Christophe Lambiel

Dr. Christophe Lambiel
Institut des dynamiques de la surface terrestre, IDYST
Université de Lausanne
CH-1015 Lausanne

Phone: +41 (0) 21 692 30 64
Phone2: +41 (0) 21 692 4 00
Fax: +41 (0) 21 692 35 05
E-mail: christophe.lambiel(at)
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Additional functions:
PERMOS (Permafrost monitoring in Switzerland) delegate for Lausanne University

Key Publications of Christophe Lambiel (up to ten) :
Lambiel C., Reynard E. (2001). Regional modelling of present, past and future potential distribution of discontinuous permafrost based on a rock glacier inventory in the Bagnes-Hérémence area (Western Swiss Alps). Norsk Geografisk Tidsskrift-Norwegian Journal of Geography, Vol. 55, 219-223.

Lambiel C., Delaloye R. (2004). Contribution of RTK GPS in the study of creeping mountain permafrost : Examples from the Western Swiss Alps. Permafrost and periglacial processes, 15: 229-241.

Lambiel C., Pieracci K. (2008). Permafrost distribution in talus slopes located within the alpine periglacial belt (Swiss Alps). Permafrost and Periglacial Processes, 19: 293-304.

Lambiel C., Delaloye R., Strozzi T., Lugon R., Raetzo H. (2008). ERS InSAR for detecting the rock glacier activity, Proceed. 9th Int. Conf. Permafrost, Fairbanks 2008, 1019-1025.

Lambiel C., Bardou E., Delaloye R., Schuetz P., Schoeneich P. (2009). Extension spatiale du pergélisol dans les Alpes vaudoises; implication pour la dynamique sédimentaire locale. Bulletin de la Société vaudoise des sciences naturelles. 91.4, 407-424. ISSN 0037-9603.

Ravanel L., Deline P., Lambiel C., Duvillard P.A. (2014). Stability monitoring of high Alpine infrastructure by terrestrial laser scanning. pp. 169-172 in G. Lollino et al. (eds.), Engineering Geology for Society and Territory - Volume 1. Springer International Publishing.

Scapozza C., Lambiel C., Bozzini C., Mari S., Conedera M. (2014). Assessing the rock glacier kinematics on three different timescales: a case study from the southern Swiss Alps. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 39, 2056–2069. DOI: 10.1002/esp.3599

Barboux C., Delaloye R., Lambiel C. (2014). Inventorying slope movements in Alpine environment using DInSAR. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. DOI: 10.1002/esp.3603.

Bosson J.-B., Deline P., Gardent M., Bodin X., Schoeneich P., Baron L., Lambiel C. (2014). The influence of ground ice distribution on geomorphic dynamics since the Little Ice Age in proglacial areas of two cirque glacier systems. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. DOI: 10.1002/esp.3666

Lambiel C., Maillard B., Kummert M., Reynard E. (2015). Geomorphology of the Hérens valley (Swiss Alps). Journal of Maps. Doi: 0.1080/17445647.2014.999135

Scapozza C., Baron L., Lambiel C. (2015). Borehole logging in alpine periglacial talus slopes (Valais, Swiss Alps). Permafrost and Periglacial Processes, 26, 67-83. Doi: 10.1002/ppp.1832

Expertise of Christophe Lambiel:
Expertise CategorySpecific Expertise
Topic CryosphereCryosphere
Permafrost / Solifluction
MethodsData Collection - Measurement
Data Analysis

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