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De Filippis Tiziana


•    Born in Manduria (Ta), April 06, 1962.
•    Degree in Agricultural Sciences at the University of Perugia, February 1991.
•    Agricultural engineer qualification test, University of Perugia, April 1991.
•    Qualified senior researcher, September 2011.
•    PhD thesis on “New technologies for environmental sustainability of agriculture:  Smart Vineyard a study case on precision viticulture”. University IUAV of Venice, April 2012.
•    Participation at advanced training courses in National, European and US Scientific Institutions (University of Padova, Commission of the European Communities - European School of Climatology and Natural Hazards; University of Georgia, Griffin, GA, USA; Vespucci Institute on Geographic Information Science, Fiesole, Italy.)
•    Author or co-author of more than 50 publications, including several papers in national and international refereed journals (H-index=2, source Scopus) and numerous contributions to international conferences and workshops.
•    Project manager and co-author of more than 10 CD of customized software GIS, of which one is Open Source, more than 10 WebGis Open Source applications, one WebApp and one Android App for precision viticulture application. Author of software user’s manuals, training manuals and project technical reports.
•    Scientific coordinator and instructor of IBIMET training programmes for WMO Regional Meteorological Training Centre of Region VI in Florence, National Meteorological and Technical Service of Sahelian countries, CSE (Centre de Suivi Ecologique, Dakar-Senegal), World Bank, FAO and EU Summer School COST719.  
•    November 2001 onwards - Permanent researcher at the Institute of Biometeorology of National Research Council, Florence (IT).
•    Since 2010 member of Scientific and Technical Committee of Tuscany Region La.M.M.A Consortium (LAboratory for Monitoring and Environmental Modelling for the sustainable development).

•    2011 - 2010 – Scientific and technical coordinator of the Italian research project: “Study on meteorological hazard at national scale”. Project manager of an Information System for meteorological hazard.  Project funded by ANIA “Associazione Nazionale fra le Imprese Assicuratrici”.
•    2011 - 2010 - Scientific and technical coordinator of the Italian research project: AR.DI.TO (ARchivi DIgitali TOpografici per la mobilità sostenibile); Project funded by Tuscany Region.
•    2010 - 2008 - Partner of MACGEO Project (modellazione MAtematica di sistemi geotermici per la definizione di strumenti di decisione da utilizzarsi nelle procedure di Controllo di concessioni GEOtermiche), and coordinator of WP6 “GEODB e GUI”. Project funded by Tuscany Region.
•    2009 - 2007 - Project manager for the development of a geodatabase, a Geoportal and a WebGIS application as part of “Tuscania Consortium precision viticulture Research Project.
•    2007 - 2005 - Scientific and technical coordinator of customized GIS developments, user-friendly GIS software and WebGIS applications for monitoring agricultural season to support the meteorological and national early warning services for food security in sub-Saharan countries. WMO/Italian Cooperation Project: “Suivi della Vulnérabilité au Sahel”. http://www.case.ibimet.cnr.it/SVS/.
•    2006 - 2001 - COST – (European Cooperation in the field of Scientific and Technical research).  National delegate of EU COST Action 719 “GIS applications in meteorology and climatology”. Scientific coordinator and organizer of COST 719 Summer School, Florence, 26-30 September 2005.
•    2005 - 2004 – Coordinator of the development of a Geographic Information System for Ivory Coast agro-ecological classification. Project funded by FAO-UN.
•    2004 - 2002 - Coordinator of Italian research project “Identification of meteorological and flood risk areas at national scale and development of a Geographic Information System for the meteorological hazard”. Project funded by Generali Assurance Group.
•    2001 - 1995 - World Meteorological Organisation (U.N.) GIS expert in support of CILSS (Permanent Interstate Committee for Drought Control in the Sahel) countries (Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Senegal, Chad). From July 1995 to July 1998  - WMO consultant at AGRHYMET Regional Centre in Niamey (Niger), where she developed a GIS based Land System Analysis and Circumstantial System Analysis for the assessment of agricultural and pastoral risk zones of the sub-Saharan region in the framework of Famine Early Warning System.
•    1998 – Technical Coordinator of SRPT Project (Strengthening Regional Planning of Tigray, Ethiopia). Funded by MAE-DGCS Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs-General Directorate for Development Co-operation.
•    1995 – 1994 - Researcher at the Ce.S.I.A.- Accademia dei Georgofili of Florence in the framework of European projects Environment II "Integrated assessment of environmental degradation connected with forest fire in European areas" and Environment MEDALUS II.
•    1994 - 1991 - CNR research grant in the framework of R.A.I.S.A. (Ricerche Avanzate per Innovazioni nel Sistema Agricolo) project, at IBIMET (former IATA-CNR). Participation in national and international projects, collaborating with other European teams in use of Geographic Information System for modelling hydrological aspects of land degradation at basin and regional scale.
