In Review

Zappa, G., Bevacqua, E.,  and Shepherd, T. G. (2020). “Communicating potentially large but non-robust changes in multi-model projections of future climate”. In review.



Bevacqua, E.,  Zappa, G.,  and Shepherd, T. G. (2020). “Shorter cyclone clusters modulate changes in European wintertime precipitation extremes”. Environmental Research Letters. DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/abbde7.

Bevacqua, E.,  Vousdoukas, M. I., Zappa, G., Hodges, K., Shepherd, T. G., Maraun, D., Mentaschi, L., and Feyen, L. (2020). “Global projections of compound coastal meteorological extremes”. Accepted for publication in Communications Earth & Environment. Preprint available at, here.

Bevacqua, E.,  Vousdoukas, M. I., Shepherd, T. G., and Vrac, M. (2020). “Brief communication: The role of using precipitation or river discharge data when assessing global coastal compound flooding”. Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 20, 1765–1782, DOI:  10.5194/nhess-20-1765-2020.

Zscheischler, J., Martius, O., Westra, S., Bevacqua, E., Raymond, C., Horton, R., van den Hurk, B., AghaKouchak, A., Jézéquel, A., Mahecha, M. D., Maraun, D., Ramos, A. M., Ridder, N., Thiery, W., Vignotto, E. (2020). “A typology of compound weather and climate events”.  Nature Reviews Earth & Environment. DOI: 10.1038/s43017-020-0060-z.

Jézéquel, A., Bevacqua, E., D’Andrea, F., Thao, S., Vautard, R., Vrac, M., Yiou, P.  “Conditional and residual trends of singular hot days in Europe”(2020). Environmental Research Letters, 15 064018. DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/ab76dd.

Bevacqua, E., Maraun, D., Vousdoukas, M. I., Voukouvalas, E., Vrac, M., Mentaschi, L., and Widmann, M. (2019). “Higher probability of compound flooding from precipitation and storm surge in Europe under anthropogenic climate change”. Science Advances, Vol. 5, no. 9, eaaw5531. DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aaw5531.

Manning, C., Widmann, M., Bevacqua, E., Van Loon, A. F., Maraun, D., and Vrac, M. (2019). “Increased probability of compound long-duration dry and hot events in Europe during summer (1950-2013)”. Environ. Res. Lett. 14 094006. DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/ab23bf.

Manning, C., Widmann, M., Bevacqua, E., Van Loon, A. F., Maraun, D., and Vrac, M. (2018). “Soil moisture drought in Europe: a compound event of precipitation and potential evapotranspiration on multiple timescales”. Journal of Hydrometeorology, 19(8), 1255-1271.  DOI: 10.1175/JHM-D-18-0017.1.

Bevacqua, E., Maraun, D., Haff, I. H., Widmann, M., and Vrac, M. (2017). “Multivariate statistical modelling of compound events via pair-copula constructions: analysis of floods in Ravenna (Italy)”. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 21, 2701-2723. DOI: 10.5194/hess-21-2701-2017.

Alberti, T., Lepreti, F., Vecchio, A., Bevacqua, E., Capparelli, V., and Carbone, V. (2014). “Natural periodicities and Northern Hemisphere–Southern Hemisphere connection of fast temperature changes during the last glacial period: EPICA and NGRIP revisited”. Climate of the Past, 10, 1751-1762. DOI: 10.5194/cp-10-1751-2014.


Software package

Bevacqua, E. (2017). “CDVineCopulaConditional: an R package for conditional sampling from multivariate copula decomposed via C- or D-vines”. R-package. DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.28442.85445.


PhD Thesis

Bevacqua, E. (2018). “Multivariate statistical modelling and analysis of compound events“. PhD thesis, University of Graz, Graz, Austria.