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Giorgia Di Capua

Giorgia Di Capua
PhD student
Contact:
Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)
Telegraphenberg A62 / S06
Phone: +49 (0)331 288 2514
Email: dicapua[at]pik-potsdam.de
Postal Address
P.O. Box 60 12 03
14412 Potsdam


Profile

Projects:

SacreX - Atmospheric circulation and its relation to extreme weather

https://www.pik-potsdam.de/research/earth-system-analysis/projects/project-pages-rd1/sacrex

GOTHAM - Globally Observed Teleconnections and their role and representation in Hierarchies of Atmospheric Models

http://belmont-gotham.org/

PhD dissertation : The Indian Monsoon and its interaction with the mid-latitude circulation


Research Interests

Indian Summer Monsoon

Mid-latitude circulation

Teleconnections

Causal discovery tools

Statistical forecasts

Selected Publications

*** 2019 ***

Di Capua et al. (2019b) "Tropical and mid-latitude teleconnections interacting with the Indian summer monsoon rainfall: A Theory-Guided Causal Effect Network approach", Earth System Dynamics
https://www.earth-syst-dynam.net/11/17/2020/  DOI: https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-11-17-2020

Vellore et al. (2019) "Sub‑synoptic circulation variability in the Himalayan extreme precipitation event during June 2013", Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00703-019-00713-5

Umakanth et al. (2019) "Meridionally Extending Anomalous Wave Train over Asia During Breaks in the Indian Summer Monsoon", Earth System and Environment. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s41748-019-00119-8

Di Capua et al. (2019) "Long-lead statistical forecasts of the Indian Summer Monsoon Rainfall based on causal precursors ", Weather and Forecasting  - American Meteorological Society
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1175/WAF-D-19-0002.1

*** 2018 ***

Coumou et al. 2018 "The influence of Arctic amplification on mid-latitude summer circulation", Nature Communications volume 9, Article number: 2959 (2018)
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-018-05256-8

*** 2016 ***

Di Capua and Coumou 2016  "Changes in meandering of the Northern Hemisphere circulation" Environ. Res. Lett. 11 094028
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/11/9/094028

Github

The code for the Meandering Index as defined in Di Capua and Coumou (2016) is availble on Github.
https://github.com/giorgiadicapua/MeanderingIndex

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