Stuart Lane

Prof. Stuart Lane
Institut des dynamiques de la surface terrestre, IDYST
Université de Lausanne
CH-1015 Lausanne

Phone: +41 (0) 21 692 35 04
Phone2: +41 (0) 21 692 35 30
Fax: +41 (0) 21 692 35 05
E-mail: stuart.lane(at)
URL Institution:
Personal URL: link

Additional functions:
Managing Editor, Earth Surface Processes and Landforms
Managing Editor, WIRES Water
Research Councillor, SNSF Division 4

Key Publications of Stuart Lane (up to ten) :
Gabbud, C. Micheletti, N. and Lane, S.N., 2015. LIDAR measurement of surface melt for a temperate Alpine glacier at the seasonal and hourly scales. Journal of Glaciology, 61, 963-74
Gabbud, C., Robinson, C. and Lane, S.N., 2019. Summer is in winter: disturbance-driven shifts in macroinvertebrate communities following hydroelectric power exploitation. Science of the Total Environment, 650, 2164-80
Gabbud, C., Bakker, M. and Lane, S.N., in press. Causes of the severe loss of macrozoobenthos in Alpine streams subject to repeat hydropower flushing events. Forthcoming in Water Resources Research
Herman, F., Beyssac, O., Brughelli, M., Lane, S.N., Leprince, S., Adatte, T., Lin, J.Y.Y. and Avouac, J.P., 2015. Erosion by an Alpine glacier. Science, 350, 193-5.
Lane, S.N., Borgeaud, L. and Vittoz, P., 2016. Emergent geomorpic-vegetation interactions on a sub-Alpine alluvial fan. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 41, 72-86
Lane, S.N., Bakker, M., Gabbud, C., Micheletti, N. and Saugy, J-N, 2017. Sediment export, transient landscape response and catchment-scale connectivity following rapid climate warming and Alpine glacier recession. Geomorphology, 277, 210-27
Lane, S.N., Bakker, M., Costa, A., Girardclos, S. Loizeau, J-L., Molnar, P., Silva, T., Stutenbecker, L., and Schlunegger, F., 2019. Making stratigraphy in the Anthropocene: climate change impacts and economic conditions controlling the supply of sediment to Lake Geneva. Scientific Reports, 9, Article Number 8904.
Lane, S.N. and Nienow, P.W., 2019. Decadal-scale forcing of Alpine glacial hydrological systems. Water Resources Research, 55, 2478-92
Micheletti, N., Lambiel, C. and Lane, S.N. 2015. Investigating decadal scale geomorphic dynamics in an Alpine mountain setting. Journal of Geophysical Research - Earth Surface, 120, 2155-75
Micheletti, N. and Lane, S.N., 2016. Water yield and sediment export in small, partially glaciated Alpine watersheds in a warming climate. Paper accepted for publication in Water Resources Research, 52, 4924–4943

Expertise of Stuart Lane:
Expertise CategorySpecific Expertise
Expert TypeExpert Type
Scientific / Fundamental Research
Applied Sciences / Technologies / Engineering
ScopeCauses of Change
Topic AtmosphereGlobal Warming
Topic HydrosphereHydrosphere
Fresh Water Systems / Rivers / Lakes
Precipitation / Runoff
Topic CryosphereCryosphere
Snow Cover
Topic Economy/ResourceUseEconomy / Resource Use
Topic SocietySociety
Education / Communication / Participation
Spatial ZonesSpatial Zones
Mountain / Highland
Spatial ScaleSpatial Scale
Local / Community
Time FrameTime Frame
Recent / Today
MethodsData Collection - Measurement
Policy Analysis and Formation
Applied Research / Technology
Integrated Assessment
Collaboration with developing and transition countries ; Capacity Building
PolarHigh Altitude

Specialties of Stuart Lane:
Mathematical modelling and remote sensing of hydrological, geomorphological, ecosystem and water quality processes, especially in mountain regions

Last update: 11/13/19
Source of data: ProClim- Research InfoSystem (1993-2020)

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