martina barandun

 

Phone: +41 26 300 92 49 | Fax: +41 26 300 97 46

E-mail: martina.barandun(at)unifr.ch

Office: 336

Function: PhD


Personal Info

Academic Qualification

 

since 2014   PhD in Glaciology, Department of Geoscience, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
(Alpine Cryosphere & Geomorphology Group)
2011 - 2013 MSc in Physical Geography, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
2010 - 2011 4 courses Fundamentos en Física 1&2, Matemática1&2 at UNED, Madrid, Spain
2005 - 2009  Bsc in Physical Geography, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
2007 - 2008 Earth Science Program for Foreign Students, ERASMUS Exchange program,
University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland

 

Professional Experience

 

2011 - 2013 Assistant at the institute of Physical Geography, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
(in Alpine Cryosphere & Geomorphology Group)
01 - 05/2011 Internship in Glaciology at Getaway Antarctica, University of Canterbury,
Christchurch, New Zealand
01 - 06/2010 Internship in Glaciology at Centro de Estudios Cientificos (CECS), Valdivia, Chile
09 - 11/2009 Internship in Atmospheric Science at Laboratoire de Glaciologie et Géophysique
de l'Environnement (LGGE), Grenoble, France
09 - 10/2009 Assistant at the institute of Physical Geography, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
(in Alpine Cryosphere & Geomorphology Group)
02 - 07/2009 Internship at INTERGRAPH AG Switzerland, Dietikon, Switzerland 

 

Research

RESEARCH

  • Glacier Mass Balance
  • Glacier Monitoring 
  • Snowline observations to remotely derive seasonal to sub-seasonal glacier mass balance
  • Analysis of glacier time-lapse photography
  • Remote sensing of glaciers
  • Glaciers in Central Asia (Tien Shan and Pamir)

Publications

CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS

2014

Barandun, M., Huss, M., Azizov, E., Gafurov, A., Vorogushyn, S., Usubaliev, R., Kronenberg, Hoelzle. M. (2014): Towards an improved glacier monitoring program in the Kyrgyz Tien Shan and Pamir Mountains. General Assembly European Geosciences Union (EGU) Conference, Vienna, Austria. Geophysical Research Abstracts (Poster).

2013

Barandun, M., Huss, M., Azizov, E., Gafurov, A., Hoelzle, M., Merkushkin, A., Salzmann, N., Usulbajev, R. (2013): Re-establishing seasonal mass balance observation at Abramov Glacier, Kyrgyzstan, from 1968 – 2012. MountainHazards2013-Conference, Colpon Ata, Kyrgyzstan (Talk).

Barandun, M., Huss, M., Azizov, E., Gafurov, A., Hoelzle, M., Merkushkin, A., Salzmann, N., Usulbajev, R. (2013): Mass balance reconstruction and seasonal snowline observation on Abramov Glacier, Kyrgyzstan, from 1968-2012. Davos Atmosphere and Cryosphere Assembly DACA-13, Davos, Switzerland. (Talk).

Barandun, M., Huss, M., Azizov, E., Gafurov, A., Hoelzle, M., Merkushkin, A., Salzmann, N., Usulbajev, R. (2013): Re-establishing seasonal mass balance observation at Abramov Glacier, Kyrgyzstan, from 1968 – 2012. General Assembly European Geosciences Union (EGU) Conference, Vienna, Austria. Geophysical Research Abstracts General Assembly European Geosciences Union (EGU) Conference, Vienna, Austria. Geophysical Research Abstract Vol.15. (Poster).

2012

2011

Barandun, M. (2011): Mass Balance Modeling of the Basodino Glacier with a simple Analytical Mode, Snow and Ice Research Group (SIRG) NZ, Annual Workshop, Fox Glacier Township, New Zealand. (Talk).

2010

Barandun, M., Genthon, C. (2010): Studies of Antarctic Precipitation Statistics, International Polar Year Oslo Science Conference, Oslo, Norway. (Poster).

 

THESES & OTHER PUBLICATIONS

2013

Barandun, M. (2013):  Re-establishing seasonal mass balanceobservation at Abramov Glacier, Kyrgyzstan,from 1969 – 2012. MSc Thesis, Department of Geoscience, Unit of Geography, University of Fribourg, Switzerland.

 

 

 


 

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