gianmaria sannino

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ENEA Centro Ricerche Casaccia
via Anguillarese 301
I-00123 Roma (RM)

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According on citations (²CIT) of the author's publications present in our data base, gianmaria sannino has
  • h-index = 12
  • total of citations = 343


Since 2005 Gianmaria Sannino is staff scientist at the ENEA. Currently he is working for the Energy and Environment Modeling Technical Unit of ENEA. He has a background in physical oceanography (Degree, Univ. Parthenope of Naples) and marine science (PhD, Univ. Federico II of Naples). His main activities are related to ocean and climate modeling, and more recently wave and tidal potential assessment in the ocean energy context. He was involved in many European and National projects on climate change (PERSEUS, STask leader), oceanography (RITMARE, Action Leader), and ocean energy (MiSE- Ocean Energy, PI). He published more than 30 papers, book chapters, and technical reports.


  • General Circulation of the Mediterranean Sea
  • Strait dynamics, hydraulics and internal waves
  • Climate change at regional scale
  • Development of fully coupled regional climate models
  • Development of regional ocean models
  • Development of regional wave models

selected publications:

  • Protheus Group (2009), An atmosphere-ocean regional climate model for the Mediterranean area: assessment of a present climate simulation. Climate Dynamics, DOI 10.1007/s00382-009-0691-8
  • G. Sannino, Herrmann M., Carillo A., Rupolo V., Ruggiero V., Artale V. Heimbach P. (2009), An eddy-permitting model of the Mediterranean Sea with a two-way grid refinement at the Strait of Gibraltar. Ocean Modelling, Vol 30, 1, 56-72. DOI: 10.1016/j.ocemod.2009.06.002
  • G. Sannino, L. Pratt and A. Carillo (2009), Hydraulic criticality of the exchange flow through the Strait of Gibraltar, J. of Physical Oceanography, Vol 39, 11, 2779-2799. DOI: 10.1175/2009JPO4075.1
  • Garcia-Lafuente, J., A. Sànchez Romàn, G. Dìaz del Rìo, G. Sannino, and J. C. Sànchez Garrido (2007), Recent observations of seasonal variability of the Mediterranean outflow in the Strait of Gibraltar, Journal of Geophysical Research,Vol 112, C10005, doi:10.1029/2006JC003992.
  • Sannino G., A. Carillo, V. Artale (2007), Three-layer view of transports and hydraulics in the Strait of Gibraltar: A three-dimensional model study, Journal of Geophysical Research, 112, C03010, doi:10.1029/2006JC003717, 2007.
  • Sannino G., A. Bargagli and V. Artale (2004), Numerical modeling of the semidiurnal tidal exchange through the Strait of Gibraltar, Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol. 109, C05011, doi:10.1029/2003JC002057.
  • Sannino G., A. Bargagli and V. Artale (2002), Numerical modeling of the mean exchange through the Strait of Gibraltar, Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol. 107, NO. C8, 3094, 10.1029/2001JC000929.
  • Sannino G., V. Artale and P. Lanucara (2001), An hybrid OpenMp/MPI parallelization of the Princenton Ocean Model, Parallel Computing, Advances and current issues, Proceedings of the Internatinal Conference ParCo 2001, Imperial College Press, 222-229, Ed. Jouber, Murli, Peters, Vanneschi.
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