Dieter Rickenmann

Dr. Dieter Rickenmann
Gebirgshydrologie und Wildbäche
Zürcherstrasse 111
CH-8903 Birmensdorf

Phone2: +41 (0) 44 739 21 11
Fax: +41 (0) 44 739 22 15
E-mail: dieter.rickenmann(at)
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Key Publications of Dieter Rickenmann (up to ten) :
Rickenmann, D., Turowski, J.M., Fritschi, B., Wyss, C., Laronne, J., Barzilai, R., Reid, I., Kreisler, A., Aigner, J., Seitz, H., Habersack, H. (2014): Bedload transport measurements with impact plate geophones: comparison of sensor calibration in different gravel-bed streams. Earth Surf. Process. Landforms, 39, 928–942, doi: 10.1002/esp.3499.

Rickenmann, D. (2012): Alluvial steep channels: flow resistance, bedload transport and transition to debris flows. In: Gravel Bed Rivers: Processes, Tools, Environment, edited by M. Church, P. Biron and A. Roy, John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, England, pp. 386-397.

Rickenmann, D., Recking, A. (2011): Evaluation of flow resistance equations using a large field data base. Water Resources Research. 47, W07538,doi:10.1029/2010WR009793.

Nitsche, M., Rickenmann, D., Turowski, J.M., Badoux, A., Kirchner, J.W. (2011): Evaluation of bedload transport predictions using flow resistance equations to account for macro-roughness in steep mountain streams. Water Resources Research, 47, W08513, doi:10.1029/2011WR010645.

Rickenmann, D., Koschni, A. (2010): Sediment loads due to fluvial transport and debris flows during the 2005 flood events in Switzerland. Hydrological Processes, 24: 993–1007. doi: 10.1002/hyp.7536.

Expertise of Dieter Rickenmann:
Expertise CategorySpecific Expertise
Expert TypeScientific / Fundamental Research
Applied Sciences / Technologies / Engineering
ScopeImpact of Change
Topic HydrosphereFresh Water Systems / Rivers / Lakes
Precipitation / Runoff
Hydrogeology (sediment flows)
Topic PedosphereSoil Degradation / Erosion / Desertification
Geology / Sediments
Topic LithosphereLithosphere
Topic Risk & Disaster ManagementRisk Assessment / Forecasting
Prevention of Risks and Natural Hazards
Spatial ZonesMountain / Highland
Spatial ScaleRegional
Time FramePast
Recent / Today
Statistical FocusExtreme Events
Mean Change / Trends
MethodsData Collection - Measurement
Data Analysis
Literature Study
Applied Research / Technology
Integrated Assessment

Specialties of Dieter Rickenmann:
torrential hazards, sediment transport, debris flows

Last update: 5/23/18
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