Mario kummert

 

Phone: +41 26 300 93 86 | Fax: +41 26 300 97 46

E-mail: mario.kummert(at)unifr.ch

Office: 329.1

Function: PhD Student and teaching assistant


Personal Info

Academic Qualification

  • Since 2013 PhD student and teaching assistant in Geography, University of Fribourg (Switzerland)
  • 2010-2012 MSc in geography, University of Lausanne (Switzerland)
  • 2007-2010 BSc in geography, University of Brussels (Belgium)
  • 2001-2007 Secondary school, Brussels (Belgium)

Teaching

Bachelor Level

  • GG.0258       Géodonnées physiques (du terrain à l'analyse) (participating)
  • GG.0259 Cartographie géomorphologique
  • GG.0264 Géomorphologie et quaternaire (travaux pratiques)

Master LEVEL

  • GG.0445 Mountain geomorphology (participating)

Research

  • Sediment transfer processes in high mountain areas
  • Rock glaciers dynamics
  • Mountain geomorphology and natural hazards
  • Geomorphological mapping
  • Study region: Valais, Swiss Alps

Projects

Current projects

PhD thesis project: Sediment Transfer Processes and Connectivity at the Front of Alpine Active Rock Glaciers. Supervisor: Prof. R. Delaloye

Publications

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

Fischer, M., Huss, M., Kummert, M. & Hoelzle, M. (submitted). Use of an ultra-long-range terrestrial laser scanner to monitor the mass balance of very small glaciers in the Swiss Alps. The Cryosphere.

Kummert, M. & Delaloye, R. (2015) Quantifying sediment transfer between the front of an active alpine rock glacier and a torrential gully. In: Jasiewicz J., Zwolinski Zb., Mitasova H., Hengl T. (eds) (2015) Geomorphometry for Geosciences. Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan - Institute of Geoecology and Geoinformation, International Society for Geomorphometry, Poznan, 193 - 196. Pdf

Lambiel, C., Maillard, B., Kummert, M. & Reynard, E. (2015). La diversité géomorphologique du Val d’Hérens. Bull. Murithienne, 132, 57 - 67. Pdf

Lambiel, C., Maillard, B., Kummert, M. & Reynard, E. (2015) Geomorphology of the Hérens valley (Swiss Alps). Journal of Maps. DOI:10.1080/17445647.2014.999135


selected Conference Abstracts

Kummert, M. & Delaloye, R. (2015) Quantifying sediment transfer between the front of an active alpine rock glacier and a torrential gully. Geomorphometry2015, Poznan, Poland. (Presentation).

Kummert, M., Barboux, C., Braillard, L. & Delaloye, R. (2015) Sediment transfer from the front of active rock glaciers into torrential channels: A new inventory method in the perspective of torrential hazard assessment. Congrès annuel de la Société Suisse de Géomorphologie, Innertkirchen, Switzerland. (Presentation).

Kummert, M., Barboux, C., Braillard, L., Staub, B. & Delaloye, R. (2015) Sediment transfer from periglacial slope movements into torrential channels: A new inventory method in the perspective of natural hazards assessment. Final symposium of the SNSF-Project TEMPS, Sion, Switzerland (poster).

Kummert, M., Braillard, L. & Delaloye, R. (2014) Spatial and temporal variability of the sediment transfer processes at the front of the Gugla-Bielzug rock glacier (Mattertal, VS). SGM2014, Fribourg. (Presentation).

Kummert, M., Barboux, C. & Delaloye, R. (2014) Classifying torrential catchments according to the contribution of slope movements in the sediment supply to the channel: a pilot study in the lower Valais (Swiss Alps). SGM2014, Fribourg. (Poster).

Kummert, M., Braillard, L. & Delaloye, R. (2014) The sediment yield at the front of active rock glaciers, a study based on observations and field measurements conducted in the western Swiss Alps. EUCOP4, Evora, Portugal. (Poster).


THESES & OTHER PUBLICATIONS

Kummert, M. (2012 unpubl.) Cartographie géomorphologique de la dynamique sédimentaire et torrentielle de haute montagne. Le cas du bassin-versant des Aiguilles Rouges d'Arolla, Val d'Hérens (VS). MSc thesis, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, 172 pp.


 

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