PROF. Reynald Delaloye

 

Phone: +41 26 300 90 21 | Fax: +41 26 300 97 46

E-mail: reynald.delaloye(at)unifr.ch

Office: 329.2

Function: Professor in Physical Geography 


Personal Info

Academic Qualification

  • 2004 PhD in Geography, Fac. Sciences, Univ. Fribourg (PhD on peripheral mountain permafrost)
  • 1997 Diploma in Geography, Fac. Sciences, Univ. Fribourg (diploma thesis on a rock glacier inventory and spatial analysis in the western Swiss Alps)

 

Professional Experience

  • 1997-2003 Assistant, Geomorphology (Geography), Univ. Fribourg
  • 2000-2007 Lecturer, Periglacial Geomorphology (Geography), Univ. Lausanne
  • 2004-2008 Post-doc, lecturer and senior scientist, Physical Geography, Univ. Fribourg since 2008 Associated Professor in Physcial Geography, Univ. Fribourg

Teaching

Bachelor level

  • GG.0251/2 Géomorphologie général + Travaux pratiques
  • GG.0253/4 Introduction à la cryosphère + Travaux pratiques (participation)
  • GG.0255 Cartographie géomorphologique
  • GG.0256/7 Excursions
  • GG.0308 Camp de terrain Géographie intégrative : “Entlebuch”
  • GG.0351 Géodonnées physiques (du terrain à l'analyse)
  • GG.0354 Travail de recherche personnel


Master level

  • GG.0405 Natural Hazards and Industrial Risks (participating)
  • GG.0438 Seminar in Geomorphology
  • GG.0442 Alpine Cryosphere and Geomorphology
  • GG.0443 Project in Cryosphere and Geomorphology
  • GG.0410/501 Master seminars (participating)
  • GG.0402 Methods for environmental Analysis

Research

RESEARCH

  • Mountain permafrost (alpine and marginal permafrost, monitoring, rock glacier, glacier/permafrost interaction)
  • Mountain geomorphology (landscape formation, paleo and ongoing processes)
  • And more generally cryospheric sciences (snow, ice, permafrost), mountain hydrology, alpine meteorology, natural hazards.

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Projects

PROJECTS

Various applied and research projects on alpine periglacial and high-mountain geomorphology
(see also 
Futura and Alpine Cryosphere and Geomorphology Group)

Main topics:

  • Marginal permafrost, low elevation sites
  • Rock glaciers
  • Permafrost monitoring
  • Remote sensing and slope processes
  • Glacier/permafrost interactions
  • Permafrost prospecting, mapping, modelling
  • Natural hazards (assessment, early detection)
  • Processes in steep glaciated faces

2004-2006 Cost c19 Proactive crisis management of urban infrastructure – Project Flooding - November, V., Reynard, E. et al.

 

Publications

Books and chapters in Book:

PERMOS (2009). Permafrost in Switzerland 2004/2005 and 2005/2006. Noetzli, J., Naegeli, B., and Vonder Muehll, D. (eds.), Glaciological Report (Permafrost) No. 6/7 of the Cryospheric Commission (CC) of the Swiss Academy of Sciences (SCNAT), 100 pp. (pdf)

DELALOYE, R., Lambiel, C. (2008). Typology of vertical electrical soundings for permafrost/ground ice investigation in the forefields of small alpine glaciers. In : Hauck, C., Kneisel, C. (eds), Applied Geophysics in Periglacial Environments, Cambridge University Press, 101-108.

DELALOYE, R., Lambiel, C., Perruchoud, R., Lugon, R. (2008). InSAR Haut-Valais: Inventaire des mouvements de terrain par analyse de signaux d'interférométrie radar satellitaire (période 1993-2000). Rapport final. Canton du Valais, Service des forêts et du paysage, 98pp.

Vonder Muehll, D., Noetzli, J., Roer, I., Makowski, K. and DELALOYE, R. 2007. Permafrost in Switzerland 2002/2003 and 2003/2004. Glaciological Report (Permafrost) No. 4/5 of the Cryospheric Commission (CC) of the Swiss Academy of Sciences (SCNAT) and Department of Geography, University of Zurich, 106 pp. (pdf, short version in frenchin german)

November, V., Reynard, E. et al. (2006). Vulnérabilité des infrastructures urbaines et gestion de crise - Impacts et enseignements de cas d'inondation en Suisse. Genève et Lausanne, Université de Genève, Université de Lausanne, 240 p.

