SaferPlaces aims to bring knowledge from the scientific world to everyone. The technology behind our platform is based on scientifically-proven hazard and damage models.

If you would like to know more, here is a comprehensive list of all our publications:

  • Connected urban green spaces for pluvial flood risk reduction in the Metropolitan area of Milan
    Staccione, A., Essenfelder, A. H., Bagli, S., Mysiak, J.,
    Sustainable Cities and Society, 2024,
  • Probabilistic Assessment of Pluvial Flood Risk across 20 European Cities: A Demonstrator of the Copernicus Disaster Risk Reduction Service for Pluvial Flood Risk in Urban Areas
    Essenfelder, A. H., Bagli, S., Mysiak, J., Pal, J. S., Mercogliano, P., Reder, A., Rianna, G., Mazzoli, P., Broccoli, D., Luzzi, V.
    Water Economics and Policy (Vol. 08, No. 03, 2240007) 2022, 
  • Pluvial flooding: High-resolution stochastic hazard mapping in urban areas by using fast-processing DEM-based algorithms
    Mediero, L., Soriano, E., Oria, P., …Santillán, D., Schröter, K.
    Journal of Hydrology, 2022, 608, 127649,
  • Cost-benefit analysis of coastal flood defence measures in the North Adriatic Sea
    Amadio, M., Essenfelder, A.H., Bagli, S., …Mysiak, J., Roberts, S.
    Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 2022,
     22(1), pp. 265–286,
  • Natural water retention ponds for water management in agriculture: A potential scenario in Northern Italy
    Staccione, A., Broccoli, D., Mazzoli, P., Bagli, S., Mysiak, J.
    Journal of Environmental Management, 2021, 292, 112849,
  • Are OpenStreetMap building data useful for flood vulnerability modelling?
    Cerri, M., Steinhausen, M., Kreibich, H., Schröter, K.,
    Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, Volume 21, issue 2, 643–662, 2021, 
  • Assessing Direct Flood Damages Using Open Data in Diverse Urban Environments
    Paprotny, D., Schröter, K., Bagli, S., Castellarin, A., Essenfelder, A.H., Mazzoli, P.,Mediero, L., Morales-Nápoles, O., Mysiak, J., Kreibich, H.
    Science and Practice for an Uncertain Future, 2021, Online: Budapest University of Technology and Economics, 
  • Discharge-damage curve and EAD estimates in the Pamplona metropolitan area (Spain) by using insurance data
    Mediero, L., Garrote, L., Santillán, D., Cueto-Felgueroso, L., Soriano, E.
    Science and Practice for an Uncertain Future, 2021, Online: Budapest University of Technology and Economics, 
  • Predictive Modeling of Envelope Flood Extents Using Geomorphic and Climatic-Hydrologic Catchment Characteristics
    Tavares da Costa, R., Zanardo, S., Bagli, S., …Samela, C., Castellarin, A.
    Water Resources Research, 2020, 56(9), e2019WR026453, 
  • Safer_RAIN: A DEM-based hierarchical filling-&-spilling algorithm for pluvial flood hazard assessment and mapping across large urban areas
    Samela, C., Persiano, S., Bagli, S., …Mysiak, J., Castellarin, A.
    Water (Switzerland), 2020, 12(6), 1514, 
  • Changes in seasonality and magnitude of sub-daily rainfall extremes in Emilia-Romagna (Italy) and potential influence on regional rainfall frequency estimation
    Persiano S., et al.
    Journal of Hydrology: Regional Studies, 32, 100751, 2020, 
  • Estimating exposure of residential assets to natural hazards in Europe using open data
    Paprotny D., et al.
    Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 20, 323–343, 2020, 
  • Exposure and vulnerability estimation for modelling flood losses to commercial assets in Europe
    Paprotny D., et al.
    Science of the Total Environment, Vol. 737, 2020, 140011, 
  • BANSHEE–A MATLAB toolbox for Non-Parametric Bayesian Networks
    Paprotny D., et al.
    SoftwareX, Volume 12, July–December 2020, 
  • A probabilistic approach to estimating residential losses from different flood types
    Paprotny D., et al.
    Natural Hazards, 2020, 
  • A web application for hydrogeomorphic flood hazard mapping
    Tavares da Costa, R., Manfreda, S., Luzzi, V., …Castellarin, A., Bagli, S.
    Environmental Modelling and Software, 2019, Volume 118, pp. 172–186, 
  • Limitations posed by free DEMs in watershed studies: The case of river Tanaro in Italy
    Tavares da Costa, R., Mazzoli, P., Bagli, S.
    Frontiers in Earth Science, 2019, 7, 141,