Cécile pellet

 

Phone: +41 26 300 93 85 | Fax: +41 26 300 97 46

E-mail: cecile.pellet(at)unifr.ch

Office: 328

Function: Senior researcher


Personal Info

Academic Qualification

  • 2013 - 2017     PhD in physical Geography, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
  • 2009 - 2011     MSc in physical Geography, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
  • 2006 - 2009     BSc in physical Geography, University of Lausanne, Switzerland


Professional Experience

  • 09/2017 -         Senior researcher, Department of Geosciences. University of Fribourg, Switzerland
  • 05 - 09/2017    Junior researcher, Department of Geosciences. University of Fribourg, Switzerland
  • 2013 - 2017     PhD Student, Department of Geosciences, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
  • 2012 - 2013     Internship, Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL, Birmensdorf, Switzerland

Teaching

Bachelor level

  • GG.0213 Introduction aux sciences de l'atmosphère TP (SA) 
  • GG.0317 Introduction à la géophysique TP (SP)

Master level

  • GG.0448 Modelling glaciers and permafrost (SP)
  • GG.0441 Applied geophysical methods (SP)

Research

  • Soil moisture monitoring
  • Mountain permafrost
  • Geophysics

Projects

Current Projects

  • Soil moisture in mountainous terrain and its influence on the thermal regime in seasonal and permanently frozen terrain (SOMOMOUNT)

Publications

Publications in international journals, proceedings and books with peer review process

PELLET, C. & HAUCK, C. (2017) Monitoring soil moisture from middle to high elevation in Switzerland: Set-up and first results from the SOMOMOUNT network, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 3199-3220, doi.org/10.5194/hess-21-3199-2017

PELLET, C., HILBICH, C., MARMY, A. & HAUCK, C. (2016) Soil moisture data for the validation of permafrost models using direct and indirect measurement approaches at thee alpine sites, Front. Earth Sci., 3:91, doi:10.3389/feart.2015.00091

POGLIOTTI, P., GUGLIELMIN, M., CREMONESE, E., MORRA DI CELLA, U., FILIPPA, G., PELLET, C. & HAUCK, C. (2015) Warming Permafrost and Active Layer Variability at Cime Bianche, Western European Alps, The Cryosphere, 9(2), 647-61, doi:10.5194/tc-9-647-2015

 

Conference Abstracts

PELLET, C., HILBICH, C., MARMY, A. & HAUCK, C. (2016) Soil moisture data for the validation of permafrost models using direct and indirect measurement approaches at three alpine sites, ICOP2016, Potsdam (poster)

PELLET, C., HAUCK, C. & STÄHLI, M. (2016) The effect of temporal variability of soil moisture on mountain permafrost: a combined model and monitoring approach, EGU2016, Vienna (presentation)

PELLET, C., HILBICH, C., MARMY, A. & HAUCK, C. (2016) Soil moisture measurements for the calibration of a geophysically based model in mountain permafrost areas, EGU2016, Vienna (presentation)

PELLET, C., WICKI, A.,  HILBICH, C. & HAUCK, C. (2015) Soil water content distribution and its influence on the thermal regime of permanently frozen ground at Schilthorn (Swiss Alps), ICAM2015, Innsbruck (poster)

PELLET, C. & HAUCK, C. (2015) Newly installed soil moisture monitoring network at middle and high elevation in Switzerland: setup and first results, ICAM2015, Innsbruck (poster)

PELLET, C., HILBICH, C., PYTHON, S., DAENGELI, S., & HAUCK, C. (2014) Quantitative estimation of ice and water content in mountainous terrains using ERT and RST measurements, SGM2014, Fribourg (presentation)

PELLET, C. (2014) Ice and water content assessement in mountain permafrost using geophysical methods, AK-permafrost 2014, Wartaweil (presentation)

PELLET, C., HAUCK, C., HILBICH, C. & MARMY, A. (2014) Soil water and ice content validation for permafrost models using direct and indirect measurement approaches, EUCOP4, Evora (presentation)

PELLET, C., SCHERLER, M. & HAUCK, C. (2013) Soil moisture quantification in mountain permafrost: A model-data comparison at the Schilthorn, SGM2013, Lausanne (poster)

PELLET, C. (2013) SOMOMOUNT: Soil moisture monitoring in mountainous terrain and its influence on the thermal regime in seasonal and permanently frozen ground, AK-permafrost 2013, Salzburg (poster)

PELLET, C., ETZELMULLER, B., FARBROT., H., ISAKSEN, K., HILBICH, C. & HAUCK, C. (2011) Assessment of the sensitivity of mountain permafrost to climate change: A comparison between southern Norway and the Swiss Alps, 13, EGU2011-745 (poster)

 

Theses & other publications

PELLET, C. (2017) Assessing the spatial and temporal evolution of soil moisture in mountainous terrains: a combined monitoring and modelling approach, PhD thesis, University of Fribourg, Fribourg, 200 pp.

PELLET, C. (2011 unpubl.) Assessment of the sensitivity of mountain permafrost to climate changes: A comparison between southern Norway and the Swiss Alps, MSc thesis, University of Fribourg, Fribourg, 78 pp.

 

Soil moisture data for the validation of permafrost models using direct and indirect measurement approaches at three alpine sites


 

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