DELALOYE, R., Lambiel, C., Lugon, R. (2005). ESA SLAM project, phase 2, Bas-Valais Validation of InSAR data in permafrost zone. Final report. Federal Office for Water and Geology.

DELALOYE, R. (2004). Contribution à l’étude du pergélisol de montagne en zone marginale. PhD thesis, Fac. Sciences, Univ. Fribourg, GeoFocus 10 (pdf in french)

Vonder Mühll, D., Noeztli, J., Makowski, K., DELALOYE, R. (eds) (2004). Permafrost in Switzerland (PERMOS). Annual report 2/3 (2000/01-2001/02). Glaciological Commission, Swiss Academy of Sciences (pdf, short version in french,in german)

 

 

Pee-reviewed papers:

 

Strozzi, T., DELALOYE, R., Kääb, A., Ambrosi, C., Perruchoud, E., Wegmuller, U. (2009). Combined observations of rock mass movements using satellite SAR interferometry, differential GPS, airborne digital photogrammetry, and airborne photography interpretation. J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1029/2009JF001311.

DELALOYE, R., Perruchoud, E., Avian, M., Kaufmann, V., Bodin, X., Hausmann, H., Ikeda, A., Kääb, A., Kellerer-Pirklbauer, A., Krainer, K., Lambiel, C., Mihajlovic, D., Staub, B., Roer, I. & Thibert, E. (2008). Recent interannual variations of rockglaciers creep in the European Alps. Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Permafrost, July 2008, Fairbanks, Alaska, 1, 343-348.

Hilbich, C., Hauck, C., DELALOYE, R., Hoelzle, M. (2008). A geoelectric monitoring network and resistivity-temperature relationships of different mountain permafrost sites in the Swiss Alps. Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Permafrost, July 2008, Fairbanks, Alaska, 1, 699-704.

Lambiel, C., DELALOYE, R., Strozzi, T., Lugon & R., Raetzo, H. (2008). ERS InSAR for detecting the rock glacier activity. Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Permafrost, July 2008, Fairbanks, Alaska, 1, 1019-1024.

Morard, S., DELALOYE, R., Dorthe, J. (2008). Seasonal thermal regime of a ventilated debris accumulation and its implication on extrazonal permafrost and related terrestrial ecosystem. Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Permafrost, July 2008, Fairbanks, Alaska, 2, 1233-1238.

Roer, I., Haeberli, W., Avian, M., Kaufmann, V., DELALOYE, R., Lambiel, C. & Kääb A. (2008). Observations and considerations on collapsing active rockglaciers in the Alps. Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Permafrost, July 2008, Fairbanks, Alaska, 2, 1505-1510.

November, V., DELALOYE, R., Penelas, M. (2007). Crisis management and warning procedures: actors and their roles in the case of flooding risks in Switzerland / Gérer et alerter : les acteurs et leurs pratiques dans le cas des risques d’inondation en Suisse. Revue de Géographie Alpine. Vol. 95/2, 73-93. (résumé) (abstract)

DELALOYE, R., Lambiel, C. (2005). Evidence of winter ascending air circulation throughout talus slopes and rock glaciers situated in the lower belt of alpine discontinuous permafrost (Swiss Alps). Norwegian Journal of Geography. Vol. 59/2, 194-203. (pdf)

Stoffel, M., Schneuwly, D., Bollschweiler, M., Lièvre, I., DELALOYE, R., Myint, M. & Monbaron, M. (2005): Analyzing rockfall activity (1600-2002) in a protection forest – a case study using dendrogeomorphology. Geomorphology. 68 (3–4), 224–241.

