Sara Bonetti
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M.S. in Civil Engineering (summa cum laude), September 2011, University of Padova, Italy

B.S. in Civil Engineering (summa cum laude), September 2009, University of Padova, Italy


  1. Bonetti, S., G. Manoli, J.-C. Domec, M. Putti, M. Marani, and G. G. Katul (2015), The influence of water table depth and the free atmospheric state on convective rainfall predisposition, Water Resour. Res., 51, doi:10.1002/2014WR016431.
  2. Manoli, G., Bonetti, S., Domec, J. C., Putti, M., Katul, G., & Marani, M. (2014). Tree root systems competing for soil moisture in a 3D soil–plant model. Advances in Water Resources66, 32-42.
  3. Manoli, G., Bonetti, S., Scudiero, E., Teatini, P., Binning, P. J., Morari, F., Putti, M. & Marani, M. (2013). Monitoring and modeling farmland productivity along the Venice coastland, Italy. Procedia Environmental Sciences19, 361-368.
Conference Abstracts
  1. Porporato, A., Bonetti, S. and X. Feng (2014). Environmental controls and space-time biodiversity patterns in the Amazon. Abstract PP14A-07, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec. 15-19.
  2. Manoli, G., Bonetti, S., Putti, M., Katul, G. G., & Marani, M. (2013, December). a Three-Dimensional Approach to Modeling Root Water Uptake by Multiple Trees. In AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts (Vol. 1, p. 1228).
  3. Bonetti, S., Manoli, G., Putti, M., Marani, M., & Katul, G. G. (2013, December). a Coupled Soil-Plant Approach to Modeling Convective Rainfall Initiation Induced by Water Table Fluctuation. In AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts (Vol. 1, p. 1076).