Elisabetta Preziosi, Ricercatore

email preziosi AT irsa.cnr.it
Address Via Salaria km 29,300
C.P. 10
00015 Monterotondo St. (RM)
Telephone +39 06 90672778
Fax +39 06 90672787

Research Topics
  • Water rock interaction and natural background levels
  • Effects of the climate changes on the hydrologic cycle
  • Flow modelling in the porous media at the regional scale
  • Sustainable water resources management
  • Water scarcity and drought issues
  • EC Water framework Directive and EC Groundwater Directive implementation
Research activities / Ongoing Projects
  • Responsible for the CNR Research line (MODULO): “Qualitative and quantitative status of groundwater bodies and interaction with surface water bodies” (TA.P04.005.012). Since 2011
  • Responsible for the activity “Support to the identification of methods for the characterization of groundwater bodies for the evaluation of interactions between surface water and groundwater and trends of water bodies” in the research contract between IRSA.CNR and ISPRA (2011-2012)
  • Head of the Unit IRSA-CNR in the research project SECLI: “Drought and Climate Change” (Umbria Region - IRPI.CNR - POR-FESR 2007/2013)
  • Responsible for the activities of Work Package 1 “Methodologies, templates and procedures for the mitigation of accidental pollution events” in the agreement between the National Civil Protection Department and IRSA.CNR, 19.12.2006
  • Responsible in the research project VFN-LAZIO: Evaluation of natural geochemical background values (NBL) in some groundwater bodies of Lazio. Agreement between IRSA.CNR, ENEA and Lazio Region, for the evaluation of NBL in contaminated groundwater bodies
  • Expert in the Working Group C “Groundwater” of the European Commission in the implementation of the Water Framework Directive, for the Ministry of the Environment and Territory. Since 2005
Recent Publications
  • Preziosi E., Petrangeli A.B., Giuliano G (2012) Tailoring groundwater quality monitoring to vulnerability: a GIS procedure for network design. Environ. Monitoring and Assessment. Doi 10.1007/s10661-012-2826-3
  • Romano E, Preziosi E. (2012) Climate evolution analysis in the Tiber Basin (Central Italy) by means of standardized indices of precipitation (1952-2007). International Journal of Climatology. DOI: 10.1002/joc.3549
  • Amalfitano S, Preziosi E, Fazi S., Casella P, Stano F, Ghergo S, Del Bon A, Parrone D, Zoppini A (2011). Flow cytometry as a rapid and multiparametric tool to support the hydrogeochemical assessment of groundwater status. CYTOMETRY. PART A, p. 1036, ISSN: 1552-4922, doi: 10.1002/cyto.a.21155
  • Romano E., Petrangeli A.B., Preziosi E (2011) - Spatial and Time Analysis of Rainfall in the Tiber River Basin (Central Italy) in relation to Discharge Measurements (1920-2010). Procedia Environmental Sciences 7 (2011) 258–263. doi:10.1016/j.proenv.2011.07.045
  • Preziosi E. Giuliano G., Vivona R (2010) Natural background levels and threshold values derivation for naturally As, V and F rich groundwater bodies: a methodological case study in Central Italy. Environmental Earth Science. vol. 61; p. 885-897, ISSN: 1866-6280, doi: 10.1007/s12665-009-0404-y.
  • Romano E., Preziosi E (2010) The Sustainable Pumping Rate concept: Lessons from a Case Study in Central Italy. Ground Water. vol. 48; p. 217-226, ISSN: 0017-467X, doi: 10.1111/j.1745-6584.2009.00628.x
  • Vivona R., Preziosi E., Madè B. & Giuliano G., 2007, Arsenic of natural origin in a volcanic-sedimentary aquifer: a case study in central Italy - Hydrogeology Journal, 15: 1183-1196