Bardou, E., DELALOYE, R. (2004). Effects of ground freezing and snow avalanche deposits on debris flows in alpine environments. Natural Hazards and Earth System Science, Vol. 4, pp 519-530(pdf)

Lambiel, C., DELALOYE, R. (2004). Contribution of real-time kinematic GPS in the study of creeping mountain permafrost: examples from the Western Swiss Alps. Perm. Perigl. Proc. Vol. 15/3, 229-241.(pdf)

Lugon, R., DELALOYE, R., Serrano, E., Reynard, E. & Lambiel, C. (2004): Permafrost and Little Ice Age Glaciers Relationships: a Case Study in the Posets Massif, Central Pyrenees, Spain. Perm. Perigl. Process. Vol 15/3, 207-220.(pdf)

Marescot, L., Loke, M. H., Chapellier, D., DELALOYE, R., Lambiel, C. & Reynard, E. (2003). Assessing reliability of 2D resistivity imaging in permafrost and rock glacier studies using the depth of investigation index method. Near Surface Geophysics, 1, 57-67.

DELALOYE, R., Reynard, E., Lambiel, C., Marescot, L. & Monnet, R. (2003). Thermal anomaly in a cold scree slope, Creux du Van, Switzerland. Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Permafrost, Zurich 2003, Vol. 1, 175-180. (pdf)

Reynard, E., DELALOYE, R., Baron, L., Chapellier, D., Devaud, G., Lambiel, C., Marescot, L. & Monnet, R. (2003). Glacier/permafrost relationships in recently deglaciated forefields of small alpine glaciers, Penninic Alps, Valais, Western Switzerland. Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Permafrost, Zurich 2003, Vol. 1, 947-952.

Serrano, E., Agudo, C., DELALOYE, R. & Gonzàlez-Trueba, J. J. (2001). Permafrost distribution in the Posets massif, Central Pyrenees. Norwegian Journal of Geography, 55, 245-252.

Lugon, R., DELALOYE, R. (2001). Modelling alpine permafrost distribution, Val de Réchy, Valais Alps (Switzerland).Norwegian Journal of Geography. Vol. 55/4, 224-229.

 

 

Conferences Proceeding:

 

Strozzi, T., DELALOYE, R., Raetzo, H., Wegmüller, U. (2009). Radar interferometric observations of destabilized rockglaciers. Proceedings of the FRINGE 2009 Workshop, Frascati, Italy, 30 November - 4 December 2009 (in press).

Strozzi, T., Wegmüller, U., Werner, C., Wiesmann, A., Santoro, M., DELALOYE, R., Raetzo, H., Ambrosi, C. (2009). Survey of landslide activity in the Swiss Alps with ALOS PALSAR. Proceedings of the 2008 Joint PI Symposium of the ALOS Data Nodes, Rhodes, Greece, 3-7 November 2008 (ESA SP-664, January 2009).

DELALOYE, R., Strozzi, T., Lambiel, C., Perruchoud, E., Raetzo, H. (2008). Landslide-like development of rockglaciers detected with ERS-1/2 SAR interferometry. Proceedings of the FRINGE 2007 Workshop, Frascati, Italy, 26-30 November 2007 (ESA SP-649, February 2008)(pdf)

Strozzi, T., Wegmüller, U., Perruchoud, E., DELALOYE, R., Kääb, A., Ambrosi, C. (2008). Evolution of a deep-seated rock mass movement observed with satellite SAR interferometry. Proceedings of the FRINGE 2007 Workshop, Frascati, Italy, 26-30 November 2007.(ESA SP-649, February 2008)(pdf)

DELALOYE, R., Lambiel, C., Lugon, R., Raetzo, H., Strozzi, T. (2007). Typical ERS InSAR signature of slope movements in a periglacial mountain environment (Swiss Alps). Proc. ‘Envisat Symposium 2007’, Montreux, Switzerland 23–27 April 2007 (ESA SP-636, July 2007), 3P7. (pdf)

DELALOYE, R., Lambiel, C., Lugon, R., Raetzo, H., Strozzi, T. (2007). ERS InSAR for detecting slope movement in a periglacial mountain environment (western Valais Alps, Switzerland). Proceedings HMRSC-IX, Graz, 14-15 Sept. 2006, Grazer Schriften der Geographie und Raumforschung 43, 113-120.(pdf)

Perruchoud, E., DELALOYE, R. (2007). Short-term changes in surface velocities on the Becs-de-Bosson rock glacier (western Swiss Alps). Proceedings HMRSC-IX, Graz, 14-15 Sept. 2006, Grazer Schriften der Geographie und Raumforschung 43, 131-136. (pdf)

 

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