•    1991 Consultant at Ce.S.I.A. - Accademia dei Georgofili of Florence for processing a land use map using Landsat TM images. Participant in UE- EPOCH/RIVET project, European Programme on Climatology and Natural Hazard.

Selected publications:
1.    De Filippis T., L. Rocchi, E. Fiorillo , L. Genesio. 2012
Quando il vigneto è SMART: SmartVineyard un sistema WebGIS OpenSource per la viticoltura di precisione. VQ Vite, Vino & Qualità 1- pp.34-36. Febbraio 2012.
2.    Fiorillo E., A. Crisci, T. De Filippis, S. F. Di Gennaro, S. Di Blasi, A. Matese, J. Primicerio, F. P. Vaccari and L. Genesio. 2012
Airborne high-resolution images for grape classification:changes in correlation  between technological and late maturity in a Sangiovese vineyard in Central Italy. Australian Journal of Grape and Wine Research. doi: 10.111/j.1755-0238.2011.00174.x
3.    Corongiu M., T. De Filippis, L. Rocchi, G. Carrai. 2011
La rappresentazione cartografica derivata dal Database Topografico
Atti 15a Conferenza Nazionale ASITA. 15-18 novembre 2011, Reggia di Colorno (Parma).
4.   De Filippis T., L. Di Prinzio, P. Minguzzi, S. Chiarato. 2010
Tecnologie e reti di conoscenza per un’agricoltura sostenibile. Territorio, n.52, FrancoAngeli, Milano, pp.60-63.
5.    Bottai L., T. De Filippis, R. Mari, L. Rocchi. 2010
Servizi WebGis per lo sviluppo sostenibile: la condivisione dell’informazione meteorologica ed ambientale in Toscana.Atti 14a Conferenza Nazionale ASITA. 9-12 novembre 2010, Brescia.
6.    Corongiu M., T. De Filippis, P.L. Fantozzi, A. Pirro, M.F. Bastone. 2010
La derivazione del DB25 dell’IGM dal DB Topografico di Regione Toscana. Atti 14a Conferenza Nazionale ASITA. 9-12 novembre 2010, Brescia.
7.    De Filippis T., L. Rocchi, E. Fiorillo , L. Genesio. 2010
A WebGis application for Precision Viticulture: from research to operative practices.
WebMGS 2010, 1st International Workshop on Pervasive Web Mapping, Geoprocessing and Services. August 26-27 – Como, Italy.  Proceedings WebMGS 2010.
8.    De Filippis T., L. Rocchi, E. Fiorillo, L. Genesio, A. Matese, F. Di Gennaro, F.P. Vaccari. 2010. Nuove tecnologie dell'informazione a supporto della viticoltura di precisione: il geoportale del Consorzio Tuscania. Atti III Convegno Nazionale di Viticoltura, 5-9 Luglio,  S. Michele all’Adige  (TN).
9.    Corongiu M., T. De Filippis, L. Rocchi, L. Bottai. 2010
Standard implementation of object-relational topographic databases with 3d complex model
INSPIRE Conference 2010. 22-25 June Krakow, Poland. Poster
10.    Bottai L., M. Corongiu, T. De Filippis, L. Rocchi. 2009
La ricerca tra innovazione tecnologica e standard geografici per il settore dell’ infomobilità.
Atti 13a Conferenza Nazionale ASITA. 1-4 dicembre 2009, Bari.
11.    Fiorillo E., L. Genesio, F. Maselli, T. De Filippis, B. Gioli, P.Toscano. 2009
Mapping the spatial variability of vineyard canopy using high-resolution airborne multispectral images. Proceeding  of 16th International GiESCO Symposium. July 12-15, 2009 University of California, Davis, pp 19-24.
12.    De Filippis T., E. Fiorillo, L. Genesio, L. Rocchi, F. Straccali. 2008
Geodata and WebGIS applications for vineyard precision farming in Tuscany.
Atti del Terzo Simposi Internazionale del Sangiovese. Firenze 3-5 dicembre 2008.
13.    De Filippis, T., Rocchi, P., Canessa, L., Vignaroli,  B., Di Vecchia, A., 2007.
Un géoportail base sur les technologies SIG  en support a l’analyse de la sécurité alimentaire et l’évaluation de la vulnérabilité en Afrique sub-saharienne. Actes de la Conférence AFRICAGIS 2007- Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.
14.    De Filippis, T., Rocchi, L., Vignaroli, P., Canessa, B., Di Vecchia, A., Maracchi, G. 2007.
Sviluppo di tecnologie WebGIS Open Source per il monitoraggio dell’impatto dei cambiamenti climatici nell’Africa sub-sahariana. Clima e cambiamenti climatici: le attività di ricerca del CNR. 413-416. Ed. Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche – Roma.
