Earth Sciences Division (ESD) Department of Energy (DOE) Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL)

Earth Sciences Division Staff: Daniele Rosa

Daniele Rosa

Daniele Rosa

Project Scientist

Climate Sciences Department



Phone: 510-486-6566

Fax: 510-486-5686




Biographical Summary

Daniele Rosa is a project scientist working in the Climate Science Department. He is interested in modeling and understanding atmospheric processes that determine precipitation variability and its impacts. He uses multiscale numerical models for the global climate.


2014: PhD Earth & Planetary Science, Univ. of California, Berkeley, CA, USA.
2008: MS Environmental System Mathematical Modeling, Humboldt State Univ., Arcata, CA, USA.
2001: MS Physics, Univ. of Pavia, Italy. Theoretical physics – Econophysics.
1994: Electrical Engineering Technician diploma.

Professional Experience

2008-2014: Graduate student researcher and instructor at Univ. of California, Berkeley, CA, USA.

2006-2008: Lecturer at Humboldt State Univ., CA, USA. Mathematics.

2002-2005: Consultant at Accenture on Italian and international projects for banks and telecom corporations.


  • D. Rosa, and W. D. Collins (2013), A case study of sub-daily simulated and observed continental convective precipitation: CMIP5 and multiscale global climate models comparison. Geophys. Res. Lett. doi:10.1002/2013GL057987.
  • Hsieh, W.-C., D. Rosa, and W. D. Collins (2013), Global dust simulations in the multiscale modeling framework, J. Adv. Model. Earth Syst., doi:10.1029/2012MS000150.
  • D. Rosa, J. F. Lamarque, W. D. Collins (2012), Global transport of passive tracers in conventional and superparameterized
    climate models: Evaluation of multi-scale methods, J. Adv. Model. Earth Syst., 4, M10003, doi:10.1029/2012MS000206.
  • F. Li, D. Rosa, W. D. Collins, and M. F. Wehner (2012), "Super-parameterization": A better way to simulate regional extreme
    precipitation?, J. Adv. Model. Earth Syst., 4, M04002, doi:10.1029/2011MS000106.
  • Rosa, D. (2008), Implementing a Dynamic Allocation Scheme for the Lund-Potsdam-Jena Global Vegetation Model (MS thesis).
  • Rosa, D. (2001), Diffusion processes and their application in the financial markets (MS thesis, document in Italian).