Horacio Toniolo

Horacio Toniolo

Education

  • 1991, B.S. Water Resources Engineering, Universidad Nacional del Litoral, Argentina.
  • 1999, M.S. Water Resources Engineering, Universidad Nacional del Litoral, Argentina.
  • 2002, Ph.D. Civil Engineering (Water Resources), University of Minnesota, Minnesota.

Courses Taught

Undergraduate Level:

Graduate Level:

  • CE661 Water Resources Engineering
  • CE693 Sediment transport

Research Interests

  • Turbidity currents (63.6 meg MPEG movie)
  • Reservoir sedimentation
  • Sediment transport in rivers
  • River morphology
  • Debris flows
  • Hydrology and hydraulics in cold regions
  • Water use in cold environments

Publications

Articles

  • Toniolo, H. Hydrokinetic assessment of the Kvichak River near Igiugig, Alaska, unisg a two-dimensional hydrodymanic model. Energy and Power Engineering, Vol. 4 (2012), 422-431, doi:10.4236/epe.2012.46056
  • Walsh, C., Fochesatto, J. and Toniolo, H. The importance of flow and turbulence characteristics for hydrokinetic energy development on the Tanana river at Nenana, Alaska. Journal of Power and Energy, Vol. 226 Issue A2 (2012), 283 - 299.
  • Duvoy, P. and Toniolo, H. HYDROKAL: A module for in-stream resource assessment. Computers & Geosciences, 39 (2012), 171- 181.
  • Johnson, J., Toniolo, H. and Seitz, A. Hydrokinetics: the Alaskan way. International Water Power & Dam Construction, July issue (2011), 38 - 41.
  • Toniolo, H., Duvoy, P., Vanlesberg, S. and Johnson, J. Modeling and field measurements in support of the hydrokintecis resource assessment for the Tanana river at Nenana, Alaska. Journal of Power and Energy, Vol. 224 Issue A8 (2010), 1127 - 1140.
  • Toniolo, H., Derry, J., Irving, K. and Schnabel, W. Hydraulic and sedimentological characterization of a reach on the Anaktuvuk River, Alaska. Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, Vol. 136, No 11 (2010), 935 - 939.
  • Rowland, J., Jones, C., Altmann, G., Bryan, R., Crosby, B., Geernaert, G, Hinzman, L, Kane, D., Lawrence, D., Mancino, A., Marsh, P., McNamara, J., Romanosky, V., Toniolo, H., Travis, B., Trochim, E, and Wilson, C. Arctic landscapes in transition: Responses to thawing permafrost.EOS, Vol. 91, No 26, (2010) 229 - 230.
  • Toniolo, H. Numerical simulation of sedimentation processes in reservoirs as a function of outlet location.International Journal of Sediment Research, Vol. 24, No 3, (2009) 339 - 351.
  • Toniolo, H., Kodial, P., Hinzman, L.D. and Yoshikawa, K. Spatio-temporal evolution of a thermokarst in Interior Alaska. Cold Regions Science and Technology. Vol. 56, No 1. (2009) 39 - 49.
  • White, D.M., Prokein, P., Chambers, M.K., Lilly, M.R. and Toniolo, H. Use of synthetic aperture radar for selecting Alaskan lakes for winter water use. Journal of the American Water Resources Association, Vol. 44, No 2, (2008) 276 -284.
  • Toniolo, H. and Cantelli, A. Experiments on upstream migrating submarine knickpoints. Journal of Sedimentary Research, Vol. 77, (2007) 772-783.
  • Toniolo, H., Parker, G. and Voller V. Role of ponded turbidity currents in reservoir trap efficiency. Journal of Hydraulic Engineering Vol. 133, No.6, (2007) 579-595.
  • Parker, G. and Toniolo, H. Note on the analysis of plunging of density flows. Journal of Hydraulic Engineering Vol. 133, No.6, (2007) 690-694.
  • Toniolo, H. and Trento, A. Discussion of Numerical simulation of sediment release from reservoirs by Khosrownejad a. and Neishabori A. International Journal of Sediment Research, Vol. 22, No1,(2007) 80-86.
  • Lamb, M., Toniolo, H. and Parker, G. Trapping of sustained turbidity currents by intraslope minibasins. Sedimentology 53, (2006) 147 -160.
  • Toniolo, H., Lamb, M. and Parker, G. Depositional turbidity currents in diapiric minibasins on the continental slope: Formulation and theory. Journal of Sedimentary Research 76, (2006) 783 - 797.
  • Toniolo, H., Parker, G., Voller, V. and Beaubouef, R. Depositional turbidity currents in diapiric minibasins on the continental slope: Experiments - numerical simulation and upscaling. Journal of Sedimentary Research 76, (2006) 798 - 818.
  • Toniolo, H. and Kodial, P. Role of ice jams in transverse rib formation. World Journal of Engineering 2, No 4, (2005) 76 - 82.
  • Amsler, M., Ramonell, C. and Toniolo, H. Morphologic changes in the Parana River channel (Argentina) in the light of the climate variability during the 20 th century. Geomorphology 70, (2005) 257 - 278.
  • Toniolo, H. and Schultz, J. Experiments on sediment trap efficiency in reservoirs. Lakes and Reservoirs: Research and Management 10, (2005) 13 - 24.
  • Toniolo, H., Harff, P., Marr, J., Paola, C. and Parker, G. Experiments on reworking by successive unconfined subaqueous and subaerial muddy debris flows. Journal of Hydraulic Engineering Vol. 130, No 1, (2004) 48 - 58.
  • Ramonell, C., Amsler, M. and Toniolo, H. Shifting modes of the Parana¡ River thalweg in its middle/lower reach. Zeitschrift fur Geomorphologie , Suppl.- Bd. 129, (2002) 129 - 142.
  • Toniolo, H. and Vanlesberg, S. Calculation of sampling size in a water velocity profile. Journal of Argentinean Society of Statistics , Vol. 4, N° 1 / 2, (2000) 137- 147.
  • Vanlesberg, S., Toniolo, H. and Silber, M. Calculation of sampling size in a water velocity profile. Curiham Books , Vol. 6, 2 nd Semester (2000) 134 - 147.