15.    Bacci, M., De Filippis, T., Di Vecchia, A., Vignaroli, P., Tarchiani, V., Maracchi, G. 2007.
La costituzione di una banca dati agrometeorologica e socio-economica per l’analisi dei cambiamenti climatici nella regione saheliana. Clima e cambiamenti climatici: le attività di ricerca del CNR. 823-826. Ed. Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche – Roma.
16.    De Filippis T., Di Vecchia A., Maracchi G., and Sorani F. 2006.
Training programme for the dissemination of climatological and meteorological applications using GIS technology. Advances in Geosciences, 8, 19–25, 2006.
17.    Bacci, M., De Filippis, T., Di Vecchia, A., Djaby, B., Incerti, F., Labo, M., Rocchi, L., Straccali, F., Vignaroli P. 2005.
The vulnerability assessment for food crisis management in the Sahel region. Proceeding of First International Symposium On Geo-Information For Disaster Management, Delft (NL) March 21-23.  819-827.
18.   De Filippis, T., Ortolani, A.; Melani, S., Antonini, A., Orlandi, A. 2005.
GIS applications for rainfall estimation. European Geosciences Union, General Assembly 2005, EGU05-A-09686
19.    De Filippis , T. , Dyras , I., Bottai , L., Rocchi, L. 2005.
Potentialities of webmapping for meteorological applications. European Geosciences Union, General Assembly 2005, EGU05-A-10900
20.    De Filippis, T., Di Vecchia, A., Vignaroli, P., Bacci, M., Rocchi, L., 2004.
Strumenti di analisi di immagini da satellite per i paesi in via di sviluppo. Conferenza Italiana Utenti ESRI - Roma, 22 Aprile.
21.    De Filippis, T., Todini. F., De Chiara, G., Martina, M., Todini, E., 2004.
Stima della pericolosita’ alluvionale per unita’ comunali italiane. Conferenza Italiana Utenti ESRI - Roma, 22 Aprile.
22.    Todini, F., De Filippis, T., De Chiara, G., Maracchi, G., Martina, M.L.,Todini, E,. 2004.
Using a GIS approach to asses flood hazard at national scale. European Geosciences Union - Nice, France, 25 - 30 April.
23.   De Filippis T., A. Di Vecchia, B. Djaby,  B. Koné, P. Vignaroli,  2001.
The estimation of the herbaceous biomass in the sahelian pastoral zones using a Geographic Information System. Accepted to the 21st EARSeL Symposium and Workshop, 14 – 18 May 2001.
24.    De Filippis T., A. Di Vecchia, L. Rocchi , P.Vignaroli, 2001.
Uno strumento d’analisi  di immagini da satellite per il monitoraggio della campagna agricola in paesi in via di sviluppo. IV Conferenza Italiana Utenti ESRI. Roma 4-5 Aprile 2001.
25.    De Filippis T., B. Djaby, A. Di Vecchia, V. Tarchiani (2000)
Identification of risk zones for rain crop production in sahelian countries using METEOSAT images. The 2000 EUMETSAT Meteorological Satellite Data User’ Conference. Bologna, Italy 29 May 2 Juin,  pp.489-496.
26.    Cuccillato E., T. De Filippis, A. Di Vecchia, G. Maracchi (2000)
Uso di immagini NOAA-NDVI per la stima della biomassa legnosa nella regione saheliana.
4a Conferenza Nazionale ASITA - Genova, Italy 3-6 Ottobre..
27.    Djaby B., T. De Filippis, B. Koné, P. Vignaroli, G. Maracchi, A. Di Vecchia (1998) The estimation of the herbaceous biomass in the sahelian pastoral zones using a GIS. 13th ESRI-European User Conference. Firenze 2-10 Ottobre 1998. Proceedings on CD_ROM.
28.    Djaby B., T. De Filippis, B. Koné, P. Vignaroli, G. Maracchi, A. Di Vecchia (1997) Intégration des données dans un système d'information géographique pour l'Alerte Précoce agrométéorologique. AFRICAGIS ’97. 7- 17 July 1997, Gaborone, Botswana.
29.    Maselli F., C. Conese, T. De Filippis, M. Romani (1995)
Integration of Auxiliary Data into an Advanced Maximum Likelihood Classifier with Non-parametric Priors. ISPRS Journal of Phot. Engineering and Remote Sensing, 50(2):2-11.1995 Ed. Elsevier Science.
30.    Maselli F., C. Conese, T. De Filippis, S. Norcini (1995)
Estimation of forest parameters through fuzzy classification of TM data. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, Vol.33 No.1 January 1995.