"Siempre autónoma. Por mi patria educaré."

​Dr. Lorenzo Borselli.


​Formación Académica.

Licenciatura: en Geología, Universidad de Florencia. 1989

Doctorado: Ciencia de Suelos, Universidad de Florencia, 1998

Links de Intéres:


Página Perosnal

Líneas de Investigación.

Slope stability computation advanced  algorithms and search engines for critical slip surfaces.

Soil and Rocks Mechanics.

Geomaterials modelling for geohazard assessments.

Global optimization algorithms and their application in earth sciences, hydrology and soil/rock Mechanics.

Soil Erosion and soil Hydrology modelling.

Soil conservation technology.

Fuzzy mathematical techniques applied to manage parametric uncertainty in erosion and hydrology modeling, slope stability and slope failure processes.

Soil Erosion by Tillage: modeling and advanced measurement techniques.

Producción Científica.

CABALLERO, L., D. SAROCCHI, E. SOTO, and L. BORSELLI .2014, Rheological changes induced by clast fragmentation in debris flows, Journal of  Geophysical Research , Earth Surf., 119(9): 1800–1817, doi:10.1002/2013JF002942

BRUNETTI M.T., GUZZETTI F., CARDINALI M., FIORUCCI F. , SANTANGELO M., MANCINELLI P., KOMATSU G. , BORSELLI L. 2014. Analysis of a new geomorphological inventory of landslides in Valles Marineris, Mars, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Vol. 405: 156-168, ISSN 0012-821X, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2014.08.025. (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0012821X14005317)

MORENO CHÁVEZ G., SAROCCHI D., ARCESANTANA E., BORSELLI L., RODRÍGUEZ-SEDANO L.A. 2014. Using Kinect to analyze pebble to block-sized clasts in sedimentology. Computers & Geosciences. Vol. 72:18–32. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cageo.2014.07.008

SANTI E.,  TARANTINO C. ,  AMICI V., BACARO G.   BLONDA P. , BORSELLI  L. , ROSSI M. ,  TOZZI S. , TORRI D. 2014, Fine-Scale Spatial Distribution Of Biomass Using Satellite Images. Journal of Ecology and the Natural Environment, Vol.62, Pag.75-86, DOI: 10.5897/JENE2013.0416.

MONTENEGRO RIOS A., SAROCCHI D.,  NAHAMAD-MOLINARI Y., BORSELLI L. 2013. Form From Projected Shadow (FFPS): An algorithm for 3D shape analysis of sedimentary particles. Computers & Geosciences. 60:98–108. DOI:10.1016/j.cageo.2013.07.008.

TORRI D., SANTI E., MARIGNANI M. , ROSSI M., BORSELLI L. , MACCHERINI S. 2013. The recurring cycles of biancana badlands: Erosion, vegetation and human impact. CATENA. 106:22-30. DOI:10.1016/j.catena.2012.07.001.

BORSELLI l. , TORRI D. , POESEN J., IAQUINTA P. 2012. A robust algorithm for estimating soil erodibility in different climates. CATENA  97:85-94 DOI: 10.1016/j.catena.2012.05.012

CABALLERO l. , SAROCCHI D., BORSELLI l. , CARDENAS a.l., 2012. Particle interaction inside debris flow: evidence through experimental data and quantitative clast shape analysis. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research. 231-232:12-23.  DOI: 10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2012.04.007

TORRI D.,  POESEN J., BORSELLI L., BRYAN R., ROSSI M. . 2012. Spatial variation of bed roughness in eroding rills and gullies. CATENA.90:76–86. doi:10.1016/j.catena.2011.10.004

CIAMPALINI R., BILLI P., FERRARI G.,  BORSELLI L., FOLLAIN S. 2012. Soil erosion induced by land use changes as determined by plough marks and field evidence in the Aksum area (Ethiopia). Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 146:197– 208. doi:10.1016/j.agee.2011.11.006

VIGIAK O., BORSELLI L., NEWHAM L.T.H. , McINNES J. ,  ROBERTS A.M. 2012. Comparison of conceptual landscape metrics to define hillslope-scale sediment delivery ratio. Geomorphology. 138: 74–88. DOI:10.1016/j.geomorph.2011.08.026

BORSELLI L.,  CAPRA L., SAROCCHI D., De La CRUZ-REYNA S. 2011. Flank collapse scenarios at Volcán de Colima, Mexico: a relative instability analysis. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research. 208:51–65.  DOI: 10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2011.08.004

SMETS T., BORSELLI L., POESEN J., TORRI D.. 2011 Evaluation of the EUROSEM model for predicting  the effects of  erosion-control blankets on runoff and interrill soil erosion by water. Geotextiles and Geomembranes 29: 285-297. doi:10.1016/j.geotexmem.2011.01.012

BORSELLI  L., TORRI D. 2010. Soil roughness, slope and surface storage relationship for impervious areas. Journal of Hydrology. 393:389–400.doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2010.09.002

NORINI G. , L. CAPRA, L. BORSELLI, F. R. ZUNIGA, L. SOLARI AND D. SAROCCHI. 2010. Large scale landslides triggered by Quaternary tectonics in the Acambay graben, Mexico. Earth Surface Processess and  Landforms. 35:1445-1455. doi: 10.1002/esp.1987