Chapter in Book

  • Ramonell, C., Amsler, M. and Toniolo, H. Chapter 4: Geomorphology of the main branch, in The Parana¡ River in its middle reach. Paoli, C. and Schreider, M., eds. Universidad Nacional del Litoral, 2000.

Congress and Conference Papers

  • Toniolo, H., Kodial, K., Hinzman, L. and Yoshikawa, K. Climate change and its effects in Interior Alaska, USA. Proceedings of XXII Latin-American Congress of Hydraulics; Latin-American Region of the IAHR. Guyana city, Venezuela, (2006)
  • Toniolo, H. and Kodial, P. Suspended sediment load variation in a sub-arctic watershed in Interior Alaska. 4th IAHR Symposium on River, Coastal and Estuarine Morphodynamics, Urbana , IL . 2005.
  • Kodial, P., Toniolo, H., Hinzman, L. and Yoshikawa, K. Thermokarst evolution in sub-arctic Alaska : A study case. ASCE Water Resources Congress. Anchorage , AK . 2005.
  • Toniolo, H. Reservoir Sedimentation: Experiments and numerical simulation. CONAGUA2005. XX National Water Congress and III Symposium on Water Resources of the Southern Cone. Mendoza , Argentina . 2005.
  • Toniolo, H., Kodial, P., Bolton, W., Hinzman, L. and Yoshikawa, K. Effects of climatic change in a sub-arctic watershed in Alaska , US. CONAGUA2005. XX National Water Congress and III Symposium on Water Resources of the Southern Cone. Mendoza , Argentina . 2005.
  • Hinzman, L., Toniolo, H., Yoshikawa, K. and Jones, J. Thermokarst development in a changing climate. ACIA International Symposium on Climate Change in the Arctic . Reykjavik , Iceland . 2004
  • Toniolo, H. and Parker, G. 1D Numerical modeling of reservoir sedimentation. 3 rd IAHR Symposium on River, Coastal and Estuarine Morphodynamics. Barcelona , Spain . 2003
  • Toniolo, H. and Parker, G. Depositional turbidity currents in diapiric minibasins on the continental slope: Theory, experiments and numerical simulation. American Association of Petroleum Geologists Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City , UT. 2003.
  • Toniolo, H., Amsler, M. and Ramonell,C. Prediction of the thalweg aspect ratio at a large alluvial river: the Parana¡ River (Argentina). Proceedings of the XXVIII IAHR Biennial Congress. Graz , Austria . 1999.
  • Tevez, A., Mattar, M., Toniolo, H., Fernández, R. and López, F. Mean flow and turbulence structure over dunes with superimposed smaller bedforms. Proceedings of the XXVIII IAHR Biennial Congress. Graz , Austria . 1999.
  • Toniolo, H., Amsler, M. and Ramonell, C. Morphologic and hydraulic characteristics of the thalweg of the Parana¡ River (Argentina). Annals of XVIII Latin-American Congress of Hydraulics; Latin-American Region of the IAHR. Oaxaca , Mexico . 1998.
  • Toniolo, H. and Vanlesberg, S. Statistical methods applied in the laboratory test planning. Annals of VII Latin-American Congress of Probabilities and Statistics; XXVI Argentinean Congress of Statistics. Cordoba , Argentina . 1998.
  • Amsler, M., Toniolo, H. and Ramonell, C. Morphologic evolution of the Parana¡ River : Methodological criteria used in the dimension of the extension of protective covering of the subfluvial Tunnel Hernandarias. Annals of the XVII Water National Congress, II Symposium of Water Resources of the South Cone. Santa Fe , Argentina . 1998.
  • Amsler, M., Toniolo, H. and Ramonell, C. Investigation of the wanderings of the Parana¡ River thalweg. Annals from the Regional Workshop on Basic and Applied Topics of the Fluvial Hydraulics. Santa Fe , Argentina . 1998.
  • Ramonell, C., Toniolo, H. and Amsler, M. Metamorphosis of the Quinto River in San Luis (Argentina). Annals from the Regional Workshop on Basic and Applied Topics of the Fluvial Hydraulics. Santa Fe , Argentina . 1998.
  • Toniolo, H., Pujol, A. and Schreider, M. Pitot-tube-transducer of differential pressures: A successful combination. Annals of XVII Latin-American Congress of Hydraulics, Latin-American Region of the IAHR. Guayaquil , Ecuador . 1996.
  • Pujol, A., Amsler, M.L., Schreider, M., Trento , A., Toniolo, H. and Gaudin, H.E. Experimental studies of the flow over rigid dunes with small superimposed dunes. Annals of XVI Latin-American Congress of Hydraulics, Latin-American Region of the IAHR. Santiago de Chile , Chile . 1994.