Coline Mollaret


Phone: +41 26 300 92 42 | Fax: +41 26 300 97 46

E-mail: coline.mollaret(at)

Office:             231

Function: PhD Student

Personal Info

Academic Qualification

  • 2015-present     PhD student and teaching assistant in Physical Geography, Department of Geosciences,
    University of Fribourg, Switzerland (Alpine Cryosphere & Geomorphology Group)
  • 04-05/2017        AG830 Permafrost and periglacial environments course, UNIS, Svalbard, Norway
  • 08/2013 Arctic Earth Observation Summer School on sea ice remote sensing techniques,
    Andøya Rocket Range, Andøya, Norway
  • 02-03/2013        AG325 Glaciology course, UNIS, Svalbard, Norway
  • 2010-2011         Erasmus study at the University of Oslo, Norway
  • 2009-2013         Geophysics Engineering School EOST (Ecole et Observatoire des Sciences de la Terre),
    MSc and Engineer graduations, University of Strasbourg, France
  • 2007-2009 Preparatory program for competitive entrance to French Engineering School
    (Math, Physics and Engineering studies), Annecy, France


Professional Experience

  • 2013-2015 Survey Wireline Engineer at Flodim, Manosque, France
  • 2012-2013 Internship at CLS (Collecte Localisation Satellites) in spatial oceanography,
    Toulouse, France
  • 2012                 Internship at NVE (Norwegian Water resources and Energy Directorate)
    in micro-seismology and glacio-hydrology, Oslo, Norway
  • 07/2010            Internship at Observatoire Midi Pyrénées (OMP), GPS measurement campaign
    and processing, Toulouse, France



  • GG.0317 Introduction à la géophysique TP

Master level

  • GG.0441 Applied Geophysical Methods



  • Mountain permafrost
  • Applied Geophysics: geoelectric and seismic
  • Geophysical field monitoring
  • Joint inversion




Mollaret, C., Hilbich, C. and Hauck, C. (2017): Analysis Procedures of an ERT Monitoring Network to Assess Mountain Permafrost Degradation Rate. In 23rd European Meeting of Environmental and Engineering Geophysics, Malmö, 3.-7.9. 2017. doi: 10.3997/2214-4609.201701997



Mollaret, C., Wagner F., Hilbich C., Hauck C. (2018) Ice and liquid water saturations jointly inverted from electrical and refraction seismic datasets in mountain permafrost. EUCOP 2018, Chamonix, France. (Talk)

Mollaret, C., Wagner F., Hilbich C., Hauck C. (2017) Towards a joint inversion of electric and seimic data applied to permafrost monitoring. GELMON2017, Vienna, Austria. (Poster).

Mollaret, C., Hilbich C., Hauck C. (2017) Analysis procedures of an ERT monitoring network to assess mountain permafrost degradation. Near Surface Geoscience 2017, Malmö, Sweden. (Poster).

Mollaret, C., Hilbich C., Hauck C. (2017) ERT monitoring network, dataprocessing and inverting procedures. AK-permafrost 2017, Einsiedeln, Switzerland. (Poster).

Mollaret, C., Hilbich C., Python S., Hauck C. (2016) Long-term electrical resistivity tomography (ERT) monitoring of mountain permafrost in Switzerland - comparison of different sites and relevance for thermal modelling. ICOP2016, Potsdam, Germany. (Talk).

Mollaret, C., Hilbich C., Hauck C. (2015) Long-term permafrost evolution at the Schilthorn monitoring site, Swiss Alps, using electrical resistivity tomography (ERT) monitoring. GELMON2015, Vienna, Austria. (Poster).



Mollaret, C. (2013, unpubl.) Determination of the roughness of the oceanic surface and ship detection from airborne GNSS-R signals. MEng Thesis, Collecte Localisation satellites (CLS), Toulouse, France & EOST, University of Strasbourg, France.

Mollaret, C. (2012, unpubl.) Investigation of microseismic activity and subglacial discharge from the glacier bed at Engabreen, Norway. MSc Thesis, Norwegian Water resources and Energy directorate (NVE), Oslo, Norway & EOST, University of Strasbourg, France.




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