Yves Bühler

Dr. Yves Bühler
scientific staff member
Snow Avalanches and Prevention
Institut für Schnee- und Lawinenforschung, SLF
Flüelastrasse 11
CH-7260 Davos Dorf

Phone: +41 (0)81 417 01 63
Phone2: +41 (0) 81 417 01 11
Fax: +41 (0) 81 417 01 10
E-mail: buehler(at)slf.ch
URL Institution: www.slf.ch/

Additional functions:
member IDA Fern
member SGPF
member FAN
member EGU

Key Publications of Yves Bühler (up to ten) :
Bühler, Y., E. D. Hafner, B. Zweifel, M. Zesiger, and H. Heisig 2019: Where are the avalanches? Rapid mapping of a large snow avalanche period with optical satellites, The Cryosphere (accepted), 1-21, doi:10.5194/tc-2019-119.

Bühler, Y., D. von Rickenbach, A. Stoffel, S. Margreth, L. Stoffel, and M. Christen 2018: Automated snow avalanche release area delineation – validation of existing algorithms and proposition of a new object-based approach for large-scale hazard indication mapping, Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 18(12), 3235-3251, doi:10.5194/nhess-18-3235-2018.

Bühler, Y., Adams, M.S., Stoffel, A. and Boesch, R., 2017: Photogrammetric reconstruction of homogenous snow surfaces in alpine terrain applying near-infrared UAS imagery. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 8-10: 3135-3158.

Bühler, Y., M. S. Adams, R. Bösch, and A. Stoffel, 2016: Mapping snow depth in alpine terrain with unmanned aerial systems (UASs): potential and limitations, The Cryosphere, 10(3), 1075-1088, doi:10.5194/tc-10-1075-2016.

Bühler, Y., Marty, M., Egli, L., Veitinger, J., Jonas, T., Thee, P. and Ginzler, C., 2015:
Snow depth mapping in high-alpine catchments using digital photogrammetry. The Cryosphere, 9(1): 229-243.

Bühler, Y., Meier, L. and Ginzler, C., 2015:
Potential of operational, high spatial resolution near infrared remote sensing instruments for snow surface type mapping. Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, IEEE, 12(4): 821 - 825.

Y. Bühler; S. Kumar; J. Veitinger; M. Christen; A. Stoffel and Snehmani 2013:
Automated Identification of Potential Snow Avalanche Release Areas Based on Digital Elevation Models. Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 13, 1321 - 1335.

Bühler, Y.; Marty, M. & Ginzler, C. 2012:
High Resolution DEM Generation in High-Alpine Terrain Using Airborne Remote Sensing Techniques Transactions in GIS, 16 (5), 635 - 647.

Bühler, Y., Christen, M., Kowalski, J., & Bartelt, P. 2011:
Sensitivity of snow avalanche simulations to digital elevation model quality and resolution. Annals of Glaciology, 52(58): 72 - 80.

Bühler, Y., Hüni, A., Christen, M., Meister, R., & Kellenberger, T. 2009:
Automated detection and mapping of avalanche deposits using airborne optical remote sensing data. Cold Regions Science and Technology, 57(2): 99 - 106.

Expertise of Yves Bühler:
Expertise CategorySpecific Expertise
Expert TypeExpert Type
Scientific / Fundamental Research
Applied Sciences / Technologies / Engineering
Research Interface / Management
Topic HydrosphereFresh Water Systems / Rivers / Lakes
Topic CryosphereCryosphere
Snow Cover
Topic Economy/ResourceUseTourism
Land Cover / Land Use / Landscape
Topic Risk & Disaster ManagementRisk Assessment / Forecasting
Prevention of Risks and Natural Hazards
Fundamental Knowledge
Spatial ZonesMountain / Highland
Spatial ScaleRegional
Local / Community
Time FramePast
Recent / Today
Statistical FocusExtreme Events
MethodsData Collection - Measurement
Data Analysis
Literature Study
Applied Research / Technology
Collaboration with developing and transition countries ; Capacity Building
Program Coordination / Management
PolarHigh Altitude

Specialties of Yves Bühler:
remote sensing
numerical simulations
snow avalanche detection and mapping
Alpine hazards
rapid mapping for disaster management suport
object based image analysis

Last update: 11/19/20
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