CAPRA, L., BORSELLI, L., VARLEY, N., GAVILANES-RUIZ, J.C, NORINI, G., SAROCCHI, D., CABALLERO, L., CORTES, A. . (2010). Rainfall-triggered lahars at Volcán de Colima, Mexico: Surface hydro-repellency as initiation process Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research . Volume 189(1-2):105-117  doi:10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2009.10.014

SALVADOR SANCHIS M. P. , TORRI D. , BORSELLI L. , BRYAN R. , POESEN J. ,3 YAÑEZ M. S. CREMER C. (2009). Estimating parameters of the channel width–flow discharge relation using rill and gully channel junction data. Earth Surf. Process. Landforms, Vol. 34, 2023–2030 .DOI: 10.1002/esp.1887

BORSELLI L., P. CASSI, D. TORRI. 2008. Prolegomena to Sediment and flows connectivity in the landscape: a GIS and field numerical assessment. CATENA (Elsevier):75(3): 268-277. doi:10.1016/j.catena.2008.07.006

DESCHEEMAEKER K. J. POESEN, L. BORSELLI, J. NYSSEN, D. RAES, M. HAILE, B. MUYS, J. DECKERS. (2008) . Runoff curve numbers for steep hillslopes with natural vegetation in semi-arid tropical highlands, northern Ethiopia. Hydrological processes . 22(20): 4097-4105 DOI: 10.1002/hyp.7011..

CIAMPALINI R., P. BILLI, G. FERRARI and L. BORSELLI. 2008 Plough marks as a tool to assess soil erosion rates: A case study in Axum (Ethiopia). CATENA, 75 (1), p.18-27

SALVADOR SANCHIS M.P. , TORRI D., BORSELLI L., AND POESEN J., 2008. Climate Effects on Soil Erodibility. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, Volume 33(7), p.1082 - 1097

BORSELLI L.,TORRI D. (2007) .A model for reducing soil erosion by tillage. Journal of soil and water Conservation.vol. 62(6): 158A

TORRI D., POESEN J., BORSELLI L., KNAPEN A., 2006. Channel width – flow discharge relationships for rills and gullies. Geomorphology, 76, 273-279.

CABALLERO L., MACIAS J.L., GARCIA-PALOMO A., SAUCEDEO G.R., BORSELLI L. , SAROCCHI D., SANCHEZ J.M. 2006. The september 8-9, 1998 rain triggered flood events at Motozintla, Chiapas, Mexico. Natural Hazards.39(1):103-126..


SAROCCHI,L. BORSELLI, J.L. MACIAS. (2005), Construction de perfiles granulometricos de depositos piroclasticos por metodos opticos. Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Geologicas.22:371-382

CAPRA L. , J. LUGO-HUBP , L. BORSELLI. (2003). “Mass Movements In Tropical Volcanic Terrains: The Case Of Teziutlán (México)”. Engineering Geology, vol. 69 (3-4):359-379

TORRI L., L. BORSELLI (2003). Equation For High Rate Gully Erosion , CATENA, 50:449-467.

TORRI D. , L. BORSELLI (2002) “Clod Movement And Tillage Tool Characteristics For Modelling Tillage Erosion”. Journal of Water and Soil Conservation.57(1):24-28

BORSELLI L. , D. TORRI, J. POESEN, P. SALVADOR SANCHIS (2001). Effect Of Water Quality On Infiltration, Runoff And Interrill Erosion Processes During Simulated Rainfall. Earth Surface Processes And Landforms 26:339-342

BORSELLI L., D. TORRI. (2001) “Measurements Of Soil Traslocation By Tillage Using A Non Invasive Electromangnetic Method”. Journal of Water and Soil Conservation 56(2):106-111

SALLES C., POESEN J., BORELLI L., (1999). Measurement Of Simulated Drop Size Distribution With An Optical Spectro Pluviometer: Sample Size Consideration". Earth Surface Processes And Landforms. 24:545-556.

BORSELLI L: . (1999) Segmentation Of Soil Roughness Profiles. Earth Surface Processes And Landforms. 24:71-90.

TORRI D:, J. POESEN & L. BORSELLI. (1997). Predictability And Uncertainty Of The Soil Erodibility Factor Using A Global Dataset. CATENA (Elsevier), 31:1-22

KOVALIK P., M. BORGHETTI,L. BORSELLI, F.MAGNANI, G. SANESI, R. TOGNETTI (1997). Diurnal water relations of beech( fagus silvatica l.) Trees in the mountains of italy. Agricultural and Forest meteorology. 84:11-23.

BORSELLI L., R. BIANCALANI, S. CARNICELLI , C. GIORDANI , G.A. FERRARI (1996). Effect Of Gypsum On Seedling Emergence In A Kaolinitic Crusting Soil. Soil Technology Vol. 9 , pp 71-81.

BORSELLI L., S. CARNICELLI , G.A. FERRARI , M. PAGLIAI & G.LUCAMANTE (1996). Effect Of Gypsum On Hydrological, Mechanical And Porosity Properties Of A Kaolinitic Crusting Soil. Soil Technology Vol. 9 , pp 39-54. ​

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