi, Claudio (2019). Global evaluation and sensitivity analysis of a physically based flow and reactive transport model on a laboratory experimentEnviron. Model. Soft., 113: 73-83.
DOI: 10.1016/j.envsoft.2018.12.006

Perra, Enrica; Piras, Monica; Deidda, Roberto; Mascaro, Giuseppe & Paniconi, Claudio (2019). Investigating parameter transferability across models and events for a semiarid mediterranean catchmentWater, 11 (11): Art. 2261.
DOI: 10.3390/w11112261

Perra, Enrica; Piras, Monica; Deidda, Roberto; Paniconi, Claudio; Mascaro, Giuseppe; Vivoni, Enrique R.; Cau, Pierluigi; Marras, Pier Andrea; Ludwig, Ralf & Meyer, Swen (2018). Multimodel assessment of climate change-induced hydrologic impacts for a Mediterranean catchmentHydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 22 (7): 4125-4143.
DOI: 10.5194/hess-22-4125-2018

Haaken, Klaus; Deidda, Gian Piero; Cassiani, Giorgio; Deiana, Rita; Putti, Mario; Paniconi, Claudio; Scudeler, Carlotta & Kemna, Andreas (2017). Flow dynamics in hyper-saline aquifers: hydro-geophysical monitoring and modelingHydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 21 (3): 1439-1454.
DOI: 10.5194/hess-21-1439-2017

Islam, Mohammad S.; Paniconi, Claudio & Putti, Mario (2017). Numerical tests of the lookup table method in solving richards’equation for infiltration and drainage in heterogeneous soilsHydrology, 4 (3): Art. 33.
DOI: 10.3390/hydrology4030033

Kollet, Stefan; Sulis, Mauro; Maxwell, Reed M.; Paniconi, Claudio; Putti, Mario; Bertoldi, Giacomo; Coon, Ethan T.; Cordano, Emanuele; Endrizzi, Stefano; Kikinzon, Evgeny; Mouche, Emanuel; Mugler, Claude; Park, Young-Jin; Refsgaard, Jens C. & Stisen, Simon (2017). The integrated hydrologic model intercomparison project, IH-MIP2: A second set of benchmark results to diagnose integrated hydrology and feedbacksWater Resour. Res., 53 (1): 867-890.
DOI: 10.1002/2016WR019191

Quillet, Anne; Larocque, Marie; Pellerin, Stéphanie; Cloutier, Vincent; Ferlatte, Miryane; Paniconi, Claudio & Bourgault, Marc-André (2017). The role of hydrogeological setting in two Canadian peatlands investigated through 2D steady-state groundwater flow modellingHydrol. Sci. J., 62 (15): 2541-2557.
DOI: 10.1080/02626667.2017.1391387

Scudeler, Carlotta; Paniconi, Claudio; Pasetto, Damiano & Putti, Mario (2017). Examination of the seepage face boundary condition in subsurface and coupled surface/subsurface hydrological modelsWater Resour. Res., 53 (3): 1799-1819.
DOI: 10.1002/2016WR019277

Filion, Rébecca; Bernier, Monique; Paniconi, Claudio; Chokmani, Karem; Melis, Massimo; Soddu, Antonio; Talazac, Manon & Lafortune, François-Xavier (2016). Remote sensing for mapping soil moisture and drainage potential in semi-arid regions: Applications to the campidano plain of Sardinia, ItalySci. Total Environ., 543 (Part B): 862-876.
DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2015.07.068

Gatel, Laura; Lauvernet, Claire; Carluer, Nadia & Paniconi, Claudio (2016). Effect of surface and subsurface heterogeneity on the hydrological response of a grassed buffer zoneJ. Hydrol., 542: 637-647.
DOI: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2016.09.038

La Jeunesse, Isabelle; Cirelli, Claudia; Aubin, Dabid; Larrue, Corinne; Sellami, Haykel; Afifi, Samir A.; Bellin, Alberto; Benabdallah, Sihem; Bird, David Neil; Deidda, Roberto; Dettori, Marco; Engin, Guleda Onkal; Herrmann, Frank; Ludwig, Ralf; Mabrouk, Badr; Majone, Bruno; Paniconi, Claudio & Soddu, Antonino (2016). Is climate change a threat for water uses in the Mediterranean region? Results from a survey at local scaleSci. Total Environ., 543 (Part B): 981-996.
DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2015.04.062

