dr hab. inż. Michael Nones

Associate Professor, Hydrology and Hydrodynamics Department

Institute of Geophysics Polish Academy of Sciences
addres: Księcia Janusza 64, 01-452 Warsaw

e-mail: mnones@igf.edu.pl

ResearchGate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Michael_Nones2
ORCID: orcid.org/0000-0003-4395-2637


2009-2011:  Ph.D., School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Padova, Italy.

Title of the thesis ” Aspect of riverine hydro-morpho-biodynamics at watershed scale”

2005-2007: MSc, Faculty of Environmental Engineering, University of Padova, Italy

“Title of the thesis: Sediment balance of the Adige River at watershed scale”

2002-2005: BSc, Faculty of Environmental Engineering, University of Padova, Italy

Title of the thesis: “Analysis and economical-technical comparison of two systems for the re-use of waste water”


October 2018-present: Associate Professor at the Institute of Geophysics, Polish Academy of Sciences

October 2018-January 2019: External lecturer, Brandenburg University of Technology, Cottbus, Germany

May 2018-September 2018: Teaching assistant,  Brandenburg University of Technology, Cottbus, Germany

January 2018-present: External collaborator, start-up ENIHILO, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

July 2016-March 2018: Research Grant, University of Bologna, Italy

April 2014-April 2016: Marie Curie Fellowship at the SME gerstgraser, Cottbus, Germany

February 2012-March 2014: Research Grant, University of Bologna, Italy

February 2008-December 2008: External collaborator, University of Padova, Italy


2017: Smart Rivers UNESCO Alta Scuola Award at the Conference RemTech in Ferrara, Italy, for the work ''Monitoring morphological changes in a restored reach: the Spree River''

2017: MCAA Micro Travel Grant awarded by the Marie Curie Alumni Association


2019-2021: Comparison of satellite imagery and time-lapse photography to track the riverine morphodynamics of the Po River, Italy – ASI, Italian Space Agency

2019-2021: Tracking riverine morphodynamics from satellite imagery: the case of the Po River, Italy 2014-2020 – ESA, European Space Agency

2016-2018: INFRASAFE - Intelligent Monitoring for Safer Infrastructures-POR-FESR 2014-2020. Emilia-Romagna Region, Italy. (Grant researcher)

2012- 2016: Marie Sklodowoska-Curie Fellowship, HYTECH - Hydrodynamic Transport in Ecologically Critical Heterogeneous Interfaces. Marie Curie – European Community's Seventh Framework Program FP7-PEOPLE-2012-ITN, N. 316546 (Grant researcher)

2011-2013: CLARIS LPB. A Europe-South America Network for Climate Change Assessment and Impact Studies in La Plata Basin. European Community's Seventh Framework Program (FP7/2007-2013), Grant Agreement No. 212492 (Grant researcher)

2011-2012: Impact of climate change over the riverine eco-hydro-morphodynamics. Italian-Argentinian collaboration, CUIA Grant (Grant researcher)


Numerical modelling of sediment transport in rivers

Monitoring of fluvial sediment transport with non-invasive techniques

PUBLICATIONS (last 3 years)

  • Nones M. (2020). Remote sensing and GIS techniques to monitor morphological changes along the middle-lower Vistula River, Poland. Int. Journal of River Basin Management, in press. doi: 10.1080/15715124.2020.1742137
  • Maselli V., Normandeau A., Nones M., Tesi T., Langone L., Trincardi F., Bohacs K.M. (2020). Tidal modulation of river-flood deposits: How low can you go? Geology, in press. doi: 10.1130/G47451.1
  • Nones M. (2020). On the main components of landscape evolution modelling of river systems. Acta Geophysica, 68(2), 459-475. doi: 10.1007/s11600-020-00401-8
  • Aleixo R., Guerrero M., Nones M., Ruther N. (2020). Applying ADCPs for Long-Term Monitoring of SSC in Rivers. Water Resources Research, 56(1), e2019WR026087. doi: 10.1029/2019WR026087
  • Nones M., Varrani A., Franzoia M., Di Silvio G. (2019). Assessing quasi-equilibrium conditions of present rivers: a modelling approach. Catena, 181, 104073. doi: 10.1016/j.catena.2019.104073
  • Varrani A., Nones M., Gupana R. (2019). Long-term modelling in river management: application to three case studies. Journal of Hydrology, 574, 1042-1052. doi: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2019.05.012
  • Nones M. (2019). Dealing with sediment transport in flood risk management. Acta Geophysica, 67(2), 677-685. doi: 10.1007/s11600-019-00273-7
  • Nones M. (2019). Numerical Modelling as a Support Tool for River Habitat Studies: An Italian Case Study. Water, 11(3), 482. doi: 10.3390/w11030482
  • Maselli V., Pellegrini C., Del Bianco F., Mercorella A., Nones M., Crose L., Guerrero M., Nittrouer J.A. (2018). River morphodynamic evolution under dam-induced backwater: An example from the Po River (Italy). Journal of Sedimentary Research, 88(10), 1190-1204. doi: 10.2110/jsr.2018.61
  • Pescaroli G., Nones M., Galbusera L., Alexander D. (2018). Understanding and mitigating cascading crises in the global interconnected system. Int. Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, 30(B), 159-163. doi: 10.1016/j.ijdrr.2018.07.004
  • Nones M., Archetti R., Guerrero M. (2018). Time-Lapse Photography of the Edge-of-Water Line Displacements of a Sandbar as a Proxy of Riverine Morphodynamics. Water, 10(5), 617. doi: 10.3390/w1005061