Natacha Tofield Pasche

Dr. Natacha Tofield Pasche
Deputy Director
Limnology Center
EPF Lausanne
GR A2 434 (Bâtiment GR) Station 2
CH-1015 Lausanne

Phone: +41 (0) 21 693 59 43
E-mail: natacha.tofield-pasche(at)
URL Institution:
Personal URL: link

Additional functions:
Member of the scientific committee from CIPEL (
Member of the committee from Swiss Hydrological and Limnological Society

Key Publications of Natacha Tofield Pasche (up to ten) :
Pasche N, Hofmann H, Bouffard D, Schubert CJ, Lozovik PA, Sobek S (2019): Implications of river intrusion and convective mixing on the spatial and temporal variability of under-ice CO2. Inland Waters 9 (2): 62-176.

Wüest A, Pasche N, Ibelings B, Sharma S and Filatov NN (2019): Life under ice in Lake Onego (Russia) – an interdisciplinary winter limnology study. Inland Waters 9 (2): 125-129, editorial.

Chmiel HE, Hofmann H, Sobek S, Efremova TA, and Pasche N (2019): Where does the river end? Drivers of spatiotemporal variability in CO2 concentration and flux in the inflow area of a large boreal lake. Limnology and oceanography.

Thomas C, Frossard V, Perga M-E, Tofield-Pasche N, Hilmar Hofmann H, Dubois N, Belkina N, Zobkova M, Robert S, and Lyautey E (2019): Lateral variations and vertical structure of the microbial methane cycle in the sediment of Lake Onego (Russia). Inland Waters 9 (2): 205-226.

Worms IAM, Chmiel HE, Traber J, Tofield-Pasche N and Slaveykova VI (2019): Dissolved organic matter and associated trace metal dynamics from river to lake, under ice-covered and ice-free conditions. Environmental Science & Technology 53 (24): 14134-14143.

Bouffard D, Zdorovennov RE, Zdorovennova GE, Pasche N, Wüest A, and Terzhevik AY (2016): Ice-covered Lake Onega: effects of radiation on convection and internal waves. Hydrobiologia 780: 21-36.

Pasche N, Schmid M, Vazquez F, Schubert CJ, Kessler JD, Pack MA, Reeburgh WS, and Bürgmann H (2011): Methane sources and sinks in Lake Kivu. Journal of Geophysical Research 116: G03006.

Pasche N, Dinkel C, Müller B, Schmid M, Wüest A, and Wehrli B (2009): Physical and biogeochemical limits to internal nutrient loading of meromictic Lake Kivu. Limnology and Oceanography 54: 1863-1873.

Muvundja FA, Pasche N, Bugenyi FWB, Isumbisho M, Müller B, Namugize J-N, Rinta P, Schmid M, Stierli R and Wüest A (2009): Balancing nutrient inputs to Lake Kivu. Journal of Great Lakes Research 35: 406-415.

Sobek S, Durisch-Kaiser E, Zurbrügg R, Wongfun N, Martin Wessels M, Pasche N, and Wehrli B (2009): Organic carbon burial efficiency in lake sediments controlled by oxygen exposure time and sediment source. Limnology and Oceanography 54: 2243-2254.

Expertise of Natacha Tofield Pasche:
Expertise CategorySpecific Expertise
Expert TypeApplied Sciences / Technologies / Engineering
Research Interface / Management
Topic HydrosphereFresh Water Systems / Rivers / Lakes
Topic LithosphereSediments: Formation, Dynamics, Metamorphism
Topic Integrated SystemsCarbon Cycle
Biogeochemical Cycles except Carbon
Nutrient Cycle / Food Chain
Topic Economy/ResourceUseEnergy
Time FrameRecent / Today
MethodsData Collection - Measurement
Data Analysis
Program Coordination / Management
GeoForum Geo-TechnologyHydrogeology

Specialties of Natacha Tofield Pasche:
limnology, nutrient cycling, carbon, novel infrastructure LéXPLORE, coordination of multidisciplinary scientific projects, relations with partners, organisation of complex fieldworks

Last update: 6/8/20
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