Larocque, Marie; Ferlatte, Miryane; Pellerin, Stéphanie; Cloutier, Vincent; Munger, Julie L.; Paniconi, Claudio & Quillet, Anne (2016). Chemical and botanical indicators of groundwater inflow to Sphagnum-dominated peatlandsEcol. Indicators, 64: 142-151.
DOI: 10.1016/j.ecolind.2015.12.012

Scudeler, Carlotta; Pangle, Luke A.; Pasetto, Damiano; Niu, Guo-Yue; Volkmann, Till; Paniconi, Claudio; Putti, Mario & Troch, Peter A. A. (2016). Multiresponse modeling of variably saturated flow and isotope tracer transport for a hillslope experiment at the Landscape Evolution ObservatoryHydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 20 (10): 4061-4078.
DOI: 10.5194/hess-20-4061-2016

Scudeler, Carlotta; Putti, Mario & Paniconi, Claudio (2016). Mass-conservative reconstruction of Galerkin velocity fields for transport simulationsAdv. Water Resour., 94: 470-485.
DOI: 10.1016/j.advwatres.2016.06.011

Camporese, M.; Daly, E. & Paniconi, C. (2015). Catchment-scale Richards equation-based modeling of evapotranspiration via boundary condition switching and root water uptake schemesWater Resour. Res., 51 (7): 5756-5771.
DOI: 10.1002/2015WR017139

Chemingui, A.; Sulis, M. & Paniconi, C. (2015). An assessment of recharge estimates from stream and well data and from a coupled surface-water/groundwater model for the des Anglais catchment, Quebec (Canada)Hydrogeol. J., 23 (8): 1731-1743.
DOI: 10.1007/s10040-015-1299-1

Dentoni, M.; Deidda, R.; Paniconi, C.; Qahman, K. & Lecca, G. (2015). A simulation/optimization study to assess seawater intrusion management strategies for the Gaza Strip coastal aquifer (Palestine)Hydrogeol. J., 23 (2): 249-264.
DOI: 10.1007/s10040-014-1214-1

Ferlatte, M.; Quillet, A.; Larocque, M.; Cloutier, V.; Pellerin, S. & Paniconi, C. (2015). Aquifer-peatland connectivity in southern Quebec (Canada)Hydrol. Process., 29 (11): 2600-2612.
DOI: 10.1002/hyp.10390

Fiorentini, M.; Orlandini, S. & Paniconi, C. (2015). Control of coupling mass balance error in a process-based numerical model of surface-subsurface flow interactionWater Resour. Res., 51 (7): 5698-5716.
DOI: 10.1002/2014WR016816

Navarro-Ortega, A.; Acuña, V.; Bellin, A.; Burek, P.; Cassiani, G.; Choukr-Allah, R.; Dolédec, S.; Ferrari, F.; Ginebreda, A.; Grathwohl, P.; Jones, C.; Ker Rault, P.; Kok, K.; Koundouri, P.; Ludwig, R.; Merz, R.; Milacic, R.; Munoz, I.; Nikulin, G.; Paniconi, C.; Paunovic, M.; Petrovic, M.; Sabater, L.; Sabater, S.; Skoulikidis, N.; Slob, A.; Teutsch, G.; Voulvoulis, N. & Barcelo, D. (2015). Managing the effects of multiple stressors on aquatic ecosystems under water scarcity. The GLOBAQUA projectSci. Total Environ., 503-504: 3-9.
DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2014.06.081

Paniconi, C. & Putti, M. (2015). Physically based modeling in catchment hydrology at 50: Survey and outlookWater Resour. Res., 51 (9): 7090-7129.
DOI: 10.1002/2015WR017780

Pasetto, D.; Niu, G. Y.; Pangle, L.; Paniconi, C.; Putti, M. & Troch, P. A. (2015). Impact of sensor failure on the observability of flow dynamics at the Biosphere 2 LEO hillslopesAdv. Water Resour., 86 (Part B): 327-339.
DOI: 10.1016/j.advwatres.2015.04.014