Eleonora Cusinato, PhD

Eleonora Cusinato, PhD

Research Interests

  • Large-scale atmospheric forcing and interannual-to-decadal climate variability
  • Extreme weather events

  • Ocean convection events and ocean-atmosphere interaction

Current Projects

  • UDAG: Updating the data basis for adaptation to climate change in Germany

Curriculum Vitae

  • since 10/2023: Postdoctoral Researcher, IMK-TRO, KIT
  • 09/2018 - 05/2023: PhD Student in Science and Management of Climate Change, University Ca' Foscari of Venice (Italy)

  • 05/2022 - 08/2022: Visiting PhD student at Max-Planck Institute for Meteorology, Hamburg

  • 09/2015 - 05/2018: M. Sc Student, Joint International Master Degree in Sustainable Development at University Ca' Foscari of Venice (Italy) and University of Leipzig

  • 09/2011 - 03/2015: B.Sc Student in Environmental Sciences at University Ca' Foscari of Venice (Italy)


Cusinato, E., Rubino, A., & Zanchettin, D. (2021). Winter Euro-Atlantic climate modes: Future scenarios from a CMIP6 multi-model ensemble. Geophysical Research Letters, 48, e2021GL094532. https://doi.org/10.1029/2021GL094532

Cusinato, E., Zanchettin, D., Sannino, G., & Rubino, A. (2018). Mediterranean Thermohaline Response to Large-Scale Winter Atmospheric Forcing in a High-Resolution Ocean Model Simulation. Pure and Applied Geophysics, 175(11), 4083-4110. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00024-018-1859-0


PhD Thesis
Cusinato, E. (2023): Scenarios of future Mediterranean thermohaline response to winter large-scale atmospheric forcing.

Master Thesis
Cusinato, E. (2018): Mediterranean thermohaline response to large-scale atmospheric forcing in a MedMIT12 ocean model simulation.

Bachelor Thesis
Cusinato, E. (2015): Air pollution detection through the analysis of aerosols collected with active (sampler) and passive (plant) systems.